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Nicotine Science and Policy - Daily Digest - Thu, 17 December 2015

David Cameron admits he has 'battled' to quit smoking with 'relative success'

David Cameron has spoken of his "relatively successful" battle to give up smoking, as he says e-cigarettes are a 'legitimate' aid used by people to help break the habit. His comments were made during this week's Prime Minister's Question after he was asked by Mark Pawsey, [...] if he would help highlight the role e- cigarettes can play in helping people give up tobacco for good.


Opinion Journal: Save E-Cigarettes!

American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar Sally Satel on the benefits of vaping and why Congress may protect the industry from burdensome regulation.


E-cigarettes big loser in spending bill

A major lobbying effort to shield many e-cigarette products from federal regulation has gone up in smoke. A $1.1 trillion spending bill released early Wednesday did not include a rider to change the grandfather date in upcoming federal regulations for e-cigarettes. The decision means that a majority of e-cigarettes on the shelves will need to get clinical testing and approved by the Food and Drug Administration, [...]


[...] Public Panic - Researchers Push to Skew Vaping Regulation

Public Panic - Researchers Push to Skew Vaping Regulation - Reg Watch


Germany to implement new measures to curb smoking

The government has approved a draft bill requiring tobacco packages to have photos meant to dissuade smokers. The new laws, which will be implemented next year, come amid concern in Germany over tobacco-related deaths. Following the draft bill's approval on Wednesday, tobacco products will soon come adorned with grotesque images like blackened lungs and rotten teeth, [...]


[...] Chemicals in e-cigarettes linked to lung disease

A new study from Harvard researchers finds chemical flavorings in many e-cigarettes are linked to lung disease.


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