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KOVAL: surgeon general's report confirms youth should not use e-cigarettes

This report underscores the importance of FDA regulation of ALL tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to limit the marketing and appeal of these products to young people.... We are hopeful that in the future, the Surgeon General will clarify the conf
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:35
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[UK, USA] E-cigarette use threatens years of US anti-smoking gains, says report

Advocates say e-cigarettes could replace traditional cigarettes, while critics are concerned they are a gateway to tobacco use – especially in young people, who are more vulnerable to the addictive impact of nicotine. The debate over the potential harms
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:01
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[Asia] GUO: Can China’s Smoking Ban Stick?

With China’s smoking culture and state interests so intertwined, the new smoking ban will probably not achieve its objective...Many are taking matters into their own hands (and lungs) by opting for a local invention: e-cigarettes...every method that reduc
The Diplomat (jp)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:55
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Philip Morris seeks U.S. approval to market alternative cigarette

"We are encouraged by the timeliness of PM's first FDA application submission...We continue to believe iQOS is a positive catalyst for both Philip Morris & Altria providing a unique competitive advantage," Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog wrote in a not
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2016 02:24
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[Virginia] Philip Morris International seeks FDA approval for "modified risk" tobacco product

claims the vapor has less than 10 percent of the harmful chemicals found in cigarette smoke, but the FDA will have to verify that claim as part of the agency’s review of the application, which could take more than a year. Tobacco companies cannot make hea
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 7, 2016 02:27
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ adu
Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2016 01:21
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Questionable Ruling on e-Cigs in Public Housing

it is unclear as to exactly what this means for those who use electronic cigarettes or vaping devices because the wording is, at best, unclear, and at worst, contradictory.
Newswire
added Dec 7, 2016 01:17
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E-cigarette vapour is less harmful to lung cells than cigarette smoke

Recent tests conducted by scientists at British American Tobacco (BAT) show that, in stark contrast to cigarette smoke, vapour from the commercially available e-cigarette Vype ePen is less toxic to, and does not cause oxidative stress¹ in, human lung cell
BAT Science.com
added Dec 5, 2016 22:28
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Europe seeks a clear vision on e-cigarette taxation policy

While the European Commission is engaged in a consultation process on the taxing of e-cigarettes, seven EU member states have already instituted their own tax schemes. Between them, a variety of rates have been set. Unlike in the U.S., however, where se
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 18:42
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[Delaware] Long-term effects of vaping are still unknown

Can e-cigarettes be used to quit smoking regular cigarettes? The FDA has not approved e-cigarettes as a method to quit smoking. There are a few people who are able to quit smoking using e-cigarettes, but in the real world most of the people using e-ciga
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Dec 4, 2016 21:30
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