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[Europe] Correlation between e-cigs and respiratory function explained by experts

Two public health experts comment about three quotes pertaining to e-cigarettes and respiratory function, that were extracted from studies quoted at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress conference.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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McDONALD: Why is Phillip Morris spending $1 billion to end smoking?

there may not be room in Yach’s low-risk nicotine worldview for the donut-shop business model of the independent vape industry...A concerted effort by the tobacco control and public health establishment to smear anyone who accepts money from the FSFW migh
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:44
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: AMA gets in a tangle on harm reduction

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is to be commended for its recent position statement on substance use....this enlightened approach does not apply to its policy statement on the most harmful substance use of all, tobacco smoking.
Medical Republic (au)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:39
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ABCEDE: In Search of the Low-Nicotine Tobacco Plant

22nd Century Group Inc. is genetically manipulating tobacco plants to grow with lower-than-typical levels of nicotine, according to Dr. Paul Rushton, vice president of plant biotechnology. Consider the process as a river that ends in the production of nic
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 14, 2017 15:49
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[Wisconsin] TIERNEY: The Corruption of Public Health

Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson was expected to lose his reelection bid last November, but he pulled off an upset with the help of vaper-led rallies...the Trump administration can at least halt the obfuscation and deception by the CDC, surgeon general, and
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Sep 14, 2017 15:21
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The tobacco industry says it's ready to reduce harm

Technology presents the tobacco industry with an enormous opportunity to continue to give smokers their desired nicotine, but in a less harmful way, said Debra Crew, CEO of Reynolds American. "If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to p
CNBC
added Sep 14, 2017 14:43
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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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FOJTIK/BENTLEY: One Way the FDA Can Demonstrate It Is Serious About Saving Lives

Smokers deserve access to safer, noncombustible nicotine products, and the public and health professionals need information about the relative risks of different products.
Reason Foundation
added Sep 14, 2017 14:34
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McDONALD: The 9 worst vaping lies the media spread

1. Vaping is just as bad as smoking / 2. The vape companies are luring your children! / 3. Vapor is full of formaldehyde and other scary chemicals / 4. Big Tobacco invented e-cigarettes and owns the vapor industry / 5. Vaping causes popcorn lung! / 6. Ni
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:33
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[Europe] expert reaction to three conference papers on e-cigarettes

Prof. Peter Hajek, Director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), said: “All three findings are likely to be presented as generating concerns about vaping, but none provides a cause for alarm. On the finding t
Science Media Centre (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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