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[Asia, India] THE WHO IGNORES THE VOICES OF 20 MILLION SUCCESSFUL EX-SMOKERS (PDF)

On 2nd October, INNCO wrote to Margaret Chan, Chairman of The World Health Organisation, enclosing its response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 report ‘Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Electronic Non-Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS/ENNDS)’ and formally requ
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:50
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GREENHUT/JACOBS: Harm-Reduction Initiatives Violate Hippocratic Oath

Proposition 56 has other problems, too. It is mainly a money grab by those seeking additional reimbursements through the Medi-Cal system, which provides health care for poor Californians. But from a "do no harm" standpoint, the e-cigarette tax hike is th
Reason Magazine
added Oct 11, 2016 15:34
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[New Zealand] International anti-smoking campaigners' ten messages on e-cigarettes

Briton Clive Bates and Canadian David Sweanor make the case for regulating e-cigarettes almost as lightly as coffee in their submission to a Ministry of Health review into legalising e-cigarettes... ON LEGALISING E-CIGARETTES... "It would be unethical t
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: E-Cigarette Survey

Seven out of 10 Filipino adult smokers believe that vape devices or electronic cigarettes are positive alternatives to conventional cigarettes, according to the 2016 Asian Nations Adult Smoker E-cigarette Survey commissioned by consumer advocacy group “h
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:02
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[Philippines] Filipino smokers want E-cigarettes

IN a first-of-its-kind survey of adult smokers in Philippines, regional consumer advocacy group factasia.org has found that most smokers (70 percent) see e-cigarettes as a “positive alternative” to tobacco products. The same number—70 percent—would con
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:30
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Healthier? Depends On Who's Funding The Research

Even though the study was peer-reviewed, some are saying people should take the findings with a grain of salt given who funded the research: A tobacco company that's recently started selling e-cigarettes. For tobacco brands, it makes sense to get into
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:27
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[UK] ‘Don’t assume vaping is safe’ warns professor

Janet Krska, professor of clinical and professional practice at the Medway School of Pharmacy – a joint collaboration between the University of Kent and University of Greenwich – says a perception they are a safe alternative, is misguided. She explained
KentNews.co.uk (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:31
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New Pharmacological Agents to Aid Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Harm Reduction: What Has Been Investigated, and What Is in the Pipeline?

Many of these products are in the early stages of clinical trials; however, cytisine looks most promising in having established efficacy and safety with low cost. Electronic cigarettes have become very popular, appear to be efficacious and are safer than
CNS Drugs
added Oct 7, 2016 17:32
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FAIRCHILD: E-Cigarettes And The Values Behind The Evidence

This tension between harm reduction and precaution, then, highlights a second vital question involving the populations of concern. Whose risk matters? In 2015, Public Health England, the United Kingdom’s equivalent to the US Centers for Disease Control
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:15
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For less toxic e-cigarettes, skip the strawberry

E-cigarettes, however, had more toxic chemicals than smoke-free air, especially when the devices had higher power or voltage and when used with flavored liquid nicotine. “We found that strawberry-flavored product was the most toxic among all liquids we
Reuters
added Oct 7, 2016 01:54
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