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Studies support the reduced-risk potential of glo™

• The numbers and levels of toxicants in gloTM emissions are significantly lower than in cigarette smoke, meaning it has the potential to be reduced risk • Unlike cigarette smoke, gloTM vapour is not toxic to human cells in the lab • A comparative assessm
BAT Science.com
added Oct 26, 2017 18:44
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Toxicant levels are around 90% less in glo™ emissions compared to cigarette smoke

• glo™, a commercial tobacco-heating product, heats rather than burns tobacco • It is the toxicants produced by burning tobacco that are responsible for causing most smoking-related diseases • Reducing smoke toxicants levels should in principle reduce co
BAT Science.com
added Oct 26, 2017 18:43
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FTC Reports Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Marketing Rose to $8.9 Billion in 2015 – $1 Million Every Hour

Despite claims by tobacco companies that they have changed and are now focused on developing less harmful products, the FTC report shows that cigarettes still make up the bulk of their business, and the industry continues to spend billions to relentlessl
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:38
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GLANTZ: New evidence that e-cigs damage human lungs more than conventional cigs

They found “a unique e-cigarette-induced innate lung response that includes markers of aberrant neutrophilic response and altered mucin secretion and indicate that the effects of e-cigarettes are overlapping with yet distinct from those observed in otherw
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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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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