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[Europe] HEPPNER: FDA, From a Distance

It is a great honor for me, as a European, to be working for FDA. I am one of the two Locally Employed Staff (Foreign Service nationals) currently working in FDA’s Europe Office in Brussels, Belgium.... I am analyzing the range of science and policy issue
FDA Blogs
added Aug 27, 2015 12:32

[UK, UK-Wales] JAMES: In Wales, E-cigs are treated like sticks of poison. In England they might be available on the NHS. Figure that out.

Will a ban on e-cigarettes in public places work? Would it not be possible to ban the use of e-cigs in public places and allow doctors to prescribe them to smokers to help them quit? Or could this be one of those questions that doesn’t have a right answe
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 21:03

[UK] BROWN: Seven years after quitting, I still miss my fags

I do not think the NHS should pay for people’s e-cigarettes...having children crystallised all my worries and added some iron to my will. Late one night in 2008 I was lying on the sofa watching television and I realised that I was wheezing slightly. I st
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:09

[UK, USA] BELLUZ: What the US can learn from England's new stance on e-cigarettes

For now, we know this: the weight of evidence suggests e-cigarettes are the lesser of two evils — even despite the unknowns. Therefore, treating them as equal to standard cigarettes doesn't make sense.
Vox Media
added Aug 25, 2015 19:28

HATHAWAY: Government Grant Funding Corrupts Tobacco Research, Holds Back Scientific Inquiry

Given their history of actively inserting policy objectives into the scientific process, government agencies such as FDA and NIH should be removed from the grant-funding business. Congress should rewrite their appropriations accordingly. Funding studies
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:20

[California] BUTLER: Legislators must lead in stopping Big Tobacco’s predatory targeting of African American youth: Guest commentary

Six bills backed by the Save Lives California coalition — made up of health care workers and advocates from across our state — offer a historic opportunity to break Big Tobacco’s predatory targeting of our youth.
Los Angeles Daily News
added Aug 24, 2015 18:27

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] PATTEMORE: Big tobacco should be excluded from the TPPA

The TPPA gives giant tobacco corporations and their ethically-challenged supporting offices unprecedented entry into our country's public health policies. New Zealand has dragged its feet implementing plain packaging laws for tobacco. Australia took 19
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 24, 2015 18:18
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[UK] RHODES: E-cigarettes on the NHS? Not in my name

AND let's be very suspicious of the lobbying which has inevitably gone on. For the e-cigarette industry, getting its products approved and supplied by the NHS would be like hitting the Lotto jackpot every day for all eternity. I DID the ex-smoker's cal
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:22

[UK] FREEMAN: Free 'vaping' on the NHS? Stub out this daft, costly idea

Smokers already have enough incentives to switch to e-cigarettes, writes Martin Freeman.
Western Morning News (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:19

[UK] McGIFFIN: E-cigarettes on the NHS would mean the taxpayer funding other people’s weakness

If smokers are stupid enough to carry on harming their health then let them carry on killing themselves and paying their taxes, says Carol McGiffin
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:17
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