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Vaping Is 95% Less Harmful Than Smoking
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Finally, University of Michigan School of Public Health dean Ken Warner makes it pretty simple: “Smokeless tobacco is, without a question of a doubt, far less harmful than cigarette smoking”. “So that’s been the big concern about e-cigarettes, is that …

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Public Release: 20-Aug-2015 Study finds e-cigarette use linked to cough reflex …
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Glenview, Ill. (August 14, 2015)–The popularity of electronic cigarettes has steadily increased worldwide, but little is known about their effects on health. New research suggests that the single use of an electronic cigarette approximating the …

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UK study endorses ‘game-changing’ e-cigarettes for first time
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The study said that since most of the chemicals that cause smoking-related diseases are absent in e-cigarettes, with the current best estimate that e-cigarette use is around 95 percent less harmful to health than smoking, governments should offer them …

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E-cigarettes ‘not encouraging youngsters to smoke’
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Hazel Cheeseman, director of policy at Ash, said: “These results should reassure the public that electronic cigarettes are not linked with any rise in young people smoking. Although more young people are trying electronic cigarettes and many more young …

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E-cig makers warn new regs would extinguish industry
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In it’s proposed rule to assert, for the first time, its authority over e-cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration said all products that hit stores after February of 2007 would have to apply retroactively for approval — a process that companies …

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Could e-cig sales be hitting a short-term plateau?
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There is increasing evidence that adult consumers may be tapering off their initial enthusiasm for electronic cigarettes, which could limit their potential for benefiting public health. Bonnie Herzog, a leading tobacco analyst with Wells Fargo …

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Family And Peer Pressure Influence Vaping And Smoking Habits Among Teens: Study
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Electronic cigarettes allow users to inhale vapors infused with nicotine. The devices were first introduced in China in 2004. Many studies indicate that people who use vaporizers also often smoke traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes, as well.

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Norway bans e-cigarette advertising | Business Standard News
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Norway has notified vendors of electronic cigarettes that all pictures and positive reviews of the products must be removed from websites, media reported. “E-cigarette is a tobacco surrogate and is therefore covered by the ban on advertising,” Xinhua …

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Evidence Shows E-Cigs Not A Gateway Drug
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Last year’s survey was the first to include questions on e-cigarettes, and found 22 per cent had tried one of the devices at least once. But very few went on to carry on the vaping habit regularly. Just 1 per cent of those questioned used an e …

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Health officials bust vendors, promoters at N.J. e-cigarette …
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EDISON — “Vape Expo NJ” this weekend drew roughly 1,200 vendors and electronic cigarette enthusiasts, as well as local and county health officials who fined the expo hall manager, the event promoters and about 40 sellers for violating the state’s …

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Federal law would block FDA reviews on e-cigarettes – Engadget
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No, this is not a repeat from 1964. Congress has blocked a funding bill amendment that would have allowed the FDA to review and approve electronic cigarette brands before they hit market. Republican Andy Harris said, “I think most people realize that …

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CT slaps limits on e-cigs
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It also permits hotels and motels to allow e-cigarette use in up to 25 percent of their guest rooms. Supporters of the restrictions voiced concerns about possible negative health effects from the devices. The state banned sales of vapor products to …

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