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In the News April 29th

Fridays News at a glance: Royal College of Physicians Endorse Vaping – Nicotine without smoke: new RCP report on e-cigarettes and tobacco harm reduction – A Billion Lies – Meanwhile in Brussels – “Vaping is a consumer led market solution to a health problem” – La Vape du Coeur – Growing the research evidence on e-cigarettes – Vaping in Ireland: Gillian Golden on RTE – Irish Cancer Society ‘cannot recommend’ E-Cigs – E-cig switch benefits smokers – Mixed reaction to e-cigarette study – The United States Vapers’ Survey – Suit challenges federal ban on e-cigarettes on flights – These top scientists want the FDA to have an open mind about e-cigs – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Friday, 29 April 2016

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In the News January 18th

Mondays News at a glance: Damn those kids! – Sweet or Sour? The Appeal of E-Cigarette Ads – On advertising – a few thoughts – Scientific rigor and the notion of the preconceived stance – E-Cigarettes, Prescriptions and the UK National Health Service – Trends in e-cigarette use in England – Glantz responds to his (other) critics, helping make my point – Sunday Science Lesson: What is “meta-analysis”? (and why was Glantz’s inherently junk?) – Study Claiming E-Cigarettes Make Quitting Harder Exposed As ‘Unscientific Hatchet Job’ – White House Finalizing Strict E-Cig ‘Deeming’ Rules – E-cig clarification needs clarification – Pro-vaping group sues Pierce County – A hot, hazy mess – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Mon, 18 January 2016

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In the News January 11th

Mondays News at a glance: Tobacco Products Directive – UK consultation results – UK’s detailed TPD plans suggest light-touch approach – The whole point about vaping and harm reduction – The Lysol Lady – 2016 – The end of vaping? – Dragon Slayers – Powering the public health war on vaping – Is vaping safer than smoking? – E-cigarette brands are growing but face hurdles over ‘crass’ marketing – The great vape debate: Should e-cigs be banned in indoor public places? – New Study Provides Experimental Evidence that E-Cigarette Advertising Does Not Renormalize Smoking – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Mon, 11 January 2016

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Women of The Year Awards 2015

2015 has seen much change in the THR world,especially since the landmark Public Health England report. The women we shall include in this years award have contributed enormously to the introduction of an evidence based pragmatic approach,largely but not solely confined to the UK.

We feel it appropriate that we update our 2014 version to include some additional names. There is no particular order or rank in this list of names (all have contributed equally).

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In the News 18th September

Fridays News at a glance: Pet Journalism – What we have from the denialist outliers is a refusal to communicate – Honesty And Consistency In Short Supply At The BMJ – Evidence about electronic cigarettes: a foundation built on rock or sand? – E-cigarettes: a public health response – Anti-Tobacco Researcher Criticizes Vape Shops for Trying to Get Smokers to Quit – Vapers in Power – Call to Action – Smoking cessation aids and the primary care nurse – Bill Godshall Update – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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In the News 14th September

Mondays News at a glance: Simple Simon squirms – Thoughts from the Dungeon Dimension – And Now We See Through a Glass, Darkly pt 1 & 2 – Supporting smokers to quit – the role of e-cigarettes – Should employees be permitted to use e-cigarettes in the workplace? – Should e-cigarettes be banned in enclosed public spaces? – Health chief wants to BAN smoking in parks – California smoking age raise, e-cigarette regulations stall – National Park Service bans electronic smoking devices in nation’s parks – Vaping Could Save the World, but Toxic Masculinity Is Holding It Back – E-cigarette Smokers Less Exposed to Carbon Monoxide – Commerce Ministry bans e-cigarettes – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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In the News 19th August

Wednesdays News at a glance: E-cigarettes: an evidence update – Public Health England says truthful realistic things about e-cigarettes – Statement: E-cigarettes could be prescribed on the NHS – E-cigarettes ‘95% less harmful than tobacco’ – If you can afford to smoke then you can afford to vape – New PHE review, divisive media reports – JAMA paper finds some adolescents experiment with stuff – so what? – Anti-vaping campaigners are a threat to public health – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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In the News 14th July

Tuesdays News at a glance: I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon – When collusion is profitable for both parties – all six of them! – Heated Tobacco’s war on vaping? – Lying BASTARDS – Human respiratory tissue test reveals e-cigarette vapour produces similar result as air – Health Scotland Bill – Greek financial crisis seen as likely to lead to e-cig tax – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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In the News 20th May

Wednesdays News at a glance: Very Metal – New Nicotine Alliance presentation at Vape Jam – Representative Cole Introduces Legislation to Force FDA to Grandfather In All Electronic Cigarettes on the Market as of Effective Date of Its Deeming Regulations –

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In the News 18th May

Mondays News at a glance: Becoming An Ecig Advocate : Ed1 Intro – Safety Is Everything – A Vile Mentality – Fire in the Madhouse – Suffolk smokers will vape to quit – American Lung Association Taunts Vapers As Addicts – What’s Driving the War

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