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The Debate About Electronic Cigarettes: Harm Minimization or the Precautionary Principle

The rapidly morphing forms, constituents, promotions, and uses of the electronic varieties of the new nicotine delivery products make research on their biological and behavioral effects moving targets. The two sides of this argument have produced a globa
Annual Review of Public Health
added Apr 9, 2018 21:39
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Avoiding the pitfalls from e-cigarette use seen in the US

Let’s equip smokers with an arsenal of aids and the support to quit smoking, including using e-cigarettes as a temporary measure for those who get them from a doctor and who commit to mandatory counselling, for example, with the provision to have this ai
TODAYonline (sg)
added Apr 9, 2018 21:33
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[UK, USA] MASON: America’s JUUL panic reaches new peak

The US media’s obsession with “Juuling” continued this week, with multiple news stories spreading alarmist claims about the popular compact vaporiser. Meanwhile, in the UK, a new pro-vaping campaign organised by the industry plans to use vape shops to st
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:34
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[New Zealand] Stop smoking services called upon to support vaping

Judge Butler’s questioning of the health authority’s attempt to undermine people’s chance to stop smoking by switching to use of a harm reduced product mirrors the perceptions of vapers reported in a new research paper by Trish Fraser of Global Public He
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:16
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BLAIR: The crusade against JUUL and other vaping products is childish, even for tobacco control

Provincial prohibitionists like Matt Meyers at the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, however, are incapable of embracing innovation because the "quit or die" principle has guided their entire careers. Unless you’re willing to entirely quit, there is no mid
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 8, 2018 17:52
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes to be tested for harmful chemicals

Rajasthan government has taken a step forward to ban of e-cigarettes in the state. Health minister...directed health department officials to initiate immediate testing of the presence of harmful chemicals in e-cigarettes and ordered to ban its use and s
DNA India (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:44
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco Companies Making a Fortune in Southeast Asia

About 10 percent of the world’s one billion smokers live in the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Indonesia and the Philippines have some of the world’s largest smoking populations. In the low and middle-income count
News Lens (hk)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:14
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VIDEO: Australia’s vaping restrictions labelled as ‘outrageous’

Vaping is used around the world to reduce smoking deaths but it is illegal to smoke them without a prescription in Australia. NSW Liberal MP Peter Phelps tells Ben Fordham his fellow politicians are being cowardly by refusing to legalise the safer alter
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Apr 7, 2018 18:29
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EDITORIAL: Secondhand toke: It’s still early in researching the effects of marijuana use, vaping; but proceed with caution

Until there’s a full body of evidence on that front, concluding they pose as big a threat to tokers/vapers, and those around them, as cigarette smoke would be a stretch. At the same time, claiming they’re safe would be a dangerous distortion.
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Apr 6, 2018 19:26
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CARUANA: Thailand: Debates on Why E-Cigs Should Be Legalized

ly last December, two young adults were arrested in Pathum Thani for selling vaping products via Facebook. This has prompted many locals to speak up and even start a petition urging local lawmakers to review the ban whilst referring to regulations around
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:45
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