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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

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

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

GLANTZ: Need for Examination of Broader Range of Risks When Predicting the Effects of New Tobacco Products

The primary reason that they reached the conclusion of net benefits is that their primary analysis is based on the assumption that e-cigarettes are only 5% as dangerous as conventional cigarettes.2 This opinion did not consider the evidence that e-cigare
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 17:42

[UK, USA] FAIRCHILD: The Real Reason Why E-Cigarettes Can't Help More American Smokers

the UK organizations have focused on populations in immediate, certain danger: smokers themselves. In the US, in sharp contrast, federal agencies have remained staunchly opposed, not only because of precaution, but also because of a focus on a different
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:14

[Asia] ‘E-cigarettes can reduce burden of smoking-related deaths in India’

Farsalinos, who is a research fellow at Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, is on a visit to India to interact with Indian medical fraternity and government authorities to share his latest findings on how e-cigarettes have helped millions of Europeans to qui
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:39

[UK] E-cigarettes: An unnecessary evil or a golden opportunity?

The University of Bristol is collecting data from GPs across the UK to identify what doctors know about e-cigarettes and add to understanding of advice given by healthcare professionals to their patients when asked about e-cigarettes and smoking cessatio
GP Magazine (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53

E-cigarette vapour is less harmful to lung cells than cigarette smoke

Recent tests conducted by scientists at British American Tobacco (BAT) show that, in stark contrast to cigarette smoke, vapour from the commercially available e-cigarette Vype ePen is less toxic to, and does not cause oxidative stress¹ in, human lung cell
added Dec 5, 2016 22:28

[Utah] State says e-cigarette company changed its name, kept deceptive marketing

In 2014, the Division of Consumer Protection threatened to hit the e-cigarette company, Vapex LLC, and its owners with more than $822,000 in fines, alleging the company made unsubstantiated claims about the health benefits of its products and because it
Salt Lake Tribune
added Oct 3, 2016 22:53

LEHRER: The Opposition to Vaping is Vapid

Although evidence for harm reduction as a public-health approach is pretty good, it's difficult to find anybody, on the left or right, who is consistent in advocating attempts to reduce harm. That's a shame. Wider implementation of harm-reduction approa
Weekly Standard
added Oct 3, 2016 15:38
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