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22nd Century Group Announces Above-Market Offering for $11.4 Million

the Company entered into an agreement, dated October 14, 2016, with one existing institutional investor and one new institutional investor to receive approximately $11.4 million in gross proceeds in a registered direct offering through the sale of common
Business Wire
added Oct 14, 2016 16:27
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[Sweden] Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death

"Snus has been suggested as a less harmful alternative to smoking because it lacks the combustion products of smoking that are associated with cancer risk," said study co-first author Kathryn Wilson..."However, we found that men with prostate cancer who u
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2016 14:46
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Cochrane Review: Conclusions about the effects of electronic cigarettes remain the same

electronic cigarettes may help smokers stop their smoking, and the included studies did not find any serious side effects associated with their use for up to two years. Many studies are now underway which may help us understand more about their effects i
EurekAlert
added Oct 17, 2016 15:58
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COHEN: Uncertainty Over Safety Of Electronic Cigarettes And Its Impact In The Workplace

Health questions surrounding vaping have since been answered by the British Government Watchdog Public Health English (PHE). However, public opinion still remains divided... E Cigs are less harmful yet tabloids have confused the public The use of electro
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 14, 2016 16:09
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[UK] Don't trust e-cigarette studies, says Cancer Research: Charity urges caution against findings that promote devices as a healthy option

Tobacco giants are marketing e-cigarettes as trendy lifestyle accessories rather than quit-smoking aids, a major charity has warned. Cancer Research UK, which usually promotes the use of e-cigarettes as alternatives to smoking tobacco, yesterday accused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:12
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[California] BIRR: Advocates of Tobacco Tax on E-Cigarettes Use Dead Kids in Ad Campaign

“Let people make their own choices,” Steven Greenhut, Western Region director for the R Street Institute, told NPR. “Vaping is not entirely safe. But it’s pretty clear that vaping is far less harmful than smoking.”
Libertarian Republic
added Oct 11, 2016 22:10
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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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