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E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Other Electronic Nicotine Products: Harm Reduction Pathways or New Avenues for Addiction?

Given the disproportionate burden of tobacco health harms in psychiatric patients, e-cigarettes are being considered as a potential tool for harm reduction. This article summarizes recent data on e-cigarettes, provides recommendations and resources to le
Psychiatric Times
added Jun 30, 2017 22:56

[Asia, India] Claims of vaping as safer alternative go up in smoke

A new study in JAMA Pediatrics states that usage of e-cigarettes leads to greater risk of a person taking to smoking. A metanalysis and systematic review of nine studies comprising 17, 389 adolescents and young adults in the age group of 14-30 threw up t
DNA India (in)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47

[Pennsylvania] BIRR: Massive Vaping Tax Is Crushing People’s ‘Businesses And Livelihoods’

A massive tax on electronic cigarettes is upending the vaping industry in Pennsylvania and is blamed for putting nearly 100 stores out of business since implementation. Lawmakers in the state passed a 40 percent tax on vaping products last summer that w
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 30, 2017 14:14

‘A good method of quitting smoking’ or ‘just an alternative to smoking’? Comparative evaluations of e-cigarette and traditional cigarette usage by dual users

the best answer that can be given to that question is that it may be either, depending upon factors such as how people evaluate e-cigarettes relative to traditional cigarettes and how important those dimensions of comparison are for them.
Health Psychology Open
added Jun 28, 2017 15:02
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: E-cigarettes needed to get more adults to quit smoking

A federal parliamentary inquiry on e-cigarettes is under way and a Senate inquiry is about to begin shortly based on a bill submitted to the Senate last week. Tobacco control activists want to leave the regulatory framework now in place unchanged, preven
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:52
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22nd Century Joins Russell Microcap® Index

“We are pleased to be added to the Russell Microcap Index. Our inclusion will generate further interest in the Company’s stock among those investors in the investment community who may be less familiar with 22nd Century Group” Tweet this Membership in th
Business Wire
added Jun 29, 2017 02:27

Estimating the effect of differing assumptions on the population health impact of introducing a Reduced-Risk Tobacco Product in the USA

Sensitivity study changes in tobacco prevalence and mortality from varying effective doses, current smoking risks, quitting half-lives and rates of initiation, switching, re-initiation and cessation. They also study extreme situations (e.g. everyone using
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jun 29, 2017 04:37
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[UK] E-cigarettes do NOT cause damage to blood vessels that lead to heart disease as debate over their safety rages on

Scientists did not see disruption to skin repair even at concentrations of a 'heavy vaper' and with double the amount of nicotine compared to smoke. This is the findings from British American Tobacco (BAT), one of the world's five largest tobacco compan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05

Prof. Polosa receives Award for anti-smoking efforts

Renowned expert in tobacco harm reduction Prof. Riccardo Polosa, receives the INNCO Global Award...Polosa was selected for “having promoted the concept of Tobacco Harm Reduction using his background in science, health, advocacy and academia and his belie
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:27

[Poland] MASON: Thoughts On GFN

I’ve identified the reasons why it was so successful. So, without further ado, here they are: Some Of The Shine Is Wearing Off Public Health’s Heroes There’s a lot of negative research about vaping, and it always gets media attention. However, despite
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 28, 2017 15:14
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