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Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: a discrete choice experiment

Numeric HPHC information on inserts appears to produce misunderstandings that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. Furthermore, brief narratives that link HPHCs to smoking-related disease may promote cessation versus communications that do not ex
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:48
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[Netherlands] Big tobacco’s offer: $1 billion for research. Should scientists take it?

But Yach says he's already received 50 to 60 proposals from around the world, including from U.S. medical schools. The foundation will issue a formal call for proposals for centers of excellence after a workshop later this month, and expects to award its
Science
added Feb 8, 2018 21:13
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

NYU must address the vaping issue among its student body. Help for e-cigarette addiction and a heavier enforcement of not smoking in NYU buildings would be a start toward mitigating the damage that e-cigarettes cause. NYU should stay up to date with the
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:47
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U.S. senators ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc’s (PM.N) application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency’s commissioner.
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2018 20:05
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Tobacco smoking, E-cigarettes, and nicotine harm

Nicotine alone has not been shown to be carcinogenic in animal bioassays, but can be metabolized to form carcinogenic tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines, including N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) and a nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone (NNK) (2). One could argu
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:23
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[UK] HAJEK: GOING VAPE? More than a million people use e-cigarettes to stop smoking and there’s calls for them to be sold in hospitals — but is vaping safe?

Here, Professor Peter Hajek, director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Queen Mary University of London, ­separates fact from fiction
The Sun (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 15:38
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A review of risk perception measurement in tobacco control research [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is little consistency across risk perception measures in tobacco research. There may be value in developing and disseminating best practices for assessing tobacco risk perceptions. A set of risk perception consensus measures may also benefit researc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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CROAL: The truth about e-cigarettes and the five myths you probably believe

Let's debunk the most common myths. E-cigarette vapour is harmful to others For the most part, no. E-cigarette vapor is made from a solution that contains nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerine and flavourings. Unlike traditional cigarettes, vapour from
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 21:51
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[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018 (PDF) (243pp)

• Future studies, whether funded by manufacturers or independently, should ensure conduct of studies in line with established guidelines such as definitions of abstinence from smoking, using intention-to-treat analysis and registering trial protocols
GOV.UK
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be on sale in hospital shops, health body says

Vaping should be widely encouraged as a way to help people quit smoking, and e-cigarettes should even be offered for sale in hospital shops, the government’s public health body has said. At least 20,000 people a year could be giving up cigarettes thanks
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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