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LYER: Cracking Down On E-Cigs Hurts Real People To Make Others Feel Good

I used to smoke about a pack of American Spirits a day. But I was able to quit, thanks to the help of e-cigarettes....But even if e-cigarettes were to lure people who’ve never smoked into nicotine use, this would still not be a problem. Americans have the
The Federalist
added May 19, 2017 14:58
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[New Zealand] Action On IQOS Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform

“We stand behind IQOS and HEETS,” Mr Erickson said. “But it’s clear that old 20th century laws are not sufficient to address new 21st century technologies that New Zealand smokers are embracing as they move away from combustible cigarettes.”
Scoop (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:32
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STIER/MILLER: Promote Health by Not Defending the E-Cigarette Ban

The Trump administration should no longer defend FDA’s indefensible vaping ban. Harm reduction — opting for a product or activity that is not harmless but is better than the existing alternative — is a common and obvious strategy that we employ almost u
National Review
added May 17, 2017 23:43
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VIDEO: Brass pipe offers 'healthy smoking'

A design studio is bringing French sophistication to alternatives to tobacco. The stylish brass pipe is designed to look like a twig. It holds a drop of essential oil and users blow through its mouthpiece. Its creator says the Sifflu pipe encourages bett
Reuters
added May 16, 2017 15:13
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POLITICO PULSE - EYE ON FDA: Scott Gottlieb drops hint about e-cigarettes.

"We need to have the science base to explore the potential to move current smokers — unable or unwilling to quit — to less harmful products, if they can’t quit altogether,” Gottlieb said on Monday. Gottlieb did not mention e-cigs directly, but his comme
Politico
added May 16, 2017 15:12
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BAT leads the way in e-cig safety testing with new screening technique

developed a technique that can detect unpredicted substances in e-cigarette vapour. In a single puff, this “non-targeted” method can detect and identify volatile and semi-volatile substances present at levels suitable for toxicological risk assessment.
BAT Science.com
added May 16, 2017 14:36
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E-Cig Summit: Does FDA Regulation Go Too Far? Maybe, but efforts to roll back regulation are misguided, activists say

Speaking at the first-ever U.S. E-Cigarette Summit, held May 8, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids president Matthew L. Myers said that the goal of regulation should be to minimize the risk to non-smoking children and teens while maximizing the potential of
MedPage Today
added May 16, 2017 13:59
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The huff and puff surrounding e-cigarette regulation in South Africa

the vape solutions used in e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and, therefore, these products do not qualify as tobacco products in terms of the Tobacco Products Act. In terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act of 1965 (“Medicines Act”), nicoti
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added May 15, 2017 20:18
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EDITORIAL: The United States must act quickly to control the use of e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes have prompted legitimate concerns. The rapid rise of vaping among adolescents...Observers will also be monitoring how the FDA handles Gottlieb’s potential conflicts of interest, the spectre of which threatens to haunt whatever alternatives th
Nature
added May 15, 2017 20:14
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CORESTA and Water Pipes

the general perception of such smoking is that since tobacco is not burnt, but heated, and the smoke filtered through water, it is less harmful. However, to date, very little scientific work has been produced on either the tobacco mixture itself or the e
CORESTA (Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco) (fr)
added May 15, 2017 18:24
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