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re-thinking nicotine and its effects

“Although nicotine is addictive, its impact varies greatly depending on the product.” The most addictive form of nicotine is inhaled in tobacco smoke. In contrast, nicotine replacement therapies that help smokers quit, such as nicotine gum and the patch,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:52
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Overview of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: A Systematic Review

Studies indicate that ENDS are increasing in use, particularly among current smokers, pose substantially less harm to smokers than cigarettes, are being used to reduce/quit smoking, and are widely available. More longitudinal studies and controlled trial
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:51
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BAHR: Will the Public Housing Smoking Ban Include Electronic Cigarettes? Let's hope not.

HUD also allows that it could revise its prohibition to include e-cigarettes if evidence shows that doing so "will, for example, result in significant maintenance savings." This marks another opaque metric that, if applied broadly and strictly, could lea
Weekly Standard
added Dec 2, 2016 22:34
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[UK] Tobacco giant launches new ‘healthy’ cigarette which heats rather than burns tobacco

It says its own trials found the new “healthier” cigarette had the same impact as quitting smoking – although these claims have not yet been independently checked. The Iqos is a £45 unit, which looks like a chunky mobile phone and charges a thin cigaret
The Sun (uk)
added Dec 1, 2016 05:13
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Volume 81, Supplement 2, Pages S15-S158 (30 November 2016) Evaluation of the Tobacco Heating System 2.2

Investigating a toxic risk (self-inflicted) the example of conventional and advanced studies of a novel Tobacco Heating System... Evaluation of the Tobacco Heating System 2.2. Part 2: Chemical composition, genotoxicity, cytotoxicity, and physical propert
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Mar 20, 2017 16:16
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AVCA is now officially registered as Charity in New Zealand

Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy (AVCA) is pleased to announce that we have been approved and are now a registered New Zealand Charity (CC53899). This development will allow us to continue the work we are currently doing and expand upon it to deliver o
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:14
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[UK] Philip Morris CEO: Cigarette Production Could End Someday

“There will come a moment in time where I would say we have sufficient adoption of these alternative products…and sufficient awareness to start envisaging together with government a phaseout period for cigarettes, and I hope this time will come soon,” An
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 1, 2016 05:11
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[UK] Philip Morris just launched an electric cigarette that might be just as bad for you as a normal cigarette

But is the Iqos the silver bullet for smoking without the deadly side effects? And will it help Philip Morris with its goal to replace cigarettes with non-combustible alternatives? Probably not. Here's why.
Business Insider
added Dec 1, 2016 04:47
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[UK] Tobacco giants lose appeal over plain packaging

challenged a High Court decision which said the regulations were "lawful", taking the case to the Court of Appeal. But on Wednesday three judges rejected their second challenge, saying that the Health Secretary had "lawfully exercised his powers".
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 13:26
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[UK] AUDIO: Philip Morris could stop making conventional cigarettes

has launched a new, less harmful cigarette in the UK which it says could mean halting sales of its conventional tobacco products. The so called Iqos product heats tobacco...this means smokers get the same nicotine hit, but 90% less of the nasty toxins...
BBC Online
added Nov 30, 2016 12:29
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