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JAMA Publishes Greatly Anticipated Phase III Study Using 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes

Following 2 weeks of baseline study and 20 weeks of intervention, an immediate reduction in nicotine emerged as the clear winner. Compared to a gradual nicotine reduction, an immediate nicotine reduction was associated with: Lower toxicant exposure acro
Business Wire
added Sep 5, 2018 15:13
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[UK, USA] U.K. Gov’t Report Finds E-Cigarettes ‘Substantially Less Harmful,’ Urges Deregulation

FDA has been conducting a "nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes" to minors and convinced eBay to remove JUUL listings from its website. The U.K. parliament report, however, found concerns about the dangers of e-cigarettes are unfoun
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 5, 2018 14:47
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[Europe] JTI boss: EU Scientific Advisory Mechanism could adjust tobacco directive to reality

Ramunas Macius is the corporate development vice president for reduced-risk products at [JTI]. He spoke to EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos on the sidelines of the “Quo vadis, EU evidence-based policy making? Addressing the “evidence – policy” gap” even
EurActiv
added Sep 5, 2018 01:37
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[Africa, South Africa] To vape or not to vape?

The popularity of e-cigarettes is increasing rapidly in South Africa, with “a proliferation of vape stores in shopping malls and places where young people congregate”, Kalideen says. The industry is clearly targeting young people by introducing flavours
News24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:28
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[Mid-east] UAE considering lifting ban on e-cigarettes

Tobacco giants, under attack from governments and forced to print gruesome warnings on their products, pour millions into 'healthier' e-cigarette products
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:47
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MASON: Glantz strikes again, but good news on switching for COPD patients

The media picked up on a new anti-vaping paper from San Francisco last week, but advocates quickly pointed out that it’s junk science based on a complete failure to properly analyse the data. The paper, largely the work of Stan Glantz, failed to ask a si
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:06
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[Australia] Fired-up vaping advocates argue health is at centre of legalisation campaign in Canberra

E-cigarette campaigners have headed to the big smoke to convince federal politicians to lift bans on nicotine vaping products. A recent CSIRO report found regular use of vapers was likely to harm a person's health, but it suggested there were likely ben
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:05
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GLANTZ: European Public Health Association releases comprehensive up-to-date summary of the science on e-cigs

The European Public Health Association just released an excellent summary of the evidence on e-cigarettes, which is reproduced in full below. They have a slightly different view than many of our friends in England. A PDF of the statement is available h
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:15
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MINTON: One Year Later, Federal Plan on Tobacco Harm Reduction Needs Improvement

Instead of making sure these innovative reduced-risk products make it market and can advertise the fact that they are reduced-risk, the FDA has put its energies on a fear-campaign intended to scare teens away from e-cigs. The agency has done this despite
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris claims its smoking device can reduce incidence of lung carcinomas

said the incidence and multiplicity of lung carcinomas was significantly increased upon exposure to cigarette smoke than normal conditions. However, the incidence and multiplicity of lung carcinomas in mice exposed to IQOS was significantly lower than mi
Korea Times (kr)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:02
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