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How do consumers perceive differences in risk across nicotine products? A review of relative risk perceptions across smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, nicotine replacement therapy and combustible cigarettes

non-combustible nicotine product RRPs have direct implications for researchers and present several challenges for policymakers working with modified risk products, including issues of measurement, health risk communication and behaviour change.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2016 04:00

[Asia-pacific] 80% of Malaysians say health improved after switching to vape: Study

study conducted by leading cardiologist and harm-reduction researcher Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos on more than 7,000 Malaysians in the first half of 2016. In a statement today, regional consumer advocacy group revealed that the survey found 8
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07

HARTMANN-BOYCE: Why can't scientists agree on e-cigarettes?

As a Cochrane review of e-cigarettes is published, its author asks why vaping devices have divided the academic community...When it comes to long-term safety, experts are making their best guesses in the absence of solid data, and that’s where room for di
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2016 14:05

[Australia] Libs call for rethink on e-cigarette ban

backbencher has called for a rethink of Australia's ban on nicotine e-cigarettes, arguing the devices could spell the end of harmful cigarette smoking. James Paterson said some of the reasons cited by health groups for maintaining the ban were puzzling a
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:49

Evidence, Policy, and E-Cigarettes.

We have written a document to correct Bates' misconceptions about who we are, what our experience is, why we decided to write about this topic in the first place, what we actually said, and why we said it.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 12, 2016 16:33

[UK] CORRESPONDENCE Evidence, Policy, and E-Cigarettes

misleading to suggest that there is a consensus on e-cigarettes in England, given that many members of the health community have continuing reservations...look to Australia, where adult smoking rates are now under 13%, without e-cigarettes
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Sep 12, 2016 16:30

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Alarmist vaping headlines a hazard to health

“VAPING from electronic cigarettes could be as bad for the heart as tobacco” screamed an alarmist headline syndicated across a wide range of Australian news services recently. Unfortunately, these misleading headlines are all too common and confuse the p
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:44

[New Zealand] Legalising electronic cigarettes could save thousands of NZ smokers' lives

Thousands of New Zealand smokers' lives could be saved by legalising domestic sales of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, a leading vendor says. The claim by Cosmic, which is selling the devices, comes as submissions close today on a legalisatio
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:37

[New Zealand] SWEANOR/BATES/LAUGESEN: E-cigarettes could help smokers

A widespread switch to e-cigarettes would cut exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke as they pose no material risk to bystanders.... • It is unethical to deny a smoker access to products that are much safer than the dominant product on the market, cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:34

FRASER/CHEE/LAUGESEN: Perspectives of New Zealand health professionals and smokers on e-cigarettes (PDF)

We recommend that the Ministry of Health review personal and population benefits of nicotine e-cigarettes and any regulations that might be required if nicotine for e-cigarettes were to be made available in New Zealand.
New Zealand Medical Journal
added Sep 11, 2016 13:24
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