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“Organic,” “natural,” and “additive-free” cigarettes: Comparing the effects of advertising claims and disclaimers on perceptions of harm

claims may mislead people into thinking that the advertised cigarettes are less harmful than other cigarettes. Disclaimers did not offset misperceptions of harm created by false claims. [FDA] should restrict the use of these misleading claims in tobacco a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:15

CTP Connect—February 2018

This newsletter serves as a digest of the latest announcements and stories out of CTP / Science, Public Education Among Key Components in FDA’s Tobacco Regulatory Strategy This year marks three decades since the 1988 Surgeon General’s report, The Health
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 27, 2018 14:59

Where we stand now: E-cigarettes

But their use has been surrounded by debate, focusing on the lack of evidence regarding the harms associated with their long-term use, as well as their potential to act as a gateway into smoking among teens. The latest salvo: A study of nearly 70,000 peo
KSAT-12 (San Antonio, TX)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:54


should not limit adults’ choices by increasing the age to purchase and possess tobacco products. Rather, policymakers should implore the use of THR products such as smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, as these have proven to be effective tools fo
Heartland Institute
added Feb 27, 2018 03:49

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘Absurd’ if DOH endorses vaping, says health group

A health advocacy group calling for stricter tobacco control is objecting to calls for the Department of Health (DOH) to endorse vaping as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking. HealthJustice Philippines (HJP) maintained that electronic cigarettes we
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:51

Nick Hopkinson: Making sense of e-cigarettes—Public Health England’s review of the evidence

Worryingly, the proportion of the population with the erroneous belief that vaping is as hazardous as, or more hazardous than, smoking has risen from 7% in 2013 to more than 25% last year. There is a need for clear thinking and guidance in this area.
BMJ Group blogs
added Feb 26, 2018 19:55

Philippines: Health Authorities urged to endorse vaping

“Listen to the experts,” said Tom Pinlac, head of The Vapers Philippines. “It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so they can recommend e-cigarettes and heated-tobacco products to smokers who want to quit.” President of Philipp
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:52
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[UK] Vaping could help smokers quit, but Australian research is still ongoing

The Cancer Council Australia has urged Wagga smokers to be cautious about overseas research claiming that e-cigarettes could help them kick the habit. Director of advocacy for Cancer Council Australia Paul Grogan said that in Australia the jury is very m
Wagga Wagga (NSW) Daily Advertiser (au)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:49

JUUL Labs Presents Findings From Two Studies at The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco's 2018 Annual Meeting

The findings, "Characterization of Temperature Regulation and HPHC Profile of a Nicotine Salt-Based ENDS Product," were presented at a poster session at The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco's 2018 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Md.
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2018 16:23

Most Adults Fail To Understand That Nicotine Does Not Cause Cancer

PinneyAssociates' Analysis Shows that Nicotine Misperceptions are Widespread, Especially among Current Smokers, which May Reduce Their Willingness to Try Less Harmful Nicotine-Containing Products
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2018 16:20
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