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Daily Digest - Wednesday, 27 July 2016

The FDA's Incomprehensible Answer To A Crucial Question [...]

The Food and Drug Administration’s legal rationale for regulating e-cigarettes as “tobacco products,” even though they do not contain tobacco, is that they deliver nicotine derived from tobacco. But e-cigarettes do not always do that. There are many varieties of nicotine-free e-liquids, sold in disposable e-cigarettes, replaceable cartridges and bottles for refilling vaporizer tanks.

2016-07-27
forbes.com

Strict laws for Malaysia

E-CIGARETTES should be strictly regulated as a pharmaceutical product in Malaysia. That’s the recommendation of the Health Ministry’s technical committee tasked with studying the health effects of e-cigs and shisha smoking, reveals its chairman, senior consultant chest physician Prof Datuk Dr Abdul Razak Muttalif, a former director of the Kuala Lumpur Hospital Institute of Respiratory Medicine.

2016-07-27
thestar.com.my

DO IT NOW! - CANCER RESEARCH REP SAYS VAPING HELPS REDUCE CANCER [...]

When a world leading cancer research rep says that smoking related cancers could be reduced by switching people to e-cigarettes, you would think the rest of the public health community would take notice. They have, but the reaction is not what you might expect.

2016-07-27
youtube.com

Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers, [...] In England, people who attempted to stop smoking within the last week reported lower levels of alcohol consumption, were less likely to binge drink, and were more likely to be classified as 'light drinkers' [...] compared with those who did not attempt to stop smoking.

2016-07-27
eurekalert.org

Study Finds Drop In Prescription Drugs In Medical Marijuana States

States looking for a way to reduce Medicare spending and prescription drug use may want to turn to legalizing medical marijuana, a new study suggests. The District of Columbia and the 17 states that had medical marijuana as an alternative to prescription drugs in 2013 saved an estimated total of $165.2 million in Medicare program and enrollee spending that year, researchers at the University of Georgia reported [...]

2016-07-27
huffingtonpost.com

New Taxes Threaten Pennsylvania Vape Stores

A new 40 percent tax on e-cigarettes has left vape stores across Pennsylvania reeling. Many say they will be forced to close.

2016-07-27
youtube.com

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