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Nicotine Science and Policy - Daily Digest - Wed, 24 June 2015


Most popular in the news last week:

  1. House bill aims for less e-cigarette regulation – read more…
  2. Phase II Clinical Trial Featuring 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Tobacco Accepted for Publication – read more…
  3. Philip Morris researching reduced-risk tobacco products – read more…

"Kids were really good at describing the harmful things that happen with cigarette smoking, but when we asked about other products, there was a lot of confusion," said the study's lead author, Maria Roditis, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar in adolescent medicine. "We're good at delivering messaging that cigarettes are harmful, but we need to do a better job with other products [...]


Louise Ross Interview

Louise Ross from Leicester Stop Smoking Service talking to Kevin Molloy about the success of using e-cigs in smoking cessation. 

American officials who are freaking out about the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes, especially among teenagers, generally fail to distinguish between experimentation and regular use. In fact, [...] Michael Siegel points out, surveys sponsored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) do not even ask about frequency of use beyond once or more in the previous month. 


Hawaii's governor has signed a bill to make his state the first to raise the legal smoking age to 21.


The crackdown on retailers that sell liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes escalated Tuesday as the New York attorney general reached a settlement with four businesses that failed to secure the potentially toxic substance in child-resistant packaging. The move by Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman came a year after the state passed a law requiring retailers of liquid nicotine to better secure the substance, [...]


Attila Danko - GFN15 Pleanary session  


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