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

Forbes
added May 12, 2016 15:44
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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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[Australia] Tobacco Company Approaching Aussie Doctors To Introduce E-Cigarettes

The Australian Medical Association has slammed new research claiming eight in 10 medical health practitioners support the use of e-cigarettes. The research, released on Thursday, was conducted on behalf of Nicoventures, a start-up company owned by Briti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:40
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[Canada] CANNING: Not as safe as you think / A U of T nursing student explains why e-cigarette smoking should not be your preferred stress-relieving habit

There was a previous policy to ban vaping in certain public spaces, which was to take effect January 1, 2016, but it has been stalled while the Liberals determine new rules that will include medical marijuana. If some harms have been identified, why wait
The Varsity (University of Toronto) (ca)
added Apr 5, 2016 14:30
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Vapor Products and Tax Policy

A sound approach to the taxation of vapor products would avoid discriminating between disposable and rechargeable vapor products; it would avoid extending punitive tax rates from traditional cigarettes to vapor products, and would not hinder consumer opp
Tax Foundation
added Mar 23, 2016 11:07
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