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[Connecticut] Doctors grapple with where e-cigarettes fit in for smoking cessation

The vaping industry added nearly $512,000 to the state's coffers last fiscal year, but not everyone thinks that's a good thing. Proponents see vaping — which typically involves a battery-powered device that produces a nicotine-laced vapor or aerosol inha
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 17:17
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Ban on nicotine 'will do us more harm than good'. The Australian

You don’t have to be a medical insider to understand that smoking a substance that causes cancer is a lot more damaging than smoking one that doesn’t. Yet health authorities here, by threatening to put people in prison for possessing nicotine, have in e
Dr Colin Mendelsohn (blog)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:51
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[Connecticut] Doctors grapple with where e-cigarettes fit in for smoking cessation

Dr. Mario Perez... is conducting a study that seeks to determine differences in how smoking and vaping impact airways. He said inflamed airways is one of the negative effects from smoking conventional cigarettes, so he is trying to determine if vaping ha
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 16:39
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to reduce traditional smoking– no good evidence

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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[Minnesota] Hurt: Don't be fooled by Big Tobacco smokescreen

I have seen the same cycle repeated too many times. Spread the message they don't want you to hear, the true story of their history: what they knew, when they knew it and what they did about it. Help make the 21st century the time in history when Big Toba
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 27, 2017 15:39
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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[Minnesota] HOBAN: Could Tobacco 21 increase smoking rates?

T21 is host to an array of unintended consequences. As with past prohibitive strategies in the United States, T21 has potential to increase use rates through psychological reactance, and out of protest once the targeted demographic realizes their right t
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Nov 27, 2017 15:08
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Another study finds e-cigs are more preferred as smoking cessation aid

“Federal officials have repeatedly claimed that there is no population evidence that e-cigarettes are helping smokers quit,” Rodu said....“Electronic cigarettes were the only aid producing a higher odds of (becoming) a former smoker than cold turkey,” acc
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 16:33
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century ending superpremium, high-nicotine cigarette production

The 22nd Century Group Inc. is stopping production of its extremely high nicotine-level cigarette Red Sun as part of going all-in on its very-low-nicotine cigarette strategy. The Clarence, N.Y.-based company bought the cigarette-manufacturing equipment
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:52
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[Africa, Kenya, Rwanda] How Technology Can Reduce Tobacco Harm

key stakeholders in the tobacco industry held a workshop in Naivasha – Kenya... The conference, themed “Tobacco harm reduction: Towards a smoke free world” identified the urgent need to quickly adopt and promote reduced-risk alternatives aimed at accelera
News of Rwanda (rw)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:05
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