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GLANTZ: IQOS is expanding the nicotine addiction market in Italy

Xiaoqiu Liu and colleagues find that nearly half (45%) of IQOS users are never cigarette smokers and over half (51%) of people who are interested in IQOS are never smokers. While this is bad news for public health, it is great news for Philip Morris.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:31
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[Kentucky] The truth about e-cigarettes and why they may not help you quit smoking

According to the FDA, there’s also no evidence that e-cigarettes are effective in helping smokers quit. If you’re hoping to quit smoking, there are many proven methods that you should try first.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 28, 2018 03:47
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MCKEGANEY: FDA Should Recognize That E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

Controversy surrounding e-cigarettes is largely the result of insufficient research, misinformation, or failure to understand the products’ potential benefits. The questions that ought to come — and, in fact, increasingly are coming — to the foreground f
American Spectator
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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SIEGEL: Real Talk About Vaping / A new report shows that, at this time, there are no known long-term health effects.

it is possible to make e-cigarettes that pose little health risk, but because the FDA has dragged its feet and chosen to take a prohibitionist approach rather than to do its actual job, there continue to be products on the market that are exposing users t
U.S. News & World Report
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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[Illinois] It looks like Ruiz was wrong about Raoul

Ruiz charged that at a forum with the Chicago Sun-Times this month, Raoul had defended taking the tobacco industry money by saying he’d had the contributions approved by the attorney general’s office. Raoul repeatedly disputed having said that.
CapitolFax.com (Rich Miller blog)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:29
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GLTANTZ: FDA advisors say evidence doesn't back Philip Morris' claim that IQOS cuts disease risk

UCSF has submitted 10 public comments supporting the scientific conclusion that IQOS is not safer than conventional cigarettes and that even allowing "reduced exposure" claims would be misinterpreted as reduced harm claims. ...Other countries should not b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:03
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STYLE When Hollywood Ageism Hits Close to Home Social Q’s

As for dinner, why not be gently direct? It won’t come as a huge shock to a smoker in 2018 to learn that some people find their habit a drag. Say, “I love you, May, but I can’t take your secondhand smoke. If you’re willing to take your ciggie breaks in t
New York Times
added Jan 25, 2018 20:58
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MOORE: View from THE LEFT Tobacco Use Is Holding Back the Developing World

The majority of the WHO tobacco control strategies apply to, and directly affect tobacco users themselves, but non-users should be just as invested in the battle against tobacco consumption. Aside from the fact that nearly one million of the tobacco-rela
Merion West
added Jan 25, 2018 20:58
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CUBBIN/FORD: Texas cities should follow San Antonio’s lead on new tobacco law

After all, there is not much to prevent San Antonio youths ages 18-20 from purchasing tobacco products from merchants outside the city limits. In short, we need greater geographic coverage.
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Massachusetts] SMITH: Tobacco: let’s clear the air, indeed.

I believe that rather than actively working against tobacco and nicotine use on campus, UMass has used this policy as another campaign slogan that lacks any real substance in practice. “Tobacco-free” represents a false promise made by UMass, and a change
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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