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[UK] Outcry as MPs back call to relax rules around smoking e-cigarettes in public while making the devices easier to get on prescription

Scientists last night claimed the committee had been swayed by the vaping industry. Simon Capewell, professor in public health and policy at Liverpool University said: ‘The committee has concentrated solely on “experts” who are e-cig champions. More bala
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:28
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[UK] Messages advising smokers to 'make this your last pack' and turn to vaping could be printed inside cigarette packet under new recommendations

House of Commons Science and Technology Committee argues it should be overturned to advertise the use of e-cigarettes. Vaping - the term for using e-cigs - is less harmful than conventional smoking, known to directly cause cancer and heart disease. ...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:19
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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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[UK] E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed so they can be more widely used and accepted in society...The report on e-cigarettes, by the science and technology MPs' committee, said they were too often overlooked by the NHS as a tool to help people stop s
BBC Online
added Aug 17, 2018 13:13
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STUDY DOESN’T FIND THAT VAPING WILL CAUSE LUNG DAMAGE

his is preliminary research, and any speculation on e-cigarettes causing lung damage is a matter of conjecture. There is potentially no way to accurately ‘dose’ cells in the way people vape in the real world, and this is always the problem with this type
Totally Wicked
added Aug 17, 2018 13:00
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Big Businesses Look for Healthier Alternatives to Smoking for Drug Delivery

Some alternatives may be more effective - and healthier - than smoking. Lexaria Bioscience Corp. is one of the companies looking at alternative solutions, using fatty acids to make a pleasing, fast, effective delivery system for nicotine and cannabidiol
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2018 11:29
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[UK-Wales] Vaping: How safe actually are e-cigarettes according to the scientific studies and experts

A new study has found that vapour from e-cigarettes could harm lung cells, but what else has been said about vaping?
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:14
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Testing messages about comparative risk of electronic cigarettes and combusted cigarettes

Comparative risk communication might encourage smokers to switch to lower-harm tobacco products. Comparative risk messages with more negative antismoking elements in the design might be particularly effective, because they led to higher self-efficacy to q
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2018 02:48
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BAT is on the campaign trail to transform tobacco ‘Don’t combust and burn, heat and vape.’

Facing legal and regulatory actions involving claims of personal injury and economic loss, as well as swelling anti-smoking sentiment fuelled by anti-smoking campaigns, British American Tobacco (BAT) is forging ahead in transforming tobacco. Investing he
Moneyweb (za)
added Aug 13, 2018 20:47
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GLANTZ: Questions that FDA and TPSAC should consider when evaluating RJR Camel Snus MRTP application

Lauren Lempert and I just sent this letter to FDA...As of August 10, 2018, many of the most crucial Camel Snus MRTP applications materials have still not been posted for public review and comment, including: Module 6 – Summary of All Research Findings, in
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 13, 2018 08:32
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