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Is vaping really harmless? South Australian push for stronger regulations on e-cigarettes

When it comes to the benefits of e-cigarettes, Australian opinion is divided. Each state has its own set of regulations on the use, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and one health expert believes the confusion reflects the fact that it's a relatively
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:39
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LIM: E-cigarettes: Neither ban nor permit, but reduce harm ($$)

It started with a commentary by Professor Tikki Pang and Ms Gayle Amu (Why a ban on e-cigarettes may not be the best policy; ST, June 9) in which they suggested that Singapore might consider permitting the use of e-cigarettes as an option to reduce the d
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:51
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VIDEO: A Smoke-Free Future / A Film by Philip Morris International

Our vision is to offer smokers a better choice How are we making this vision a reality? The answer is that we are developing and testing products that deliver nicotine without the harmful smoke of cigarettes – yet that consumers will find satisfying. S
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 19, 2018 15:15
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[Korea - South] Safety of heat-not-burn tobacco still controversial

The fight between the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety and the tobacco industry is intensifying over the results of a study on the safety of heat-not-burn cigarettes. Foreign cigarette companies argued against the ministry’s recent announcement that e-c
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:37
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The Shifting Outlook for E-Tobacco

How regulatory groups view future vaping products as viable, less harmful alternatives to combustible cigarettes will certainly change the future outlook of e-tobacco products.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 21, 2018 13:20
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are also hazardous to health

The government is right to impose restrictions on what is also known as vaping, as Hong Kong continues to move towards becoming a smoke-free society
South China Morning Post
added Jun 20, 2018 13:50
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Clinical Study shows that switching to glo reduces smokers’ exposure to harmful chemicals

• Tests show that glo vapour has around 90-95% less harmful chemicals than smoke* • Clinical studies by scientists at British American Tobacco indicate that when smokers switched completely from conventional cigarettes to glo, their exposure to many harm
BAT Science.com
added Jun 19, 2018 13:58
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris says heat-not-burn device can reduce health risks

Philip Morris Korea Inc. said Monday that switching to its heat-not-burn device, IQOS, reduces health risks compared with continued smoking, citing its six-month clinical study amid controversy over harmful substances from the smoke-free product. Accordi
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:11
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AMA Strengthens Electronic Cigarette Policy to Further Protect Youth

adopted policy at its Annual Meeting this week to further strengthen its support of regulatory oversight of electronic cigarettes. The new policy urges the federal government to take action to ensure consumers are aware of the ingredients and nicotine con
American Medical Association (AMA)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:00
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E-cigarettes fall short as a harm-reduction tool

At the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting, several policies were adopted to improve the regulation of tobacco products, specifically the safety of electronic cigarettes. An AMA Council on Science and Public Health report focused specifically on the evidence examin
AMA Wire
added Aug 8, 2018 12:58
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