Monthly Archives: September 2014

Stop demonising a potentially useful product for smokers | Comment | Pharmaceutical Journal

[EXCERPT] by Clive Bates The public health proposition is that e-cigarettes can substitute for cigarette use and provide a satisfactory alternative to smoking, with e-cigarette use expected to be at least 20 times safer than smoking tobacco cigarettes[1]. A survey published by Action on Smoking and Health in July 2014[2] […]

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Advocacy Group Praises Legislature for Override of E-Cig Veto  – Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education

Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education BRAVE applauds the Missouri General Assembly for successfully overriding Governor Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 841. This important legislation bars children from purchasing e-cigarettes and correctly draws a distinction between vapor products and deadly combustible tobacco. “This new law sends the message that Missouri […]

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Professor: Nicotine does not cause cigarette addiction | The State Press – An independent daily serving Arizona State University

[excerpt] An ASU professor is challenging widely held conceptions about smoking, including challenging the view that nicotine is addictive. Peter Killeen, emeritus professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, presented his research findings for the National Institute on Drug Abuse on the Tempe campus Wednesday afternoon. […]

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AVA Responds to R.J. Reynolds’ Attempt to Ban Most E-Cigarettes – The American Vaping Association

WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 2, 2014 – The American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the health benefits of e-cigarettes, criticized Big Tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds for attempting to ban most e-cigarettes in comments made to the Federal Drug Administration, which is mistakenly considering classifying e-cigarettes as tobacco products. R.J. Reynolds […]

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