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Safer to Puff, E-Cigarettes Can’t Shake Their Reputation as a Menace

Use of the devices is slumping because they are not as good as cigarettes at giving a hit of nicotine. Dealing another strike against them, the country’s top public health authorities have sent an unwavering message: Vaping is dangerous.
New York Times
added Nov 2, 2016 06:36

Documentary "A Billion Lives" Targets FDA Regulations on Vaping

Is the government wrong to regulate electronic cigarettes? That's one of the ideas presented in the documentary film "A Billion Lives," which puts forth the idea that vaping and e-cigarettes would help smokers quit, and it's a mistake to limit access to
added Oct 31, 2016 17:02

E-Cigs Aren’t Always E-ffective

There are many potential health concerns with e-cigarettes, but little data. Data shows that certain flavors that include diacetyl (buttery flavor) are related to significant lung problems. There have also been suggestions of other pulmonary problems, bu
added Oct 31, 2016 17:01

RODU: FDA tobacco director ignores 2.5 million ‘anecdotal reports’ about e-cigarettes

The FDA should also be required to acknowledge population evidence generated by federal surveys. I informed the SFATA audience that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has 2015 National Health Interview Survey data documenting that 2.5 million
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 31, 2016 16:58

E-cig studies provide more conflicting outcomes on potential harm

Another week, another release of studies that have conflicting outcomes on the attractiveness and potential risk of electronic cigarettes, particularly to young adults...until a universally accepted definitive study is released, the two reports add more e
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 31, 2016 16:50

Head in the clouds: The complete noob's guide to ecigs and vaping

Vaping is a great way to kick the cigarette habit, and is generally thought of as a healthier alternative to smoking. It may save you a good deal of money in the end, too, given today’s high cost of cigarettes. It’s not as easy as just picking up the lat
added Oct 31, 2016 01:52

[India] MORRIS: Smokers Keen to Break the Habit Get No Help From the WHO

If the WHO and its FCTC are genuinely committed to reducing the harm from smoking, they should change their approach to tobacco control and recognize the life-saving potential of new technologies. A decision in India next month to push for stringent reg
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 31, 2016 01:50

BRIEF-Swedish Match sees weaker Q4 cigars mainly due fewer output days

* Swedish match ceo says us cigar sales, volumes, result will be notably weaker q4 versus q3, ambition is to grow us cigars q4 versus q4 2015 * Swedish match ceo says to drop mustang snus brand in scandinavia and instead broaden the kaliber brand range
added Oct 29, 2016 01:09

Big tobacco’s new ambitions

The race is on to come up with safer, more satisfying offerings. Philip Morris International, which spends nearly twice as much on research as BAT, reckons its new offering, iQOS, might add more than $1bn in profit by 2020. IQOS is a new type of e-cigare
The Economist
added Oct 28, 2016 16:51

More American Adults Think E-Cigs as Harmful as Cigarettes: Survey

The percentage of smokers who said e-cigarettes posed an equal or greater health threat rose from nearly 12 percent in 2012 to 35 percent in 2015. In addition, the percentage who thought e-cigarettes were addictive rose from 25 percent to nearly 57 perce
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 27, 2016 21:59
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