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[Europe, UK] On No Smoking Day the Chancellor must recognise a public health revolution that has already delivered a £96bn saving

We know that the Chancellor will be looking to impose a rise in tobacco excise; but it is vital that he ignores calls from the EU to treat vaping products in the same way. Evidence from other European Countries demonstrates that imposing excise duties on
UK Vaping Association (UKVIA) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47

Youth Vape to Reduce Harm From Tobacco Cigarettes Over Availability of Flavors

Avoiding or reducing the harm of tobacco cigarettes is the top reason youth vape, according to data from a survey by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and analyzed by PinneyAssociates. Almost 90% of 418 ado
PR Newswire
added Mar 7, 2017 20:58

[New York] UB study sheds light on perceptions of e-cigs

Daily users of e-cigarettes see them as about as satisfying or even more satisfying — and less harmful — than cigarettes, according to the results of a small UB study. The study of 105 U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers and their partners fou
University of Buffalo
added Mar 7, 2017 14:38

[UK] Philip Morris wrong to call for tax increase on cigarettes, says Forest

Campaigners have criticised the world's biggest tobacco company after it was reported that Philip Morris, which manufactures brands such as Marlboro, is supporting an increase in taxes on cigarettes to encourage smokers to switch to alternative nicotine
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:11

[South Africa] Cigarettes and plain packaging – new dataset says it works

Here are the results of Saloojee’s foray into the scientific wizardry of Oz where this dataset seems to blow away some of the red outback dust that Ossowski stirred up...Yach... he parts company with Saloojee on e-cigarettes
Biznews (za)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:11

[New Zealand] Smokers shifting onto e-cigarettes 'is a win' - Kiwi doctor

On TVNZ's Breakfast programme, Doctor John Cameron said "if we can get everyone who's smoking tobacco related products and put them onto e-cigarettes, I think we have got a win". "We know that the best thing to put in your lungs is fresh air, no questi
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:52

[UK] Tax us more, world's biggest cigarette maker tells Philip Hammond - to persuade smokers to use e-cigarettes

Philip Morris, which makes brands such as Marlboro, said it backed an increase in taxes on its cigarettes as part of its bid to move to a “smoke-free future”. In a Budget submission sent this week to Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, Philip Morris said “w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:28

[New Zealand] VIDEO: 'I think we have got a win' – NZ doctor believes vaping could shift people from smoking tobacco

Doctor John Cameron says that e-cigarettes are "going to be absolutely fantastic."
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:21

[Australia] Experts slam TGA e-cigarette ban as 'unethical' and 'unscientific'

It's legal to buy and sell e-cigarette devices, but you need to import the liquid nicotine to put inside them. The situation has prompted a group of leading health experts to slam the Therapeutic Goods Administration, which they say has exaggerated e-ci
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 6, 2017 02:20

Rosemond: Vaping and peer pressure

I found a vaping pen hidden in my 13-year-old son's nicotine addiction is not reliably associated with any specific health or behavioral risk....has positive effects on cognitive functioning and appears to be a "brain vitamin" o
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Mar 5, 2017 01:27
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