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GLANTZ: Two small studies show lower cig consumption in people using second gen ecigs

struck me in reading both these papers is the fact that the literature reviews and discussion secfions completely ignore the consistent population-levels evidence that, among all smokers, e-cigarettes discourage cigarette cessation. They also ignore the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:52

GLANTZ: E-cig enthusiasts should stop assuming that just reducing cigarette consumption is a meaningful clinical outcome

Jon Krueger reminded me that in 2010 Rebecca Schane, Pam Ling, and I published "Health Effects of Light and Intermittent Smoking" in Circulation....indicates that light and intermittent smoking pose substantial risks; the adverse health outcomes parallel
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:48

GLANTZ: Ecig study claiming that flavors are important to adults is not meaningful because of sampling problems

the sample was recruited from the e-cigarette advocacy site, which is hardly a random sample of e-cigarette users or potential users (including kids).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:43

[Finland, Italy] GLANTZ: Evidence grows that ecigs are being taken up by never smokers: That's not harm reduction

Two papers were recently published at add to the existing evidence (described here, here and here): Janna Kinnunen and colleagues published "Awareness and determinants of electronic cigarette use among Finnish adolescents in 2013: a population-based stu
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:38
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[Europe, Philippines] Le HOUEZEC: The drag on e-cigarettes

But nicotine is only partly responsible for tobacco dependence. Other substances from tobacco smoke—such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, which have antidepressant effects—reinforce tobacco dependence, but are absent from vaporized nicotine. That may be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:30

3 Questions: Jonathan Gruber on the cost of smoking

A. Given this evidence, policymakers should not be applying the standard economics model [in which people are presumed to act rationally] to smoking policy, which would imply relatively little merit for features such as warning labels. Rather, it is impor
MIT News Office
added Nov 28, 2014 03:59

[Asia, China] YASHAN: Anti-smoking campaign requires more than bans

As a passive secondhand smoker, I'm more than happy to hear the news. However, it's always easy to say, hard to do....prohibition shouldn't be the only way to lower smoking rates. The government should still organize more anti-smoking campaigns to raise
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 27, 2014 12:39

McCORMICK: Kentucky needs anti-smoking legislation ($$)

s the executive director of the Kentucky Rural Health Association, I am requesting all Kentuckians, to contact your elected state officials to support a strong, statewide, smoke-free workplace law during the 2015 Kentucky General Assembly session.
Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Nov 27, 2014 12:28

[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47

FDA should require that all communications from tobacco manufacturers on MRTPs be done in a way that narrowly target smokers

I just submitted this comment to FDA. The tracking number is 1jy-8fp3-7yii.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:29
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