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[Africa, South Africa] ARE E-CIGARETTES SAFER OPTION WHEN IT COMES TO SMOKING?

The Vapour Product Association (VPA) is having a panel discussion on regulating vaping products and whether they are a healthier option. Government says they are the same and has expressed its intention to regulate accordingly.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:57
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What Finland's plan to be tobacco-free can teach the world

Rather than targeting one area at a time, such as exposure in public spaces or cigarette use, Paaso said his ministry wants to be precautionary from every angle... "We don't want to fall into the trap of other policies that have less harmful products," s
CNN
added Jan 26, 2017 18:44
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Philip Morris International Looks Toward A Smoke-Free Future

today re-affirms its commitment to designing a smoke-free future. With more than one million adult smokers who have converted to IQOS, momentum continues to grow behind the company’s full-scale effort to market smoke-free products that can ultimately repl
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:10
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OUR MANIFESTO Designing a Smoke-Free Future

Now we’ve made a dramatic decision. We will be far more than the leading cigarette company. We’re building PMI’s future on smoke-free products that are a much better choice than cigarette smoking. Indeed, our vision – for all of us at PMI – is that the
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:03
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[UK] NNA asking for permission to intervene on the SNUS ban

A spokesperson for the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA)...the organization is appealing to the High Court in London, asking "for permission to act as an independent intervenor in the Swedish Match application to challenge the ban on snus".
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Why we need total ban on e-cigarettes

THE recent announcement by the government to regulate electronic cigarettes by three ministries (Health, Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism and Science, Technology and Innovation) is indeed of interest to the Malaysian Association for Adolesce
The Star (my)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:09
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A merger is the latest sign of Big Tobacco’s resilience

If enough would-be quitters switch to “safer” cigarettes instead, firms could slow or even reverse what had seemed a permanent downward trend. Far from fading away, Big Tobacco might be on the verge of a new boom. If so, the company formed by BAT and Re
The Economist
added Jan 20, 2017 14:39
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[Canada] Clearing the air around e-cigarettes

Fears that “vaping” is a gateway to tobacco smoking are unfounded, shows a comprehensive review... “The public has been misled about the risks of e-cigarettes,” concludes Tim Stockwell, CARBC director and co-principal investigator. “Many people think the
University of Victoria (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:11
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MINTON: Overturning FDA's Vape Ban Could Save Millions of Lives

If Rep. Price wants to take a big first step as Secretary of Health and Human Services to improve public health, he should listen to the current Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, who declared that “If we could get all those peo
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jan 20, 2017 21:53
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