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[UK] British e-cigarette advocate urges Australian government to lift ban and save lives

Clive Bates, a former director of Action on Smoking and Health in the UK who claims to have no financial links with the tobacco industry, believes vaping products could lead to "one of the greatest public health wins of all time". In the UK, where e-cig
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:14
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[Virginia] DAHL: Vital Signs: Need help kicking the habit? Skip electronic smoking devices

The belief that ESDs are less harmful than conventional cigarettes is still debatable. There is not enough research to show ESDs are effective in helping people quit, and they are not FDA-approved quit aids. ESDs have helped some people quit, but others
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Oct 16, 2017 05:59
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Tobacco control: a Foundation too far?

Yach is a respected public health leader. If anyone can achieve the objectives of the Foundation, it is him. But the odds of success are poor. And the costs of failure will not only be to Yach's reputation. They will represent another victory for an indus
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:39
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SCHARPING: Tobacco Companies Snuff Smoke, But Health Benefits Still Hazy

With indications that these devices are still harmful, though not as much as cigarettes, consumers are at risk of being deceived by marketing campaigns that take advantage of a lack of context and murky research to push an unsafe product. There’s also a
Discover Magazine
added Oct 14, 2017 08:39
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BAT Science.com
added Oct 13, 2017 01:08
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[Japan] They’re heating up: Internet search query trends reveal significant public interest in heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Public health practitioners should expand heat-not-burn tobacco product surveillance, adjust existing tobacco control strategies to account for heat-not-burn tobacco products, and preemptively study the health risks/benefits, popular perceptions, and heal
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:01
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22nd Century Group Closes $54 Million Common Stock Only Registered Direct Offering

More than 5 years of operating capital greatly improves Company’s strategic position with potential industry partners
Business Wire
added Oct 11, 2017 19:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Use science to inform public policy in matter of e-cigarettes, heat-not-burn devices

Seng said that “emerging tobacco products such as e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn cigarettes… are no less harmful than cigarettes”. There are now credible, rigorous, published, peer-reviewed scientific studies that indicate that heat-not-burn devices (HNB
TODAYonline (sg)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:43
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[UK] NICE to back use of e-cigarettes in new smoking cessation guidance

NICE is planning to back use of e-cigarettes in an update of guidelines on smoking cessation, according to new draft guidance. In the guidance, published last month, NICE said: ‘Some smokers have found them helpful to quit smoking cigarettes and there i
Pulse (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:42
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WADE: Bloomberg School of Public Health should live up to mission statement, save ‘millions at a time’

“Big Tobacco” companies will be required to issue corrective statements on the effects of cigarettes...This moment also should offer an opportunity to provide clarity about reduced-risk products and set the record straight on the pros and cons of e-cigare
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 10, 2017 16:16
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