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[UK] AUDIO: E-cigarettes and the burning issues around vaping - Science Weekly podcast

And should the NHS be encouraging the use of e-cigarettes to aid quitters? To explore all this, Ian Sample sits down with Dr Lynne Dawkins of London South Bank University, and Dr Leonie Brose, one of the co-authors of the PHE report, at King’s College Lo
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:03
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Alabama launches chewing tobacco crackdown week

Alabama's health department announces a week-long campaign to reduce chewing tobacco use and raise awareness for its negative health effects. A health department statement on Friday says "Through With Chew Week" will run from Feb. 18-24.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2018 02:47
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Senate Dems push FDA to reject alternative cigarette health claims

A group of Senate Democrats is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reject an application from Big Tobacco to market a new "heat not burn" cigarette as less risky. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter Wed
The Hill
added Feb 18, 2018 02:19
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[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Law needs to be clarified on e-cigarettes

But ordinary observation suggests "vapers" are overwhelmingly former smokers and vaping is certainly better for them than tobacco. So why the hold-up in legalising them?...Vaping is obviously less harmful and its legality should be cleared up.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:50
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[New Zealand] LOWE: Up in smoke: How vaping might save smokers

Mitchell Lowe, Manager of Vapo Vaping shop talks vaping.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:41
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‘Now is the time to act’

The National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) is urging US health care professionals to embrace the concept of relative risk. The NTRI said in a press note today that a recent report by the US’ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Smoke Without Fire: The Success Of The Vaping Market! (Infographic)

The vaping site, Grey Haze, has taken a look at what has made vaping so popular. It is estimated that sales of vaping products will be worth £12 billion...Not only is vaping better for your health than smoking, but its variety of flavours make it more pal
INSC Digital Magazine (The Inscriber)
added Feb 16, 2018 21:59
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[UK] NEWTON/DOCKRELL/MARCZYLO: Making sense of the latest evidence on electronic cigarettes

The evidence on ECs is incomplete but sufficient to guide current policy. The review continues to support the assumption of reduced risk of harm for ECs compared with smoking. Population data from England suggest that ECs are being used by tens of thousan
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 20:10
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The Rebels Have a Cause and It’s Juul

“Who over 25 is looking for creme brulee as part of a smoking experience?”...Juul believes it is doing something globally valuable, acting as “part of the solution to end combustible smoking,’’ as its marketing material proclaims. A “Mission & Values” sta
New York Times
added Feb 16, 2018 18:00
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Lawsuits Attack Deeming Rule / FDA targeted with legal action in three states

The lawsuits were filed in federal courts in Minnesota, Texas and Washington, D.C., on Jan. 30, with the plaintiffs in each lawsuit representing vaping industry retailers or manufacturers, as well as a nonprofit tobacco harm-reduction organization in the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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