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[UK] LETTER: Electronic cigarettes: we need evidence, not opinions

It is particularly unfortunate that McNeill and colleagues failed to address the conflict of interests in a paper which played such a prominent role in the headlines they generated, which now appear even greater than reported by The Lancet.6
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:40
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GLANTZ: Calif Health Watchdog Finds High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals in the Majority of Nearly 100 E-cigarettes Tested

They have also filed a notice to sue the e-cigarette companies under California Proposition 65. Filing that action gives California Attorney General Kamala Harris (who is running for US Senate) 60 days to take up the case on behalf of the people of Cali
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:35
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SIEGEL; As E-Cigarettes Re-Normalize Smoking, Adult Smoking Prevalence in 2015 Plummets

The drop in smoking prevalence from 2014 to 2015 is the largest year-to-year decline in smoking in the past 18 years. This certainly seems to defy the argument that e-cigarettes are re-normalizing smoking. As Dr. Brad Rodu reported, 2014 data from the N
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:30
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SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Groups' Campaign of Deception is Working: Inquisitr Article Copies 7 E-Cigarette Myths Almost Verbatim from E-Cigarette Opponents

most of these seven claims are false, all are misleading, all seven points actually demonstrate the public health value of e-cigarettes, and all seven arguments are taken almost verbatim from the propaganda being disseminated by colleagues of mine in the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:24
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SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Groups' Campaign of Deception is Working: Inquisitr Article Copies 7 E-Cigarette Myths Almost Verbatim from E-Cigarette Opponents

most of these seven claims are false, all are misleading, all seven points actually demonstrate the public health value of e-cigarettes, and all seven arguments are taken almost verbatim from the propaganda being disseminated by colleagues of mine in the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:24
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SULLUM: 4 Reasons This Article About E-Cigarettes Is Bad

Start with the title: "7 Reasons E-Cigarettes Are Bad." Compared to what? Since the relevant comparison is conventional cigarettes, which are indisputably much more dangerous, the title is an empty distraction. Holger continues to dodge the central issue
Reason Magazine
added Sep 4, 2015 12:21
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Is Smoking Cigarettes As Bad As Using Other Tobacco Products? Americans Lack Knowledge When It Comes To Risks

According to researchers from the University of Buffalo, the American public has a “considerable lack of knowledge” when it comes to the risks associated with different types of tobacco products. "Even for e-cigarettes, half of the public incorrectly bel
Medical Daily
added Sep 4, 2015 12:16
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[Africa, South Africa] Long-term effects of e-cigarettes still unknown

There may be a health benefit if only current or future smokers begin using the devices – but health may suffer if so-called e-cigarettes made smoking common again, they report in JAMA Internal Medicine. Outcomes in more complex scenarios, which include
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:14
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[Maryland] LETTER: E-cigs ought to be regulated

We would never allow a company to start selling food that hasn't been adequately tested. We would be appalled if a drug company was allowed to put a drug on the market that hasn't gone through proper clinical trials. Why then are some so willing to allow
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Sep 4, 2015 12:08
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Switching from conventional to electronic cigarettes reduced toxicant exposure, even for dual users

"We found that e-cigarette use significantly reduced exposure to carbon monoxide and acrolein over a four-week period," added McRobbie. "The reduction was greatest in those who switched to e-cigarettes completely, but even those who were dual users at fo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:07
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