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[Asia-pacific] BEGUM: Smoke-Free Singapore: Maintain the Status Quo or Introduce E-Cigarettes?

The country should be more open towards introducing less harmful alternatives such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to those who are on the road to quitting tobacco, they say. Currently, e-cigarettes and vaping products are banned in Singapore. T
added Jul 4, 2017 11:32

HUGHES: E-cigarettes don’t lead to the real thing

. The FDA should avoid rushing to enforce rules that could derail or slow the substantial progress in diminishing youth smoking.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 3, 2017 13:53

KATZ: No Smoke—Just Cancer-Causing Chemicals

They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals, and I hope the FDA will not approve them for that important reason. If the FDA does approve the sale of these products, existing smoking bans should be amended to include these product
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Aug 18, 2017 03:09

STROUD: Get the facts straight on e-cigarettes

Now is the time to question why taxpayer dollars are being used to fund erroneous fear-mongering campaigns that aim to destroy the e-cigarette industry and contradict evidence that has consistently proven e-cigarettes are tobacco harm reduction tools, not
Petersburg (VA) Progress-Index
added Jul 5, 2017 14:32

[Illinois] Vaping on the rise but no clear proof it's safe, experts say

Registered nurse Angie Grossman, a smoking cessation instructor who works with Edward Hospital in Naperville, said she's not convinced. Grossman said that despite claims that vaping is safer than regular cigarette smoking, the number of toxic chemicals
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 3, 2017 13:41

FOJTIK: Big Government, Public Health, and E-Cigarettes, Part III

he, HHS Secretary Price, and FDA Commissioner Gottlieb need to quickly rein in an FDA that, thus far in regard to vapor products, has worked to destroy American innovation, American businesses, and jobs – and ultimately to keep Americans smoking and dying
added Jul 3, 2017 23:35

How safe is vaping? Two UCLA doctors say although public acceptance has grown, more research is needed on health effects

UCLA Health
added Jun 30, 2017 23:50

E-Cigarettes and Lung Health: Should You Be Concerned?

Mamavation comes in to evaluate the use of e-cigarettes... Do you know anyone who smokes e-cigarettes and swears they’re safer than cigarettes? Share this post with them. They may be under the spell of big tobacco.
added Jun 30, 2017 23:47

E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Other Electronic Nicotine Products: Harm Reduction Pathways or New Avenues for Addiction?

Given the disproportionate burden of tobacco health harms in psychiatric patients, e-cigarettes are being considered as a potential tool for harm reduction. This article summarizes recent data on e-cigarettes, provides recommendations and resources to le
Psychiatric Times
added Jun 30, 2017 22:56

[Asia, India] Claims of vaping as safer alternative go up in smoke

A new study in JAMA Pediatrics states that usage of e-cigarettes leads to greater risk of a person taking to smoking. A metanalysis and systematic review of nine studies comprising 17, 389 adolescents and young adults in the age group of 14-30 threw up t
DNA India (in)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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