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[Germany] JGU chemists develop technique that reduces toxic effects of cigarettes

The Mainz-based team headed by Professor Wolfgang Tremel has discovered how to significantly lower the levels of these free oxygen radicals and thus markedly reduce the toxicity of cigarette smoke. This development could help not only to make the consumpt
News-Medical.net
added May 31, 2017 17:43
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HO: Move over Hippocrates: Harm reduction as the new paradigm for health care

the e-cigarette debate on this side of the Atlantic is dominated by sexy headlines like “Carcinogens found in urine of e-cigarette users” and the like. Rarely highlighted is the lower exposure to cancer-causing compounds when using e-cigarettes compared t
statnews.com
added May 31, 2017 17:40
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Sharjah] Alternative tobacco products are equally harmful

A team of researchers at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) has dispelled the notion that alternative tobacco products (ATPs) such as shisha and medwakh (a small smoking pipe popular in the region) are less harmful than cigarettes.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 31, 2017 17:38
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[Canada] GAGNON: Why the double standard for tobacco and marijuana?

Public explanation is needed as both marijuana and tobacco are addictive substances with known, and in some cases, similar, health risks...the health minister and Health Canada should acknowledge the importance of alternative products such as tobacco heat
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking versus vaping: which one is more harmful?

A: When it comes to the debate of smoking versus vaping, the one that wins is often just the lesser of two evils. Vaping involves the inhalation of vapourized e-cigarette liquid which consists of water, nicotine, a base of propylene glycol or vegetable
AsiaOne (sg)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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Tobacco hybrid emits low-toxicant, e-cig-like vapor with enhanced flavor

Chemical analysis has revealed no detectable difference between the vapours produced by an e-cigarette (Vype ePen) and a novel hybrid device, containing tobacco (iFuse). Previous research revealed that the levels of nearly all tested toxicants in Vype eP
EurekAlert
added May 30, 2017 23:31
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Special Eurobarometer 458: Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes (PDF)

The current survey explores: • Prevalence in the EU – both of tobacco and of e-cigarettes; • The age Europeans start using tobacco, and e-cigarettes as well as the frequency of use; • The type of tobacco products consumed; • Issues related to st
European Commission - Trade (be)
added May 30, 2017 22:28
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: E-cigarettes 'are cost-effective way to help smokers quit'

Ireland is the only country in the EU to include e-cigarettes in a state assessment of how best to help citizens give up smoking. Dublin's Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found that more people using e-cigarettes would lead to more peopl
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added May 30, 2017 15:17
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[Germany] Copper hydroxide nanoparticles provide protection against toxic oxygen radicals in cigarette smoke

The Mainz-based team headed by Professor Wolfgang Tremel has discovered how to significantly lower the levels of these free oxygen radicals and thus markedly reduce the toxicity of cigarette smoke. This development could help not only to make the consumpt
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added May 30, 2017 03:08
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Smokeless cigarettes contain MORE cancer-causing chemicals than traditional ones - despite tobacco giants claiming they are safer

Cigarettes that heat tobacco as opposed to burning it have been touted as the safest way of smoking in recent years. But new research suggests that theory to be untrue, finding these 'smokeless' ones to actually contain more cancer-causing chemicals tha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2017 18:52
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