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[UK] BEST: The Great British vape off

one problem: e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco at all. And public health experts in the UK disagree with Murthy’s interpretation...evidence is showing e-cigarettes can help beat the tobacco epidemic. And when they have the potential to save millions of l
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Dec 10, 2016 00:53
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Nicopure Labs Releases Statement on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on E-Cigarettes

"We are extremely disappointed that the US Surgeon General Report makes no mention of the UK Royal College of Physicians comprehensive report published earlier this year, which arrived at different conclusions about the vaping products' potential to redu
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 23:06
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[UK] E-cigarette alert from US angers experts in Britain ($$)

provoked an angry response from British experts who believe that the devices could save thousands of lives by helping people to quit smoking. More than two million people in Britain use e-cigarettes, which contain no tobacco, allowing smokers to get a nic
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:24
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Report draws mixed reactions

who promote a “quit or die” approach to tobacco products, touted Dr. Vivek Murthy’s report as a catalyst for raising public awareness of the potential harm caused by e-cigs and vaporizers....anti-smoking advocates said the report is too dismissive of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2016 03:41
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Surgeon general warns about e-cig use among youth

However, it’s unclear whether the report by Dr. Vivek Murthy will lead to increased support for tighter regulatory standards, or persuade a Republican-controlled Congress and the Trump administration to back away from plans to repeal some of those regula
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2016 03:39
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Blumenthal Welcomes Surgeon General's Report on Youth and Young Adult E-Cigarette Use

"To curb this growing public health crisis, we should look to the successful tobacco control efforts that have already saved the lives of millions – enforcing minimum age-of-sale laws, restricting marketing to children, and expanding education and cessati
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Dec 17, 2016 03:20
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Surgeon general calls youth e-cigarette smoking ‘a major public health concern’

Public health officials say that the sharp rise is troubling, in part, because of how much researchers still don't know about the long-term effects of “vaping.” For example, while e-cigarettes are widely believed to contain fewer toxic substances than tr
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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Surgeon general sounds the alarm on teens and e-cigarettes

Though the numbers in the report are new, the science is not, Dreyer said, underscoring the report's findings about brain development. "I think most people think your brain stops developing when you're 5 or something, and certainly there's a huge amount
CNN
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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What the Surgeon General’s E-Cigarette Warning Means for the Red-Hot Vaping Industry

Industry representatives have argued that the increased regulation around e-cigarettes will raise manufacturers’ costs and put smaller companies in the industry out of business. The Surgeon General’s new warning isn’t likely to help, either. Still, Re
Fortune Magazine
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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BEREZOW: Surgeon General Declares War On E-Cigarettes But Not Marijuana, Hookah

from a public health perspective, it would be far better for the Surgeon General to say that people who do not currently vape should not take up the habit, but that e-cigarettes are likely to prove much safer than regular cigarettes. Such nuance is los
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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