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[UK] SWEANOR: Pragmatism on nicotine could save lives

Reducing risks by helping smokers switch to less hazardous products has been opposed rather than endorsed, with regulation serving to restrict alternatives to cigarettes. The push to ban potentially less hazardous alternatives to cigarettes, or to put th
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 01:24
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Sullum: The truth about e-cigarettes and government studies

FDA’s onerous new e-cigarette rules, which threaten to ruin thousands of businesses and stifle life-saving innovation. But Trump’s freshly minted secretary of health and human services, Tom Price, needn’t wait for revision of those regulations to experime
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 21, 2017 21:33
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E-cigarettes popular among smokers with existing illnesses

According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, current and former smokers who suffer from disease are more likely to have reported using an e-cigarette, meaning these patients may see e-cigarettes as safer or less harmful than co
EurekAlert
added Feb 21, 2017 21:27
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[Korea - South] SONG: Is vaping healthy?

As a recent convert to “vaping” I am proud to say...Like with any issue on the Internet, the truth may be hard to dig up but if you read through the unlimited articles, the truth does rise up. This industry would not be thriving so much if there really w
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 21, 2017 19:54
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Harm reduction emphasized

despite the volume increase, SM’s share of Sweden’s snus market fell by 1.6 percentage points, from 69.0 percent during 2015 to 67.4 percent during 2016. And it’s share of Norway’s snus market fell by 3.1 percentage points to 53.5 percent.
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 21, 2017 20:31
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RODU/GLANS/STROUD: VAPING, E-CIGARETTES, AND PUBLIC POLICY TOWARD ALTERNATIVES TO SMOKING

Policymakers should be mindful of the extensive research that supports tobacco harm reduction and understand that bans, excessive regulations, or high taxes on e-cigarettes could encourage smokers to stay with more-harmful traditional cigarettes.
Heartland Institute
added Feb 21, 2017 03:07
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Premium vape image draws many away from ‘dirty’ cigarettes

Julian Morris vice president of...Reason Foundation...acknowledged that higher vape device pricing can be an attractive factor for those drawn to the nicotine habit as this results in a more premium image projected compared to the ‘dirty’ or ‘filthy’ ciga
Rakyat Post (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:31
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Like smoking tobacco, vaping may increase risk of heart disease

E-cigarette users were found to exhibit physiological effects not present in the nonusers, such as abnormalities in cardiovascular function that included higher oxidative stress levels and levels of adrenaline in the heart, an effect known as increased ca
Washington Post
added Feb 20, 2017 15:34
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Philip Morris's 'smoke-free' cigarette seems unlikely to ignite in Australia

which professes it wants a smoke-free future, is facing major regulatory obstacles to its plan to introduce to Australia a new cigarette that eliminates smoke by heating tobacco rather than burning it. The product, which Philip Morris International says
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 17, 2017 23:46
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GEBELHOFF: The great mystery of e-cigarettes

As a substitute to the long list of harmful chemicals found in combustible cigarettes, these harmful substances might be a desirable trade-off. But even the most ardent supporters of e-cigarettes should admit that the surge in teen vaping is probably not
Washington Post
added Feb 16, 2017 16:57
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