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LETTER: SIEGEL: Why is FDA favoring real cigarettes over fake ones?

Myers...argues that the current FDA regulations regarding electronic cigarettes do not impede the ability of companies to put truly safer products on the market...But the opposite is true. By requiring every new product to submit burdensome and expensive
The Hill
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26

McELRATH: From Bad To Worse: Big Tobacco is On Its Way to Cornering the E-Cigarette Industry

The fact is that neither they, nor medical science knows anything for certain about the long term effects of vaping. And, if history is any indication, even if e-cigarette use does prove to be as deadly as tobacco, the companies profiting from sales of th
Ring Of Fire Network
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42

[Australia] E-cigarette nicotine ban condemned as 'flawed and unethical' by doctors, health experts

"It is unethical and unscientific to exempt nicotine in tobacco products and to deny smokers access to a much safer alternative," the group wrote in a submission to the TGA...disappointed the group had failed to convince the TGA to adopt a policy that cou
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:27

Smoking Cessation: The Urgent Need for Increased Utilization of Varenicline

the existing totality of evidence suggests an urgent need to increase utilization of varenicline among the general population, as well as those with serious mental illness, to achieve smoking cessation among those attempting to quit. The relevant consider
American Journal of Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 12:21

[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31

[Greece] Philip Morris (PM) Invests in Reduced Risk Tobacco Category

the company has announced that it will invest approximately €300 million in order to convert one of its cigarette factory at Papastratos into a manufacturing plant for tobacco sticks for reduced-risk product - iQOS (Heatsticks that heat tobacco instead of
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41

[Illinois] With 'vaping' on the rise, debate centers on its effects

Bacci said she is skeptical that vaping helps adults get away from addiction, and she has concerns that it may end up leading to dual use and increased nicotine intake...Tom Merritt of Gurnee, a customer at Vape Scene, said he quit smoking cigarettes by t
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22

NITZKIN: The government has to change its tune on how to reduce harm from tobacco

what we need is a major rewrite of tobacco-control policy in ways that would sensibly regulate e-cigarettes and other lower-risk products, while recognizing the crucial role they can play in ending adult cigarette use within a generation.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31

MALONE: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

This special issue focuses on some of the hot topics in tobacco control to highlight new work and new challenges. Among these hot topics: policies related to e-cigarettes, how the public appraises harm and safety, and the possible up and down sides of nic
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2017 19:28

[UK] Switching to vaping cuts fire death risk, London Fire Brigade safety chief tells smokers

Dan Daly of the London Fire Brigade said electronic devices hold “fewer fire risks” for smokers than cigarettes. Mr Daly, assistant commissioner for fire safety, said: “Our preference is that you stop smoking altogether. But if you must smoke, vaping ho
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:23
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