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Study estimates years of life that could be saved in US if smokers switched to e-cigarettes

A research team, led by Dr David Levy at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC, modelled the impact for public health if large numbers of cigarette smokers switched to e-cigarettes (vaping) under two scenarios - an Optimistic Scenario wher
EurekAlert
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH urged to classify e-cigarettes as ‘less harmful’ option for smokers

The House Joint Committee on Health and Trade and Industry has adopted House Resolution (HR) 973 urging the Department of Health (DOH) to adopt harm-reduction measures, particularly the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or vapes), as an alternat
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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Potential deaths averted in USA by replacing cigarettes with e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our projections show that a strategy of replacing cigarette smoking with vaping would yield substantial life year gains, even under pessimistic assumptions regarding cessation, initiation and relative harm.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:46
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Tobacco smokers could gain 86 million years of life if they switch to vaping, study finds

Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period, calculates a research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. In all, cigarette smokers who sw
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:30
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[UK] E-cigarette shambles: Now health chiefs use 30-second advert to endorse vaping devices for smokers despite fears they cause long-term heart damage

Vaping devices will be promoted in TV adverts paid for by Public Health England / But another official body argues that GPs should not recommend e-cigarettes / Guidelines instead urge the use of nicotine patches and counselling
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 08:17
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigs cause asthma on top of the effects of smoking cigs

in Preventive Medicine. This paper adds to the growing case that e-cigarettes have adverse effects on lung health and health in general. The odds of having asthma are increased by about 50% among adolescents who are using e-cigarettes, controlling for c
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:35
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Assessing modified risk tobacco and nicotine products: Description of the scientific framework and assessment of a closed modular electronic cigarette

Highlights • Description of a scientific framework to assess the risk profile of next generation products relative to cigarettes. • Multi-disciplinary studies comparing a commercial e-cigarette (Vype ePen) with a scientific reference cigarette (3R4F). •
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Sep 28, 2017 22:28
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STROUD: RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE USE OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
Heartland Institute
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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FDA Opens Dialogue on E-Cigarettes, Harm Reduction

The agency’s most unexpected announcement is a focus on nicotine levels for cigarettes, proposing that a strong alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes was to engineer low-nicotine options. The agency said it intends to issue an Advance Notice
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

Swedish Match said that "a pragmatic tobacco legislation should contain a mix between strong smoking control and tobacco harm reduction measures".
EurActiv
added Sep 28, 2017 18:26
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