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Experts Plead With Medical Council To Cut Through The Smoke Surrounding E-Cigarettes

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is being urged to conduct a thorough review of the latest science surrounding e-cigarettes, with evidence suggesting they could save half a million Australian smokers from tobacco related deaths.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:11
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Consortium on Methods Evaluating Tobacco: Research Tools to Inform FDA Regulation of Snus

Using our study methods and the convergence of results, the snus that we tested as a potential modified risk tobacco product is likely to neither result in substantial public health harm nor benefit.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:23
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[Australia] Top doctor calls for total ban on cigarettes, switch to e-cigarettes

A leading Australian health researcher has called for a total ban on cigarettes as a new study finds millions of deaths could be prevented if smokers switched to electronic cigarettes. Menzies School of Health researcher Dr Marita Hefler says the rapid
The Age (au)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:15
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ABASSI: Case For E-Cigs Continues To Strengthen

As a physician, I can unequivocally say that about 70 percent of the illnesses I have encountered has been either directly or indirectly related to cigarette smoking. It is without a doubt an awful habit, and one whose psychological grip on the user is
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:07
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Study finds vaping could be a lifesaver

Researchers say it could save millions of lives, but only if cigarette smokers make the switch
Consumer Affairs
added Oct 5, 2017 13:04
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Study finds switching to e-cigs could save up to 6.6 million lives

As has been the case in most studies reviewing a potential reduced-risk for e-cigs, what these results signify depend on where individuals fall on the anti-tobacco, anti-smoking spectrum. Some anti-tobacco advocacy groups and Democratic congressional le
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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Should People Who Can't Quit Smoking Switch to E-Cigarettes?

Switching to e-cigarettes won't solve all the health problems smokers face. For example, e-cigarettes are still addictive, and studies suggest that they may be bad for heart health. But compared with traditional tobacco cigarettes — which, in addition to
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:49
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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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Cannabis Market Extends Across Numerous Industry Segments

The contribution of 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE: XXII) is an industrial hemp plant that has no psychoactive tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC). ...XXII is involved in the medical sector with its clinical studies of nicotine cessation products (it was origina
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[UK] SPENCE: Is the government finally starting to see sense on e-cigarettes?

This month is ‘Stoptober’, the annual government-backed campaign to persuade smokers to give up tobacco for good. This year, for the first time, the organisers have taken the decision to endorse vaping as an effective tool to help smoking addicts quit.
The Spectator (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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