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Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study

"This study suggests that smokers who completely switch to e-cigarettes and stop smoking tobacco cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to many cancer-causing chemicals," said lead author Maciej Goniewicz, an assistant professor of oncology a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2016 17:09
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SATEL: Obamacare Is Hazardous To Smokers' Health

gress should amend the ACA to repeal the smoking surcharge. But, if Congress keeps the surcharge, HHS should not extend it to enrollees who vape or use other products with markedly lower risks than cigarettes, such as smokeless tobacco and snus. Better ye
Forbes
added Aug 11, 2016 16:00
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century reports larger loss in second quarter

The new line will be sold to accredited scientists, researchers, universities and government health agencies. The company said the research cigarettes will be produced “with precise tobacco blends, nicotine contents, filtration, tar yields and even custo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2016 15:57
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[Australia] 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE Conference

09:00 11 July 2016–18:00 12 July 2016 Park Regis North Quay: 293 North Quay Brisbane Australia...Our RRPs Reduced Risk Products (“RRPs”) is the term we use to refer to products with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 9, 2016 18:09
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Strict New Regulations Are Forcing Vapers to Go DIY

When rolling out these rules, the FDA had an idea of a smaller market with a limited selection of tightly controlled products. Instead, it may be opening the door to an entire population of consumers hoarding dangerous chemicals and mixing up liquid drugs
Vice.com
added Jul 8, 2016 19:38
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Online E-cigarette Marketing Claims: A Systematic Content and Legal Analysis

Health-related claims are plentiful within ENDS manufacturer and retailer websites. Results demonstrate that these sites focus on potential benefits while minimizing or eliminating information about possible harmful effects of ENDS. These claims are subje
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Jun 29, 2016 20:00
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[UK] E-cig report praised and condemned

The report by the UK’s Royal College of Physicians that this week came out strongly in favor of encouraging smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes...the health expert, Konstantinos Farsalinos, writing at ecigarette- research.org described the repor
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 28, 2016 20:54
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More ‘intense puffs’ with low-nicotine cigarettes

Switching to low-nicotine cigarettes may not necessarily reduce harm to smokers, experts warn. New “RNC” cigarettes contain varying levels of low nicotine and are constructed differently than light cigarettes. For the study, published in Cancer Epidemi
Futurity
added Jun 25, 2016 02:10
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Fontem Ventures Comments On First Annual National Healthy Homes Month -Company Highlights the Role of Electronic Vapor Products in Eliminating Secondhand Smoke-

"When a smoker transitions from cigarettes to EVPs, they also help families and others in their home avoid the secondhand byproducts produced by cigarettes that burn tobacco," Michelsen continued. "This advances HUD's goal of promoting healthy homes." T
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2016 16:45
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[New Zealand] Plain packaging gaining steam despite Australia disputes

"The tobacco industry has been getting ready for plain packaging for some time, conducting massive misinformation campaigns to block the measure," said Douglas Bettcher..."It is encouraging to see more and more countries defy the industry's tactics and i
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:03
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