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[California] SUMMERS: E-cigarette myths should go up in smoke

restricting access to, a technology that helps tens of thousands of people — perhaps more — safely and effectively quit smoking every year. After all, without a crisis — even an imagined one — how would politicians and government agencies justify their ca
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Mar 19, 2017 13:42
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SKLAROFF, GODSHALL, GAMBESCIA: Vaping isn't smoking, it's a disease prevention method

And, as the new Administration pledges to slash many harmful regulations, it should include the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent vapor product regulation, which was touted as another important measure to protect children from Big Tobacco and n
The Hill
added Mar 17, 2017 22:44
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[Pennsylvania] SHIFFMAN: Up in smoke

Last week, Allegheny County Council voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places such as restaurants, stadiums and schools. The ban is unfortunate and ill-advised. The rule treats vaping just like smoking and sends the message that vaping is jus
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 17, 2017 07:34
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RESPONDING TO A CHANGING WORLD Sustainability Report 2016 (PDF)

we also see substantial growth opportunities in new types of tobacco and nicotine alternatives, which we call Next Generation Products, and are making significant progress in the commercialisation and development of a range of products which offer co
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 10, 2017 04:26
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New Sustainability Report Shows How British American Tobacco is Responding to a Changing World

The report outlines the work of the Group across three strategic focus areas of harm reduction, sustainable agriculture and farmer livelihoods, and corporate behaviour
CSRwire
added May 4, 2017 00:26
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RODU: Department of Defense anti-smokeless campaign is ’50’ shades darker

Thanks to David Sweanor of the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy & Ethics, we became aware of an outrageous DOD website called UCanQuit. Sweanor, who has a long history of fighting cigarette company malfeasance, co-authored a commentary
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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SIEGEL: What the FDA Gets Wrong About E-Cigarettes

Trump’s nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration is a hopeful sign that the FDA’s illogical tobacco product regulations may soon end. The rules as they stand lump all nicotine-containing products in the
Bloomberg View
added Mar 16, 2017 19:13
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[California] SUMMERS: Electronic cigarette myths should go up in smoke

In their zeal to punish the evil tobacco industry, many have thrown the baby out with the bathwater by ignoring scientific evidence, mislabeling e-cigarettes as dangerous tobacco products and stifling, and restricting access to, a technology that helps t
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Mar 21, 2017 23:29
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PMI SCIENCE PRESENTS NEW DATA AT SRNT 2017

Risk reduction both for smokers and for non-smokers ...PMI Science's poster on its population health impact model showed how disease risks for stroke, COPD, ischemic heart disease and lung cancer change over time, and how the introduction of smoke-free p
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Apr 1, 2017 11:34
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish men on target to be first to completely stub out smoking

Swedish government has released data showing that the proportion of men aged between 30 and 44 smoking fell to just 5 per cent in 2016. This makes it the first country to hit a notional tobacco “end game” target proposed by global health bodies and some
New Scientist
added Mar 15, 2017 14:34
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