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[UK] Call for users of e-cigarettes to be told ’little evidence of benefits or harms’

GPs should warn smokers there is currently little evidence on the long-term benefits or harms of e-cigarettes, British health officials have said. The move from the country’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) comes despite backing
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:27
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FDA tries again to find balance between corrective cigarette warnings statements and 1st Amendment

Ballin...said the FDA under the Trump administration should use the public comment period “to go back to the drawing board and develop message statements that put things in perspective using the ‘continuum of risk,’ which FDA now claims is a major priorit
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 20, 2017 14:33
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WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat’s statement on the launch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

any collaboration with this Foundation, due to its current funding arrangement that comes from a tobacco multinational, would constitute a clear breach of Article 5.3 of the Convention concerning tobacco industry interference. Parties to the Convention ha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:39
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NZ study compares the effectivity of e-cigs and patches for smoking cessation

The study titled Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial, was published on The Lancet earlier this month. The research was conducted between Sept 6, 2011, and July 5, 2013 by recruiting 657 adult smokers who wanted to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:30
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LUCAS: Pentagon Critics See Better Way to Help Troops Quit Smoking

“We’ve tried more education and more tobacco taxes and scaring them, and at the end of the day too many people aren’t able to quit smoking,” Brian Fojtik... In Satel’s view, the Defense Department’s smoking-cessation hotline for active-duty military and
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:25
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[UK] Big tobacco sends out smoke-free signal

“If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to people with less risk than smoking,” Ms Crew told her peers at an industry conference last week. Hours earlier, Philip Morris, maker of Marlboros, promised to spend $1bn to wean people off cigar
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:44
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[Canada] Foundation opposed

Canadian health organizations have responded to the announcement that Philip Morris International has pledged $1 billion to the newly-launched Foundation for a Smoke-Free World by calling on the Canadian government immediately to restore public funding f
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 18, 2017 22:48
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The future of vaping

This is a truly exciting time for the tobacco sector We’re actively seeing the alignment of three key forces: the pull of consumers seeking safer alternatives to cigarettes, the push of an industry developing radical technologies - and their convergence
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:00
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7 Least Harmful Cigarette Brands in India

While there’s really no such thing as a “healthy” cigarette, if you are going to smoke, you may as well try to be a little bit nicer to your body. You can also look at our list of 5 Healthiest, Least Harmful Cigarettes with The Least Chemicals to see wha
Insider Monkey
added Sep 18, 2017 13:48
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Philip Morris CEO calls Canada’s response to vaping, e-cigarettes ‘puzzling’

“It assumes that all tobacco products are the same, actually they are not,” Calantzopoulos argued. “I think it’s very wrong to believe that and also tell consumers that smoke that all tobacco products are the same. They are not, and I think that there i
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:53
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