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[UK] Correspondence ./ The irresponsible promotion of e-cigarettes and Swaptober

Swaptober aims to convert smokers from traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes...Until substantial evidence has been gathered on the health implications of e-cigarettes, the promotion of e-cigarettes by health organisations is irresponsible, unethical, and
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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Trust in E-cigarette safety varies by worldview, source of messaging

Public health messaging about the safety of e-cigarettes needs to account for the worldviews of the target audience, with different groups displaying varying levels of trust depending on the source of the message, according to a recent study by the Schoo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:04
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British American Tobacco launches glo™ in Romania

glo™ is a device which heats – not burns – specially manufactured tobacco sticks to approximately 240°C. As there is no burning of tobacco in glo™, as there is with traditional cigarettes, glo™ has the potential to be less risky than smoking.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:44
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FDA Forms Nicotine Steering Committee

has created new ‘Nicotine Steering Committee,’ which will be tasked with re-evaluating and modernizing FDA’s approach to development and regulation of nicotine replacement therapy products that help smokers quit. FDA explained its plans via a blog on its
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 9, 2017 02:29
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Some Older Smokers Turn to Vaping. That May Not Be a Bad Idea.

Might switching to vaping improve their health, even if they never become completely nicotine-free? “Vaping is clearly less harmful than regular cigarettes,” said Dr. Steven Schroeder, who directs the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the Universit
New York Times
added Dec 9, 2017 00:28
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications: Clarification: No Deadline Set for Public Comments on Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications

We anticipate making amendments received thus far publicly available over the next several months, and amendments received in the future will be made publicly available as they are redacted....FDA intends to issue another notice in the Federal Register an
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 8, 2017 23:37
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NITZKIN: Tobacco control policy should be based on science, not misconceptions

millions of adult smokers suffer and die from cigarette-related illness that could have been prevented by reconsidering long-standing tobacco-control policy in light of advances in our knowledge of e-cigarettes and tobacco harm reduction.
The Hill
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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A new form of nicotine retailers: a systematic review of the sales and marketing practices of vape shops

Vape shops have potential to promote e-cigarettes for smoking cessation but also sometimes provide inaccurate information and mislabelled products. Given their spatial patterning, vape shops may perpetuate inequities in tobacco use. The growing literature
Tobacco Control
added Dec 8, 2017 17:56
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Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease

This analysis presents a brief overview of currently available evidence and gaps in research covering these three factors.
Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease
added Dec 8, 2017 17:56
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Indoor E-cigarette restrictions increase prenatal smoking

Laws that prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in private workplaces, bars and restaurants may increase cigarette use by as much as 30 percent for pregnant women, according to research published in the Journal of Health Economics by Georgia State University
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:53
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