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Research Shows E-cigarette Flavorings Can Damage Blood Vessels

Research Shows E-cigarette Flavorings Can Damage Blood Vessels | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine found that flavor additives in e-cigarettes can damage blood vessels and can also trigger heart disease.
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E-Cigarette Use Linked to Lower Rate of Smoking Cessation

E-Cigarette Use Linked to Lower Rate of Smoking Cessation | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it

"We found that patients who used e-cigarettes were actually less likely to succeed in quitting compared to those who did not, which is the reverse of what we might expect to see if e-cigarettes help people quit," Rigotti told MedPage Today.
"But a big caveat is that we don't know how they were using them. The e-cigarette users may have been the people who were having the most trouble quitting."

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FDA to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes

FDA to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
The FDA has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to explore lowering nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes to non-addictive levels, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, announced Thursday.
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New Study Found Toxic Metals in E-Cigarette ‘Vapors’ could Lead to Brain Damage and Cancer

New Study Found Toxic Metals in E-Cigarette ‘Vapors’ could Lead to Brain Damage and Cancer | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found potentially unsafe levels of toxic metals leaking from e-cigarette heating coils and in vapors, posing a threat to the health of the vapers.
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E-Cigs: Uncertainy on Risks, Benefits to Public Health

E-Cigs: Uncertainy on Risks, Benefits to Public Health | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
The jury is still out on whether electronic cigarettes will prove to have a net positive or negative impact on public health, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
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With a flick of the hand, app aims to help smokers kick the habit

With a flick of the hand, app aims to help smokers kick the habit | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Somatix, a New York-based startup founded by Israelis, says it has developed gesture analysis software that can keep track of users’ smoking habits and help them get a handle on their addiction.
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Marlboro Vape - IQOS Is Philip Morris’ Response to E-Cigarettes

Marlboro Vape - IQOS Is Philip Morris’ Response to E-Cigarettes | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
As vaping gains popularity, Big Tobacco companies struggle to come up with products that would appeal to younger generations. Let’s face it – these days, absolutely everyone knows that smoking will kill you. It kills 1 out of 2 people who smoke so it’s essentially a rigged game of Russian roulette. We know it and the tobacco companies know it. That makes it slightly more difficult for them to peddle their poison.
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Regulation: Big Tobacco fumes over new EU salvo in cigarette smuggling war

Regulation: Big Tobacco fumes over new EU salvo in cigarette smuggling war | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it

A European Union plan to crack down on cigarette smuggling has manufacturers such as British American Tobacco up in arms about red tape, signaling that the bloc's promise of more business-friendly regulation has clear limits when it comes to smoking.
The EU intends to track cigarette packages from the factory floor to the retail shelf using electronic codes, the latest weapon in a fight to stamp out illicit sales that deprive governments of more than €10 billion a year in tax revenue.

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The FDA just approved the first mobile device and app to help you quit smoking

The FDA just approved the first mobile device and app to help you quit smoking | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Carrot just got cleared for its at-home sensor to track carbon monoxide levels, which tend to be higher in smokers.
It also has a virtual coaching program to promote behavior change.
The goal is to develop the first "scalable, evidence-based smoking cessation program that can be delivered via a smartphone," said the company's CEO.
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market: Electronic Cigarette Product Expected CAGR of 14.1% During the Forecast Period 2017 – 2025

Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market: Electronic Cigarette Product Expected CAGR of 14.1% During the Forecast Period 2017 – 2025 | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it

Growing internet penetration is boosting information dissemination and is expected to largely contribute towards the higher adoption of smoking cessation and nicotine de-addiction products. We have also noticed that North America market is expected to lead in terms of revenue generation for smoking cessation and nicotine de-addiction products during the forecast period. It has been observed that increasing patient awareness, rising disease burden and easy availability of de-addiction products through broad distribution channels are factors likely to impact market revenue growth.

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E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers who quit

E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers who quit | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
A health technology assessment (HTA), published by the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) on Thursday, is the first in Europe to examine the cost effectiveness of e-cigarettes. It was carried out on foot of a request from Dr Fenton Howell, the national tobacco control adviser at the Department of Health.
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Three-Quarters of American Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco

TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2016 -- Close to three-quarters of American teenagers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful or addictive than real cigarettes, a new stud
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A stop-smoking wearable developer raises $47 million

A stop-smoking wearable developer raises $47 million | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Chrono Therapeutics has raised $47.6 million in new funding it will use to complete clinical trials and apply for Federal Drug Administration approval for its transdermal smoking cessation device. Kaiser Permanente Ventures was the lead investor. Transdermal is the the application of a medicine or drug through the skin, typically by using an adhesive patch.
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JUUL Maker Vows to Combat Teen Use of E-Cigarette

JUUL Maker Vows to Combat Teen Use of E-Cigarette | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
A day after the FDA announced a crackdown on sales to minors, the maker of the top-selling electronic cigarette JUUL outlined steps the company plans to take to combat underage use of its product. Company outlines steps, but critics not satisfied.
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FDA Move on Tobacco Flavorings 'Long Overdue'

FDA Move on Tobacco Flavorings 'Long Overdue' | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, announced that the agency has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to gather research and other data on the potential pros and cons of banning or restricting menthol and other flavors from combustible and non-combustible tobacco products.
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WHO wants developing countries to hasten implementation of tobacco control conventions

WHO wants developing countries to hasten implementation of tobacco control conventions | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it

The World Health Organisation has reiterated the need for countries to focus on accelerating implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), especially in developing countries.
The WHO FCTC remains one of the most swiftly embraced United Nations treaties, gaining 181 Parties in just over ten years. These 181 countries are legally obliged to adopt and implement its evidence-based measures for reducing tobacco use.

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Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials

Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it

Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said they are concerned about irregularities in its clinical trials on its iQOS electronic tobacco product. A panel of outside FDA advisers said last week that the company should not be able to claim the product is less risky than cigarettes.

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A panel of outside FDA advisers said last week that the company should not be able to claim the product is less risky than cigarettes.

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Philip Morris Is Giving Up Cigarettes — and Asking UK Consumers to Do the Same

Philip Morris Is Giving Up Cigarettes — and Asking UK Consumers to Do the Same | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Although it may seem counterintuitive for a company to discourage consumers from buying its products, we have seen this strategy work in brands’ favor in the past — Patagonia’s “Don’t Buy This Jacket” campaign resulted in an overwhelming positive response from consumers who took extra time to learn about the brand’s mission before making a purchase. Now, one company with a notoriously controversial product is attempting to pivot its business model to be more socially responsible — and marketing directly to consumers during this transition.
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Tobacco Giant's New Year's Resolution: 'Give Up Cigarettes'

Tobacco Giant's New Year's Resolution: 'Give Up Cigarettes' | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it

"Today, science and technology allow us to provide smokers with better alternatives to cigarettes. Smoke-free products like e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products do not generate the vast majority of chemicals found in cigarette smoke, and therefore have clear potential to be less harmful options for the millions of men and women who would otherwise continue smoking."

"Incredulous" may best describe reactions from anti-smoking groups to an advertising campaign launched this week by tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) vowing to stop selling cigarettes.

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"Incredulous" may best describe reactions from anti-smoking groups to an advertising campaign launched this week by tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) vowing to stop selling cigarettes.

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Calls to reject tobacco traceability and security measures

Calls to reject tobacco traceability and security measures | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
ITSA is urging EU Member States not to accept draft implementing regulations for track and trace, security features and data storage, proposed under the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).
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Convenience stores welcome decision not to push ahead with tobacco licensing

Convenience stores welcome decision not to push ahead with tobacco licensing | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
The convenience trade has welcomed a decision by the government not to go ahead with plans to introduce a tobacco licensing scheme for retailers.
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FDA clears first over-the-counter (OTC) carbon monoxide breath sensor for use in smoking cessation programs

FDA clears first over-the-counter (OTC) carbon monoxide breath sensor for use in smoking cessation programs | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Carrot Inc.’s Bluetooth-enabled mobile device helps users learn how smoking affects their carbon monoxide levels
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The new tobacco law changes are here!

The new tobacco law changes are here! | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it

Known as the Tobacco Products Directive, the new legislation will see a range of tobacco products banned from sale, including packs of 10s, 19s, 18 1/2s, flavoured cigarettes (except menthol) and non-standard style packaging. New regulations covering e-cigarettes will also be included.
Although the law came into force from May 2016, there will be a transitional period until May 2017 to allow retailers to sell old products.

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes Fact vs Myth

Vaping and E-Cigarettes Fact vs Myth | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and electronic hookah (e-hookahs) allow users to inhale a vapor that may contain nicotine, as well as other flavorings and chemicals. While some of these products resemble tobacco-based cigarettes and pipes, others may look like ink pens or USB memory sticks. The term “vaping” is used to describe the act of using these products.
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When Was The First Electronic Cigarette Invented?

When Was The First Electronic Cigarette Invented? | The future of e-cigarette | Scoop.it
Research has proved that E-cigarettes date back to quite a few decades. There had always been a few scientists in history who were way ahead of their time. They believed that they could invent vaporizer like products which could be used for medicinal purposes.
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