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Medical Cannabis Companies Leverage Biosynthesis to Boost Drug Development

It has also developed a means to genetically engineer tobacco plants to regulate the level of nicotine, among other nicotinic alkaloids, to develop smoking cessation and reduced-risk tobacco products.
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:40
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[UK] BUTTERWORTH: VAPE AWAY Vaping IS better for you than smoking cigarettes… and it’s right the government has finally admitted it

Unlike second-hand smoke from cigarettes – which is known to cause cancer – there’s no evidence that second-hand e-cigarette vapour is dangerous to others.
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:13
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Health Scotland: E-cigs 'definitely' less harmful than smoking

NHS Health Scotland said it wanted to "clarify" confusion around the harms and benefits of vaping devices. More than 20 organisations have signed up to the consensus, which was led by NHS Health Scotland.
BBC Online
added Sep 21, 2017 13:46
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GPs should alert smokers about the lack of evidence on the long-term effects of e-cigarettes, warns health watchdog

The move from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) comes despite backing for e-cigarettes from Public Health England (PHE), which says they are a useful aid for quitting. In new draft guidance, health watchdog NICE does not list
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:52
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[California] One e-cigarette with nicotine leads to adrenaline changes in nonsmokers’ hearts

“These findings challenge the concept that inhaled nicotine is benign, or safe,” Middlekauff said. “Our study showed that acute electronic cigarette use with nicotine increases cardiac adrenaline levels. And it’s in the same pattern that is associated w
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:56
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Reynolds CEO Embraces FDA Challenge / Innovation a critical focus for reducing harm, executive says

Debra Crew, CEO of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds, said technology provides an important opportunity to give smokers their desired nicotine in a less harmful way, according to a CNBC report. “If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:20
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SATEL: What the New Surgeon General Should Do About E-Cigarettes

Some reviewers of the 2016 report were so disaffected by the final report, that they took their names off the final product. One was Professor Kenneth Michael Cummings...The good news, Dr. Adams, is that this serious misstep can be reversed in the name o
Forbes
added Sep 20, 2017 22:16
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PRESENTATION: Assessment of Mitochondrial Function Following Long-Term Treatment of Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells with Total Particulate Matter from a Candidate Modified Risk Tobacco Product versus Cigarettes

PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:12
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Big Tobacco Has a Death Wish

More worrying for the industry is how profitable the new products are when compared to traditional smokes... One reason for industry hope is that the vaping market is still fragmented and far less regulated than cigarettes. Big Tobacco is expecting to se
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2017 17:48
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NZ study compares the effectivity of e-cigs and patches for smoking cessation

The study titled Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial, was published on The Lancet earlier this month. The research was conducted between Sept 6, 2011, and July 5, 2013 by recruiting 657 adult smokers who wanted to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:30
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