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ASH Thailand says e-cigarette is harmful to health

Warning of the danger of e-cigarettes came from ASH Thailand executive secretary Professor Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit as advocates to vaping claim it is safe to health. One strong advocate to electronic cigarettes is Mr Maris Karunyawat after he posted on
THAI PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE (THAI PBS) (th)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:22
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[UK, USA] REED: Vaping debate: Are health officials deceiving us for our own good?

ow can the medical establishments of the two most prominent English-language nations be so at odds on the basic question of whether vaping is safe? For that matter, given the sharply varying conclusions reached by different researchers, how do the health
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 27, 2017 07:19
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A Model Risk Continuum for Tobacco and Nicotine Products

Studies conducted by BAT researchers on BAT’s glo™ tobacco heating product found that glo™ tobacco vapor contains significantly fewer and lower levels of toxicants compared to reference cigarette smoke (Forster et al 2017), though the numbers of tobacco-r
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:14
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RIGGS: House Call: Nicotine is still nicotine, no matter the delivery system, and it’s still bad for you

If you smoke cigarettes and want to stop, don’t use e-cigarettes as a way to wean yourself off of nicotine. Talk with your doctor about trying one of several proven methods of smoking cessation and give one a try.
The Spokesman-Review
added Sep 27, 2017 07:11
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KOZLOWSKI/SWEANOR: ‘Not harmless’ messages without comparisons disserve consumers, potential consumers, and public health approaches to tobacco/nicotine products

Information on relative risks needs to be combined with measures that facilitate the ability to use that information. Arguably, one of the most significant casualties of the misinformation campaigns has been the limiting of choices for those using the mos
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 27, 2017 06:56
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[North Carolina] BAT ending very-low-nicotine cigarette partnership with 22nd Century

The decision makes 22nd Century, based in Clarence, N.Y., a free agent in the reduced-risk industry sector — a reality it embraced. It has 70 employees at a Mocksville production plant. “The company is free to engage in licensing agreements and strategi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 06:49
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[Europe, UK] UP IN SMOKE Anti-smoking adverts by Cancer Research see charity in row over barmy Brussels rules that would BAN them

The Advertising Standards Authority said that Cancer Research UK would be breaking EU law if they were promoting e-cigarettes
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 00:08
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[Australia] COLIN MENDELSOHN: THE E-CIG IS SAFER THAN TOBACCO — THAT’S A FACT

There is high price for unnecessary delays. While we wait, paralysed by unrealistic and overcautious standards, up to two out of three smokers will continue to die prematurely from their addiction.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 26, 2017 23:55
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Medical Cannabis Companies Leverage Biosynthesis to Boost Drug Development

It has also developed a means to genetically engineer tobacco plants to regulate the level of nicotine, among other nicotinic alkaloids, to develop smoking cessation and reduced-risk tobacco products.
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:40
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[UK] BUTTERWORTH: VAPE AWAY Vaping IS better for you than smoking cigarettes… and it’s right the government has finally admitted it

Unlike second-hand smoke from cigarettes – which is known to cause cancer – there’s no evidence that second-hand e-cigarette vapour is dangerous to others.
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:13
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