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[Mid-east] UAE considering lifting ban on e-cigarettes

Tobacco giants, under attack from governments and forced to print gruesome warnings on their products, pour millions into 'healthier' e-cigarette products
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:47
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[Ireland] Young people think 'rollies' are healthier than traditional cigarettes

That is according to a new study from Tobacco Free Institute of Ireland which is now calling for the price of so-called 'rollies' to be raised. One of the authors of the report, Professor Luke Clancy, says although the rates of smoking among young peo
BreakingNews.ie (ie)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:40
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THOMPSON: The tobacco paradox

It may well be unpalatable to many that Big Tobacco is offering a potential answer to weaning people off cigarettes, but it is harm reduction in action: limiting the impact is surely better than unrealistically trying to eradicate the problem all togethe
NewsBlaze
added Aug 31, 2018 01:32
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GLANTZ: Four independent studies reinforce the conclusion, based on PMI data, that marketing IQOS will not promote complete switching from cigarettes.

Independent research has confirmed the evidence in PMIs MRTP application that IQOS advertising will mislead consumers. In their paper“Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents" Sherine El-Toukhy and colleague
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:52
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IQOS labelling will mislead consumers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Consumers will not understand the condition of the claims—that they must quit using cigarettes completely to achieve the inferred health benefits of IQOS. Rather, they are likely to misunderstand the unsupported claims of reduced risks to mean IQOS are ha
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:51
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Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Risk and exposure claims acted similarly on MRTP beliefs. Lower exposure claims misled the public to perceive lower perceived risk even though no lower risk claim was explicitly made, which is impermissible under US law.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:49
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GLANTZ: Two more peer reviewed papers find that PMI’s own data shows IQOS is more dangerous than PMI claims, likely as bad as cigarettes

PMI is making a big deal about the fact that IQOS delivers lower levels of many toxins than conventional cigarettes. They ignore the fact that their own data show higher levels – sometimes much higher levels – of others. Other information shows that I
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:38
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Assessment of industry data on pulmonary and immunosuppressive effects of IQOS [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS is associated with significant pulmonary and immunomodulatory toxicities with no detectable differences between conventional cigarette smokers and those who were switched to IQOS in Philip Morris International’s studies. Philip Morris International a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:37
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes—is the UK throwing caution to the wind?

e-cigarettes are big business...It is naive and premature of the Committee to confuse an absence of evidence with an absence of harm. The more extreme recommendations from this report lack a firm evidence base and are disappointingly ill advised at this t
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:37
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[Australia] Secret industry funding of doctor-led vaping lobby group laid bare

Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association....fiercely lobbying for change, had accepted initial funding from vaping interests..."We do not say that we do not accept funding from the vaping industry, which is quite separate from the tobacco industry,"
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:31
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