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[New Zealand] Support for smoke-free alternatives key to Smokefree goal

The lobby group, End Smoking, strongly believes that giving smokers access to less harmful alternatives to smoking tobacco will greatly speed efforts to reduce smoking to 5% or below – the Smokefree 2025 goal. “The Associate Minister of Health Nicky Wag
Scoop (nz)
added May 24, 2017 01:27
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Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?

Filtered cigarettes might be even more lethal than unfiltered ones, and a new review suggests that they have been boosting rates of a cancer that takes root deep in the lungs. The findings have prompted the review authors to call for federal regulators t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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[UK] Vape shops warn that the health of consumers will be put at risk because people will end up buying stronger products from the black market or the internet that do not meet safety standards. There are also concerns that thousands of vapers who use high le

The Observer (uk)
added May 23, 2017 00:42
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[New Zealand] Action On IQOS Demonstrates Urgent Need for Reform

“We stand behind IQOS and HEETS,” Mr Erickson said. “But it’s clear that old 20th century laws are not sufficient to address new 21st century technologies that New Zealand smokers are embracing as they move away from combustible cigarettes.”
Scoop (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:32
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[UK-Scotland] VAPING BAD What are the new laws on e-cigarettes, is vaping harmful and are e-cigs safer than normal tobacco? All you need to know

Scottish Sun (uk)
added May 22, 2017 15:40
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LYER: Cracking Down On E-Cigs Hurts Real People To Make Others Feel Good

I used to smoke about a pack of American Spirits a day. But I was able to quit, thanks to the help of e-cigarettes....But even if e-cigarettes were to lure people who’ve never smoked into nicotine use, this would still not be a problem. Americans have the
The Federalist
added May 19, 2017 14:58
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STIER/MILLER: Promote Health by Not Defending the E-Cigarette Ban

The Trump administration should no longer defend FDA’s indefensible vaping ban. Harm reduction — opting for a product or activity that is not harmless but is better than the existing alternative — is a common and obvious strategy that we employ almost u
National Review
added May 17, 2017 23:43
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VIDEO: Brass pipe offers 'healthy smoking'

A design studio is bringing French sophistication to alternatives to tobacco. The stylish brass pipe is designed to look like a twig. It holds a drop of essential oil and users blow through its mouthpiece. Its creator says the Sifflu pipe encourages bett
Reuters
added May 16, 2017 15:13
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POLITICO PULSE - EYE ON FDA: Scott Gottlieb drops hint about e-cigarettes.

"We need to have the science base to explore the potential to move current smokers — unable or unwilling to quit — to less harmful products, if they can’t quit altogether,” Gottlieb said on Monday. Gottlieb did not mention e-cigs directly, but his comme
Politico
added May 16, 2017 15:12
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BAT leads the way in e-cig safety testing with new screening technique

developed a technique that can detect unpredicted substances in e-cigarette vapour. In a single puff, this “non-targeted” method can detect and identify volatile and semi-volatile substances present at levels suitable for toxicological risk assessment.
BAT Science.com
added May 16, 2017 14:36
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