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New Zealand survey finds stopping smoking main reason to start vaping

A survey of New Zealand vapers has found most people started smoking e-cigarettes to quit smoking - and for the majority, it worked. The online survey, led by Dr Penny Truman from Massey University in 2016, recruited 218 people through vaping and smokin
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be on sale in hospital shops, health body says

Vaping should be widely encouraged as a way to help people quit smoking, and e-cigarettes should even be offered for sale in hospital shops, the government’s public health body has said. At least 20,000 people a year could be giving up cigarettes thanks
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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[UK] PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

The main findings of PHE’s evidence review are that: vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking to vaping conveys substantial health benefits e-cigarettes could be contributing to at least 20,000 suc
GOV.UK
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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[UK] E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products: evidence review

PHE commissioned a group of leading tobacco control researchers from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS) to produce this report, which underwent international peer review.
GOV.UK
added Feb 6, 2018 18:22
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Smoking Tobacco in Italy 2017

Italy was one of the most dynamic markets for smoking tobacco in Europe until recently, although it still remains comparatively small, with consumption quite low in per capita terms, and an increase is predicted for 2016 and the past decade has seen a ne
SATPRNEWS (pl)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:06
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[Indiana] IU public health school pledges to refuse funds from tobacco-related group

The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington is joining more than a dozen other public health schools that have pledged to refuse research money from an anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry.... At this point, the Bloomington sc
Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:00
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[UK-Scotland] Researchers say hospitals should sell electronic cigarettes to patients

Neil McCallum, MD of e-cigarette firm JAC Vapour and the only Scottish board member of the Independent British Vape Trade Association said: “This announcement from Public Health England is a major step forward in the fight against smoking. It is surprisi
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:56
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AS THE REST OF THE WORLD QUITS, INDONESIA’S SMOKERS INCREASE

A staggering 67.4 percent of males smoke, with 41 percent of youths between 13 and 15 lighting up. A disheartening 19.8 percent of adolescents first tried cigarettes before age 10 while others start at the age of 13. Over the past two decades the number
Asia Sentinel (hk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:55
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[Canada] Study: Tobacco minimum age law effective

found that Canadian minimum age of tobacco sales laws are effective in limiting smoking in underage youth. Dr. Russ Callaghan, the study’s lead author, and his team looked at data from seven Canadian community health surveys (2000-2014), which assess hea
BC Local News (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:39
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NITZKIN: National Academies of Sciences’ e-cig report gets it wrong

The recently released National Academies of Sciences e-cigarette report leads to an incorrect conclusion that e-cigarette use increases the risk of using traditional combustible cigarettes. E-cigarettes lead many teens away from smoking, but they lead ve
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 6, 2018 17:36
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