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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
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[New Zealand] End Smoking campaigners welcome Snus into NZ

End Smoking New Zealand is pleased to see Swedish snus will soon be available in New Zealand, something it has been lobbying for, for more than a decade.
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:18
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GFN 2018 Programme Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland, Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th June 2018

12:00 - 16:00BALLROOM ESatellite Meeting #2 Addressing Combustible Tobacco Use in Persons with Psychiatric Challenges and Drug Using Populations 14:00 - 16:00BALLROOM FSatellite Meeting #3 Africa Harm Reduction Alliance - THR in Africa and other LMICs
Global Forum on Nicotine
added May 31, 2018 18:11
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Here's What Scientists Do—And Don't—Know About E-Cigarettes

Here’s what some of the latest studies say about the habit, and what’s still unknown. The chemicals in e-cigs likely come with health risks...E-cigarettes may contribute to teen smoking...It’s not clear whether e-cigarettes help you quit smoking
TIME Magazine
added May 31, 2018 17:15
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: If Hong Kong’s tobacco users can’t quit, they must get safer choices

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day...regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned...-- Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
South China Morning Post
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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Session D22 - CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH IN SMOKING CESSATION AND E-CIGARETTES

Due to the fact that the data is cross-sectional, it is unknown whether E-cigs could contribute to COPD development, or if people who have COPD are more likely to use E-cigs (possibly as a harm reduction method).
Abstracts Online
added May 30, 2018 19:36
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HUGHES: E-Cigarettes Reduce Adult Smoking

Overly burdensome taxes on these products or restrictive regulations for adult users could reduce these potential benefits, and ultimately lead to more people smoking conventional cigarettes for longer, with negative health effects.
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added May 30, 2018 19:33
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[Australia] It’s smoking, but not as we’ve known it

Yet the most dangerous nicotine product, the standard issue cigarettes we all grew up with, are available everywhere, while the far less dangerous e-cigarettes that have helped wean millions of smokers away from tobacco are available in Australia only wi
The Australian (au)
added May 29, 2018 02:11
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[Australia] UQ Tobacco Harm Reduction Research

Participate in research on tobacco harm reduction A number of research studies are planned to be conducted over the next few years. We are looking for current and former vapers to assist with this research. If you are willing to participate in research s
University of Queensland (au)
added May 28, 2018 18:07
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Missing the elephant in the vaping transition room.

these results argue against EC being an effective harm reduction strategy, and point to their far stronger potential to both recruit smokers and hold many smokers in smoking.
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added May 28, 2018 17:46
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