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[UK] LAMB: It’s time to stop tarring e-cigarettes and tobacco with the same brush

Yesterday, I made a statement to the House of Commons about our recent report on e-cigarettes to clarify what we actually said. The evidence is clear: e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to a smoker’s health than conventional cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:49
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[Australia] SIDDIQI: Shisha addiction may be stronger than cigarette addiction

Given that shisha is often smoked with friends and family, its addiction may be more than just physical. This strong social element to the addiction may be the reason the smoking cessation drug, varenicline, which is effective for cigarette smokers, does
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:47
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[Maryland] DOSHI: Homewood should implement a smoking ban

pkins faculty have produced much of the research detailing smoking’s deleterious effects. Ironically, it is the University’s smoking policies that lag behind those of its peer institutions. The Homewood Campus follows an outdated and ineffective smoking
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Sep 6, 2018 20:41
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[Asia, China] Action needed to stop kids being lured into smoking

If we want to change the situation in China, we must start by stopping children from smoking. The relevant departments should step up their efforts to ban all forms of tobacco advertising, increase their supervision over tobacco sales outlets and the pen
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:55
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[Australia] GALLAGHER/GILMORE: Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Our paper concludes that “the quality of industry data on illicit tobacco as a whole is below the expected standard to be considered reliable”. We add that the consistency of this “may indicate that the tobacco industry is deliberately producing misleadi
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:37
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GLANTZ: European Public Health Association releases comprehensive up-to-date summary of the science on e-cigs

The European Public Health Association just released an excellent summary of the evidence on e-cigarettes, which is reproduced in full below. They have a slightly different view than many of our friends in England. A PDF of the statement is available h
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:15
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[UK] LANGLEY: Tobacco harm reduction: Making sure no one gets left behind

A key issue is how to facilitate the uptake of e-cigarette use among those who are most likely to benefit from them. In the UK e-cigarettes are used by a significant proportion of adult smokers and ex-smokers, and have been widely endorsed.(3-6) They are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2018 16:44
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[UK, USA] U.K. Gov’t Report Finds E-Cigarettes ‘Substantially Less Harmful,’ Urges Deregulation

FDA has been conducting a "nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes" to minors and convinced eBay to remove JUUL listings from its website. The U.K. parliament report, however, found concerns about the dangers of e-cigarettes are unfoun
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 5, 2018 14:47
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MASON: Glantz strikes again, but good news on switching for COPD patients

The media picked up on a new anti-vaping paper from San Francisco last week, but advocates quickly pointed out that it’s junk science based on a complete failure to properly analyse the data. The paper, largely the work of Stan Glantz, failed to ask a si
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:06
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MINTON: One Year Later, Federal Plan on Tobacco Harm Reduction Needs Improvement

Instead of making sure these innovative reduced-risk products make it market and can advertise the fact that they are reduced-risk, the FDA has put its energies on a fear-campaign intended to scare teens away from e-cigs. The agency has done this despite
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:43
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