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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

The Government is taking a cautious approach by aligning the regulations around vaping with those for cigarettes. This ensures cigarette smokers have access to a lower-risk alternative while we continue to discourage people from smoking or vaping in the
Māori Television (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Zoe Hawke: Legalising e-cigarettes 'clears the matter up'

Zoe Hawke of anti-smoking group Hapai Te Hauora told Jack Tame on Larry Williams Drive that e-cigarette's with nicotine are less harmful than tobacco. "They're already available, they're out there - this just clears the matter up. This just says, yep, w
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42

Can tobacco clean up its act?

Emerging tobacco products have cleaner chemistry than cigarettes but regulators remain leery of their benefit—and the companies developing them... But PMI’s data are meant to do more than build trust with the public. They may also help PMI secure FDA app
American Chemical Society
added Mar 29, 2017 19:31

[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner said scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes was still developing but there was a general consensus that vaping was much less harmful than smoking. She said the government was taking a cautious approach b
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:17

[Maryland] Baltimore beckons BAT scientists for key international tox conference

Top scientists from BAT headed to Maryland, USA to present new research at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The SOT Opens new window is a US-based professional association “dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing t
added Mar 29, 2017 15:59

22nd Century Invited to Speak at the Colorado Hemp Expo about the Company’s Medical Marijuana Initiatives and Zero-THC Hemp Plants

a leader in tobacco harm reduction and cannabis research, announced today that representatives of the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Botanical Genetics, have been invited to serve as featured speakers and presenters at the annual Colorado Hemp Expo a
Business Wire
added Mar 29, 2017 15:45

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
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