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More ‘intense puffs’ with low-nicotine cigarettes

Switching to low-nicotine cigarettes may not necessarily reduce harm to smokers, experts warn. New “RNC” cigarettes contain varying levels of low nicotine and are constructed differently than light cigarettes. For the study, published in Cancer Epidemi
added Jun 25, 2016 02:10

Fontem Ventures Comments On First Annual National Healthy Homes Month -Company Highlights the Role of Electronic Vapor Products in Eliminating Secondhand Smoke-

"When a smoker transitions from cigarettes to EVPs, they also help families and others in their home avoid the secondhand byproducts produced by cigarettes that burn tobacco," Michelsen continued. "This advances HUD's goal of promoting healthy homes." T
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2016 16:45

[New Zealand] Plain packaging gaining steam despite Australia disputes

"The tobacco industry has been getting ready for plain packaging for some time, conducting massive misinformation campaigns to block the measure," said Douglas Bettcher..."It is encouraging to see more and more countries defy the industry's tactics and i
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:03

[New Jersey] LETTER: New rules benefit tobacco industry

A number of my friends who are trying to stop smoking have informed me that the Federal Drug Administration is trying to eliminate the vapor/e-cigarette industry. These people and millions of others depend on that aspect of tobacco relief to quit smoking
Camden (NJ) Courier-Post
added Jun 2, 2016 02:39

[Australia] McKEE/DAUBE/CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes should be regulated

This twin-track approach offers a means for evaluating and maximising any potential benefits while minimising risks of harm. In the meantime, Australian governments and health authorities should not be distracted from existing approaches to reducing smok
Medical Journal of Australia
added May 16, 2016 00:22

SULLUM: The FDA's Deadly Censorship Of Lifesaving E-Cigarette Information

added May 12, 2016 15:44

[Europe, UK] Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016

In 10 days’ time, the EU tobacco products directive may become law through a negative statutory instrument recently laid before this House...Increasingly, it is the view of Public Health England and of the Royal College of Physicians, whose recent report
Hansard -- House of Lords (uk)
added May 12, 2016 14:22

American Spirit Pack Descriptors and Perceptions of Harm: A Crowdsourced Comparison of Modified Packs

These findings provide additional evidence that the “Made with Organic Tobacco,” “100% Additive-Free,” and “100% US Grown” descriptors, as well as other aspects of the AS pack design, communicate reduced harm to non-, current, and former smokers. Addition
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 12, 2016 14:14

[Canada, UK] E-cigarette study doesn't convince Nova Scotia's top doctor

Strang said there is evidence that e-cigarettes make it easier for people to continue smoking. "They can keep using their e-cigarette where they can't use a cigarette and then keep using cigarettes where they can." That wasn't the case for John Burke. A
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 29, 2016 12:14

[Asia] SULLUM: Indian Merchant Gets Three Years of 'Rigorous Imprisonment' for Selling E-Cigarettes

What's farcical is Lal's implication that nicotine, as opposed to the myriad toxins and carcinogens produced by tobacco combustion, is the main source of smoking-related disease. It is indisputable that e-cigarettes, which do not contain tobacco and do n
Reason Magazine
added Apr 27, 2016 16:36
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