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[Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Doctors in the UAE are urging e-cigarette users to be aware of the health risks from the practice of vaping and say e-cigarettes are just as harmful as smoking tobacco. Millions of cigarette smokers around the world, including in the UAE, want to kick th
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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Claims in vapour device (e-cigarette) regulation: A Narrative Policy Framework analysis

The dominant claims of vapour devices as a public health threat have supported regulations that have limited their potential as a harm reduction strategy. Future policy debates should evaluate the opportunities for vapour devices to decrease the health a
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 21, 2017 17:33
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[Asia-pacific] Intent to Use for a New Menthol HeatSticks Variant in Japan

These patterns of intended use for the three THS and HeatSticks concepts are consistent with the objectives on tobacco harm reduction.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Apr 20, 2017 19:14
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[New York] Smoking is going to get a lot more expensive

“It will accelerate a couple of trends that are disconcerting,” said Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores. “One is creating a price disparity where it is more attractive to purchase cigarettes from ­nonlegal means, wh
New York Post
added Apr 20, 2017 19:04
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[Europe, UK] SMOKE SCREEN What the new vaping laws REALLY mean – and how they could impact on a smoker’s health

By potentially driving up the price of vaping devices, it could put smokers off switching from regular fags to the electronic variety.... McKenzie, international operations manager from e-cigarette provider Flavour Boss, said: “Vaping and e-cigarettes pr
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:33
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World-Renowned Smoking Cessation Scientist, Dr. Michael Cummings, to Present Keynote Address at 22nd Century Annual Shareholder Meeting

Dr. Cummings co-authored a report which demonstrated improved stop smoking results when smokers combined the use of Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigarettes with the nicotine patch...In 2009, Dr. Cummings’ extensive body of work in smoking behavior and many c
Business Wire
added Apr 18, 2017 16:02
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Natural American Spirit Brand Marketing Casts Health Halo Around Smoking.

American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 14, 2017 23:37
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Cigarette graphic warning labels increase both risk perceptions and smoking myth endorsement

Emotional reactions to cigarette warnings increase smoking risk perceptions, but also smoking myth endorsement and misperceptions that cigarettes are less dangerous than potentially harm-reducing tobacco products.
Psychology and Health
added Apr 14, 2017 23:36
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THE EFFECTS OF E-CIGARETTE MINIMUM LEGAL SALE AGE LAWS ON YOUTH SUBSTANCE USE (PDF)

Taken together, our findings suggest a possible unintended effect of e-cigarette MLSA laws—rising cigarette use in the short term while youth are restricted from purchasing e-cigarettes.
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Apr 14, 2017 22:43
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VIDEO: Will the government stop e-cigarettes?

VICE News’ Michael Moynihan spoke with one small vape-shop owner who fears going out of business, and two researchers who have been driven apart in the ideological battle of tobacco alternatives.
Vice.com
added Apr 14, 2017 17:11
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