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[UK] End of smoking in sight? More than 3 million people in Britain now vape as charities say smokers are 'finally getting the message' that switching to e-cigs can improve health

Action on Smoking and Health found there are now four times more e-cigarette users than there was six years ago. The charity today said smokers are 'finally getting the message' that switching to vaping can improve health. Vaping - the term for using e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 18:44
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WILLIAMSON: The Marlboro Man’s Best Friend

As a public-health tradeoff, vaping is a good deal. It is an obviously good deal. Ah, but a good deal for whom?
National Review
added Sep 18, 2018 21:25
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BENTLEY: The FDA's assault on vaping is a gift to Big Tobacco

The magnitude of the FDA's threat cannot be overstated. A ban on flavors would be a near-death blow to the e-cigarette industry and severely weaken the appeal of vaping as a safer alternative to smoking. But an even more insidious consequence of the thre
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Sep 18, 2018 03:14
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Most Americans Think Vaping is as Bad as Smoking

50% of Americans believe vaping is no safer than smoking cigarettes 13% believe vaping is less safe than smoking 20% believe vaping is safer than smoking 17% are unsure which is safer The results come from a Rasmussen Reports poll released in August. Rasm
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:57
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LEONHARDT: Getting the Positives of E-cigarettes Without the Negatives

So far, the F.D.A. has erred on the side of going too easy. Yesterday’s action helps correct the balance, but it’s only the first step.
New York Times
added Sep 14, 2018 17:27
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Survey finds rapid increase in number of UK vapers

An estimated 3.2 million people in Britain are now users of e-cigarettes, or vapes, compared with around 7.4 million who smoke tobacco cigarettes...more than half are people who have switched to electronic cigarettes after quitting tobacco, the survey by
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2018 03:22
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[Asia, India] Tamil Nadu bans e-cigarettes

It was a follow up of an announcement made by health minister C Vijay Baskar in the state assembly on June 14. The minister said, “The ads of electronic cigarettes claim that they will not cause any harm. The Tamil Nadu government has already banned ch
Times of India
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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Light and mild redux: heated tobacco products’ reduced exposure claims are likely to be misunderstood as reduced risk claims [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data in the PMI modified risk tobacco product IQOS application do not support reduced risk claims and the reduced exposure claims are perceived as reduced risk claims, which is explicitly prohibited by the FDA. Allowing PMI to promote IQOS as reduced
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:31
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BIALOUS/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Under the moniker of ‘harm reduction’, the tobacco companies are attempting to rehabilitate their reputation so they can more effectively influence governments to roll back existing tobacco control policies or create exemptions for their HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:25
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Yet Another Smoking Alternative Isn't Better for You Than Cigarettes

[BAT] hasn’t produced adequate data...Although Camel Snus have lower levels of some potentially harmful chemicals compared with cigarettes, they contain higher amounts of arsenic, cadmium and nicotine, said [FDA] staff in a briefing document posted online
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2018 21:43
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