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Changing Perceptions of Harm of E-Cigarettes Among U.S. Adults, 2012–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is an increase in the proportion of U.S. adults who misperceive the harm of e-cigarettes and consider them to be as harmful as combustible cigarettes. The study highlights the need to design public health messages that accurately interpret the scie
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 27, 2016 14:33

[UK] Don't trust e-cigarette studies, says Cancer Research: Charity urges caution against findings that promote devices as a healthy option

Tobacco giants are marketing e-cigarettes as trendy lifestyle accessories rather than quit-smoking aids, a major charity has warned. Cancer Research UK, which usually promotes the use of e-cigarettes as alternatives to smoking tobacco, yesterday accused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:12

Phase III Clinical Trial with 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Names Ten Major Research Institutions as Study Locations

an update has been issued on the pivotal Phase III study entitled “Strategies for Reducing Nicotine Content in Cigarettes.” Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and led by Eric C. Donny, Ph.D. of the University of Pittsburgh, this highly sign
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2016 17:02

Philip Morris International Inc. Hosts Investor Day; Revises for Currency, and Narrows, 2016 Full-Year Reported Diluted EPS Forecast

“We aim to become the undisputed leader of the Reduced-Risk Product category with the highly ambitious objective of having RRPs ultimately replace combustible products to the benefit of adult smokers, society and our company.” “We are very well position
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 29, 2016 12:46

Adolescents' interest in trying flavoured e-cigarettes

Candy-flavoured, fruit-flavoured and menthol-flavoured e-cigarettes appeal to adolescents more than tobacco-flavoured or alcohol-flavoured e-cigarettes. This appeal is only partially explained by beliefs about reduced harm. Given adolescents' interest in
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2016 14:59

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

[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 revealed that the survey found 8
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07

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

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

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
added Aug 11, 2016 16:00
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