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Daily Digest - Tuesday,  10 January 2017

Vaping Is Not a Gateway to Smoking, New Study Shows

Researchers followed 3,757 freshmen for one year to discover if e-cigarette use at the baseline was associated with a progression from not smoking to trying a cigarette or currently using cigarettes at the follow-up. The study, according to [...] Dr. Stanton Glantz—is yet another confirmation of the so-called 'gateway' effect of vaping. "The evidence just keeps piling up," proclaims Glantz.

2017-01-10
reason.com

Value of 'heat not burn' smoking technology stalling BAT buyout

The slow-burn negotiations between British American Tobacco (BAT) and Reynolds, the American maker of Camel cigarettes, towards a £38bn merger are stuck on the value of new technology, it has been claimed. BAT, which already owns 42pc of Reynolds, bid $56.50 per share in a mix of cash and stock in October, but was rejected.

2017-01-10
telegraph.co.uk

Smokers to pay for long-term care plan via taxes

A proposal to cover long-term care costs by increasing taxes on cigarettes by NT$20 (US$0.63) per pack is expected to pass its final vote in the legislature this week. The legislature is scheduled to deliberate on proposed amendments to the bill on long-term care services for the nation’s older and vulnerable citizens in a committee today, which includes increasing estate, gift and tobacco taxes.

2017-01-10
taipeitimes.com

New FDA Rule is Wrong on the Law: [...]

On Monday, the FDA will issue a new rule whose intent is to clarify the conditions under which electronic cigarettes will be regulated as drugs instead of as tobacco products. [...] The problem comes under the FDA's interpretation of the first prong. The FDA argues that pretty much any smoking cessation claim is inherently a therapeutic claim.

2017-01-10
tobaccoanalysis.blogspot.com

Governments Are Banning A Product That Could Save Millions Of Lives

Governments around the world are hotly debating whether e-cigarettes and vaping products are valuable tools to help people to quit smoking, or a harmful menace that may lead to more tobacco use and cause other health problems. Even the United Nations’ global health arm, the World Health Organization (WHO), is considering whether e-cigarettes, [...] should be banned.

2017-01-10
dailycaller.com

Sudan Scholars - 'Tobacco Not Allowed in Islam'

Last week, the head of the Sudan Scholars Corporation issued a religious decree banning tobacco. Sheikh Mohamed Osman Saleh, head of the Sudanese Scholars Corporation told the state-owned Sudan News Agency (SUNA) last week that tobacco is forbidden in Islam. The use of tobacco is no less dangerous and evil than the use of drugs, Saleh said.

2017-01-10
allafrica.com

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