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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: E-cigarettes are less harmful

we need e-cigarettes and other such devices to be offered as a practical and effective alternative, and it must be seen not as a fear of “more smoke”, when in fact it is vapour – which is less damaging than the diesel smoke generators you find at concerts
The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2017 03:02
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TIERNEY: New York’s Mayor Gives Smokers Another Reason Not to Quit ($$)

. A limited number of vendors will need licenses to sell them, and vaping will be banned from many apartment common areas. This will only push smokers away from the most promising method for kicking their deadly habit. In Britain, public-health authoriti
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 12, 2017 02:54
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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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WARNER/SCHROEDER: FDA’s Innovative Plan to Address the Enormous Toll of Smoking

Could a tobacco control community so long divided unite in supporting a comprehensive plan that might one day consign cigarettes, and their horrific toll of disease and death, to the dustbin of history?
JAMA
added Sep 11, 2017 03:19
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POLOSA/RUSSELL/NITZKIN/FARSALINOS: A critique of the US Surgeon General’s conclusions regarding e-cigarette use among youth and young adults in the United States of America [FREE FULL TEXT]

does not appear to be supported by the best available evidence on the health risks of nicotine use and population survey data on prevalence of frequent e-cigarette use. Nonetheless, patterns of e-cigarettes use in youth must be constantly monitored for ea
Harm Reduction Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:17
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[Minnesota] VERIFY: Secondhand smoke in e-vapor vs. cigarettes

"We can say that most likely e-cigarette aerosol is less harmful than cigarette smoke because it contains much fewer toxicants and those that are present usually are much lower levels," she said. But because vaping products are relatively new, it is dif
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:21
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Key genes in nitrogen utilization in tobacco identified

The identification of these genes could eventually lead to the development of plants that require less nitrogen and to the reduction of certain toxicants in smoke A new genetic road map of tobacco has been used to successfully identify and clone two mut
BAT Science.com
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Switzerland, USA] McMORRIS: Big Tobacco Goes Soft / Phillip Morris International wants you to quit smoking

Inside The Cube, 430 research and development staffers scurry about trying to save the world's 1 billion smokers... Sweanor posits that smoking is no longer a death sentence...The FDA does not see it that way. The descent of the dread cancer stick has coi
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 4, 2017 12:09
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[Canada] SWEANOR: We need pragmatic vision on nicotine

If passed, Bill S-5 will make it illegal for a company to tell smokers that lower-risk products are, well, lower risk... We can replace an approach based on punishing and shaming smokers into trying to quit with one that empowers them to succeed. With a
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:47
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CONLEY: AMERICAN VAPING ASSOCIATION COMMENT ON FDA'S IQOS MODIFIED RISK TOBACCO PRODUCT

While a smoker who switches to iQOS will still be exposed to more chemicals than they would if they switched to a vapor product, smokeless tobacco, or smokeless nicotine product, iQOS products nonetheless offer smokers a way out that will expose them to f
Heartland Institute
added Sep 4, 2017 11:45
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