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[UK] New laws on e-cigarettes are coming into force next month - here’s what is happening

E-cigarettes are now regulated under the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 which comes into force on May 20. According to Trading Standards officers, the new laws affect the types of product which are on sale. For instance, the maximum siz
added Apr 12, 2017 19:06

[Ireland] HIQA advises Minister that interventions to help people quit smoking not only work, but are good value for money

“Today’s Health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions recommends using varenicline (either alone or in combination with nicotine replacement therapy [NRT]) for smokers wishing to use some type of pharmacological support in their attemp
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:11

Smoking cessation and the reduction of disability progression in Multiple Sclerosis: a cohort study

The reduction in the risk of disability progression after smoking cessation is significant and time-dependent. The earlier the patients quit, the stronger the reduction in the risk of reaching disability milestones. The quantitative estimates of the impa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 11, 2017 22:44

[Australia] E-cigarette ban has advocates fuming

A decision by Australia’s drug regulator to maintain a ban on e-cigarettes has created a curious alliance between harm minimisation advocates and big tobacco companies....the commercial supply of nicotine for use in e-cigarettes will remain prohibited in
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 10, 2017 22:05

[UK] VAPE WARNING New vaping laws to come into force restricting sale of e-liquids and e-cigarettes

A Trading Standards officer told the Plymouth Herald these are the key changes consumers should be aware of... Unless registered as a medicine e-liquids can not have a nicotine strength of more than 20mg/ml / E-liquid packaging must be child-resistant an
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 21:01

[Ireland] More than 400,000 Irish people try to quit smoking every year

Half of people trying to quit smoking do so without any help, making them less likely to successfully kick the habit. That's according to a HIQA report which has made a number of recommendations to the Minister for Health. Every year more than 400,000
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:20

E-cigarette critics get research dollars from industry competitors

The prestigious Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic and its Nicotine Dependence Center, for one, has followed the FDA’s lead in calling e-cigarettes a method to avoid... But the fine print at the end of both lists the following “potential” conflicts of interest:
Town Hall
added Apr 10, 2017 15:52

A Proactive Smoking Cessation Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Smokers: The Role of Smoking-Related Stigma

interventions which utilize proactive outreach to stimulate interest in quitting and offer facilitated access to free cessation treatments are an effective treatment approach for these hard-to-reach smokers. These strategies may be particularly effective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 9, 2017 19:51

[UK] VIDEO: Nine out of 10 vape shops 'break industry code by selling to non-smokers', reveals undercover investigation

Some 1,700 specialist shops in England, Scotland and Wales are advised to “never knowingly sell to anyone who is not a current or former smoker, or a current vaper”. The Independent British Vape Trade Association (IBVTA) guidelines aim to stop non-smoke
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 18:51

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Does the Regulatory Environment for E-Cigarettes Influence the Effectiveness of E-Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation?: Longitudinal Findings From the ITC Four Country Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to regulate this emerging product so that EC benefits for smoking cessation are maximized and its risks to public health are minimized.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 6, 2017 13:46
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