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U.S. to promote use of opioid alternatives to treat addiction

Gottlieb’s plan mirrors his recent proposal to reduce nicotine in cigarettes while expanding access to potentially less harmful nicotine delivery devices such as e-cigarettes. Both proposals embrace an approach to substance abuse that aims to reduce harm
Reuters
added Oct 26, 2017 18:05
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E-Cigarette Use Causes a Unique Innate Immune Response in the Lung Involving Increased Neutrophilic Activation and Altered Mucin Secretion.

Together, our results indicate that e-cigarette use alters the profile of innate defense proteins in airway secretions, inducing both similar and unique changes relative to cigarette smoking. These data challenge the concept that e-cigarettes are a healt
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 26, 2017 17:06
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Tobacco Industry-Funded Scientists Say New 'Heated' Tobacco Is Safer

In a series of papers published Wednesday in the journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, scientists at British American Tobacco found evidence that vapor from glo, which functions by heating tobacco to vaporize nicotine, delivers 90 percent fewer
Inverse
added Oct 26, 2017 04:37
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[New Zealand] Ministry changes tune on smoking alternatives

After a change of heart, health officials are throwing their support behind e-cigarettes and vaping, saying they could help people quit smoking.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[USA] E-cigarette bans highlight public health divide between US and UK researchers

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes America’s lax smoking regulations may contribute to researchers’ estimation of potential harm
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[UK] MPs launch inquiry into e-cigarettes over fears they could 're-normalise' smoking for teens

MPs today launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes to determine whether they are re-normalising smoking, and if people are becoming addicted to vaping. The Science and Technology Committee has called for evidence about the health benefits or harms of e-cig
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:30
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Studies support the reduced-risk potential of glo™

Scientists at British American Tobacco have conducted a series of tests, the results of which help establish glo™ as having the potential to be substantially reduced risk compared to traditional cigarettes glo™ is a commercial tobacco-heating product. I
EurekAlert
added Oct 25, 2017 12:45
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[UK] New 'smokeless' tobacco device, predicted to overtake vaping, has 90% less toxic substances than cigarettes, tests reveal

The Glo device was tested by its manufacturer British American Tobacco It heats tobacco instead of burning it, so doesn't produce smoke toxicants Found e-cigarette and other new generation products had similar lowered levels Earlier report predicts heat-
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:42
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[UK] E-cigarettes: Cross-party group of MPs launches inquiry

MPs are to carry out an inquiry into e-cigarettes amid concerns there are "significant gaps" in what is known about them and how they are regulated. The science and technology committee will look at their effectiveness as a stop-smoking tool and the impa
BBC Online
added Oct 25, 2017 12:41
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RODU: New vaping insights based on FDA’s PATH Survey 2013-2014

my economist colleague Nantaporn Plurphanswat and I have produced a comprehensive study of e-cigarette use in the United States. The research appears in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 25, 2017 00:23
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