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Theresa Knox: Keep BreatheND working, as North Dakota voters intended

Our state's residents depend on the Legislature to appropriate the tobacco settlement funds to protect their health from the dangers of tobacco. Current legislators should be reminded that the people of North Dakota voted to establish BreatheND and expec
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Feb 6, 2017 15:05

BIRR: Vapers Look To Trump To Save Industry From The ‘War On E-Cigarettes’

Experts in the electronic cigarette industry are appealing to President Donald Trump to kill a Food and Drug Administration rule threatening to wipe out a majority of vape business across the U.S. The FDA passed a rule finalized in May forcing e-cigaret
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Feb 6, 2017 03:34

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Twelve myths about e-cigarettes that failed to impress the TGA

Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) last week rejected an application to liberalise the scheduling of nicotine... Here I look at 12 mantras about e-cigarettes that seem to have failed to impress the TGA.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 6, 2017 03:18

GLANTZ: Republicans Want to Make the EPA Great Again by Gutting Health Regulations (with lots of tobacco ties)

Lerner just posted a great story on efforts to redefine science to make issuing health regulations almost impossible. The people involved have lots of tobacco ties... “The Secret Science Reform Act,” a bill that would limit the EPA to using only data tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 5, 2017 15:23

GLANTZ: The evidence that e-cigs increase cardiovascular risk keeps piling up: Effects on heart rhythm and oxidative stress

While e-cigarette advocates keep stressing the widely-accepted fact that e-cigarettes deliver lower levels of most cancer-causing chemicals, they remain silent on the growing and quite consistent evidence that e-cigarette use increases the risk of cardio
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 5, 2017 15:19

BATES: Vaping and tobacco harm reduction in Ireland - consultation response in five quotes

On 5th January, Ireland’s Health Information and Quality Authority published a draft Health Technology Assessment on smoking cessation interventions with a press release. The assessment was positive about e-cigarettes.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:41

SIEGEL: Without Evidence, NIH Director Claims E-Cigarettes Cause Respiratory Infections and Asthma

That vaping can cause respiratory irritation is a fact. But the claim that vaping causes asthma and respiratory infections is what in today's lexicon might be referred to as an "alternative fact."
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:40
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] askST: Is smoking allowed inside and outside HDB flats?

I see neighbours smoking along corridors and at void decks, while some smoke next to the main door.... The short answer: Yes, smoking inside one's HDB apartment is allowed. But step outside the home with a lit cigarette and one may run afoul of the la
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:30

BENTLEY: Merchants Of Doubt: How Public Health Uses Tobacco Tactics Against E-Cigarettes

The hostility toward e-cigarettes is so great that attempts to sow doubt about the relative risks of vaping versus smoking bear a striking resemblance to the efforts of tobacco companies in the 20th century to mask the true nature of their products. For
added Feb 3, 2017 13:38

BAHR: How Onerous Federal Tobacco Policy Is Endangering Health

But President Donald Trump, Congress and the Food and Drug Administration now an opportunity to make breakthroughs in reducing the rate of smoking and vastly reducing the ills associated with nicotine addiction by reversing a number of perhaps well-inten
added Feb 3, 2017 03:43
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