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CARUANA: American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

The organization finally recognizes the research in favour of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation, and recommends that physicians support smokers who choose the devices as their preferred cessation aids.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:09
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Senate Dems push FDA to reject alternative cigarette health claims

A group of Senate Democrats is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reject an application from Big Tobacco to market a new "heat not burn" cigarette as less risky. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter Wed
The Hill
added Feb 18, 2018 02:19
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Experts’ advice on e-cigarettes pushed

It also recommended that e-cigarettes be made available in hospitals in the United Kingdom for those who wish to quit smoking. “Listen to the experts. It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so that they can recommend e-cigaret
Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:45
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A review of risk perception measurement in tobacco control research [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is little consistency across risk perception measures in tobacco research. There may be value in developing and disseminating best practices for assessing tobacco risk perceptions. A set of risk perception consensus measures may also benefit researc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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[Kentucky] The truth about e-cigarettes and why they may not help you quit smoking

According to the FDA, there’s also no evidence that e-cigarettes are effective in helping smokers quit. If you’re hoping to quit smoking, there are many proven methods that you should try first.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 28, 2018 03:47
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FDA panel rejects Philip Morris's claims that new smokeless cigarette reduces harm

agreed with the company's claim that its smokeless cigarette reduces smokers’ exposure to harmful chemicals but said the company had not proved conclusively that that would result in less harm and disease. The new technology, called IQOS, consists of a t
Washington Post
added Jan 25, 2018 23:54
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VIDEO: Cigarette company Philip Morris tries to sell idea of ‘safer’ tobacco

When Philip Morris International took out an ad campaign in Britain claiming it wanted to “give up” smoking, American Lung Association CEO Harold Wimmer had a one-line zinger in return: “Stop selling cigarettes today.” Now the tobacco company is asking
NBC News
added Jan 24, 2018 16:35
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[Asia] KAMPIS: Heat-Not-Burn Works Wonderfully

In addition to examining thousands of pages of positive data that PMI has submitted, the FDA should also look to Asia where heat-not-burn products have proven to be a successful transitional product for smokers looking for a healthier alternative.
American Spectator
added Jan 23, 2018 22:55
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FDA Briefing Document / January 24-25, 2018 / Meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) (PDF)

It must be emphasized that this document does not represent final findings, recommendations, or conclusions, and that no regulatory decision on the status of these applications has been made. Indeed, an important aspect of our thinking on these applica
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 22, 2018 23:07
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FDA’s Anti-Smoking Initiative Might Only End Up Benefiting Big Tobacco, Experts Warn

Critics of the FDA's plan are doubtful that tobacco companies will comply by drastically reducing nicotine levels, and concerned that they could also launch cigarette alternatives that still might carry substantial health risks.
Inquisitr
added Jan 22, 2018 22:34
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