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How do consumers perceive differences in risk across nicotine products? A review of relative risk perceptions across smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, nicotine replacement therapy and combustible cigarettes

non-combustible nicotine product RRPs have direct implications for researchers and present several challenges for policymakers working with modified risk products, including issues of measurement, health risk communication and behaviour change.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2016 04:00
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[Asia-pacific] 80% of Malaysians say health improved after switching to vape: Study

study conducted by leading cardiologist and harm-reduction researcher Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos on more than 7,000 Malaysians in the first half of 2016. In a statement today, regional consumer advocacy group Factasia.org revealed that the survey found 8
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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RUSSELL: Unintended consequences of the FDA’s e-cigarette regulations

With the clock ticking toward the August 8, 2018 predicate date, there is much that can be done, both by FDA and by the U.S. Congress, to ensure these unintended consequences never come to fruition. There is no credible evidence to date that vaping e-ci
The Hill
added Aug 27, 2016 18:44
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Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study

"This study suggests that smokers who completely switch to e-cigarettes and stop smoking tobacco cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to many cancer-causing chemicals," said lead author Maciej Goniewicz, an assistant professor of oncology a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2016 17:09
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SATEL: Obamacare Is Hazardous To Smokers' Health

gress should amend the ACA to repeal the smoking surcharge. But, if Congress keeps the surcharge, HHS should not extend it to enrollees who vape or use other products with markedly lower risks than cigarettes, such as smokeless tobacco and snus. Better ye
Forbes
added Aug 11, 2016 16:00
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century reports larger loss in second quarter

The new line will be sold to accredited scientists, researchers, universities and government health agencies. The company said the research cigarettes will be produced “with precise tobacco blends, nicotine contents, filtration, tar yields and even custo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2016 15:57
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[Australia] 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE Conference

09:00 11 July 2016–18:00 12 July 2016 Park Regis North Quay: 293 North Quay Brisbane Australia...Our RRPs Reduced Risk Products (“RRPs”) is the term we use to refer to products with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 9, 2016 18:09
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Strict New Regulations Are Forcing Vapers to Go DIY

When rolling out these rules, the FDA had an idea of a smaller market with a limited selection of tightly controlled products. Instead, it may be opening the door to an entire population of consumers hoarding dangerous chemicals and mixing up liquid drugs
Vice.com
added Jul 8, 2016 19:38
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Online E-cigarette Marketing Claims: A Systematic Content and Legal Analysis

Health-related claims are plentiful within ENDS manufacturer and retailer websites. Results demonstrate that these sites focus on potential benefits while minimizing or eliminating information about possible harmful effects of ENDS. These claims are subje
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Jun 29, 2016 20:00
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[UK] E-cig report praised and condemned

The report by the UK’s Royal College of Physicians that this week came out strongly in favor of encouraging smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes...the health expert, Konstantinos Farsalinos, writing at ecigarette- research.org described the repor
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 28, 2016 20:54
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