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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

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

[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

de LANGE: Smoke without fire: What's the truth on e-cigarettes? ($$)

They've been called safe, dangerous, a way to quit smoking – and a way to start. New Scientist sifts through the evidence about e-cigarettes
New Scientist
added Oct 31, 2014 12:01

[Poland, USA] DUTRA/GLANTZ: High International Electronic Cigarette Use Among Never Smoker Adolescents

The heavy marketing of e-cigarettes to youth has likely contributed to the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes among adolescents [[21], [22], [23]]. In addition to claims that e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes and may provide health benefits, e-cig
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 23, 2014 14:32

[Russia] Observers, Press Kicked Out of United Nations Tobacco Conference in Moscow

The following is a statement by Jeff Stier, head of the National Center's Risk Analysis Division and one of the observers who was prevented by FCTC officials and Russian security personnel from observing the deliberations. Shame on you, Framework Convent
The National Center for Public Policy Research
added Oct 23, 2014 09:24

BROKER: Big Tobacco Successfully Increasing E-Cigarette Use In Youths

Don’t fool yourself: smoking electronic cigarettes is still smoking. The tobacco industry has positioned e-cigs as a less dangerous form of smoking than traditional, combustable cigarettes. However, “less dangerous” still contains the word “dangerous.”
Physicians News Digest
added Aug 19, 2014 16:42

E-Cigarettes may Reduce the Risk of Lung Cancer from Tobacco Smoke, But Long-Term Risk is Still Unknown

The verdict on the dangers of e-cigarettes isn't quite out yet. Some data suggests that replacing tobacco products with vaporized smoke could help to reduce the risk of lung cancer. However, other findings note the uncertainty regarding the devices' safe
added Aug 3, 2014 15:36

LEHRER: Re: The Gay War on Smoking

I’m a bit doubtful that many of the programs from the American Legacy Foundation, CDC and others will do that much good. Most them involve “doubling down” on efforts that don’t seem to be working now for gay Americans or anyone else.
National Review
added Jul 11, 2014 07:27

[New York] NEWMAN: We Should Cheer E-Cigs and Vaping, Not Equate it With Smoking

Anti-smoking advocates have become so used to demonizing smoking and so afraid of giving an inch that they are waging a war against a practice that is actually accomplishing the goal of reducing or eliminating people's smoking. They should know better th
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 7, 2014 15:17
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