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RODU: Vaping Plays a Role in Young Adults’ Low Smoking Rate

But the Initiative didn’t tell the whole tobacco “truth.”...Among the 5% who are former smokers in this age group, over half were current vapers or had tried vaping products. Even more impressive, 7 out of 10 current smokers were either current vapers o
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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Biomarkers of exposure among “dual users” of tobacco cigarettes and electronic cigarettes in Canada

Implications Public health authorities should clearly communicate the relative risk of e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes to the general public, focusing on two salient points: 1) e-cigarettes are not harmless, but they are less harmful than smoking tob
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:01
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[UK] LAMB: It’s time to stop tarring e-cigarettes and tobacco with the same brush

Yesterday, I made a statement to the House of Commons about our recent report on e-cigarettes to clarify what we actually said. The evidence is clear: e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to a smoker’s health than conventional cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:49
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[China, USA] BOEHM: Next Round of Tariffs Could Making Vaping More Expensive

By making it harder for smokers to switch to vaping, the Trump administration's tariffs would strike a blow against public health.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 10, 2018 18:04
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AUDIO: VOICES OF VAPERS: EDUCATING LAWMAKERS ON VAPING PRODUCTS (GUEST: STEFAN DIDAK)

Stefan Didak joins the show to discuss vaping products. Stefan switched from smoking to vaping in 2012 and has been a vocal and active supporter and advocate for vapor products. He is frequently seen testifying in front of state and local legislators and
Heartland Institute
added Sep 10, 2018 17:27
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[Switzerland, UK] Letter to WHO's DG against prohibition and for risk-proportionate regulation

We’ve sent a letter to WHO and the FCTC secretariat in advance of FCTC COP-8 (1-6 October, Geneva) – protesting about WHO’s inclination towards prohibition and excessive regulation of alternative nicotine delivery systems (ANDS). For background, see pap
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:36
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Cytotoxic effects of heated tobacco products (HTP) on human bronchial epithelial cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Using limited cytotoxic measures, the HTP showed reduced cytotoxicity relative to a combustible cigarette but higher toxicity than an e-cigarette. More comprehensive testing is needed to determine long-term effects of inhaling emissions from HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2018 02:32
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[UK] LANGLEY: Tobacco harm reduction: Making sure no one gets left behind

A key issue is how to facilitate the uptake of e-cigarette use among those who are most likely to benefit from them. In the UK e-cigarettes are used by a significant proportion of adult smokers and ex-smokers, and have been widely endorsed.(3-6) They are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2018 16:44
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JAMA Publishes Greatly Anticipated Phase III Study Using 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes

Following 2 weeks of baseline study and 20 weeks of intervention, an immediate reduction in nicotine emerged as the clear winner. Compared to a gradual nicotine reduction, an immediate nicotine reduction was associated with: Lower toxicant exposure acro
Business Wire
added Sep 5, 2018 15:13
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[UK, USA] U.K. Gov’t Report Finds E-Cigarettes ‘Substantially Less Harmful,’ Urges Deregulation

FDA has been conducting a "nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes" to minors and convinced eBay to remove JUUL listings from its website. The U.K. parliament report, however, found concerns about the dangers of e-cigarettes are unfoun
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 5, 2018 14:47
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