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FORSTER: Bots Are Dominating The Discussion About E-Cigarettes On Twitter

"We do not know the source, or if they are being paid by commercial interests. Are these robot accounts evading regulations? I do not know the answer to that. But that is something consumers deserve to know. To what extent is the public health discourse
Forbes
added Aug 8, 2018 19:20
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BRILL: Happy birthday, FDA tobacco plan!

if reduced-risk products are not on the market, they are not able to reduce risks. Less obvious is the way that regulatory barriers serve to discourage innovation by increasing costs and delaying the potential return on investment. The applications pendi
American Enterprise Institute
added Aug 8, 2018 19:18
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:16
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Tobacco 'power wall' linked to adolescents' views about e-cigarettes

Viewing tobacco ads in convenience stories linked to willingness to try vaping products
EurekAlert
added Aug 8, 2018 19:15
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health / A Literature Review Update (PDF) (394pp)

regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the magnitude of adverse health effects...the effectiveness of this method compared with other smoking cessation methods is not known.
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:07
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LGBQ teens more likely to use illegal street drugs

With cigarettes, 47 percent of LGBQ youth said they had smoked at least once, as did 31 percent of heterosexual teens.
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 16:03
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BENTLEY: The FDA must resist the irrational fear of vaping

The FDA must recognize that while industry regulation is vital, control is deadly, and regulating too much can be just as lethal as regulating too little.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 8, 2018 15:52
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:23
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AMA Strengthens Electronic Cigarette Policy to Further Protect Youth

adopted policy at its Annual Meeting this week to further strengthen its support of regulatory oversight of electronic cigarettes. The new policy urges the federal government to take action to ensure consumers are aware of the ingredients and nicotine con
American Medical Association (AMA)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:00
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E-cigarettes fall short as a harm-reduction tool

At the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting, several policies were adopted to improve the regulation of tobacco products, specifically the safety of electronic cigarettes. An AMA Council on Science and Public Health report focused specifically on the evidence examin
AMA Wire
added Aug 8, 2018 12:58
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