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[Switzerland, UK] 'Cannavaping' could see e-cigarettes used to deliver medicinal cannabis

Electronic cigarettes can be a safe and effective way to deliver cannabis for medicinal purposes, according to researchers in Switzerland. Scientists at the University of Lausanne created cannabis-laden oils for e-cigarettes and found that vaping the in
The Guardian (uk)
added May 27, 2016 19:25

New Compliance Webinars: What You Should Know About the Rule Extending FDA’s Authority to All Tobacco Products

Some of the webinars are designed for specific audiences—tobacco retailers, vape shops, or manufacturers and importers, for example—to help them understand and comply with the new rule. The series includes two live question-and-answer sessions—the first f
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 26, 2016 19:17

[UK] Could e-cigarettes be a safer way to take medical marijuana?

E-cigarettes or vaporisers can produce the health boost of cannabis without getting users high, according to new research. Scientists say the battery charged devices may provide an alternative method of administering the drug to relieve pain, while avoi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2016 14:35

FDA Live Q&A on Deeming Regulations

Today, the FDA has scheduled a live question-and-answer webinar for retailers that sell cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic cigarettes and hookah tobacco. The webinar will begin at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. To view the webinar, click here and th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2016 22:55

Independent Phase II and III Clinical Studies on 22nd Century's Smoking Cessation Technology Highlighted on New Heracles Website

a new website at to highlight the Company’s X-22 Very Low Nicotine smoking cessation cigarette in development. With 95% less nicotine than conventional tobacco, X-22 is the first and only smoking cessation product in the form of a
Business Wire
added May 25, 2016 16:47

Text Messaging-Based Interventions for Smoking Cessation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

JMIR mhealth and uhealth (mobile and ubiquitous health)
added May 25, 2016 14:55

Study reveals success of text messaging in helping smokers quit

found that smokers who received a text messaging intervention were more likely to abstain from smoking relative to controls. The paper is published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth. "Tobacco use is one of the leading prevent
Medical Xpress (
added May 25, 2016 14:55

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages may lead to e-cigarette use among students

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The study will be p
added May 25, 2016 03:17

Systematic review and meta-analysis of Internet interventions for smoking cessation among adults (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion: Internet interventions are superior to other broad reach cessation interventions (ie, print materials), equivalent to other currently recommended treatment modes (telephone and in-person counseling), and they have an important role to play i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 23, 2016 19:14

internet tools can help smokers quit

“The Internet is the first place many people go for health information, including information on how to quit smoking, and digital health interventions are playing a growing role in health care,” said Dr. Amanda Graham, Director of Research Development at
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 23, 2016 19:14
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