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[UK] Isle of Man prisoners could be allowed to smoke e-cigarettes in six-month pilot

It said a six-month pilot was aimed at reducing "risks and harm" caused by inmates smoking "illicit materials" like nicotine patches and tea bags. More than 800 power cuts have also been caused at the prison by inmates trying to light homemade cigarettes
BBC Online
added Mar 14, 2017 15:34

Glo, a tobacco-heating product, has significantly less impact on

New research indicates that glo, a commercial tobacco heating product (THP), has less of an impact on indoor air quality than cigarette smoke. THPs heat rather than burn tobacco and so they have the potential to reduce the number and levels of toxicants
added Mar 14, 2017 03:03

Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour.
added Mar 14, 2017 03:03

Characterising novel tobacco heating products: a 5-step approach

5-step approach to establishing whether tobacco is being combusted or heated in a tobacco-heating product (THP) is proposed.
added Mar 14, 2017 03:02

Award-winning research collaboration featured in special issue of Applied In Vitro Toxicology

Two new Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOPs), developed jointly by British American Tobacco (BAT) and Philip Morris International (PMI), are featured in a special issue of Applied In Vitro Toxicology (AIVT) focusing on the in vitro evaluation of next-generati
added Mar 14, 2017 03:01

A study to examine changes in exposure to cigarette smoke chemicals when a smoker switches to using a tobacco heating product or an e-cigarette

Who is funding the study? British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited (UK)...Due to this lack of combustion, far fewer chemicals are formed but nicotine is still released and can be inhaled. THP consumables look similar to a cigarette, including a fi
ISRCTN registry (International Clinical Trials Registry Platform) (uk)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:22

[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Vaping could save lives — if government gets out of the way

restrictive regulation of e-cigarettes could be not only a poor policy choice, but also a violation of Canadians’ Charter-protected right to make decisions about their own bodies that will benefit their own health, as Courts have ruled is guaranteed by th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:27

[California] FOJTIK: FDA regulations on e-cigarettes harmful to jobs, public health: Guest commentary

The Cole-Bishop bill in Congress would wisely allow vapor products that came to the market between 2007 and 2017 to remain on the market...E-cigarettes offer promising hopes for public health. And, as the more than 1,400 e-cigarette retailers across Calif
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Mar 11, 2017 13:51

Vapor industry seeks support

Four US vapor-industry organizations have written to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan... ‘There is a large and rapidly growing body of scientific evidence that supports the premise that vapor products are the most important tobacco
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2017 00:15

Tobacco Giants Push New ‘Alternative Products’

Working 'Across the Harm Spectrum’ Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BTI) plans to quadruple the number of markets in which it offers products such as e-cigarettes and vaping products. The London-based company plans to expand its e-cigarette and
added Mar 10, 2017 23:25
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