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Nicotine, Carcinogen, and Toxin Exposure in Long-Term E-Cigarette and Nicotine Replacement Therapy Users: A Cross-sectional Study

Former smokers with long-term e-cigarette–only or NRT-only use may obtain roughly similar levels of nicotine compared with smokers of combustible cigarettes only, but results varied. Long-term NRT-only and e-cigarette–only use, but not dual use of NRTs o
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Feb 7, 2017 00:45
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it advertises tobacco in places where that’s allowed, and actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use... “It’s their latest public-relations effort and it
National Post (ca)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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[UK] expert reaction to research on toxin exposure of smokers, vapers and NRT users

Prof. Peter Hajek, Director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), said: “This study is important for several reasons. It confirms the common-sense expectation that switching from smoking to vaping reduces or
Science Media Centre (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 03:21
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[UK] Study: E-Cig Use Safer than Smoking?

Action Points Cigarette smokers who switched to e-cigarettes long-term seemed to have significantly reduced exposures to cancer-causing chemicals and toxins, according to a cross-sectional study.
MedPage Today
added Feb 8, 2017 00:52
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[UK] E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study

Ex-smokers who switched to e-cigarettes or NRT had significantly lower levels of toxic chemicals and carcinogens*** in their body compared to people who continued to smoke tobacco cigarettes. But, those who used e-cigarettes or NRT while continuing to sm
EurekAlert
added Feb 7, 2017 17:17
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[UK] New study comes the closest yet to proving that e-cigarettes aren’t as dangerous as smoking

Now a new study from a team of our scientists at UCL helps put to rest these fears. And depending on how you define ‘long-term’, the findings are the most convincing evidence to date that e-cigarettes are far safer than smoking. E-cigarettes should be f
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:29
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Study of cancer-causing toxins finds e-cigarettes much safer than smoking

Consuming e-cigarettes is far safer and less toxic than smoking conventional tobacco cigarettes, according to the findings of a study analyzing levels of dangerous and cancer-causing substances in the body.
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2017 16:28
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Study Confirms E-Cigs Provide Similar Levels Of Nicotine And Less Carcinogens Than Cigarettes

the data seem clear that in order to have a significantly decreased exposure to tobacco carcinogens and toxicants one cannot combine cigarette smoking with NRT or e-cig use — but it was equally clear that both types of harm reduction do, indeed, reduce ha
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:24
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Vapor has limited impact

such changes occurred in the case of only two genes when such tissue was exposed to an electronic-cigarette aerosol, British American Tobacco has reported. The test electronic cigarette was the Vype ePen, manufactured for Nicoventures Trading, a wholly ow
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 7, 2017 01:02
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Study: E-Cig Use Safer than Smoking?

"Former smokers who used e-cigarettes long term as a replacement for cigarettes dramatically reduced their risk, compared to continuing to smoke," Shahab told MedPage Today, adding that the few human studies that have examined toxic exposures associated
MedPage Today
added Feb 7, 2017 00:44
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