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SATEL: A Defense Department Hotline That Keeps Smokers Hooked

Here’s how her conversation went: Angela: Hello! How can I help you today?... The DOD should sever its relationship with until the website and online chatters are equipped to offer accurate, helpful advice. The facts are that snus is much
added Mar 24, 2017 17:19

[UK] Switching to vaping cuts fire death risk, London Fire Brigade safety chief tells smokers

Dan Daly of the London Fire Brigade said electronic devices hold “fewer fire risks” for smokers than cigarettes. Mr Daly, assistant commissioner for fire safety, said: “Our preference is that you stop smoking altogether. But if you must smoke, vaping ho
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:23

RODU: Educating Air Force Generals About Tobacco Use & Risks

The Military Health System and the Defense Health Agency last November published a grossly misleading article on their website titled, “Quit the spit: Smokeless tobacco no better than lit” ...I supplied a portfolio of published medical articles...the off
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:25

GLANTZ: New report does not necessarity reflect "the views of 120 leaders in tobacco control"

I take strong exception to the pro-industry harm reduction arguments in this report. Indeed, I believe that some of the policies advocated in the report will slow progress. As one of the 120 “leaders” who responded to the poll used to construct this d
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:00

22nd Century Produces Zero THC Industrial Hemp at Anandia Labs

the Company’s research collaboration with strategic partner Anandia Laboratories, Inc. in Vancouver, Canada, has resulted in new industrial hemp plants that have zero tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the principal psychoactive constituent in cannabis. “We are
Business Wire
added Mar 23, 2017 17:55

Where There’s No Smoke, There’s Fire and Danger: The E-Cigarette Story

Whether e-cigarettes are less harmful than traditional tobacco was investigated by examining heart rate variability in habitual users of e-cigarettes. A significant effect on cardiovascular function was observed through decreased vagal activity and increa
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:39

MINTON: The Truth About Vaping

If public-health advocates and researchers truly want to improve public health, they should quit their campaign of misinformation and scare-mongering and let consumers decide for themselves if vaping is worth the risk.
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52

[UK] GLANTZ: New BAT model shows no population health benefit for e-cigs

In other words, BAT’s own model says that if lots of people start using e-cigarettes, there is virtually no health benefit. As long as the structure of the model is reasonable the important thing is the numbers that are used to make the predictions. T
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:27

[Italy] Spotlight on “nicotine in all its manifestations” - BAT shares science at SRNT

The SRNTOpens new window is a professional body dedicated solely to supporting nicotine and tobacco research around the globe. Their mission is “to stimulate the generation and dissemination of new knowledge concerning nicotine in all its manifestations”
added Mar 22, 2017 02:11

[UK, USA] 22nd Century Group Issues Annual Letter to Shareholders

Dear Fellow Shareholders: In 2016, 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine technology captured the attention of scientists and public health officials around the world. Over the course of the year, we reported to shareholders the results of six new independen
Business Wire
added Mar 22, 2017 02:08
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