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Report on the Inquiry into the Use and Marketing of Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporisers in Australia (PDF) (168pp)

in a dissenting report I argue that, in order to assist the millions of smokers struggling to quit tobacco smoking and improve their quality of life, nicotine E-cigarettes should be made available as consumer products. At the same time, regulatory restri
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 18:05
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[UK] It’s official... vaping is safer than cigarettes

Vaping is “substantially” less harmful than smoking and GPs should ensure patients know this, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has accepted. However, it stops short of saying that doctors should actively recommend e-cigarette
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 13:56
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[Australia] ‘Life is short and shorter for smokers. Just legalise vaping’

THE government report into e-cigarettes took almost a year, ran to 168 pages and recommended changing nothing. Andrew Laming’s dissenting report took just two sentences.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 13:48
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[Australia] MINORITY REPORT AS COMMITTEE DIVIDED OVER E-CIGS

The Chair of the Committee inquiring into e-cigarette use in Australia has prepared a “dissenting” report recommending permitting nicotine use in e-cigarettes Parliament’s Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee has presented its Report on the Inquiry into
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:17
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[UK] Doctors advised to tell patients e-cigarettes are `less harmful´ than smoking

Doctors should tell patients that e-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking but not without risk, according to new national guidance. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said evidence on the long-term health impact of vaping is
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:17
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[UK] Doctors should tell their patients that e-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking - but NOT without risk, health watchdog states

Nice released its new guidance in an attempt to dampen the spiralling confusion over the safety of the trendy gadgets. But in the same paper, the body added that evidence on the long-term health impact of vaping is not yet fully understood. The gadget
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 02:48
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[Asia-pacific] da ROZA: Is Singapore’s ban on e-cigarettes misguided?

These devices can be improved, lowering toxins but increasing the efficiency of nicotine delivery. Regulations can be used to ensure that the heat sticks and devices are of good quality and are safer to use. Banning may push poor devices into the back m
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 29, 2018 01:29
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[Australia] MPs split on health of e-cigarettes

Federal Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman says e-cigarettes could save thousands of lives if long-term smokers turn to them as an alternative to tobacco. But he was one of just three dissenting voices against a parliamentary health committee majority who oppos
The Australian (au)
added Mar 28, 2018 16:00
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[UK] NHS E-CIG PLEA Doctors should prescribe e-cigs on the NHS to show they are less harmful than fags, charity says

Deborah Arnott, from Action on Smoking and Health, told the Commons Science and Technology Committee that e-cigs would be effective on prescription
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:58
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[UK] Licensing e-cigarettes as medical products would reassure doctors, MPs told

Making e-cigarettes available on prescription would reassure doctors and patients that they are less harmful than smoking, a leading health expert has told MPs. Deborah Arnott, chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health (Ash), said there are still
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:17
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