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[UK] E-cigarettes ARE safer than tobacco, study confirms: Vaporizers harmed just 2 genes in human lungs - compared to 123 genes mutated by cigarette smoke

But a new set of experiments performed in the UK have shown lung tissue is barely affected at all by e-cigarettes - compared to the crippling affect cigarette smoke has one our organs. Lungs exposed to tobacco suffered changes in 123 genes - mutating c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:03

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Twelve myths about e-cigarettes that failed to impress the TGA

Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) last week rejected an application to liberalise the scheduling of nicotine... Here I look at 12 mantras about e-cigarettes that seem to have failed to impress the TGA.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 6, 2017 03:18

22nd Century Prevails Again in Frivolous Crede Lawsuit

Crede filed the lawsuit after the Company terminated its failed China joint venture arrangement with Crede and its principal, Terren Peizer, due to non-performance and other serious breaches by Crede and its principals. “We believe that Crede’s lawsuit i
Business Wire
added Feb 3, 2017 19:15

BATES: Vaping and tobacco harm reduction in Ireland - consultation response in five quotes

On 5th January, Ireland’s Health Information and Quality Authority published a draft Health Technology Assessment on smoking cessation interventions with a press release. The assessment was positive about e-cigarettes.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:41

E-Cigarette Smoking May Be Bad for Your Heart

The study found that certain markers for heart disease risk were higher in e-cigarette users than in nonusers. For example, e-cigarette users had higher levels of adrenaline in their hearts, compared with nonusers. They also had elevated levels of inflam (Yahoo!)
added Feb 7, 2017 00:16

AUDIO: PM WITH MARK COLVIN: E-cigarette ban to continue in Australia: TGA

The ban on nicotine electronic cigarettes in Australia will continue, after a ruling today by the Therapeutic Goods Administration... Featured: Simon Chapman, Emeritus Professor at the University of Sydney Colin Mendelsohn, Associate Professor at the Uni
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 3, 2017 21:26

Promoting a Product's Multiple Risks Causes People to Perceive It As Less Risky Says University of Miami Study

"If you want to deter consumers from engaging in a product or activity such as smoking, focus on the major risks rather than throwing in the kitchen sink," Khan recommends. "Conversely, if you want to encourage customers to buy a product or partake in a
PR Newswire
added Feb 3, 2017 13:43

BENTLEY: Merchants Of Doubt: How Public Health Uses Tobacco Tactics Against E-Cigarettes

The hostility toward e-cigarettes is so great that attempts to sow doubt about the relative risks of vaping versus smoking bear a striking resemblance to the efforts of tobacco companies in the 20th century to mask the true nature of their products. For
added Feb 3, 2017 13:38

BAHR: How Onerous Federal Tobacco Policy Is Endangering Health

But President Donald Trump, Congress and the Food and Drug Administration now an opportunity to make breakthroughs in reducing the rate of smoking and vastly reducing the ills associated with nicotine addiction by reversing a number of perhaps well-inten
added Feb 3, 2017 03:43

RODU: Experts to FDA: End the smokeless tobacco misinformation campaign

Two internationally renowned tobacco policy experts are urging... Kozlowski and Sweanor echo my criticism of the FDA’s war on smokeless, noting that “consumers and potential consumers have a fundamental right (based on the principles of autonomy, health
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 3, 2017 03:40
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