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[UK, USA] GORNALL: Why e-cigarettes are dividing the public health community

The tobacco industry used to be seen as the enemy of public health, but the move into e-cigarettes and harm reduction has seen some experts shift their views. Are they right or does industry have more cynical motives? Jonathan Gornall reports
British Medical Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 09:28

ROSS: To save lives: "World No Tobacco Control" Day

And it’s working: more and more smokers now believe that e-cigarettes are no safer than smoking combusted tobacco. Congratulations, CDC, FDA, et al.: Big Tobacco Control. Why will so-called scientists not allow truthful communication to reach the smoke
Science 2.0
added Jun 3, 2015 21:48

[California] E-Cigarette Bill Hearing Today

A bill restricting electronic cigarette use in California will be heard by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday, as industry and public health officials continue to face off over the health effects of e-cigarettes.
California Healthline
added Apr 27, 2015 14:04

[UK] What you need to know about electronic cigarettes

E-cigarettes thus appear to be providing smokers with a valuable alternative route to smoking cessation. However, switching to e-cigarettes without behavioural support is probably far less effective than use in conjunction with the support currently offe
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:48

[California] EDITORIAL: State health agency does Big Tobacco's dirty work on e-cigarettes

the report ignored or incorrectly cited multiple studies that call into question many fundamental claims – namely, that e-cigarettes do not assist in smoking cessation (studies show they do) and release harmful chemicals like formaldehyde (only if they ar
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21

Pro/Con: Should the FDA regulate e-cigarettes? MILOV: Yes: Millions of kids inhaling dangerous substances

In short, the FDA was made to regulate products just like e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes have created a market that abounds in unproven health claims; a market in which more than 16 million children can legally buy e-cigs and administer unspecified amounts
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 12, 2015 19:22

What everyone needs to know about e-cigarettes

What exactly am I inhaling when I use e-cigarettes? Are e-cigarettes safer to use than cigarettes and other tobacco products? What are the health risks of using e-cigarettes? Can I be addicted to e-cigarettes?
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:01

FDA panel to review application for 'modified risk' tobacco

Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes. The Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee has scheduled a two-day meeting beginning April 9 to discuss the request that the agency approve
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 13, 2015 13:55

ROSS: California’s Public Health Lies About E-Cigarettes Will Kill Smokers

Are the CDPH authorities (and their overlords at the CDC, who funded this destructive propaganda) that stupid — or are other forces at work? The fact that the multi-billion-dollar drug companies stand to lose big-time if their useless cessation products
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 20, 2015 13:12

[California] GLANTZ: Analysis of "Smoking Ordinances and Electronic Cigarettes" which is used to oppose including ecigs in clean indoor air laws

a report entitled Smoking Ordinances and Electronic Cigarettes prepared by Wisconsin Smoke-Free Alternatives Coalition with help from the e-cigarette advocacy group Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA) arguing against includi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 13, 2015 14:23
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