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UK regulators license BAT e-cigarette as quit-smoking medicine

Britain's drug regulators have given the go-ahead for a British American Tobacco electronic-cigarette vaping device to be sold as a quit smoking medicine, the first such product to be given a drug license in the UK.
Reuters
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25
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[UK] E-cigarettes are no safer than smoking tobacco, scientists warn

Prof Kevin Fenton, National Director Health & Wellbeing at PHE said: “Public Health England has always been clear that e-cigarettes are not 100 per cent safe and we will carefully consider this new study and continue to be vigilant. But our major world l
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 29, 2015 23:12
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[UK] BAT slips after fresh twist in bid talk

Traders speculating about a BAT offer for Imperial Tobacco latched on to news that UBS had ceased coverage of the
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:30
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Tobacco giants launch UK plain packaging challenge

Four of the world’s largest tobacco companies will on Thursday mount a court challenge over UK government plans to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes. ...They will tell the High Court that the ban infringes property rights and will be ineffective i
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 8, 2015 17:01
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco share price: Company settles patent lawsuit against Japan Tobacco

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc’s (LON:IMT) Fontem Ventures subsidiary announced today that it had entered a into a license agreement with Japan Tobacco International to settle a patent infringement lawsuit over e-cigarette technology.
iNVEZZ Limited
added Dec 4, 2015 21:11
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco fights illicit trade

The new poster shows ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos of a convicted retailer’s retail display unit – the ‘after’ being a bare wall where the unit used to be. The images are taken from the store of Ari Aziz Mohammed (UK Mini Market in Smethwick), who had his
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:51
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[UK] BATES: Smears or science? The BMJ attack on Public Health England and its e-cigarettes evidence review

PHE’s work has been the subject of haranguing attacks by The Lancet, The Guardian and a pair of public health activists writing in the BMJ. Now the BMJ has followed up with an extraordinary frenzied attack on PHE aggravated by a highly misleading “info
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 19:41
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[UK] Man, 21, put in a coma after suffering horrific first-degree burns to his face and a fractured neck when his e-cigarette EXPLODED in his hand

Lauria was in the ICU with first-degree burns to face and chest He also suffered burns to his hand and cornea, a fractured neck and finger and had his front tooth forced up into his gum and damage to lower teeth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 16, 2015 13:09
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[UK] Effects of Switching to Electronic Cigarettes with and without Concurrent Smoking on Exposure to Nicotine, Carbon Monoxide, and Acrolein

dual users, EC use significantly reduced exposure to CO and acrolein because of a reduction in smoke intake. EC may reduce harm even in smokers who continue to smoke, but long-term follow-up studies are needed to confirm this.
Cancer Prevention Research
added Sep 11, 2015 08:13
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[Australia, UK, California] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes a gateway to smoking in 14-year-olds? New US data

Los Angles cohort cannot prove nor disprove the gateway hypothesis. Indeed, it’s challenging to imagine any study design which could settle it. But it should provide major pause to those who blithely dismiss concerns about e-cigarette uptake as a minor is
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:43
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