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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: The cost of smoking

Just recently, the Philippines hosted the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum which gathered local and international experts from the fields of science, technology, policy and consumer advocacy from across Asia-Pacific as well as Europe and the United States.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:57

VIDEO: Reason's John Stossel Interviews Michelle Minton on the E-Cigarette Scare

In a new video interview from, Minton talks with John Stossel on how unwarranted fear mongering by public health advocates and their allies in government is undermining public health, by making it harder to purchase a product that can help smok
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Dec 10, 2018 22:21

[UK] Smoking in the home / New solutions for a Smokefree Generation (PDF)

5. Utilise tobacco harm reduction methods to support smokefree homes »» If people do not wish to quit, they should receive advice about establishing a smokefree home and the benefits of using alternative sources of nicotine such as e-cigarettes. »» All or
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:49

Stossel: Let Them Vape

But e-cigarettes help smokers quit traditional cigarettes. Michelle Minton of the Competitive Enterprise Institute tells John Stossel that people have misconceptions about e-cigarettes. "It's about 95 percent less harmful than a normal traditional cigare
Reason Magazine
added Nov 29, 2018 23:00
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BAKER: Reasons for such vaping popularity

the delicious smell of liquid are somehow tempting to others. Unlike tobacco smoking, which has become popular only because of nicotine addiction, to which a person gets used for 2-4 weeks, vaping can bring not only benefits (a good way to quit smoking i
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Nov 22, 2018 01:37

Pediatricians call for ban on flavoured vaping products — but Health Canada isn't going there

A major supplier of vaping products, Juul Labs, came to Canada in September. ... The Canadian Paediatric Society doesn't want to wait for the results. "The burden of clearly and accurately documenting the level of risk associated with e-cigarette use sh
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 19, 2018 19:51

MILLER: Let’s not overreact about e-cigarettes

I have outlined a plan for the country whereby the adult smoking rate goes to less 10 percent by 2021 with the distinct possibility of it going to under 5 percent by 2024. (The plan is heavily premised on the availability of e-cigarettes and heat-not-bur
Washington Post
added Nov 17, 2018 04:21

[Asia, New Zealand, Philippines] Loss of tax behind extreme anti-vaping laws - research

Smoking rates among men in Asia remain extraordinarily high... New Zealand’s support of smokers to switch to using electronic cigarettes or heated tobacco products was met with amazement at the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum in Manila today. Leading tobac
Voxy (nz)
added Nov 19, 2018 20:43

Mixed reactions greet FDA's plan to ban menthol cigarettes and many e-cig flavors; tighter regulations excessive, some say

Tobacco manufacturers and some anti-smoking advocacy groups consider the regulatory steps excessive and not backed by scientific research. However, they want to continue to be part of the regulatory process, citing their recent willingness to support Co
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 17, 2018 04:45

Q&A: The ABCs of E-Cigarettes

Many consumers are confused about the health implications of e-cigarettes. This is a primer about what research so far shows about these devices. Are they safer than traditional cigarettes? Yes. But that does not mean they are safe.
New York Times
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
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