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[UK] Let hospitals sell e-cigarettes and let the sick have 'vaping lounges' on wards say public health leaders

In a huge sea-change UK authorities are throwing their full weight behind the products which they say could save many more lives by helping smokers quit
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:51
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[UK] NHS patients should be allowed to vape indoors and even in their beds, public health body advises

Hospitals have been told to start selling e-cigarettes and letting patients vape indoors - and even in bed - under controversial new health advice. Public Health England (PHE) said every smoker struggling to quit, including pregnant women, should be e
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:41
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[UK] Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

Though there has been a ban on smoking inside hospitals since 2007, most have struggled to enforce the ban on their grounds. Smoking shelters are where patients and visitors go to for a cheeky fag. But a shock new editorial by Public Health England (PH
Daily Star (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:40
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NITZKIN: National Academies of Sciences’ e-cig report gets it wrong

The recently released National Academies of Sciences e-cigarette report leads to an incorrect conclusion that e-cigarette use increases the risk of using traditional combustible cigarettes. E-cigarettes lead many teens away from smoking, but they lead ve
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 6, 2018 17:36
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[UK] Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes, health officials say

Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes to patients and switch smoking shelters to vaping lounges, health officials have said. Patients should be allowed to vape in private rooms and purchase e-cigarette devices in hospital shops, Public Health England (PHE)
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:35
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UK experts urge smokers to switch to e-cigarettes for big health gains

Vaping, or using e-cigarettes, poses only a fraction of the health risk of tobacco smoking and should be encouraged among smokers to reap substantial health benefits, British public health experts said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Feb 6, 2018 17:26
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[USA] UK Moves Ahead with Vaping Over Smoking as US Stalls

Where is the United States in all of this? In a mighty nation where 480,000 people die from tobacco-related illnesses each year, over 41,000 of those from secondhand smoke, there is hardly any promotion of electronic over tobacco cigarettes to improve th
TG Daily
added Feb 5, 2018 16:58
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RILEY: E-cigarettes are far from harmless

E-cigarettes placed on the market after 2007 have to go through FDA safety checks to enter or stay on the market. Better yet don’t smoke or vape at all.
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:24
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Documentation of e-cigarette use and associations with smoking from 2012 to 2015 in an integrated healthcare delivery system.

Results support both potential harm reduction of ENDS use (quitting combustibles among current smokers) and potential for harm (relapse to combustibles among former smokers, initiation for never-smokers).
Preventive Medicine
added Feb 4, 2018 00:20
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NATO Summarizes TPSAC Decisions

During the second day of the hearing, 30 members of the public provided comments on the application. While a few people testified in opposition to the MRTP application, a significant majority of them, including several representatives from health organiz
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:04
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