Headlines Tagged with Harm Reduction — 4,550 headlines found
MPs are to carry out an inquiry into e-cigarettes amid concerns there are "significant gaps" in what is known about them and how they are regulated. The science and technology committee will look at their effectiveness as a stop-smoking tool and the impa
Oct 25, 2017 BBC Online
added Oct 25, 2017 12:41
my economist colleague Nantaporn Plurphanswat and I have produced a comprehensive study of e-cigarette use in the United States. The research appears in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
Oct 20, 2017 R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 25, 2017 00:23
Margot Taylor talks to the lead researcher in the word’s largest trial on the role of e-cigarettes in quitting smoking, and people who have swapped cigarettes for vaporisers, about the rise of vape culture.
Oct 23, 2017 Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:19
[Ireland] SWEANOR: 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'
Most importantly, we can assist hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland to significantly extend the length and quality of their lives. And that’s about as good a use of our own time and imaginations as we are likely to find.
Oct 21, 2017 The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 23, 2017 15:06
This isn’t the first time tobacco companies have trumpeted the arrival of a healthier cigarette. In the 1950s, they marketed filtered cigarettes as much safer, but that proved an exaggeration. In the 1970s, they came out with “light” and “low-tar” cigar
Aug 11, 2017 Washington Post
added Oct 22, 2017 22:02
“We’re only doing this to help make Butte a healthier place,”...Electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco reduce harm caused by cigarettes to the user by more than 90 percent because the majority of cancer-causing chemicals and toxins from smoking are r
Oct 21, 2017 Libertarian Republic
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: a discrete choice experiment [FREE FULL TEXT]
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
Oct 20, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2017 22:31
Influence of Natural American Spirit advertising on current and former smokers’ perceptions and intentions
health-related beliefs predict attitudes towards NAS for current and former smokers, and mediate intentions to use NAS. Conclusions The findings of this study provide causal support for the need for further regulatory action to address the potentially ha
Oct 20, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2017 22:30
my economist colleague Dr. Nantaporn Plurphanswat and I have produced a comprehensive study of e-cigarette use in the United States. The research appears in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research (abstract here).
Oct 19, 2017 Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:51
E-Cigarette Use Causes a Unique Innate Immune Response in the Lung Involving Increased Neutrophilic Activation and Altered Mucin Secretion
Together, our results indicate that e-cigarette use alters the profile of innate defense proteins in airway secretions, inducing both similar and unique changes relative to cigarette smoking. These data challenge the concept that e-cigarettes are a health
Oct 20, 2017 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
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