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[UK] EDITORIAL: Follow the science over e-cigarettes ($$)

Regulators should not take narrow-minded decisions to occupy an invented moral high ground. Instead, they should follow the science. This provides overwhelming evidence that electronic cigarettes are a benefit.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 21, 2014 15:50

Estimating the Harms of Nicotine-Containing Products Using the MCDA Approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarettes are the nicotine product causing by far the most harm to users and others in the world today. Attempts to switch to non-combusted sources of nicotine should be encouraged as the harms from these products are much lower.
European Addiction Research
added Apr 4, 2014 12:22

VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes really a safer way to smoke?

Each week, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips discuss the major medical stories of the week on "CBS This Morning: Saturday." This week, they marked the anniversary of a major landmark in medic
added Jan 12, 2014 04:24

Experts Call for Research Plus Regulation of e-Cigarettes

“I started out agnostic on these issues,” said Stanton Glantz, PhD, ... Based on what he knows now, he says, “the bottom line is that e-cigarettes seem like a good idea but probably aren’t.”
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Jan 7, 2014 20:28

Are e-cigs a tobacco problem or part of the solution?

The federal government should regulate e-cigarettes and states should forbid their sale to minors, but an outright ban would collide with the public health goal of reducing harm where possible, public health officials write in the New England Journal of M
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 25, 2013 22:39

ARCHIVE: Why the Curtain Should Not Have Fallen on RJR's Premier

Our story this week about marketers being unable to tout the potential health benefits of electronic cigarettes brought to mind an Ad Age storyline from 1988: The rise and fall of Premier. Premier was an audacious attempt by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to
Advertising Age
added Nov 20, 2013 07:01

[Missouri] Booming sales of e-cigarettes attract big-time marketing and more calls for regulation

Erika Sward, national spokeswoman for the Lung Association, said there has been too little research into the claims of e-cigarette sellers and too much marketing that looks disturbingly like the bad old days. Cigarette ads were banned from TV in 1971.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 26, 2013 04:35

Can E-Cigarettes Be a Public Health Victory?

instead of seeing them as a smoking cessation tool, we should see their potential as a safer smoking maintenance option. Reducing individual health risks and, more importantly, potentially eliminating the societal health risks of second- and third-hand sm
MedPage Today
added Sep 13, 2013 17:40

E-cigarettes: Healthy tool or gateway device?

The implications of both these studies means electronic cigarettes have been getting a lot of attention lately. Just what e-cigarettes are and what role they should play in helping people quit smoking depends very much on who you speak with about this to
added Sep 13, 2013 01:13

[Minnesota] VIDEO: Electronic Cigarette Safety Up For Debate

"The industry is marketing these new products as a safer alternative. In fact, in some of their advertising they talk about how they're safe for pregnant women and feel free to use these indoors, anywhere you're not allowed to smoke," Doberstien. "But
WDIO-TV/WIRT-TV ABC 10/13 (Duluth, MN)
added Aug 23, 2013 01:35
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