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[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

GILLESPIE: Ban E-Cigarettes? The Anti-Smoking Lobby's Clueless Crusade

The anti-smoking movement is going after e-cigarettes, the harmless inhalers that help people kick the habit. Nick Gillespie on why their single-minded zealotry has gone too far.
The Daily Beast
added Aug 26, 2013 05:49

[Canada] Day 158: The federal government in the rear view mirror.

Mr. Pratte's efficiency was aided by the plaintiffs' decision to sit on their hands throughout Mr. Perrins' testimony. They raised no objections and made no comments, no matter that Mr. Pratte's questions veered into the once-disputed areas of irrelevanc
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 21, 2013 09:29

[UK] ISRCTN81286286 - The effects of reduced toxicant prototype (RTP) cigarettes on biomarkers of exposure and of biological effect versus commercial cigarettes when smoked by healthy adult smokers.

The Sponsor, British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited, has developed an RTP cigarette, the use of which may reduce the exposure of smokers to certain toxicants compared with the use of conventional cigarettes. This prototype cigarette is made using
Current Controlled Trials (BioMed Central)
added Aug 3, 2013 14:49

Tobacco constituent extraction from snus during consumer use

Scientists at British American Tobacco have used a multi-analyte approach to determine the level of exposure to tobacco constituents of snus users. The results show that, generally, less than a third of each constituent measured was extracted by consumers
added Apr 2, 2013 12:38

One in Five U.S. Smokers Has Tried an 'E-Cigarette'

"E-cigarette use is growing rapidly. There is still a lot we don't know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes," Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC director, said in an agency news release.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 28, 2013 18:39
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