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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC clarification

statement by the Civil Service Commission and the Department of Health The following statement clarifies the issues raised in various publications, including the Business Mirror, relative to the participation of the CSC Chairperson during the World Healt
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:11

BRIEF-22nd Century says FDA provides positive feedback for it's low nicotine MRTPA filings

* FDA provides positive and encouraging feedback for 22nd Century's very low nicotine MRTPA filings * 22nd Century Group - in response to FDA's requests, and in conjunction with additional clarifying guidance, company has withdrawn its existing filings
added Jan 6, 2017 00:56

Public Grows More Wary of E-Cigarettes

A growing percentage of Americans perceive e-cigarettes to be as harmful as regular cigarettes, according to findings from a nationally representative survey of health attitudes. In 2012, half of respondents (50.7%) participating in the National Cancer I
MedPage Today
added Jan 5, 2017 21:09

[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers quitting - report

Greater uptake of e-cigarettes by smokers is likely to increase the number of people who successfully give up smoking, according to an independent analysis of health interventions. The “health technology assessment”, published by the Health Information a
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:51

FDA Provides Positive and Encouraging Feedback for 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine MRTPA Filings

(FDA) has provided the Company with helpful and positive feedback on the Company’s combined Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPAs) and Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTAs) for 22nd Century’s “BRAND A” Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigar
Business Wire
added Jan 5, 2017 16:39

Fewer see e-cigarettes as less harmful than cigarettes

The perception that e-cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes fell between 2012 and 2014, a sign that fewer people see them as a safe alternative to smoking tobacco, a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Publ
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 5, 2017 15:43

The Dr. Oz Show Kicks Off 2017 With Must-See January Jumpstarts!

In our Dr. Oz Investigations, we take a closer look at how dirty your towels and pillows really are, whether e-cigarettes are a safe option or deadly trend
PR Newswire
added Jan 2, 2017 17:31

[UK] BAULD: I’ll say it again: E-cigarettes are still far safer than smoking

Despite evidence suggesting e-cigarettes are far less harmful than smoking, more people than ever believe them to be just as harmful. Professor Linda Bauld discusses the evidence
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 17:25

BIRR: CDC Fears Teen Vaping Is Out Of Control Despite Plunge In 2016

“The CDC is using a fear-based outreach effort on e-cigarettes,” Dr. Edward Anselm, senior fellow at the R Street Institute, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “The risk to young people is overstated. The recent surgeon generals report had little to
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:52

Are e-cigarettes any safer for my child than tobacco?

Q: I don’t want my teenager to start smoking cigarettes. I know many kids are using e-cigarettes instead. Are they safer? A: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy just released a report addressing this issue. The report finds that e-cigarettes have surpass
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jan 2, 2017 00:13
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