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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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Vaping by US high schoolers has increased by 900 per cent

Sixteen percent of high school students have reported using e-cigarettes in the last month and almost 40 percent have tried them at some point, Benard Dryer, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told the same press conference. “That’s a stagg
New Scientist
added Dec 10, 2016 00:37
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US and UK differ on dangers of vaping – so who’s right? ($$)

The US surgeon-general has warned vaping is a major public health concern - but UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes
The Grocer (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:27
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[UK] ASH comment on US Surgeon General’s Report on e-cigarette use among youth

Deborah Arnott..."While nicotine is not completely harmless, it is smoking that is lethal. In the UK we have a regulatory system that restricts advertising and controls sales to young people. There is no evidence of significant regular use by non-smoking
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:17
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SULLUM: Surgeon General Launches E-Cigarette Scare Campaign That Will Harm Public Health

Murthy recommends policies, such as higher taxes, vaping bans, limits on advertising, and possibly flavor restrictions, that will undermine public health by making e-cigarettes less appealing to people who currently get their nicotine from conventional ci
Reason Magazine
added Dec 9, 2016 13:15
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[UK] BATES: Bad science, poor insights and likely to do harm - rapid reaction to the Surgeon General's terrible e-cigarette report

It is truly terrible – a heady mix of emotive propaganda and a completely warped and one-sided account of the science built on a lack of insight into youth behaviors and no knowledge of the tobacco and nicotine market and its consumers.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:13
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US Surgeon General’s #NoEcigs4Kids report ignores data and misleads public

Although we agree that youth use of nicotine should be discouraged, interventions should be balanced by the need to honestly inform adult smokers of safer alternatives to cigarettes. CASAA is disappointed that Dr. Murthy has chosen politics over achieving
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Dec 9, 2016 13:12
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SG report a ‘disservice’

“The long tradition of scientifically rigorous messages and reports from the U.S. surgeon general appears to have ended, lamented Edward Anselm, senior fellow at R Street, a public policy research organization promoting free markets and limited, effectiv
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 9, 2016 05:04
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U.S. surgeon general e-cigarette report sparks controversy

The report drew a swift and angry response from those who argue that e-cigarettes may have the potential to help smokers quit, thereby lowering the overall burden of death and disease caused by conventional cigarettes. "The long tradition of scientifica
Reuters
added Dec 9, 2016 04:54
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