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[Kentucky] SHARMA: Think e-cigarettes are a good alternative to smoking? Think again.

The only time e-cigarettes might be helpful is if they are used as a temporary aid to quit smoking. The FDA recently announced that the agency will start regulating the sale of e-cigarettes as it does tobacco, so they can’t be sold to people younger than
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 18, 2017 03:15
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes are as bad as cigs in terms of heart disease risk

they exposed mice to e-cigarette aerosol for 8 months and found changes in their blood vessels that indicate heightened heart disease risk. (These results are consistent with short-term studies in humans show that people who use e-cigarettes immediately
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2017 22:06
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The "Healthier" Version Of Smoking Is More Harmful To Youthful Users Than It Seems

New research presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference suggests a link between VPN use, now a $3.5 billion industry, and neurotoxicity, immune cell suppression, and cardiovascular disease.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 21:59
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America needs a candid smoking control champion

misinformation about nicotine abounds...Ten years after e-cigarettes became available, governments and scientists know enough to assure smokers that e-cigarettes are safe enough for smokers to switch.
The Hill
added Nov 17, 2017 21:24
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2017 Vaping Policies in UK Councils Report A report from The Freedom Association’s Freedom to Vape Campaign (PDF)

● 126 councils (32 per cent of those who responded) require vapers to use designated smoking areas in all or some circumstances, despite that fact that vapers are not smokers. This is an increase from 112 councils in 2016 . ● When asked if councillors ar
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 17, 2017 21:07
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[UK] NEW REPORT: ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF COUNCILS IGNORE GOVERNMENT ADVICE AND REFUSE TO REVIEW E-CIGARETTE POLICIES

A new report from The Freedom Association's 'Freedom to Vape' campaign highlights the shocking ignorance in town halls across the UK.
The Freedom Association (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:03
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Vaping 'no better' than smoking when surgery is needed

Many proponents of vaping argue that it's a healthy alternative to tobacco cigarettes; however, when it coming to surgery and interacting with anesthesia, neither is safe.
ScienceDaily
added Nov 17, 2017 21:02
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CLABOUGH: FDA Expands Teen Anti-smoking Campaign to Include E-Cigarettes

despite evidence that it is less harmful than smoking cigarettes and is more effective in helping smokers to quit than other alternatives. The agency announced last month that it will be expanding its teen anti-smoking “Real Cost” campaign to include vapi
The New American
added Nov 17, 2017 20:51
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[UK] E-cigarettes in patients with COPD: current perspectives [FREE FULL TEXT]

little is known about health consequences of EC use among COPD smokers and whether their regular use has any effects on subjective and objective COPD outcomes. In the current review, we discuss the current perspectives and literature on the role of ECs in
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:05
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[UK] Webinar – the use of e-cigarettes among people with a mental health condition

On 13 November 2017, the Mental Health & Smoking Partnership hosted a webinar on the use of e-cigarettes among people with a mental health condition. The webinar featured presentations from Dr Debbie Robson who gave an overview of harm reduction and the
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:10
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