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British American Tobacco underlines commitment to transforming tobacco in latest Group reports

Annual Report and Sustainability Report – both of which outline the Company’s commitment to transform tobacco by offering an unrivalled suite of potentially reduced-risk products... The reports – both titled ‘Transforming Tobacco’, clearly set out BAT’s a
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:01
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[North Carolina] FDA moving forward on effort to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes

Analysts and advocates say the FDA notice kicks off a multi-year process... "The critical decision is how quickly to reduce nicotine: we expect the scientific community to rally around an immediate vs gradual reduction in nicotine levels in cigarettes —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2018 17:13
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Teens Often Think E-Cigs, Hookah Pipes Harmless: CDC

Teenagers who use tobacco products other than cigarettes often see their habit as harmless, a new U.S. government survey finds. The report, from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asked teenagers whether they considered t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:22
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Health Buzz: Kids Are Trying JUUL E-Cigarettes – and Experts Are Concerned

the American Cancer Society recently said in a statement that "based on currently available evidence, using current generation e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, but the health effects of long-term use are not known." The Public Health
U.S. News & World Report
added Mar 15, 2018 15:44
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[UK-Scotland] Is vaping when pregnant harmful to your baby? - Know the facts

Especially popular with expecting mums trying to quit smoking while pregnant, vaping has become the go-to to kicking the habit for good... Medical advice suggesting that vaping is healthier than cigarette smoking does not necessarily mean it is safe for
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:40
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E-Cigarettes Doing More Harm Than Good: Study

HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:26
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E-Cigarettes May Lead More to Smoke Cigarettes Than to Quit

The number of adults who quit smoking by using e-cigarettes will be far lower than the number of teenagers and young adults who develop a regular smoking habit after trying these products, according to a first-of-its-kind study published Wednesday i
Consumer Reports
added Mar 15, 2018 15:47
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VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Leading Young People to Take Up Smoking? A New Study Says Yes

Researchers at Dartmouth College’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center said vaping has led more people to start a real smoking habit, rather than avoid tobacco or quit in favor of e-cigarettes, according to a study published Wednesday. Using 2014 census data, p
Fortune Magazine
added Mar 15, 2018 14:58
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[UK] Position statement on electronic cigarettes (PDF)

we consider e.cigarettes provide a safer and acceptable alternative to smoked tobacco, and that their use as an aid to quit smoking completely should be publicised in the general population. In addition, government and regulators must be challenged t
Yorkshire Cancer Research (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:33
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Quantifying population-level health benefits and harms of e-cigarette use in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarette use currently represents more population-level harm than benefit. Effective national, state, and local efforts are needed to reduce e-cigarette use among youth and young adults if e-cigarettes are to confer a net population-level benefit in t
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:28
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