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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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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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KOVAL: surgeon general's report confirms youth should not use e-cigarettes

This report underscores the importance of FDA regulation of ALL tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to limit the marketing and appeal of these products to young people.... We are hopeful that in the future, the Surgeon General will clarify the conf
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 9, 2016 03:35
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U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Crackdown on E-Cig Use in Teens

"This represents a staggering development in a relatively short period of time. It also threatens 50 years of hard-fought progress we have made curbing tobacco use, and it places a whole new generation at risk for addiction to nicotine," he added. This
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2016 03:34
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[UK, USA] E-cigarette use threatens years of US anti-smoking gains, says report

Advocates say e-cigarettes could replace traditional cigarettes, while critics are concerned they are a gateway to tobacco use – especially in young people, who are more vulnerable to the addictive impact of nicotine. The debate over the potential harms
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:01
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Surgeon general calls youth e-cigarette smoking ‘a major public health concern’

The surgeon general on Thursday called the skyrocketing use of e-cigarettes among youth “a major public health concern,” saying that while more research needs to be done on its potential harms, policymakers should take strong action to keep the products
Washington Post
added Dec 8, 2016 21:00
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