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‘A good method of quitting smoking’ or ‘just an alternative to smoking’? Comparative evaluations of e-cigarette and traditional cigarette usage by dual users

the best answer that can be given to that question is that it may be either, depending upon factors such as how people evaluate e-cigarettes relative to traditional cigarettes and how important those dimensions of comparison are for them.
Health Psychology Open
added Jun 28, 2017 15:02
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: E-cigarettes needed to get more adults to quit smoking

A federal parliamentary inquiry on e-cigarettes is under way and a Senate inquiry is about to begin shortly based on a bill submitted to the Senate last week. Tobacco control activists want to leave the regulatory framework now in place unchanged, preven
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:52
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[District of Columbia] Sensible regulation of e-cigarettes: Opportunities for reform / Thursday, June 29, 2017 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The costly regulatory regime imposed by the [FDA] threatens the availability of e-cigarettes and product improvement... Join AEI as a panel of experts discusses the science on e-cigarettes, the implications of the FDA’s current regulatory framework, and
American Enterprise Institute
added Jun 27, 2017 00:21
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[North Carolina] Budget restores limited funding to curb youth tobacco use

“to develop strategies to prevent the use of new and emerging tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, by youth and people of childbearing age.” However, anti-smoking advocates are urging state health officials to embrace e-cigs and vaporizers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 26, 2017 12:41
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Scratch test — wound healing disrupted by smoke but not by Vype e-cigarette vapor

Scientists at British American Tobacco used the scratch test to compare the effects of smoke extract from a reference cigarette (3R4F) and vapour extract from two commercial e-cigarettes, Vype ePen (a closed modular device) and Vype eStick (a cig-a-like
Science Magazine
added Jun 26, 2017 12:24
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Wound healing goes up in cigarette smoke

"Our results suggest that chemicals in cigarette smoke that inhibit wound healing are either absent from e-cigarette vapour or present in concentrations too low for us to detect an effect,' said James Murphy, Head of Reduced Risk Substantiation at Britis
Business Standard (in)
added Jun 26, 2017 02:56
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[Hong Kong, California, Texas] Medics Urge E-Cig Legalisation In Australia, But Bans Continue To Spread

An open letter signed by 135 renowned health experts urges Australia to back off from its harsh restrictions on nicotine e-cigs, as a proposed amendment on legalisation moves through the parliamentary system. However, across the world health authorities c
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 25, 2017 17:36
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GLANS/STIER/DUNN: PRESS RELEASE: HEARTLAND INSTITUTE EXPERTS COMMENT ON NEW YORK BILL TO BAN VAPING WHERE SMOKING IS BANNED

The following statements from vaping and tobacco policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. For more comments, refer to the contact information below.
Heartland Institute
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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TRACY: Study suggests e-cigs are just as harmful as tobacco—but there’s a catch

One study after the next has reached a similar conclusion. So it’s not surprising when studies with contradictory findings are met with skepticism. UConn’s study, which used an untested 3D-printed device, has come under heavy fire since it was released.
The Daily Dot (blog)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Comment online at regulations.gov, docket FDA-2017-D-3001. ...The FDA has filed for scientific review three Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) applications from Philip Morris Products S.A. (PMP S.A.) for its IQOS system and three types of Heatstick prod
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 24, 2017 17:15
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