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[Europe] UK has the chance to be a leader in safer vice products post-Brexit such as e-cigarettes and synthetic alcohol, Adam Smith Institute argues

Think tank the Adam Smith Institute (ASI) has recommended the government replaces “self-defeating regulation” on products such as e-cigarettes and hangover-free synthetic alcohol with a system of “permissionless innovation”.
City A.M. (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 15:01


By stifling innovation, regulation may freeze products in a state that is far less safe than free-wheeling capitalism would otherwise provide. Given that most smokers or drinkers would prefer not to die young or suffer from chronic illnesses, there is a
Adam Smith Institute
added Sep 23, 2016 14:52

[UK] SNOWDON: The government’s great triumph on smoking: it left e-cigarettes alone

What Arnott cannot quite bring herself to say is that it is the e-cigarette, not big government interference, that has been the game-changer... All this has been achieved without a penny being spent by government. It has happened despite the active resist
The Spectator (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:35

MORRIS: The WHO’s Opposition to Tobacco Harm Reduction: A Threat to Public Health? (PDF)

The brief elucidates the reasons for the WHO’s and its FCTC’s hostility to tobacco harm reduction and adumbrates its consequences. It contrasts this opposition to less harmful nicotine-containing products with the WHO’s support for harm reduction in othe
Reason Foundation
added Sep 20, 2016 14:40

MORRIS: The World Health Organization's Opposition to Tobacco Harm Reduction: A Threat to Public Health?

If governments follow the FCTC’s advice, vape products would become less readily available and more people will smoke, with far worse health consequences. The WHO’s opposition to tobacco harm reduction is dishonest and threatens public health.
Reason Foundation
added Sep 20, 2016 14:34

US Think Tank Says WHO Tobacco Treaty a Threat to Public Health

Reason Foundation published a brief on September 14 essentially critiquing the WHO’s “hostility” to tobacco harm reduction and outlines its consequences generally as a threat to public health. The brief contrasts the WHO’s opposition to less harmful nicot
Medical Observer Philippines (ph)
added Sep 20, 2016 14:31

Toxicant Levels Average 95% Lower in E-Cigarette Vapour Versus Cigarette Smoke: New Study by British American Tobacco

In the most comprehensive chemical comparison to date between smoke and e-cigarette emissions, scientists at British American Tobacco ("BAT") have found evidence that e-cigarette vapour* has significantly lower levels of toxicants than conventional cigar
PR Newswire
added Sep 19, 2016 16:26

[UK] Southampton e-cigarette scientists at the forefront of vaping

Scientists from one of the world’s biggest tobacco firms BAT (British America Tobacco) pioneered e cigarettes and are working on new forms of vaping at their labs in Southampton. Commenting on the BMJ report, David O’Reilly, BAT’s Group scientific and R
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:23

[Maryland] November: Risk Assessment - A Public Workshop

FDA/CTP is hosting a workshop designed to open the discussion regarding available data and approaches to inform the risk assessment of tobacco products and to support tobacco regulatory science. The objectives of the workshop are to identify: Available
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 16, 2016 15:09
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