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Nicotine Science and Policy
Daily Digest - Friday, 13 May 2016

HIGHLIGHT


One week from the implementation of the TPD on 20 May, some UK parliamentarians express serious concerns about its impact on the nation’s health. This is a transcript (Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016) of a short debate in the House of Lords, raised by Viscount Ridley.

The FDA's Deadly Censorship Of Lifesaving E-Cigarette Information

The e-cigarette regulations that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled last week pose a grave threat to products that have the potential to dramatically reduce smoking-related disease and death. [...] manufacturers of vaping equipment and e-liquids must persuade the FDA that allowing their products to remain on the market is “appropriate for the protection of public health” [...]

2016-05-13
forbes.com

Snuffed out

The vapour industry is small—less than 0.1% of the tobacco market—but expanding fast. Global sales grew 11 times over in the five years to 2014, according to Euromonitor, a data firm. In America sales soared even more rapidly. To some, that raises an exciting prospect. E-cigarettes might help smokers inhale nicotine without the deadly stuff that comes from burning tobacco.

2016-05-13
economist.com

Skyrocketing teen use of e-cigarettes leads to new regulations

The Food and Drug Administration will begin regulating e-cigarettes and cigars the same way it regulates cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

2016-05-13
youtube.com

WILL VAPING SURVIVE IN AMERICA?

If the only thing you know about vaping is that it somehow has the transcendental ability to make even Leonardo DiCaprio look like a substitute teacher in a tux, you might be tempted to view all this as a delightful little morality tale: vapers are a bunch of losers, clowns, and loose cannons, and they're getting what they deserve. But that's far too tidy. [...]

2016-05-13
thrillist.com

E-cigarette study weighs smokers' habits

Are e-cigarettes going to be a massive blow to the tobacco industry, or do they actually keep people smoking? A new study funded by the New Zealand Health Research Council that uses high-tech electronic cigarettes hopes to answer those questions. Researchers will use real-time data from bluetooth-equipped e-cigarettes to get information about users smoking habits over two months.

2016-05-13
theaustralian.com.au

FDA unveils new regulations on e-cigarettes

New rules will ban e-cigarette sales to minors and require health warnings.

2016-05-13
youtube.com

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