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[Korea - South] Study finds e-cigs no less harmful than ordinary cigarettes

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety Thursday dispelled the misconception of e-cigarettes being healthier than ordinary cigarettes, publishing the results of an independent study done in Korea.
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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[South Africa] Jury still out whether vaping is less harmful long term than cigarettes

SA’s Department of Health has proposed the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill to clamp down on availability and marketing; and restrict smoking (and vaping) in all public areas to mitigate the known health risks associated
BusinessLive (za)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:06
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Invisible smoke: third-party endorsement and the resurrection of heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Endorsement by high-impact medical journals and health authorities may be critical in helping heat-not-burn’ products succeed where previous attempts have failed. Conflicts of interest influenced these endorsements in the past. Health leaders and academic
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 06:00
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[New Zealand] ESR visitor warns of vaping concerns

Michelle Peace, who is in New Zealand as the International Vision Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Science Research (ESR), says a whole culture has grown up around the use of e-cigarettes, which many people regard as being safer than tobacco. Bu
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Pennsylvania] 22nd Century to Present to Institutional Investors at the Citi 2018 Small & Mid Cap Conference

Henry Sicignano III, President and Chief Executive Officer of 22nd Century Group, will deliver a formal presentation to institutional investors and will discuss the Company’s recent business highlights and updates. Mr. Sicignano will also be available fo
Somerset (PA) Daily American
added Jun 5, 2018 16:22
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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Bubble Pop? Brownie Batter? Vapes’ Added Flavors Fuel E-Cig Debate

The Food and Drug Administration took a preliminary step in March, seeking public input on what flavors could be added to battery-powered nicotine devices, which can taste like cinnamon rolls or strawberry milkshakes. E-cigs do not contain tobacco. The
Kaiser Health News
added Jun 4, 2018 21:59
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LETTER: CHAPMAN: The UK is hopelessly smitten with e-cigarettes

The English smoking cessation community has long framed smoking cessation as needing pharmacological assistance.1 Yet, awkwardly, most ex-smokers have quit without any professional or pharmaceutical assistance when they finally succeed.2 Aveyard et al w
British Medical Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 15:03
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FAIRCHILD: Juul: Why a trendy e-cig is causing a social – and public health – commotion

The most vexing challenge that Juul poses may be to tolerance: How will we view adults looking to quit smoking who either cannot or will not give up the pleasures of nicotine? Will the old consensus that lifelong treatment is acceptable hold when it’s a
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:21
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Global and local perspectives on tobacco harm reduction – an interview with Sharon Cox

Smokers deserve access to reduced harm products, but initial start-up cost may be a barrier. Harm reduction is a challenge and it often has limited reach; in reaching out to the most complex smoking cases the real test of tobacco harm reduction is yet to
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:18
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