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[Italy] Dr. Polosa, Italian vapor and tobacco expert, reviews e-cigs in BMC Medicine

The newest edition of BMC Medicine includes a thorough review by Dr. Riccardo Polosa of the University of Catania, Italy, of numerous studies (including 9 in which he was an author) of respiratory function among users of e-cigarettes.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 24, 2015 11:31
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[Italy] POLOSA: Electronic cigarette use and harm reversal: emerging evidence in the lung [FREE FULL TEXT]

The emerging evidence that EC use can reverse harm from tobacco smoking should be taken into consideration by regulatory authorities seeking to adopt proportional measures for the e-vapor category.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:43
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[Italy] Italian e-cigarette firms say new tax benefits tobacco

The tax, which was adopted in January, is set at half the rate of that on traditional cigarettes. .. E-cigarette companies say applying the discount to tobacco products is unfair, and designed to help Big Tobacco. The firms and industry experts also say
Reuters
added Mar 5, 2015 16:49
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[Italy] Italian e-cigarette firms say new tax benefits tobacco

The tax, which was adopted in January, is set at half the rate of that on traditional cigarettes. The controversy centers on the fact that the lower rate is applied to both electronic cigarettes and to tobacco products such as Marlboro HeatSticks, which
Reuters
added Feb 27, 2015 11:56
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[Italy, UK] Film directors fired up over smoking ban ($$)

In an open letter to Ms Lorenzin, the directors, including the Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino, described their “stupor” at the prospect of a “ridiculous” ban that would hamper their attempt to “recount the lives of people”. Smoking was central to the hip
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 10:50
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Italy moves to widen smoking ban

Italy is making moves to ban smoking in parks, beaches and stadiums, while actors could be stopped from lighting up on film and television sets. Ten years after smoking was stubbed out in indoor public places, Italy's Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin s
The Local Italy (it)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:43
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[France, Italy, UK] #Words of the year

“Vape” — to suck on an electronic cigarette — is Oxford Dictionaries’ word of 2014, while in the French vote the runner-up was vapoter, which means the same. Italians now say svapare. (Vaping, incidentally, has necessitated a new term for an old thing: “t
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 22:59
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[Italy] A novel approach for monitoring tobacco use in local communities by wastewater analysis

This approach can provide objective and updated information, which are useful to assess the efficacy of tobacco-control interventions, with the aim of designing and implementing effective tobacco control plans.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:06
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[Italy] Editorial: Flushing out smoking: measuring population tobacco use via wastewater analysis

Cross-sectional household surveys are the main source of smoking prevalence estimates. The reliability of these estimates relies on large representative samples of the population providing accurate information on their tobacco use. This survey data is re
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:05
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[Italy, USA] Barry Lewis: Let's be clear: Smoking shouldn't be part of your Italian diet

But then I suggested that people should smoke. Why? Because that’s also what the folks in Rome do. They smoke. Sometimes more than they eat or drink... Imagine how much healthier Italians would be, given their diet of eating smaller portions of grilled f
Middletown (NY) Times Herald-Record
added Dec 7, 2014 12:50
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