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[India] MORRIS: Smokers Keen to Break the Habit Get No Help From the WHO

If the WHO and its FCTC are genuinely committed to reducing the harm from smoking, they should change their approach to tobacco control and recognize the life-saving potential of new technologies. A decision in India next month to push for stringent reg
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 31, 2016 01:50

More American Adults Think E-Cigs as Harmful as Cigarettes: Survey

The percentage of smokers who said e-cigarettes posed an equal or greater health threat rose from nearly 12 percent in 2012 to 35 percent in 2015. In addition, the percentage who thought e-cigarettes were addictive rose from 25 percent to nearly 57 perce
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 27, 2016 21:59

Changing Perceptions of Harm of E-Cigarettes Among U.S. Adults, 2012–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is an increase in the proportion of U.S. adults who misperceive the harm of e-cigarettes and consider them to be as harmful as combustible cigarettes. The study highlights the need to design public health messages that accurately interpret the scie
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 27, 2016 14:33

[UK] Don't trust e-cigarette studies, says Cancer Research: Charity urges caution against findings that promote devices as a healthy option

Tobacco giants are marketing e-cigarettes as trendy lifestyle accessories rather than quit-smoking aids, a major charity has warned. Cancer Research UK, which usually promotes the use of e-cigarettes as alternatives to smoking tobacco, yesterday accused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:12

Phase III Clinical Trial with 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Names Ten Major Research Institutions as Study Locations

an update has been issued on the pivotal Phase III study entitled “Strategies for Reducing Nicotine Content in Cigarettes.” Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and led by Eric C. Donny, Ph.D. of the University of Pittsburgh, this highly sign
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2016 17:02

Philip Morris International Inc. Hosts Investor Day; Revises for Currency, and Narrows, 2016 Full-Year Reported Diluted EPS Forecast

“We aim to become the undisputed leader of the Reduced-Risk Product category with the highly ambitious objective of having RRPs ultimately replace combustible products to the benefit of adult smokers, society and our company.” “We are very well position
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 29, 2016 12:46

Adolescents' interest in trying flavoured e-cigarettes

Candy-flavoured, fruit-flavoured and menthol-flavoured e-cigarettes appeal to adolescents more than tobacco-flavoured or alcohol-flavoured e-cigarettes. This appeal is only partially explained by beliefs about reduced harm. Given adolescents' interest in
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2016 14:59

How do consumers perceive differences in risk across nicotine products? A review of relative risk perceptions across smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, nicotine replacement therapy and combustible cigarettes

non-combustible nicotine product RRPs have direct implications for researchers and present several challenges for policymakers working with modified risk products, including issues of measurement, health risk communication and behaviour change.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2016 04:00

[Asia-pacific] 80% of Malaysians say health improved after switching to vape: Study

study conducted by leading cardiologist and harm-reduction researcher Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos on more than 7,000 Malaysians in the first half of 2016. In a statement today, regional consumer advocacy group revealed that the survey found 8
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07

RUSSELL: Unintended consequences of the FDA’s e-cigarette regulations

With the clock ticking toward the August 8, 2018 predicate date, there is much that can be done, both by FDA and by the U.S. Congress, to ensure these unintended consequences never come to fruition. There is no credible evidence to date that vaping e-ci
The Hill
added Aug 27, 2016 18:44
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