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Experts write to the FDA about regulating e-liquid flavours

Attorney General of Iowa Thomas Miller, and four Public Health experts amongst whom renowned anti-smoking activists Clive Bates and David Sweanor, sent a briefing and letter to Dr. Gottlieb “that form a chain of reasoning that connect flavors to harms or,
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:16
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BIRR: Vape Shops Are Incentivizing Smokers To Ditch Cigarettes In The New Year

A vape shop in New York is launching a New Year’s effort to convert smokers to electronic cigarettes, offering consultations to educate tobacco users on the harm reduction devices. 180 Smoke, a Canadian vape chain founded by a heart surgeon that caters
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:21
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RADKE: The Debate Around Smoking Continues

The delicate balance lies in adapting short-term solutions that reduce harm today, whilst continuing to research the long term effects of these alternative smoking methods.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:20
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[UK] Many smokers overestimate e-cigarette risks, MPs hear

Aveyard, coordinating editor of the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group, told the House of Commons science and technology committee that he was concerned because half of smokers believed e-cigarettes to be as harmful as conventional cigarettes. “That’s real
British Medical Journal
added Jan 11, 2018 16:09
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BLISS: FDA should act on potential reduced risk tobacco products

Philip Morris International has produced an impressive amount of data on IQOS. As a physician, I support a careful review of that data by the FDA so that I can confidently recommend these products should they be allowed to come to market, a point I empha
The Hill
added Jan 11, 2018 01:20
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A Smoke-Free World Is Possible. Or Is It Really? "Not all smokers want to quit," some say.

"There is an urgent need to accelerate progress [on initiatives to] end this public health crisis," said Derek Yach, the founder of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. He shared the foundation's vision for a smoke-free world with HuffPost.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[UK] Tobacco Manufacturers' Association: how the 'most challenging industry' is trying to turn a reputational corner

Should the DH’s July thumbs-up for e-cigarettes be seen as the result of successful lobbying by the TMA and its members? Roca responds: "It’s common sense – we called for it, but so did the health groups; so it is clear there is alignment there, and I ap
PR Week (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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CARUANA: Singapore’s total e-cig ban comes into effect in the coming months

As Singaporean authorities keep ignoring evidence in favour of the e-cigs for smoking cessation, and the ban which was passed last November, comes into effect in the next few months. An article on Yahoo compares the Singaporean government’s stance to that
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 9, 2018 02:57
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[UK] Could 'safer' new smoking device that heats up tobacco instead of burning it replace traditional cigarettes?

In a campaign launched last week, Marlboro maker Philip Morris promised to stop selling cigarettes in the UK, instead urging smokers to use IQOS. The cost to smokers would be more or less the same. But the Independent Committee on Toxicology suggested i
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:21
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[Asia, India, Italy] Study shows e-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes

a study by the North East Hills University (NEHU) has stated that Electronics Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) or vaping has minimum health and safety concerns... According to the recently published study, people who have been wanting to quit cigarettes ca
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:13
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