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[Australia, UK] Simon Chapman asks Terry Barnes: why write for Croakey when your support lies with a right wing think tank?

the IEA is a right wing think tank which has money poured into it by big tobacco...Snowdon who regularly writes splenetic bile about public health / I have joined the public policy debate about the value of vaping as a disruptive technology offering real
Croakey (au)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:23

CHAPMAN: Can we trust Big Tobacco to promote public health?

Those who believe the tobacco companies are born-again public health angels with the advent of e-cigarettes have little to say about Big Tobacco’s business as usual with cigarettes. It’s a bit like arguing that we should pat a mafia boss on the back for d
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:02

SUGARMAN: Encourage Vaping to Help Reduce Smoking

vaping, along with the patch and gum, soon may not be the only products through which users could obtain nicotine without burning tobacco...In the meantime, under the Trump Administration, perhaps vaping will be viewed in a different light.
RegBlog (Penn Program on Regulation)
added Mar 14, 2017 21:15

[UK] Isle of Man prisoners could be allowed to smoke e-cigarettes in six-month pilot

It said a six-month pilot was aimed at reducing "risks and harm" caused by inmates smoking "illicit materials" like nicotine patches and tea bags. More than 800 power cuts have also been caused at the prison by inmates trying to light homemade cigarettes
BBC Online
added Mar 14, 2017 15:34

Glo, a tobacco-heating product, has significantly less impact on

New research indicates that glo, a commercial tobacco heating product (THP), has less of an impact on indoor air quality than cigarette smoke. THPs heat rather than burn tobacco and so they have the potential to reduce the number and levels of toxicants
added Mar 14, 2017 03:03

Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour.
added Mar 14, 2017 03:03

Characterising novel tobacco heating products: a 5-step approach

5-step approach to establishing whether tobacco is being combusted or heated in a tobacco-heating product (THP) is proposed.
added Mar 14, 2017 03:02

Award-winning research collaboration featured in special issue of Applied In Vitro Toxicology

Two new Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOPs), developed jointly by British American Tobacco (BAT) and Philip Morris International (PMI), are featured in a special issue of Applied In Vitro Toxicology (AIVT) focusing on the in vitro evaluation of next-generati
added Mar 14, 2017 03:01

A study to examine changes in exposure to cigarette smoke chemicals when a smoker switches to using a tobacco heating product or an e-cigarette

Who is funding the study? British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited (UK)...Due to this lack of combustion, far fewer chemicals are formed but nicotine is still released and can be inhaled. THP consumables look similar to a cigarette, including a fi
ISRCTN registry (International Clinical Trials Registry Platform) (uk)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:22

[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Vaping could save lives — if government gets out of the way

restrictive regulation of e-cigarettes could be not only a poor policy choice, but also a violation of Canadians’ Charter-protected right to make decisions about their own bodies that will benefit their own health, as Courts have ruled is guaranteed by th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:27
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