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BAT leads the way in e-cig safety testing with new screening technique

developed a technique that can detect unpredicted substances in e-cigarette vapour. In a single puff, this “non-targeted” method can detect and identify volatile and semi-volatile substances present at levels suitable for toxicological risk assessment.
BAT Science.com
added May 16, 2017 14:36
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E-Cig Summit: Does FDA Regulation Go Too Far? Maybe, but efforts to roll back regulation are misguided, activists say

Speaking at the first-ever U.S. E-Cigarette Summit, held May 8, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids president Matthew L. Myers said that the goal of regulation should be to minimize the risk to non-smoking children and teens while maximizing the potential of
MedPage Today
added May 16, 2017 13:59
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The huff and puff surrounding e-cigarette regulation in South Africa

the vape solutions used in e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and, therefore, these products do not qualify as tobacco products in terms of the Tobacco Products Act. In terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act of 1965 (“Medicines Act”), nicoti
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added May 15, 2017 20:18
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EDITORIAL: The United States must act quickly to control the use of e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes have prompted legitimate concerns. The rapid rise of vaping among adolescents...Observers will also be monitoring how the FDA handles Gottlieb’s potential conflicts of interest, the spectre of which threatens to haunt whatever alternatives th
Nature
added May 15, 2017 20:14
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CORESTA and Water Pipes

the general perception of such smoking is that since tobacco is not burnt, but heated, and the smoke filtered through water, it is less harmful. However, to date, very little scientific work has been produced on either the tobacco mixture itself or the e
CORESTA (Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco) (fr)
added May 15, 2017 18:24
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[UK] The tobacco giant behind Lucky Strike is spending billions on 'next-gen nicotine delivery systems'

"We are becoming a tech company," British American Tobacco (BAT)'s Dr. David O’Reilly told Business Insider during a recent tour of the company's research and development (R&D) headquarters in Southampton, England. Dr. O'Reilly is the group scientific a
Business Insider
added May 15, 2017 15:28
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[District of Columbia] Risks, Benefits of Vaping Debated at U.S. E-Cig Summit / Still no expert consensus on health impacts

Anti-smoking advocates, tobacco researchers, and representatives from the cigarette and vaping industries met to discuss, among other topics, the current research exploring the risks and benefits of e-cigarettes, FDA regulation over the e-cigarette indus
MedPage Today
added May 15, 2017 15:28
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[Europe] BRILL: Winning the war on tobacco

Given that a core objective of the European Commission Tobacco Products Directive is to ensure "a high level of health protection for European citizens", the proper tax to levy on e-cigarettes should be self-evident: none.
The New Nation (bd)
added May 14, 2017 20:03
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MINTON: How FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Can Save E-Cigarettes and Lives

Though the Trump administration delayed Obama-era regulations on electronic cigarettes, without swift action from the newly-minted FDA commissioner, consumers will lose a demonstrably safer alternative to cigarettes and be left with no alternative to thei
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added May 13, 2017 01:42
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[UK] Local retailers reminded of new e-cigarette rules

Cumbria County Council say they are becoming more popular as they are considered a "safer" alternative to smoking, with specialist 'vaping bars' opening across the county. The new requirements, upheld by the Cumbria Trading Standards, include: Health in
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:42
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