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[Florida] Lawsuit: Being “Natural” Makes Cigarettes Better?

As a result, the complaint states, purchasers of American Spirits paid a premium for cigarettes that are no healthier than other lower-cost cigarettes. In other words, you are just as likely to become ill from smoking American Spirit Cigarettes as any oth (Online Legal Marketing)
added Jun 7, 2016 19:40

Debate Over E-Cigarettes Heightened After Sweeping FDA Rules

What if the [FDA] crackdown on e-cigarettes actually leads to more smokers? That was one of many concerns raised during Thursday’s vaping forum at the American Enterprise Institute, one of the Washington’s top conservative think tanks. Featuring the s
added Jun 4, 2016 03:55

When 70 Percent Of Cigarette Cost Is Tax, How Can They Be Cheaper Than E-Cigarettes?

If we really want people to stop smoking, the worst idea imaginable is to raise costs on things that are alternatives to smoking. Yet the role of government is primarily to gather wealth and redistribute it based on political goals so higher taxes are th
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 9, 2016 23:47

SFATA Issues Statement On FDA's Final Deeming Rule

"As the Royal College of Physicians, one of the world's leading medical associations, recently released its historic report endorsing vaping as a harm reduction option, stating that regulations should not inhibit the development or use of vapor products,
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2016 18:39

[UK] Royal College of Physicians: E-Cigs Should be Promoted ‘as Widely as Possible’

“This is a game changer, just like the 1962 RCP report on the effects of smoking on health,” David Sweanor...told CSP Daily News. “Those with a vested interest against it will speak out against it, but the science has spoken.” Dr. Michael Siegel, a prof
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 29, 2016 17:13

[UK, USA] E-Cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit, U.K. Group Declares

In an interview with MedPage Today, American Lung Association public policy spokesperson Erika Sward noted that since e-cigarettes are regulated in Great Britain, but are not yet regulated in the U.S., comparing what is happening in the two countries is
MedPage Today
added Apr 29, 2016 12:10

what we can learn from uk experience with e-cigarette regulation

There's much to be learned from the U.K. experience and perspective if we are to arrive at a balanced approach to regulating e-cigarettes that both protects youth and offers the promise of meaningful harm reduction for current smokers who switch to e-ciga
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 28, 2016 17:34

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Adopts Amendment To Move FDA Predicate Date for Vapor Products / SFATA Says Congressional Action is 'Good for Public Health'

"Today is a good day for the vapor industry in the effort to help reduce the public harm caused by smoking, specifically because it helps protect the consumer-driven innovations made in the vapor industry over the past several years," said Cynthia Cabrer
PR Newswire
added Apr 19, 2016 21:54

E-Cigarettes: Clearing the Air

Safety claims of e-cigarettes have been circulating, with the majority of the published information, which can be misleading, coming from the manufacturers of e-cigarettes. This article discusses 5 myths about e-cigarettes and the facts behind each one.
Pharmacy Times
added Apr 10, 2016 16:49

[Australia] E-CIGS: A HELP OR A HARM?

Below, AMA member Dr Colin Mendelsohn, a tobacco treatment specialist, raises objections to the AMA’s current position on e-cigarettes, and the AMA responds.
Australian Medical Association (au)
added Apr 6, 2016 16:48
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