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About one in five U.S. adult cigarette smokers have tried an electronic cigarette

“E-cigarette use is growing rapidly,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH. “There is still a lot we don’t know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes.”
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 28, 2013 18:45
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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Ireland] SWEANOR: 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'

Most importantly, we can assist hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland to significantly extend the length and quality of their lives. And that’s about as good a use of our own time and imaginations as we are likely to find.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 23, 2017 15:06
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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to Smoke-Free Products

PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, offering the millions of men and women who continue to smoke a better alternative. This second United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress includes expectatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:24
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[New Zealand] Marewa Glover & David Sweanor: Vaping can make us smoke-free by 2025

The question remains, will these changes go far enough to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal? Some anti-smokers think not and they have proposed a regressive abolitionist plan that frankly could have been written last century.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:16
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[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31
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[Asia, Qatar] e-cigarettes carry several health risks: expert

“Studies into the health risks posed by using electronic cigarettes, which are illegal in Qatar, are now beginning to be published,” said Dr Ziyad Mahfoud, associate professor, Healthcare Policy and Research at WCM-Q at the latest instalment of WCM-Q’s ‘
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:43
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[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34
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Unproven claims run rampant in e-cigarette business

Electronic cigarette makers and sellers are making all kinds of health claims, many of which likely won't stand up to scrutiny under recently announced FDA regulation, a new study has found.... On top of advertising the products as a good way to quit smok
ScienceDaily
added Jun 28, 2016 12:58
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FDA says eying future regulation on e-cigarette flavors

Mitch Zeller...said the agency would review data on how many addicted smokers and tobacco users have actually been able to quit using e-cigarettes with flavors before making decisions on any flavor regulations. Critics contend that the flavors, such as
Reuters
added May 5, 2016 18:48
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