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E-Cigarettes Poised to Save Medicaid Billions

Conclusion Policymakers have long sought to reduce the economic damage due to the negative health impact of smoking. They have used tactics ranging from cigarette excise taxes to subsidizing nicotine replacement therapies. To be sure, smoking prevalence has fallen over time, but there is more that can be done, especially […]

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E-cigs & smoking cessation: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis. – PubMed – NCBI

[excerpt] RESULTS: Six studies were included involving 7,551 participants. Meta-analyses included 1,242 participants who had complete data on smoking cessation. Nicotine filled e-cigarettes were more effective for cessation than those without nicotine (pooled Risk Ratio 2.29, 95%CI 1.05-4.97). Amongst 1,242 smokers, 224 (18%) reported smoking cessation after using nicotine-enriched e-cigarettes […]

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State health agency does Big Tobacco’s dirty work on e-cigarettes – The Orange County Register

[This is an ASTOUNDING editorial considering that the OC PHS spent no small amount on their own misinformation campaign aimed at young adults last year. I am writing to thank them for doing their OWN research to reach their own conclusions.] March 26, 2015 War was declared in early January, […]

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Vaping WORKS-Study results

Effectiveness of the Electronic Cigarette: An Eight-Week Flemish Study with Six-Month Follow-up on Smoking Reduction, Craving and Experienced Benefits and Complaints. [excerpt] Smoking reduction remains a pivotal issue in public health policy, but quit rates obtained with traditional quit-smoking therapies remain disappointingly low. Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR), aiming at less […]

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