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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, UK] DOH urged: Endorse vaping

Prof. John Newton, director for Health Improvement of Public Health England (PHE), said vaping was found to be “95 percent less harmful” than cigarette smoking. PHE recommended that e-cigarettes, alongside nicotine replacement therapies, be made availa
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:13
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[UK] AUDIO: E-cigarettes and the burning issues around vaping - Science Weekly podcast

And should the NHS be encouraging the use of e-cigarettes to aid quitters? To explore all this, Ian Sample sits down with Dr Lynne Dawkins of London South Bank University, and Dr Leonie Brose, one of the co-authors of the PHE report, at King’s College Lo
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:03
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Alabama launches chewing tobacco crackdown week

Alabama's health department announces a week-long campaign to reduce chewing tobacco use and raise awareness for its negative health effects. A health department statement on Friday says "Through With Chew Week" will run from Feb. 18-24.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2018 02:47
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[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Law needs to be clarified on e-cigarettes

But ordinary observation suggests "vapers" are overwhelmingly former smokers and vaping is certainly better for them than tobacco. So why the hold-up in legalising them?...Vaping is obviously less harmful and its legality should be cleared up.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:50
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[New Zealand] LOWE: Up in smoke: How vaping might save smokers

Mitchell Lowe, Manager of Vapo Vaping shop talks vaping.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:41
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Senate Dems push FDA to reject alternative cigarette health claims

A group of Senate Democrats is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reject an application from Big Tobacco to market a new "heat not burn" cigarette as less risky. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter Wed
The Hill
added Feb 18, 2018 02:19
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‘Now is the time to act’

The National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) is urging US health care professionals to embrace the concept of relative risk. The NTRI said in a press note today that a recent report by the US’ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Smoke Without Fire: The Success Of The Vaping Market! (Infographic)

The vaping site, Grey Haze, has taken a look at what has made vaping so popular. It is estimated that sales of vaping products will be worth £12 billion...Not only is vaping better for your health than smoking, but its variety of flavours make it more pal
INSC Digital Magazine (The Inscriber)
added Feb 16, 2018 21:59
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The Rebels Have a Cause and It’s Juul

“Who over 25 is looking for creme brulee as part of a smoking experience?”...Juul believes it is doing something globally valuable, acting as “part of the solution to end combustible smoking,’’ as its marketing material proclaims. A “Mission & Values” sta
New York Times
added Feb 16, 2018 18:00
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[Canada] TURCOTTE: This product is less harmful than smoking, but we can't tell smokers

The Canadian government should allow adult tobacco consumers to receive accurate information about the relative risks of different tobacco products under an established, science-based regulatory framework. The House of Commons has scheduled committee hear
Financial Post (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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