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Documentary "A Billion Lives" Targets FDA Regulations on Vaping

Is the government wrong to regulate electronic cigarettes? That's one of the ideas presented in the documentary film "A Billion Lives," which puts forth the idea that vaping and e-cigarettes would help smokers quit, and it's a mistake to limit access to
added Oct 31, 2016 17:02

RODU: FDA tobacco director ignores 2.5 million ‘anecdotal reports’ about e-cigarettes

The FDA should also be required to acknowledge population evidence generated by federal surveys. I informed the SFATA audience that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has 2015 National Health Interview Survey data documenting that 2.5 million
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 31, 2016 16:58

Head in the clouds: The complete noob's guide to ecigs and vaping

Vaping is a great way to kick the cigarette habit, and is generally thought of as a healthier alternative to smoking. It may save you a good deal of money in the end, too, given today’s high cost of cigarettes. It’s not as easy as just picking up the lat
added Oct 31, 2016 01:52

GLANTZ: Need for Examination of Broader Range of Risks When Predicting the Effects of New Tobacco Products

The primary reason that they reached the conclusion of net benefits is that their primary analysis is based on the assumption that e-cigarettes are only 5% as dangerous as conventional cigarettes.2 This opinion did not consider the evidence that e-cigare
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 17:42

[Canada] Federal Liberals plan to regulate vaping as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco

Health Canada offered few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a quit-smoking aid or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco.
Canadian Press
added Oct 1, 2016 14:51

[New Zealand] Beware 'heat not burn' tobacco devices, e-cigarette seller warns Ministry of Health

E-cigarette retailer Cosmic has warned the Government to beware of "heat not burn" tobacco devices....has written to the ministry calling for devices that "heat not burn" tobacco to be more tightly controlled than the e-cigarettes it sells, which deliver
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54

[UK] Southampton e-cigarette scientists at the forefront of vaping

Scientists from one of the world’s biggest tobacco firms BAT (British America Tobacco) pioneered e cigarettes and are working on new forms of vaping at their labs in Southampton. Commenting on the BMJ report, David O’Reilly, BAT’s Group scientific and R
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:23

HARTMANN-BOYCE: Why can't scientists agree on e-cigarettes?

As a Cochrane review of e-cigarettes is published, its author asks why vaping devices have divided the academic community...When it comes to long-term safety, experts are making their best guesses in the absence of solid data, and that’s where room for di
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2016 14:05

[Australia] Position statement - Electronic cigarettes

The limited evidence available points to a risk that widespread electronic cigarette use could undo the decades of public policy work in Australia that has reduced the appeal of cigarette use in children. Already there are anecdotal reports of electronic
Cancer Council Australia (au)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:43


(PMI) is investing in the development and assessment of Reduced-Risk Products (RRPs)*, a range of non-combustible alternatives to cigarettes with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison with cigarette smoking. This Scient
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:15
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