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[Europe] A randomised, crossover study on an electronic vapour product, a nicotine inhalator and a conventional cigarette. Part A: Pharmacokinetics [FREE FULL TEXT]

At the maximum nicotine concentration of 2% as prescribed by the European Tobacco Directive, the EVP achieved nicotine delivery that was comparable to the inhalator.... This work was funded and supported by Fontem Ventures. Imperial Tobacco Group is the p
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Jan 5, 2016 18:51

[Europe] E-cigarettes deliver sufficient nicotine to suppress smoking desire and reduce tobacco withdrawal symptoms in smokers, comparable to Nicorette FONTEM VENTURES

The study, conducted by Fontem Ventures scientists, used a prototype vaping product with two percent nicotine concentration - the maximum limit prescribed by the EU Tobacco Products Directive - and found it delivered sufficient nicotine to suppress smoki
added Jan 5, 2016 18:49

GLANTZ: E-cigs drop off Hollywood's A-list

The good news? All the major studios have kept e-cigs out of their kid-rated movies since 2011. Not so good? E-cigs are showing up in movies marketed to young adults, potentially crossing over to teen audiences on video.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:40

[Asia, China] Anti-smoking activists call for ban on tobacco charity donations

Chinese anti-smoking campaigners want a ban on charity donations or activities sponsored by tobacco companies in a draft charity law. Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the body that runs the legislature between full m
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25

[Asia, China] Huffing and puffing over tobacco aid to Project Hope schools

Seventeen primary schools of Project Hope were accused of promoting tobacco companies in the past few days by naming schools after some tobacco companies.
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25

[Asia, China] LETTER: The future shouldn't be built on tobacco money

In the wake of the 5/12 earthquake in Sichuan Province last year, different "Hope Schools" emerged in the area for homeless children and orphans. Among these schools, one has drawn particular attention. It is named after the province's Tobacco Company –
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:24

[UK] VIDEO: E-cigarette may become available on NHS

But some experts, including the British Medical Association, say the benefits and harms are not yet known since e-cigarettes are still relatively new. The Royal College of GPs said doctors would be reluctant to hand them out to patients without clear mer
BBC Online
added Jan 4, 2016 18:44

[UK] E-cigarettes win first approval as a 'medicine' opening way for prescription by the NHS

E-cigarettes have been granted a licence by Britain’s medicines regulator for the first time, opening the door for them to be prescribed on the NHS. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has awarded a licence to British American
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 16:11

[UK] E-cigarettes to be available on NHS prescription with one of world's biggest tobacco firms lined up as first supplier

E-voke, produced by British American Tobacco, has been granted a licence by Britain's medicines regulator - the Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The company has also got the go-ahead by the Department of Health and it is believed the move wi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 3, 2016 20:51

New Hampshire offering nicotine patches to help quit smoking

New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services is offering free nicotine replacement therapy in the form of a patch to residents who want to quit smoking or chewing tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 2, 2016 16:30
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