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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
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:16

[UK-Scotland] 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 Gazette (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:57

[UK] VIDEO: Science and Technology Committee: Subject: E-Cigarettes

10:00:21 Witnesses: Michelle Jarman-Howe, Executive Director, Public Sector Prisons South, and Heather Thomson, Smokefree Lead, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
UK Parliament (uk)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:56

O'NEILL: Should Hong Kong ban e-cigarettes?

Next month Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will discuss a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products. What should it do? It could follow the example of Macau and Singapore. In January, Macau amended its Tobacco Prevention and C
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:47

FDA to re-examine premium cigars as it overhauls tobacco regulation

is taking another look at premium cigars in a move that anti-tobacco groups fear could weaken regulations.... FDA also wants to understand whether premium cigars pose different risks or are used in different patterns compared with other combustible tobacc
added Mar 26, 2018 13:56

[North Carolina] 22nd Century CEO gains 27 percent jump in 2017 total compensation

The president and chief executive of 22nd Century Group Inc., Henry Sicignano III, received a 2.9 percent increase in salary to $242,660 a year in fiscal 2017, according to a regulatory filing this week.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 25, 2018 00:59

David Lazarus / @Davidlaz: I'm getting angry emails from vaping fans who are fuming about a single line in my column in which I question the relative safety of the practice

added Mar 23, 2018 21:42

[Japan] Will Philip Morris International Really Stomp Out Its Own Cigarette Business?

If Philip Morris can sustain the positive momentum from the earliest release of iQOS products and translate it into worldwide success, it could mark one of the most unlikely yet successful about-faces for major corporations in stock market history.
Motley Fool
added Mar 23, 2018 19:16

[West Virginia] Letter: Vaping stores support sensible regulation (Daily Mail)

I’m both a parent and a person who works in the vaping industry. I wish to let people know that we in the vaping industry do not want teens to pick up or use vaping products. Vaping is a harm reducing alternative to smoking that been a great help to my
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05

Many teenage tobacco users deny tobacco use

Teens who use one or more forms of tobacco may not perceive themselves as tobacco users, with more than half of e-cigarette users denying their tobacco use status, according to research published in Pediatrics. Additionally, despite the understanding th
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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