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Congressional tactics attempt to derail the FDA’s assault on e-cigs

Ross had this comment: “Both of these measures would have the beneficial effect, for America’s public health and for the diverse small businesses called by some ‘the e-cigarette industry,’ of obviating the imminent enforcement of the SE section of the TCA
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:13
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[Poland] Africa: The E-cigarette and its New Challenges

"The Global Forum on Nicotine," an international gathering of researchers, professionals and activists who fight against the harmful effects of tobacco... A tobacco epidemic is evolving in Africa...alternatives such as products labeled "reduced-harmfulnes
All-Africa.com
added Jun 13, 2015 08:04
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FDA Denies Petition to Change Smokeless Tobacco Warning / RJR, American Snuff “disappointed,” will continue to engage in modified-risk discussion

asking it to change the current statement, “WARNING: This product is not a safe alternative to cigarettes.” to “WARNING: No tobacco product is safe, but this product presents substantially lower risks to health than cigarettes.” The FDA denied the citize
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 13, 2015 11:50
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LETTER: Health and E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes, while not completely harmless, pose a substantially lower risk to health than cigarettes, which kill about six million people a year. Any product that has the potential to help reduce this enormous health burden, and possibly eradicate ciga
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2015 09:01
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Meet the cancer doctor who wants the FDA to soften tobacco warnings

Lars-Erik Rutqvist, right, is an oncologist and an executive at Swedish Match, a company that is asking the FDA to change the dire health warnings printed on its brand of smokeless tobacco called snus. Rutqvist and another Swedish Match executive, Gary M
Washington Post
added Apr 9, 2015 16:18
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Now, here’s a golden chance to kick that cigarette butt!

Results of the largest survey on e-cigarettes — conducted by Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos, principal investigator and researcher from Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre in Athens, and his associates — has revealed that switching to an electronic cigarette from
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:23
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California Dept. of Public Health’s War on Vaping Continues / Alarmist, government-funded report relies on cherry-picked evidence to lobby for more state regulations

Despite the health officer’s false claims, there is ample evidence that vaping helps smokers quit and is far less hazardous than smoking. “Smokers deserve truthful and accurate information about the relative risks of different nicotine products, not overh
American Vaping Association
added Jan 29, 2015 01:12
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Survey of teen “tobacco” use yields good news, obscured by alarmist headlines about e-cigs

Dr. Gil Ross had this comment: “The CDC and its ‘public health’ toadies have seemingly won out in the public relations battle over e-cigarettes....The stark facts here, that teen smoking, the source of the tragedy of death and disease from ‘tobacco,’ is d
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:36
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GOP Senate may cool FDA tobacco regulations

it could mean a push for fewer new regulations at a time when the FDA continues to take its time in determining what to do with alternative tobacco products, particularly snus and electronic and vapor cigarettes.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 10, 2014 16:03
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[Oregon] The new tobacco war / They may be safer, but could e-cigs renormalize smoking?

e-cigarettes could significantly reduce the harm for smokers, taking away the tar and other carcinogens that cause myriad health problems, saving millions of lives and billions in health care costs. On the other hand, e-cigarettes carry the risk of addic
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Nov 5, 2014 10:33
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