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[Philippines] ‘WHO opposition to tobacco-harm reduction threatens public health’

“is dishonest and threatens public health,” the US-based think tank Reason Foundation said. A treaty created by the WHO in 2004, the FCTC seeks “to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic co
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36

US Think Tank Says WHO Tobacco Treaty a Threat to Public Health

Reason Foundation published a brief on September 14 essentially critiquing the WHO’s “hostility” to tobacco harm reduction and outlines its consequences generally as a threat to public health. The brief contrasts the WHO’s opposition to less harmful nicot
Medical Observer Philippines (ph)
added Sep 20, 2016 14:31

Toxicant Levels Average 95% Lower in E-Cigarette Vapour Versus Cigarette Smoke: New Study by British American Tobacco

In the most comprehensive chemical comparison to date between smoke and e-cigarette emissions, scientists at British American Tobacco ("BAT") have found evidence that e-cigarette vapour* has significantly lower levels of toxicants than conventional cigar
PR Newswire
added Sep 19, 2016 16:26

[UK] Southampton e-cigarette scientists at the forefront of vaping

Scientists from one of the world’s biggest tobacco firms BAT (British America Tobacco) pioneered e cigarettes and are working on new forms of vaping at their labs in Southampton. Commenting on the BMJ report, David O’Reilly, BAT’s Group scientific and R
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:23

Adolescents' interest in trying flavoured e-cigarettes

Candy-flavoured, fruit-flavoured and menthol-flavoured e-cigarettes appeal to adolescents more than tobacco-flavoured or alcohol-flavoured e-cigarettes. This appeal is only partially explained by beliefs about reduced harm. Given adolescents' interest in
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2016 14:59

MORRIS: The WHO’s Opposition to Tobacco Harm Reduction: A Threat to Public Health? (PDF)

The brief elucidates the reasons for the WHO’s and its FCTC’s hostility to tobacco harm reduction and adumbrates its consequences. It contrasts this opposition to less harmful nicotine-containing products with the WHO’s support for harm reduction in othe
Reason Foundation
added Sep 20, 2016 14:40

MORRIS: The World Health Organization's Opposition to Tobacco Harm Reduction: A Threat to Public Health?

If governments follow the FCTC’s advice, vape products would become less readily available and more people will smoke, with far worse health consequences. The WHO’s opposition to tobacco harm reduction is dishonest and threatens public health.
Reason Foundation
added Sep 20, 2016 14:34

[Asia-pacific] 80% of Malaysians say health improved after switching to vape: Study

study conducted by leading cardiologist and harm-reduction researcher Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos on more than 7,000 Malaysians in the first half of 2016. In a statement today, regional consumer advocacy group revealed that the survey found 8
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07

HARTMANN-BOYCE: Why can't scientists agree on e-cigarettes?

As a Cochrane review of e-cigarettes is published, its author asks why vaping devices have divided the academic community...When it comes to long-term safety, experts are making their best guesses in the absence of solid data, and that’s where room for di
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2016 14:05

[Australia] Libs call for rethink on e-cigarette ban

backbencher has called for a rethink of Australia's ban on nicotine e-cigarettes, arguing the devices could spell the end of harmful cigarette smoking. James Paterson said some of the reasons cited by health groups for maintaining the ban were puzzling a
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:49
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