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[Mid-east, New Zealand, Uae] Nations consider re-think on e-cigarette legislation

The daily smoking rate is about 13.8 per cent of the population in New Zealand, but it is about 42 per cent in the indigenous Maori population. In a nationwide survey, 17 per cent of smokers said they had tried e-cigarettes, and 3 per cent were regular
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:13
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[Europe, Mid-east, Uae, UK, USA, District of Columbia] Special report: Medical opinion shifts from tolerating e-cigs to actively promoting them to smokers

at the E-Cigarette Summit in Georgetown, praise was heaped upon Public Health England by experts for its decision to officially promote to help smokers quit...“The fastest decline in tobacco use in the UK took place shortly after e-cigarettes came onto th
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:10
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[Michigan] NIH Doctor: More Vaping Research Needed

Dr. William Klein is Associate Director of the Behavioral Research Program at the National Cancer Institute in the National Institutes of Health. He says vaping is one of the most controversial questions there is right now in the research and policy comm
WKAR Public Media (Michigan State University)
added May 2, 2018 18:19
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WARNER: How to Think – Not Feel – about Tobacco Harm Reduction

THR can be a complement to, not a substitute for, evidenced-based tobacco control interventions. Tobacco control professionals need to focus on objective assessment of and discussion about the potential costs and benefits of THR.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 1, 2018 04:40
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[Colorado] Memorial Regional Health: Despite popular beliefs, e-cigarettes not considered safe, especially harmful for adolescents

While research shows that regular cigarettes produce more harmful chemicals than e-cigarettes, there are still many dangerous chemicals in e-cigarette...
Craig (CO) Daily Press
added Apr 30, 2018 18:28
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Age Moderates Smokers’ Subjective Response to Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

As the FDA considers reducing the level of nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive, understanding the potential impact of this policy on young people is of crucial importance. We found that young adults had significantly lower positive subject
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 29, 2018 01:19
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Examining risk perceptions among daily smokers naïve to reduced nicotine content cigarettes

If the FDA mandates a reduced nicotine content standard for cigarettes, educational campaigns will be needed to correct misperceptions about RNC cigarettes’ addictiveness and potential to aid cessation as well as inform consumers about their safety risks
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 29, 2018 01:17
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the age to buy tobacco and vaping products

The Illinois Senate has approved a measure on a 35-20 vote; the proposal now moves to the House. We urge lawmakers to vote yes, and Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign the bill into law. This is not a Nanny State overreach into the personal habits of Illinoisans.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 28, 2018 15:42
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[Ohio] Exploring health risks related to vaping, e-cigarettes

Sophomore Aaron Meece said he has been vaping for about five years. “I only started vaping as a way to kick smoking regular cigarettes, but I just never stopped,” Meece said. Meece said he vapes every single day and usually always has the vape with him.
BG Falcon Media (Bowling Green (OH) State University)
added Apr 26, 2018 14:45
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SULLUM: FDA Investigation of Adolescent Juuling Could Endanger Adult Smokers

What if the e-cigarette features that appeal to teenagers also appeal to grownups?...Mandating less appealing e-cigarettes means discouraging smokers from making a switch that would dramatically reduce the health risks they face. The FDA should not sacrif
Reason Magazine
added Apr 26, 2018 14:01
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