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CROAL: The truth about e-cigarettes and the five myths you probably believe

Let's debunk the most common myths. E-cigarette vapour is harmful to others For the most part, no. E-cigarette vapor is made from a solution that contains nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerine and flavourings. Unlike traditional cigarettes, vapour from
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 21:51
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[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018 (PDF) (243pp)

• Future studies, whether funded by manufacturers or independently, should ensure conduct of studies in line with established guidelines such as definitions of abstinence from smoking, using intention-to-treat analysis and registering trial protocols
GOV.UK
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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[New York] NYU Study Shows Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

A safe alternative to smoking cigarettes with all the same head-rush-inducing, nicotine pleasure — that is the idea behind e-cigarettes, which have quickly gained popularity in recent years among young adults, college students and even teenagers. But is
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23
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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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