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SATEL: California ballot choices: to protect porn stars but not smokers?

There is near-unanimous consensus in the scientific community that e-cigarettes are less hazardous than combustible tobacco, by around 95 percent. But if you were to look to the California Department of Public Health for guidance, you’d never know it. Th
American Enterprise Institute
added Oct 17, 2016 18:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Why no headway on e-cigarettes, vaping?

Honestly, here was Malaysia with entrepreneurs starting and leading in an industry that would have not only reduced harm, but reduced air pollution, with a win-win situation for everyone. Yet again, we have the government dragging its feet.
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:23
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[UK] NUTT: Vaping saves lives. It’d be madness to ban it

in time the evidence will surely convince even vaping’s most ardent opponents. Until then, we must not let hypothetical concerns about vaping limit its use, or we shall never gain adequate evidence of its true value in our fight against the clear and pres
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 17, 2016 14:59
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Research letter: Which cigarettes do Americans think are safer? A population-based analysis with wave 1 of the PATH study

To aid the discovery and regulation of attributes that lead to harm misconceptions, we used a nationally representative survey to first identify cigarette sub-brands that smokers believed were less harmful.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2016 02:02
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Smoke and substance: the vaping revolution

Advocates of "vaping" call it a healthy alternative to smoking but risk prosecution when they sell e-cigarettes. Could the Government save lives by changing the rules?
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 14, 2016 20:05
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22nd Century Group Announces Above-Market Offering for $11.4 Million

the Company entered into an agreement, dated October 14, 2016, with one existing institutional investor and one new institutional investor to receive approximately $11.4 million in gross proceeds in a registered direct offering through the sale of common
Business Wire
added Oct 14, 2016 16:27
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[Sweden] Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death

"Snus has been suggested as a less harmful alternative to smoking because it lacks the combustion products of smoking that are associated with cancer risk," said study co-first author Kathryn Wilson..."However, we found that men with prostate cancer who u
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2016 14:46
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Cochrane Review: Conclusions about the effects of electronic cigarettes remain the same

electronic cigarettes may help smokers stop their smoking, and the included studies did not find any serious side effects associated with their use for up to two years. Many studies are now underway which may help us understand more about their effects i
EurekAlert
added Oct 17, 2016 15:58
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COHEN: Uncertainty Over Safety Of Electronic Cigarettes And Its Impact In The Workplace

Health questions surrounding vaping have since been answered by the British Government Watchdog Public Health English (PHE). However, public opinion still remains divided... E Cigs are less harmful yet tabloids have confused the public The use of electro
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 14, 2016 16:09
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[UK] Don't trust e-cigarette studies, says Cancer Research: Charity urges caution against findings that promote devices as a healthy option

Tobacco giants are marketing e-cigarettes as trendy lifestyle accessories rather than quit-smoking aids, a major charity has warned. Cancer Research UK, which usually promotes the use of e-cigarettes as alternatives to smoking tobacco, yesterday accused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:12
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