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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: E-Cigarette Survey

Seven out of 10 Filipino adult smokers believe that vape devices or electronic cigarettes are positive alternatives to conventional cigarettes, according to the 2016 Asian Nations Adult Smoker E-cigarette Survey commissioned by consumer advocacy group “h
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:02
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[Philippines] Filipino smokers want E-cigarettes

IN a first-of-its-kind survey of adult smokers in Philippines, regional consumer advocacy group factasia.org has found that most smokers (70 percent) see e-cigarettes as a “positive alternative” to tobacco products. The same number—70 percent—would con
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:30
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Healthier? Depends On Who's Funding The Research

Even though the study was peer-reviewed, some are saying people should take the findings with a grain of salt given who funded the research: A tobacco company that's recently started selling e-cigarettes. For tobacco brands, it makes sense to get into
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:27
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[UK] ‘Don’t assume vaping is safe’ warns professor

Janet Krska, professor of clinical and professional practice at the Medway School of Pharmacy – a joint collaboration between the University of Kent and University of Greenwich – says a perception they are a safe alternative, is misguided. She explained
KentNews.co.uk (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:31
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New Pharmacological Agents to Aid Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Harm Reduction: What Has Been Investigated, and What Is in the Pipeline?

Many of these products are in the early stages of clinical trials; however, cytisine looks most promising in having established efficacy and safety with low cost. Electronic cigarettes have become very popular, appear to be efficacious and are safer than
CNS Drugs
added Oct 7, 2016 17:32
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FAIRCHILD: E-Cigarettes And The Values Behind The Evidence

This tension between harm reduction and precaution, then, highlights a second vital question involving the populations of concern. Whose risk matters? In 2015, Public Health England, the United Kingdom’s equivalent to the US Centers for Disease Control
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:15
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For less toxic e-cigarettes, skip the strawberry

E-cigarettes, however, had more toxic chemicals than smoke-free air, especially when the devices had higher power or voltage and when used with flavored liquid nicotine. “We found that strawberry-flavored product was the most toxic among all liquids we
Reuters
added Oct 7, 2016 01:54
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Phase III Clinical Trial with 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Names Ten Major Research Institutions as Study Locations

an update has been issued on the pivotal Phase III study entitled “Strategies for Reducing Nicotine Content in Cigarettes.” Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and led by Eric C. Donny, Ph.D. of the University of Pittsburgh, this highly sign
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2016 17:02
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Hookah Smoking: A Rapidly Emerging Threat To The Health Of The Nation's Young Adults

Weitzman and his co-authors... published important new research on the growing epidemic of hookah use among America's youth and young adults. As reported in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, the study found that current waterpipe use has doubled am
PR Newswire
added Oct 6, 2016 16:56
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Philip Morris’s Cigarette Alternative Could Hit U.S. in 2017 / CEO says plan is to release product without health claims

Company to submit FDA premarket tobacco application next year / its iQOS device -- the most advanced product to come out of its multi-billion dollar push to develop cigarette alternatives -- with a U.S. rollout as soon as next year, pushing ahead even be
Bloomberg News
added Oct 11, 2016 16:03
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