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[Ireland] SWEANOR: Now is not the time to tax e-cigarette liquid

we should say yes to health-focused cigarette taxation. But yes, too, to giving smokers a viable alternative. Then, maybe, when vaping products have replaced cigarettes there will be a basis for taxing them. Especially if even less hazardous products are
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:44


The University of Waterloo in Ontario Canada and the Medical University of South Carolina in the U.S. are the two lead institutions in the international project focusing on evaluating the efficacy and viability of e-Cigarette regulations. It’s a fascinat
You Tube
added Aug 26, 2016 17:21

[Canada] HOUSTON/SWEANOR: How unsubstantiated fears over aspartame and e-cigarettes are having a detrimental effect on public health

rumours and alarmist quasi-science of the kind that have long plagued aspartame now fuel regulations not grounded in evidence or good public-health practices, and threaten both consumer acceptance of, and access to, products that are demonstrably less har
National Post (ca)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:31

MENDELSOHN: Banning E-Cigarettes Will Be A Drag On Public Health

E-cigarettes represent a massive opportunity for Victorian smokers and have the potential for substantial improvements in public health. We cannot afford not to embrace them.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:22

[UK] Prevalence and Correlates of the Belief That Electronic Cigarettes are a Lot Less Harmful Than Conventional Cigarettes Under the Different Regulatory Environments of Australia and the United Kingdom [FREE FULL TEXT]

Consistent with the less restrictive regulatory environment affecting the sale and marketing of ECs, smokers and recent ex-smokers in the United Kingdom were more likely to believe ECs were less harmful relative to conventional cigarettes compared to thos
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:14

E-cigarettes can help eliminate smoking in 30 years: Research

“If product quality and diversity continue to increase, and costs continue to fall, within 20 years vaping could cut smoking rates by 50 percent or more. In 30 years, vaping might eliminate smoking altogether,” according to a working paper by Reason Foun
Indian Express
added Aug 24, 2016 13:53

[UK] E-cigarette tax should be zero: IEA think tank

Excise taxes for e-cigarettes and other healthier alternatives should be set to zero, according to the influential Institute of Economic Affairs think tank. In a report the group argues a lower tax on e-cigarettes would improve public health and consume
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 22:05

SULLUM: Experiment Confirms Lifesaving Potential of E-Cigarettes

confirms that smokers can dramatically reduce their exposure to toxins and carcinogens by switching to e-cigarettes. "They are safer," the lead author, Maciej Goniewicz, a toxicologist at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, told Buffalo Business First. "It
Reason Magazine
added Aug 23, 2016 21:52

Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study

"This study suggests that smokers who completely switch to e-cigarettes and stop smoking tobacco cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to many cancer-causing chemicals," said lead author Maciej Goniewicz, an assistant professor of oncology a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 20, 2016 17:09

LETTER: NITZKIN: Response to McDaniel re: Endgame Review and Wake-up Call to the Tobacco Control Community [FREE FULL TEXT]

Experience to date with e-cigarettes gives us grounds for optimism that this could easily be done without recruitment of teens and other non- users to nicotine use. A seemingly small change in the wording of our tobacco control goal from "a tobacco-free
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:34
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