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Daily Digest - Wednesday, 20 April 2016

U.S. House committee votes to smooth e-cigarette regulatory path

A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday approved an amendment to an agricultural funding bill that would make it easier for e-cigarettes to win regulatory clearance than currently proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. Under a proposed FDA rule, almost all e-cigarette and vapor products [...] would be required to meet regulatory standards that the industry considers excessively stringent.


Medical Group With Financial Ties To Big Pharma [...]

A medical nonprofit with significant ties to major pharmaceutical companies stands accused of lying about the safety of e-cigarettes. The American Thoracic Society’s (ATS) Tobacco Action Committee claims there is a “misconception” that e-cigarettes are safer than conventional tobacco cigarettes.


Here Is the One Stock to Buy to Profit From the Vaping, [...]

There is a new entry to the lexicon of hipster jargon: "vape." [...] E-cigs are all the rage, and they pose a challenge to traditional cigarette makers. They also offer a huge multi-year growth opportunity for investors. The stock that benefits the most from the vaping craze is Philip Morris International [...] which makes and markets cigarettes and other nicotine-containing products around the world.


Anti-smoking doctor calls for vaping to help hopeful quitters

Consumers and business owners alike have been consistent in their calls urging the Hong Kong Government to adopt a more open attitude towards vaping products, also known as e-cigarettes. Last week, a European doctor and scientist, Professor Riccardo Polosa, arrived in Hong Kong making the argument that is can be a boon to public health and even reduce smoking rates.


Ottawa Board of Health holds off on hookah, e-cigarette ban

Ottawa's Board of Health has voted to hold off on banning the use of hookah pipes and e-cigarettes in public places, in favour of waiting to see whether proposed provincial regulations will include a ban. The use of non-tobacco combustible products and substances has been growing in popularity, as cities across the country try to close gaps in their smoking bylaws by banning them in public places.


FDA Campaign Shows Teens the 'Real Cost' of Chewing Tobacco

The Food and Drug Administration is taking the unusual step of launching a targeted campaign aimed at white teenagers living in rural America. The message: smokeless tobacco can kill you or lead to life-changing deformities. The FDA says its latest effort targets white, rural males who are more likely to use dip, chew and other smokeless tobacco products. [...]


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