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[Minnesota] Feasibility of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems in Surgical Patients.

Smoking in the perioperative period increases patients' risk for surgical complications and healing difficulties...These pilot data suggest that ENDS use is feasible and well-accepted in surgical patients, and worthy of exploration as a harm reduction str
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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E-cigarettes and generic drugs: A guide to the FDA in 2016

The FDA is working on a separate plan to require broader warnings about nicotine hazards — especially from accidental exposure to children and infants. The agency might also require child-proof packages for e-liquids, which are liquid nicotine combined
The Week
added Jan 12, 2016 16:44
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[New York] 22nd Century hopes to sell its low nicotine cigarettes

A Clarence cigarette manufacturer, 22nd Century Group, is asking federal regulators for permission to tout one of its cigarette brands for their very low nicotine content. The application to the U.S., Food and Drug Administration is part of 22nd Century
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 5, 2016 19:35
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SATEL: The Year In E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad, The Reason For Optimism

The swell of social media is strong and ungovernable. The weight of hypocrisy surrounding selective endorsement of harm reduction (it’s okay for heroin but not for nicotine) is great. And the data concerning relative safety of vaping become more compellin
Forbes
added Jan 1, 2016 18:44
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[UK] One in four e-cigs will be banned in Britain next year after being branded too strong in European Court ruling

A quarter of e-cigarettes are set to be banned in Britain next year after Europe’s highest court paved the way for tough new regulations. Juliane Kokott, advocate general to the European Court of Justice, warned that e-cigarettes may act as a ‘gateway’ f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:49
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[California] CABRERA: Vaping isn't the same as tobacco and shouldn't be treated as such

The proposed $2-per-pack tobacco tax, along with a series of other cigarette-applied taxes, cannot apply to vapor products, since it is impossible to establish equivalency for completely different products. Moreover, the proposal overlooks the potential
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Nov 29, 2015 05:16
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Interviews with smokers about smokeless tobacco products, risk messages and news articles

Though some exposed to favourable SLT/snus messages appeared to modify their beliefs about the products’ acceptability and risks, many were left unchanged given pre-existing SLT risk perceptions influenced by prior SLT warnings, observed effects in known
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2015 15:10
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[Asia] Smoking myth gives slim cigarettes rising popularity in China

300 million smokers are turning to slim and super-slim cigarettes in the mistaken belief that they will be exposed to less harmful chemicals than traditional brands. The world's largest tobacco consumer and producer, production and sales of slim cigarett
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 9, 2015 16:27
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BAT scientists propose new framework for assessing reduced-risk products

The new assessment framework employs a four-stage process that uses lab-based and clinical tests along with real-world observations of individual and population perception and use, according to BAT. “We propose that this assessment framework will help u
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 6, 2015 14:13
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INFOGRAPHIC: Vaper Trails / Click here to see our interactive graphic, showing the evidence that informed Public Health England’s “95% safer” claim.

"e-cigarettes are around 95% safer than smoked tobacco". This interactive graphic shows the evidence on which this claim is based, the authors of four key documents involved, and their links to different medical and commercial organisations.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 5, 2015 16:29
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