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BROKER: Big Tobacco Successfully Increasing E-Cigarette Use In Youths

Don’t fool yourself: smoking electronic cigarettes is still smoking. The tobacco industry has positioned e-cigs as a less dangerous form of smoking than traditional, combustable cigarettes. However, “less dangerous” still contains the word “dangerous.”
Physicians News Digest
added Aug 19, 2014 16:42

E-Cigarettes may Reduce the Risk of Lung Cancer from Tobacco Smoke, But Long-Term Risk is Still Unknown

The verdict on the dangers of e-cigarettes isn't quite out yet. Some data suggests that replacing tobacco products with vaporized smoke could help to reduce the risk of lung cancer. However, other findings note the uncertainty regarding the devices' safe
added Aug 3, 2014 15:36

LEHRER: Re: The Gay War on Smoking

I’m a bit doubtful that many of the programs from the American Legacy Foundation, CDC and others will do that much good. Most them involve “doubling down” on efforts that don’t seem to be working now for gay Americans or anyone else.
National Review
added Jul 11, 2014 07:27

[New York] NEWMAN: We Should Cheer E-Cigs and Vaping, Not Equate it With Smoking

Anti-smoking advocates have become so used to demonizing smoking and so afraid of giving an inch that they are waging a war against a practice that is actually accomplishing the goal of reducing or eliminating people's smoking. They should know better th
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 7, 2014 15:17

E-Cigarette Awareness and Perceived Harmfulness

Overall e-cigarette awareness increased whereas the proportion of smokers who perceived less harm of e-cigarettes declined compared with earlier surveys. However, awareness and perceived harm of e-cigarettes did not show evidence of promoting smoking cess
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 16, 2014 10:26

[New York] VIDEO: Roswell Park study: are E-cigs safer than cigarettes?

The devices are often used as a smoking cessation device, but are currently not regulated by the FDA. Dr. Maciej Goniewicz believes the research will aid the FDA in developing regulations and definitively show how much safer it is to inhale vaporized nic (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Mar 5, 2014 23:58

[UK] EDWARDS: Roll your own cigarettes are less natural and at least as harmful as factory rolled tobacco

Poorer smokers may favour “roll your own” and many falsely believe that use of loose tobacco is less dangerous ... The Wise-Up to Roll-Ups campaign in the south west of England has brought to the fore a facet of tobacco smoking that receives far less at
British Medical Journal
added Feb 12, 2014 13:14

Altria, Philip Morris Partnering on Alternative Tobacco Products

Bonnie Herzog ... Altria's licensing arrangement with PMI allows Altria to participate in the global e-cig category, which we continue to anticipate will generate substantial growth and profits," said Herzog.
Convenience Store News
added Dec 20, 2013 17:14

[Canada, USA] Day 181: Failed attempts at a safer cigarette

Mr. Gentry is a very skilled witness. No surprise, perhaps, given that he has testified in a dozen other tobacco trials and has been deposed in 20 others. His answers were succinct and smoothly, if somewhat quickly, delivered. His credibility was likely
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2013 19:15

[Kansas] ORTEGA: E-cigs ‘a breath of fresh air’ for smokers

I’ve gotten dirty looks and snide comments, but the reaction to the e-cig was completely different; I received smiles, knowing glances and a few strangers even offered to “vape” with me so we could compare flavors.
The Sunflower (Wichita State University)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:28
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