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Toxicological evaluation of novel heat-not-burn tobacco products – non-technical summary (PDF)

The Committees conclude that there will be a risk to health from using heat- not-burn tobacco products. It is currently not possible to quantify this risk. Heat-not-burn tobacco products are new and there is insufficient data available to enable a full a
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 14, 2017 19:35
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[UK] E-cigarettes SHOULDN'T be used as a stop smoking tool because there isn't enough evidence to prove they are safe, researcher claims

Dr Stuart Flint believes it's premature to call the gadgets a 'healthier alternative' / The psychologist made the claim in a strongly worded letter in a medical journal / Dr Flint branded health organisations 'irresponsible' for promoting the gadgets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:03
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[UK] Tobacco giant wants to stub out cigarettes for less harmful alternatives

For a tobacco firm to make that type of pledge might at first glance seem to be some sort of commercial suicide. However there is method in the apparent madness. Smoking rates are declining in the UK and inevitably trends in other countries will eventu
Daily Express (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 16:48
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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarette awareness, ‘ever use’ and current use appear to be patterned by a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits no
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:02
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[UK] Heat-not-burn tobacco 'is a health risk'

The advisory panel to the government said the devices produce "a number of compounds of concern", including some that can cause cancer. Manufacturers say their products are aimed at smokers who want the "taste of tobacco with no smoke and less smell".
BBC Online
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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ADLER: Why FDA regulations limiting e-cigarette marketing may cost lives and violate the Constitution

Insofar as the federal Tobacco Act, and the FDA’s implementing regulation, prohibit product makers and sellers from making factually true statements about their products, they likely violate the First Amendment. It is well-established that advertising, p
Washington Post
added Dec 14, 2017 16:59
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[UK] 'Heat not burn' cigarettes still harmful to health, say government advisers

The independent Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) has looked at the evidence on the “heat not burn” products currently available mainly online in the UK. They are less risky than conventional cigarett
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:50
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'Heat-not-burn' tobacco may be safer but still a risk: UK panel

A new wave of “heat-not-burn” tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful compounds, some of which are carcinogenic, a British panel of experts said on Tuesday. Cigarette m
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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[New Zealand] Vaping better than smoking, Ministry of Health tells MPs

It is much safer than smoking, and there is emerging evidence it helps people quit, the Ministry of Health said during a briefing at Parliament on Wednesday.
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:39
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SCIENTIFIC UPDATE FOR SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS DECEMBER 2017 (PDF)

This Scientific Update explains the science behind PMI’s approach to achieving a smoke-free future through a range of alternatives to cigarettes that do not burn tobacco. The following pages include our product development and assessment efforts, as w
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:38
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