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Testing Finds Toxicant Levels In E-Cig Emissions 95% Less Than In Cigarette Smoke

Further testing by UK researchers in determining the harmfulness of vapor product emissions compared to that of cigarette smoke has yielded data suggesting that e-cigarette vapor contains 95% fewer toxicants than combustible tobacco products. Accredited researchers operating within the Royal College of Physicians first determined…
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Anti-Tobacco Organization Threatens Scientist’s Career Ahead of Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum

On Sept. 26, The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA) wrote on Facebook that: “Late last week, Dr. Christopher Russel (@nicotinesurveys on Twitter) along with others received warning letters about their attendance at this year’s Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum (GTNF) in Brussels. The…
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Public Health England Shares ‘Stakeholder Conversation On Use of E-Cigarettes in Enclosed Public Places and Workplaces’ Report

In December 2014, Public Health England (PHE) initiated an engagement exercise with stakeholders on use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places and workplaces, designed to encourage debate and build an evidence-based consensus around the issue. In consultation with public health partners, PHE developed five evidence-based…
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‘FCTC Followed by Accelerated Implementation of Tobacco Advertising Bans’ Published in Tobacco Control

Researchers recently published “FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans” in Tobacco Control. This paper, according to the Center for Tobacco Control and Research and Education, “shows a statistically demonstrable positive effect on implementation of national advertising bans but, as with similar positive effects on smokefree…