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"The facts about smokeless tobacco versus cigarettes should not be twisted to satisfy an anti-tobacco agenda or to influence public health policy." Dr. Rodu is a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville, where he holds an endowed chair in to
PR Newswire
added Jul 21, 2017 23:28
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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More experts ask the FDA for sensible risk-based tobacco regulations

FDA has been inundated by pleas from public health experts, asking for more sensible regulations...in the last month, the recently-appointed FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb received two letters, one by Attorney General Tom Miller and the other by Allan Er
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:38
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes pose health policy conundrum as Australia faces vaping push

Philip Morris has launched a new lobbying onslaught... Meanwhile, it would appear prudent to use one of the certified nicotine-replacement means. One day, people will look back in wonder at tobacco smoking, but before then many are facing a terrible strug
The Age (au)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:44
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New E-Cigarette Studies May Prove Key For Litigators ($$)

Maintaining a comprehensive and continuous awareness of the science is critical to any winning legal strategy — especially when it comes to cases involving products like electronic cigarettes, where the science is constantly changing and emerging. The bes
Law360
added Jul 20, 2017 18:48
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[UK] Bosses 'should let staff vape at desk to cut smoking rates': Plan comes as health chief pledge to cut the number who light up to 12% in five years

Bosses should consider allowing workers to use e-cigarettes at their desks to cut smoking rates, according to Government plans. Health chiefs yesterday pledged to slash smoking rates from 15.5 per cent to 12 per cent in five years. They said vaping was
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:24
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Control Plan - NNA response

a world leader in its pragmatic approach to vaping, a pragmatism which has led to very significant numbers of smokers in the U.K. switching to the much safer alternative. Perhaps the omission is because the U.K. Government doesn't deserve to make that cl
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:20
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[Europe] UK government's war on e-cigs is over

Brexit provides the opportunity to re-examine the regulation of "electronic nicotine delivery systems" as alternatives to cigarettes, says the DoH, with the department vowing to "identify where we can sensibly deregulate without harming public health".
The Register (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:18
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[UK] Government targets further reduction in smoking rates

"Setting targets encourages punitive measures. The best tobacco control plan puts education and choice ahead of prohibition and coercion....In the 21st century tobacco control policies should focus on harm reduction products, not prohibition and other res
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:19
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Where There’s Vapor: Electronic Cigarettes and Their Risks

In sum, e-cigarettes may not be as harmless as they appear. They can cause latent bodily injury and harm through chemical exposures. They can also cause immediate property damage and bodily injury through overheating, explosions, and fires. As e-cigarett
Claims Journal
added Jul 19, 2017 14:49
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