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Response to McNeill et al criticism of the report we prepared for WHO and subsequent review paper in Circulation on ecigs

a detailed response to the McNeill et al paper prepared by David W Bareham, which I reproduce in full below... I am a respiratory clinician with a great interest in this issue, and I would like to point out that, from the first, I DO refer people to the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:18

Debate Over E-Cigarettes Lights Up

Why the opposing interpretations of the same data? E-cigarettes are so new ... In the latest paper in Addiction, for example, some of the work by one of the heavily-cited authors of the paper was conducted with funding from the e-cigarette industry.
TIME Magazine
added Sep 13, 2014 21:22

[Europe, UK] BATES: Stop demonising a potentially useful product for smokers

Regulation in moderation could assist, but this is a market-based revolution that should be led by consumers, innovative producers and engaged retailers. If regulators intervene too strongly, they will end up doing far more harm than good.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:12

British American Tobacco calls for tobacco harm reduction to be adopted as a progressive public health policy

If e-cigarettes are classified as tobacco products, then the associated regulatory hurdles will mean smokers will find it harder to access less risky alternatives - this can only be a bad thing for public health. “We hope the arguments being made by the
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:42

McKEE: Electronic cigarettes: proceed with great caution

the nature of the debate. Many of those who have had the temerity to question the portrayal of e-cigarettes as a miracle solution to the tobacco epidemic have been subject to vicious and sustained hate campaigns on social media
Springer Science+Business Media
added Sep 13, 2014 06:34

[Europe] E-cigarettes: studies presented at the ERS Congress

The latest evidence on the potential benefits and risks of e-cigarettes has been presented this week at the European Respiratory Society’s International Congress in Munich. Electronic cigarettes have received much attention in recent years as their use
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 12:14

[Europe] Respiratory specialists say no to e-cigarettes

European Respiratory Society has nailed its colours firmly to the mast of not supporting their use. At the ERS congress in Munich, the world’s biggest respiratory meeting with over 22,000 registered delegates, research is being presented that casts asper
PharmaTimes (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 12:13

[Asia, India] Tobacco causes huge economic burden on users: Study

According to a study conducted by Public Health Foundation of India and WHO, the total economic costs attributed to tobacco use in Rajasthan amounted to Rs 1,160 crore in 2011 per person aged between 35-69, of which 70% was direct medical costs and 31% wa
Times of India
added Sep 8, 2014 05:19

[Europe] EUPHA supports WHO evidence-based publication on electronic cigarettes

representing 14’000 public health professionals in 40 countries, strongly supports the evidence-based position taken by the World Health Organization (WHO) following publication of its report on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), more commonl
EUPHA (European Public Health Association) (nl)
added Sep 6, 2014 14:45

[UK] HEDGES: E-cigarette criticisms are alarmist and unfounded

Next, the anti-smoking lobby will prevent us from cooking, steaming and boiling the kettle for a nice cup of hot tea - all because the vapour looks too much like smoke. (blog)
added Sep 6, 2014 12:36
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