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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: E-Cigarette Survey

Seven out of 10 Filipino adult smokers believe that vape devices or electronic cigarettes are positive alternatives to conventional cigarettes, according to the 2016 Asian Nations Adult Smoker E-cigarette Survey commissioned by consumer advocacy group “h
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:02
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[India] A Response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 (ENDS) Report (PDF)

Failure to do so will not only put people’s lives and health at IMMEDIATE risk, but also diminish the credibility of the organisation. It is the WHO’s FCTC delegates responsibility at the forthcoming CoP7 to be fully aware of emerging public health trends
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:54
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[Asia, India] THE WHO IGNORES THE VOICES OF 20 MILLION SUCCESSFUL EX-SMOKERS (PDF)

On 2nd October, INNCO wrote to Margaret Chan, Chairman of The World Health Organisation, enclosing its response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 report ‘Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Electronic Non-Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS/ENNDS)’ and formally requ
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:50
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[Philippines] Filipino smokers want E-cigarettes

IN a first-of-its-kind survey of adult smokers in Philippines, regional consumer advocacy group factasia.org has found that most smokers (70 percent) see e-cigarettes as a “positive alternative” to tobacco products. The same number—70 percent—would con
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:30
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Healthier? Depends On Who's Funding The Research

Even though the study was peer-reviewed, some are saying people should take the findings with a grain of salt given who funded the research: A tobacco company that's recently started selling e-cigarettes. For tobacco brands, it makes sense to get into
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:27
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GLANTZ: Need for Examination of Broader Range of Risks When Predicting the Effects of New Tobacco Products

The primary reason that they reached the conclusion of net benefits is that their primary analysis is based on the assumption that e-cigarettes are only 5% as dangerous as conventional cigarettes.2 This opinion did not consider the evidence that e-cigare
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 17:42
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New Pharmacological Agents to Aid Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Harm Reduction: What Has Been Investigated, and What Is in the Pipeline?

Many of these products are in the early stages of clinical trials; however, cytisine looks most promising in having established efficacy and safety with low cost. Electronic cigarettes have become very popular, appear to be efficacious and are safer than
CNS Drugs
added Oct 7, 2016 17:32
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[Canada] SWEANOR/HOUSTON: Rethinking Nicotine: The Role of Public Health Law in Ending an Epidemic

It has the potential to lead to one of the greatest public health breakthroughs in human history by fundamentally changing the forecast of a billion cigarette-caused deaths this century.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:29
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FAIRCHILD: E-Cigarettes And The Values Behind The Evidence

This tension between harm reduction and precaution, then, highlights a second vital question involving the populations of concern. Whose risk matters? In 2015, Public Health England, the United Kingdom’s equivalent to the US Centers for Disease Control
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:15
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For less toxic e-cigarettes, skip the strawberry

E-cigarettes, however, had more toxic chemicals than smoke-free air, especially when the devices had higher power or voltage and when used with flavored liquid nicotine. “We found that strawberry-flavored product was the most toxic among all liquids we
Reuters
added Oct 7, 2016 01:54
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