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[UK] E-cigarette makers respond to ‘very negative’ WHO proposals ($$)

Strict new proposals on the regulation of e-cigs would have a “very negative impact on the future health of smokers”.
The Grocer (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:04
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[UK] Healthcare experts turn on WHO over calls to ban e-cigarettes

Experts claim negativity surrounding the e-cigarettes is "seriously disproportionate" to the available research - with one health worker saying a switch to e-cigarettes is actually almost as good as giving up smoking completely. The comments come on the
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:00
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[Asia] WHO Urges India to regulate use of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette market in India is growing at a rapid pace and to keep a check on their adoption, the World Health Organization (WHO) has raised serious concerns. WHO experts have added that the use of e-cigarettes is not less harmful compared to the traditi
French Tribune (fr)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
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[UK] E-cigs backed in city despite fresh warning

THE city's main stop-smoking support group has refused to back a move to ban e-cigarettes from being used indoors... Plymouth Community Healthcare (PCH) did not go as far as criticising the pronouncement but said it was supporting those who use e-cigaret
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:24
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[Russia] New WHO report on electronic cigarettes and similar products

The report on “Electronic nicotine delivery systems” (ENDS), of which electronic cigarettes are the most common prototype, is on the agenda of the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), being he
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:43
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[Uae] Banned e-cigarettes are a burning issue

Illegal sale and use of e-cigarettes continue unchecked in the country despite laws in place. Converts to these smoking devices swear by the benefits but health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. On Tuesday, the World Health Organ
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:10
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[UK] BMA wants ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking

The BMA wants e-cigarette smoking to be banned indoors to avoid undermining existing public non-smoking policies and until side effects are sufficiently mapped.
Pulse (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 12:59
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[UK, USA] Battle over ecigarettes starts to heat up ($$)

Armando Peruga, programme manager for the tobacco free initiative at the WHO, told the Financial Times: “We say that the lack of evidence about something is not evidence of the lack of a problem.” Echoing the report, he said regulations should limit the
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 04:33
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[UK] LLOYD: 'I thought my e-cigarette was safe. Turns out, I was smoking the equivalent of 40-a-day'

When Rachael Lloyd took up vaping, she thought she'd stumbled across a miracle alternative to smoking. Little did she know, her 'friendly' e-cigarette was actually damaging her health - as the World Health Organisation is now starting to realise...
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 19:49
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[Taiwan] Call to change laws regulating e-cigarettes

“Electronic cigarettes are a type of cigarette, but some manufacturers market the devices as a healthier alternative to conventional tobacco, which has misled young people into thinking that it is okay to use the product,” Lin Ching-li (林清麗), director of
Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 27, 2014 17:53
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