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NITZKIN: Trump's FDA nominee faces steep climb to reform tobacco regulation

FDA considers smoking to be a disease, not a behavior. We need effective FDA regulation of all tobacco-related products to protect consumers...we have a system designed to keep new products off the market and to prevent anyone from claiming reduced risk
The Hill
added May 9, 2017 16:03

[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: No smoke without fire in the battle to live better without crutch of cigarettes

This thinking forms the basis of the new IMPACT guidance ASH Scotland has produced for community-based mental health services. If a client is interested in talking about their smoking we recommend the AID approach – Ask, Inform, Discuss – and our guidan
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 9, 2017 14:03

[UK, USA] As Washington cracks down on e-cigarettes, a new study is showing their health benefit

As the United States cracks down on rules governing e-cigarettes, a wide-ranging study in Britain has revealed how the technology is helping smokers to give up harmful tobacco. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that produc
added May 9, 2017 17:31

[UK] Majority of vapers have quit tobacco – survey

The number of people vaping or using e-cigarettes has quadrupled in the past five years, the annual Smokefree GB survey by Action on Smoking and Health (Ash) found, with many people turning to them for help with quitting or cutting down on smoking tobacc
The Guardian (uk)
added May 9, 2017 15:35

[Asia, Thailand] In search of a healthier puff

Thailand Tobacco considering planting hemp and processing it for use in consumer products....Hemp seed oil can be mixed into cigarettes to reduce the quantity of nicotine and tar residues, and its flavour is similar to that of traditional ci
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 9, 2017 15:33
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22nd Century Group Files 2017 First Quarter Report and Announces Conference Call to Provide Business Update Company now projecting substantially higher 2017 revenue

Business Wire
added May 9, 2017 13:48

[UK] Large national survey finds 2.9 million people now vape in Britain: For the first time over half don’t smoke

an estimated 2.9 million adults in Great Britain currently use electronic cigarettes. For the first time ever, the survey finds more ex-smokers (1.5 million) who use e-cigarettes than current smokers and the main reason people offered for their use of e-
ASH London (uk)
added May 8, 2017 21:08
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[UK] The power of e-cigs! More vapers have quit smoking than those that continue their tobacco habit, a survey reveals for the first time

Ann McNeill, professor of tobacco addiction at King's College London, said: 'This year's ASH survey finds that around 1.5 million vapers are ex-smokers, for the first time a larger number than those who continue to smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2017 19:09

[UK] The vaping laws are changing on May 20 - here's what you need to know

But vapers face getting to grips with a set of new laws which will be enforced later this month alongside new tobacco laws - despite the fact that vaping is believed to be a better option than smoking with some choosing it to help beat their addiction to
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added May 8, 2017 19:08

[Australia] VIDEO: Federal Court fines e-cigarette sellers over 'misleading claims'

The Federal court has fined three online e-cigarette retailers for making false and misleading claims. Australia's consumer watchdog the ACCC took the action after the businesses suggested their products did not contain harmful carcinogens and toxins. It
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 8, 2017 16:14
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