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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] 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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[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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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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