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[Canada, USA] Why safer vaping devices that don't explode will not be available in the U.S.

The first vaping products designed to prevent fires and explosions — and safety-certified by UL — are scheduled to hit the market in a few weeks. While these redesigned electronic cigarettes will be available in Canada, they won’t be sold in the United S
NBC News
added Oct 25, 2018 16:10
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Tobacco companies lead the anti-cigarette charge, but what’s behind the smoke and mirrors?

It sounds like a mockery. Anyone currently visiting the Philip Morris International website... Yach used to warn against people like himself: in 2001 he appealed to researchers not to let themselves be bought over by tobacco companies. “Academic naivety
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Oct 24, 2018 17:07
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[UK] Statement on new heat not burn tobacco products which pose some harm to health (PDF)

Overall, the Committees conclude that while there is a likely reduction in risk for smokers switching to heat-not-burn tobacco products, there will be a residual risk 7 and it would be more beneficial for smokers to quit smoking entirely. This should from
Food Standards Agency (uk)
added Oct 24, 2018 16:48
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Heated tobacco product claims by tobacco industry scrutinized by researchers

Claims by the tobacco industry that heated tobacco products (HTPs) are safer than conventional cigarettes are not supported by the industry's own data and are likely to be misunderstood by consumers, according to research published in a special issue of
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2018 16:33
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[Virginia] Less harm, less tax? Legislature to study new tobacco products

Altria Group Inc.’s proposal for Virginia to modernize its tax policies on tobacco products, as federal regulators consider a former sister company’s applications to market a new type of e-cigarette in the United States as a less harmful form of smoking.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 24, 2018 16:16
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November 2018 Volume 27 Supplement 1: HEATED TOBACCO PRODUCTS / FROM THE HEALTH EFFECTS TO THE POLITICS (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

As of November 2017, there were 31 studies of HTP published in the peer reviewed literature, 20 of which were affiliated with the tobacco industry. The 11 independent studies focused on awareness, use, and secondhand emissions of HTP, while th
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2018 23:30
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TOC: November 2018 - Volume 27 - Suppl 1 Heathed (sic) Tobacco Products [FREE FULL TEXTS]

Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2018 23:26
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GLANTZ: Tobacco Control publishes 22 papers on heated tobacco products, particularly IQOS, that challenge tobacco industry claims

Tobacco Control just published a special supplement on heated tobacco products, in particular PMI’s IQOS. These papers use PMI’s own data as well as independent data to show that they are not as safe as PMI (and the other companies) claim. You can down
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2018 23:18
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RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: TREATING E-CIGS AS TRADITIONAL CIGARETTES COULD LEAD TO MISGUIDED RESEARCH AND POLICY

As the authors of the Nicotine & Tobacco Research report note, early regulations and bans on electronic cigarettes could heavily impact the potential public health gains the products provide to millions of tobacco smokers. Policymakers should understand
Heartland Institute
added Oct 23, 2018 22:28
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on agency’s ongoing commitment to improving efficiency, transparency of tobacco product application review process as part of FDA’s com

, it’s critical that we have an efficient regulatory process that puts novel products like e-cigarettes through an appropriate series of regulatory gates to fully evaluate their risks and their potential benefits. Such products still pose health risks, in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 23, 2018 22:10
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