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Professional disruption in health regulation: electronic cigarettes in the European Union

In the case of e-cigarette regulation in the EU, this resulted in a strong challenge to the central institution of abstinence in the organizational field of tobacco control. Professionals in this field are now more divided than previously, and professiona
Journal of Professions and Organization
added Mar 30, 2016 20:59
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SULLUM: Equating Vaping With Smoking Is Medical Malpractice

Celebrity doctor Margaret Cuomo falsely claims e-cigarettes are "at least as harmful" as the real thing.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 28, 2016 23:20
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Americans Say E-Cigs Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco Cigs

Most U.S. adults favor some type of regulation for e-cigarettes. A majority, 60%, say e-cigarettes should be regulated as much as tobacco cigarettes. An additional 19% say e-cigarettes should be regulated, but not as much as regular cigarettes. Seventeen
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:05
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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: How shaky are the twin pillars of the case for e-cigarettes?

vaping advocates valiantly insist that their mission of “saving a billion lives” this century from tobacco deaths is so important that e-cigarettes should be able to by-pass all of the regulatory oversights that sensibly apply to chemicals and pharmaceuti
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:12
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[Maine] Vaping’s popularity sparks talk of regulation

But to Kreis, the devices’ growing popularity is helping people break decades-long smoking habits. “It’s really turned into quite a big movement,” said Kreis, who opened his store on Market Street in June 2014. “I couldn’t count how many people have com
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 10, 2016 15:25
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How The Media Totally Exaggerated Study On Risk Of ‘Popcorn Lung’ From E-Cigarettes

But the headlines may be shielding the truth about the potential risk of popcorn lung from using e-cigarettes. Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos, an expert on e-cigarette research and an opponent of putting diacetyl in e-liquids, writes, “tobacco cigarette smo
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:21
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SIEGEL/BALLIN: Smokers deserve lower-risk alternatives to the deadly cigarette

the federal government needs a more rational approach to the regulation of tobacco and nicotine products that regulates all products based on their risks and relative risks. Protecting the cigarette industry while stifling innovation of new and much safer
The Hill
added Dec 1, 2015 19:20
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[Canada] Smyth: B.C. government’s intervention on e-cigs and vapourizers unnecessary and harmful, industry says

“When you compare vapour to tobacco smoke, there is no comparison,” Bast said. “These products save people FROM tobacco, but the government only wants to focus on the negatives.”...Bast now runs his own vapourizer juice company, specializing in fruit-flav
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Nov 11, 2015 00:54
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[Macau] Health Bureau defends proposed ban on e-cigarette sales

The city’s Health Bureau has defended its proposed ban on local sales of electronic cigarettes as part of the amendment of the tobacco control regime, saying that it does not agree with a survey suggesting that most smokers want to be able to choose to s
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:03
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CHALOUPKA/SWEANOR/WARNER: Differential Taxes for Differential Risks — Toward Reduced Harm from Nicotine-Yielding Products [FREE FULL TEXT]

We believe that implementing differential taxes on nicotine-yielding products on the basis of degree of risk could substantially expedite the move away from cigarette smoking that has occurred during the past half-century, especially now that there are n
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:23
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