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Doctors: Give Smokers E-Cigs To Help Them Quit
www.heart.co.uk

Although there is a possibility that e-cigarettes could cause some long-term harm, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has said such devices have the potential to make a “major contribution” to preventing premature death and disease among smokers.

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Doctors Attack E-Cigarette Taxes, Tell FDA To Focus On Benefits Of Vaping
www.joinnest.com

A collection of scientists and researchers are urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to focus on the benefits of e-cigarettes and warn heavy taxation would be bad for public health. Seven leading tobacco control experts took to the pages of the …

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Vaping Safety Misconceptions a Growing Threat to Public Health, Doctors Warn
www.highlightpress.com

The subject of e-cigarette safety is one that’s likely to blaze on for decades – at least until the long-term health risks of the devices become wholly more evident. In the meantime, there are those who continue to show complete and total support to …

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Doctors Want Hollywood to Cancel E-Cigs
www.physiciansnews.com

The Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) prohibited cigarette manufacturers from directly or indirectly targeting youth, which included restrictions on use of cigarettes in cartoons, television and movies. However, the modern electronic cigarette had not …

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E-cigarettes booming but benefits just smoke and mirrors, say doctors
www.smh.com.au

Advocates say e-cigarettes are a healthier substitute to traditional cigarettes because they have none of the tar and fewer toxins. Proponents also claim that e-cigarettes are a better option to quit smoking than other methods such as nicotine gum or …

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Doctors urge Pa. to regulate e-cigs like tobacco
www.poconorecord.com

The Pennsylvania Medical Society says the state should regulate electronic cigarettes, or "e-cigs," the same way it handles other tobacco products, including applying taxes and banning sales to minors. All that, even though e-cigs don't contain tobacco.

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French doctors voice support for e-cigarettes
www.france24.com

They say that e-cigarettes – a growing industry in France where there are an estimated 1.5 million “vapers” (people who use the devices) – are far less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, even if the long-term health effects have yet to be fully established.

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