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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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Rosemond: Vaping and peer pressure

I found a vaping pen hidden in my 13-year-old son's room...A:...garden-variety 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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[New York] New 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 study from the University at Buffalo. The study of 105 U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard soldie
University of Buffalo
added Mar 5, 2017 01:23
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End-game within reach

A new report proposes the immediate and accelerated implementation of three actions aimed at ending cigarette use by US adults... The report, Ending cigarette use by adults in a generation is possible, was the work of a team of tobacco control and health
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 5, 2017 00:38
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Does the regulatory environment for e-cigarettes influence the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation?: Longitudinal findings from the ITC Four Country Survey

in a less restrictive EC regulatory environment, use of ECs during a quit attempt facilitates, but in a more restrictive environment, it inhibits, short-term sustained abstinence. The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 5, 2017 00:35
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Nicotine Vapor Has Fewer Genetic Effects Than Cigarette Smoke

New evidence shows that in at least one area, gene expression, those groups should abandon their 'quit or die' mentality... Anisha Banerjee and coauthors from British American Tobacco R&D Centre (Southampton, U.K.) used a commercially available 3D airway
Science 2.0
added Mar 3, 2017 22:18
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[Canada] FROM: Ottawa could muzzle access to scientific data on vaping

Now, the new federal government seeks to limit public access to scientific data in its proposed anti-vaping legislation, Bill S-5, which was introduced in November 2016. Bill S-5 prohibits manufacturers or purveyors of e-cigarettes from sharing scientif
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:38
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