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[Australia] E-cigarette crackdown not enough, Tasmanian anti-smoking group says

Tasmanian Health Department has now released a paper proposing a new regulatory framework... Dr Kathryn Barnsley from SmokeFree Tasmania said the jury was still out on the safety of e-cigarettes. "It's fine to regulate e-cigarettes, but the problem is th
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:41
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

The consultation will run from 6 January 2017 to 3 March 2017. The draft regulations propose that the existing legislation, as set out in the Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, will be extended so that it will be an offence to: Smoke in a private veh
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 12:29
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Plans to ban smoking in private vehicles carrying children are to be discussed, the health minister has announced. Michelle O'Neill said it was "inconceivable that we continue to allow children to be exposed to such harm". In February 2016, Assembly memb
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 02:11
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Public Grows More Wary of E-Cigarettes

In 2012, half of respondents (50.7%) participating in the National Cancer Institute's Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) considered e-cigarettes to be less harmful than regular cigarettes. In the 2014 survey, just 43.1% considered e-cigare
MedPage Today
added Jan 9, 2017 18:18
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[Ireland] Consultation - HTA of smoking cessation interventions

agreed to undertake a health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions. This work examined the clinical and cost-effectiveness of different pharmacological and behavioural therapies designed to increase the chances of smokers making s
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:04
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[Ireland] HIQA announces public consultation on first EU HTA to include e-cigarettes as an intervention for quitting smoking

has commenced a national public consultation on a health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions. This independent analysis by HIQA identifies what improvements could be made in the mix of interventions offered by the Health Service Exec
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:03
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[Ireland] HIQA finds e-cigarettes a ‘cost-effective treatment’

HIQA today (January 5) commenced a national public consultation on a draft health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions – the first of its kind in the EU to examine the cost-effectiveness of e-cigarettes.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:17
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More Smokers Trying to Quit - Data to Inform Health Policy

Data from more than 40,000 adult smokers in the U.S. reveal a substantial increase in serious attempts to quit smoking between 2012 to 2014, according to a new study appearing in the journal, Addiction. In 2014, 55% of adult smokers reported making a ser
PR Newswire
added Jan 5, 2017 21:16
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Public Grows More Wary of E-Cigarettes

A growing percentage of Americans perceive e-cigarettes to be as harmful as regular cigarettes, according to findings from a nationally representative survey of health attitudes. In 2012, half of respondents (50.7%) participating in the National Cancer I
MedPage Today
added Jan 5, 2017 21:09
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FDA workshop to examine exploding e-cigarettes

Experts, manufacturers, retailers and others will discuss e-cigarette safety concerns / More than 50 people have been injured due to overheating, explosions or fires related to e-cigarette use, FDA says
CNN
added Jan 7, 2017 19:53
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