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[Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Doctors in the UAE are urging e-cigarette users to be aware of the health risks from the practice of vaping and say e-cigarettes are just as harmful as smoking tobacco. Millions of cigarette smokers around the world, including in the UAE, want to kick th
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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Claims in vapour device (e-cigarette) regulation: A Narrative Policy Framework analysis

The dominant claims of vapour devices as a public health threat have supported regulations that have limited their potential as a harm reduction strategy. Future policy debates should evaluate the opportunities for vapour devices to decrease the health a
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 21, 2017 17:33
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Two Doctors on A Mission to Set the Record Straight about Smokeless Tobacco and Its Impact on Public Safety.

Dr. Rodu and Dr. Nitzkin strongly believe that smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit cold turkey should be informed about much lower risk smokeless tobacco or e-cigarettes. I spoke with both doctors to find out how they believe adult smokers can po
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[California] Hunter Urges Navy To Reconsider Ban On Vaping, E-Cigarettes

GOP California Rep. Duncan Hunter... has written a letter to the Navy, urging the service to reconsider its suspension of vaping and e-cigarettes...“Given the reduced health risks vaping represents compared to tobacco products, I would like to better und
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[Asia-pacific] Intent to Use for a New Menthol HeatSticks Variant in Japan

These patterns of intended use for the three THS and HeatSticks concepts are consistent with the objectives on tobacco harm reduction.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Apr 20, 2017 19:14
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[New York] Smoking is going to get a lot more expensive

“It will accelerate a couple of trends that are disconcerting,” said Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores. “One is creating a price disparity where it is more attractive to purchase cigarettes from ­nonlegal means, wh
New York Post
added Apr 20, 2017 19:04
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[Europe, UK] SMOKE SCREEN What the new vaping laws REALLY mean – and how they could impact on a smoker’s health

By potentially driving up the price of vaping devices, it could put smokers off switching from regular fags to the electronic variety.... McKenzie, international operations manager from e-cigarette provider Flavour Boss, said: “Vaping and e-cigarettes pr
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:33
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Less Risky Tobacco Product? Only if the Science Says So

"We are forging new territory to ensure that tobacco companies provide accurate information and do not mislead American consumers," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D. "We are committed to stopping practices that may cause people to start or con
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:47
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Acute exposure to Vype vapor has limited impact on gene expression in human lung cells

New research shows that at equivalent or higher doses of nicotine, acute exposure to e-cigarette vapour has very limited impact on gene expression compared to cigarette smoke. The human genome has tens of thousands of genes, and the profile of genes th
BAT Science.com
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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World-Renowned Smoking Cessation Scientist, Dr. Michael Cummings, to Present Keynote Address at 22nd Century Annual Shareholder Meeting

Dr. Cummings co-authored a report which demonstrated improved stop smoking results when smokers combined the use of Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigarettes with the nicotine patch...In 2009, Dr. Cummings’ extensive body of work in smoking behavior and many c
Business Wire
added Apr 18, 2017 16:02
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