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In the News December 8th

Thursdays News at a glance: NNA at the APPG on E-Cigarettes – Vaping at the Crossroads – Please allow me to introduce myself – Undermining Tobacco Control – US Surgeon General: World’s Most Dangerous Man? – Bad science, poor insights and likely to do harm – Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarettes is Scientifically Dishonest – Lies, damn lies, and statistics -E-cigarettes help smokers quit, so why crack down on them? – Smoking, alcohol sales restricted – Can China’s Smoking Ban Stick? – Snuff Out Deadly Tobacco Rules – E Liquid Market Analysis – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Thursday, 8 December 2016

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Eyewitness: E-Cigarette Summit ’16

Impressions of the 2016 E-Cigarette Summit.

We asked ten people who attended the 2016 E-Cigarette Summit for their thoughts on the day.

Thank you to Sarah Jakes, Ian Gray, Catherine Kimber, Richard Hyslop, Louise Ross, James Dunworth, Andy Morrison, Paul Barnes, Ian Green and Gillian Eva Golden for taking the time to write such thought provoking and interesting accounts.

Read on for the story behind the slides…

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In the News November 14th

Mondays News at a glance: Dateline 2018: A Storm Is Coming – Bad news from WHO and California – COP7 – A View from Outside – COP7 – What happened? – COP 7 – A Disaster? – Do We Know How Risky E-Cigarettes Are? – Can e-cigarettes fight smoking? – FDA Wants Smokers to Continue Smoking – Anti-Transparency On Display At COP7 – E-Cigarette Summit 2016 – Liveblog – Proponents challenge WHO findings – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Monday, 14 November 2016

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In the News November 7th

Mondays News at a glance: 87 per cent of UK councils are ignoring advice from PHE – Enfield, A Beacon In A Morass Of Local Insanity – Consistently inconsistent – Changing how YOUR Council sees vaping – The Shocking State of Local Authority Vaping Policy – #COP7FCTC – After all journalists were BANNED – Experts urge WHO to back THR strategies at CoP7 – A THR Expert Group to advise delegations – The war on what, exactly? – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller – To vape or not to vape – Investigators Botch Study Results – What conflict of interest accusations really mean – Experts nicely “SLAM” lack of honest and relevant snus information from Sweden – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Monday, 7 November 2016

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In the News September 26th

Mondays News at a glance: This is how freedom dies – Denormalisation and virtue signalling – Patience is a virtue anti-smokers don’t have – 1984 is a Novel, not a Guide – Britain must speak up for e-cigarettes – Public health urgently needs a “new deal” – The wilful ignorance of tobacco control – Reducing smoking, a challenging campaign – Bogus vape study connected to big pharma – The Secret Tool the FDA Uses to Control News – Conference calls – Inside the mind of an Anti – Big Tobacco Destroys Vaping Industry – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Monday, 26 September 2016

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In the News March 17th

Thursdays News at a glance: Harmful and negligent to ignore unintended consequences of e-cigarette policies – Welsh Government Vaping Ban FAILS At The Eleventh Hour – Vapers just wanna have fun – Ending on a high – A Triumph For Repulsive Anti-Social Snobbery – The Hungarian ecig – Vapour Trails TV – Adam Tredwell: Let smokers quit their own way – Public Health Bill defeated in the Welsh Assembly – An old letter to the editor about Glantz’s ad hominems – Buttout Ontario! Vaping saves lives – Nicotine, the Wonder Drug? – How much nicotine kills a human? – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Thursday, 17 March 2016

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In the News March 14th

Mondays News at a glance: Brexit: utopia, dystopia or PONCE? – Hong Kong Ecig Broadside – Vaping creates a boost for Scotland’s high streets – Sleeping with the enemy (or as I prefer – you’ve got to be in it to win it) – Harm reduction, State, and Utopia – The views of under-18s to e-cigarettes – Stunning Reversal – Ontario Pulls Trigger On Anti Vaping Regulations – Why are Some Massachusetts Health Boards Willing to Protect Youth Smoking? – Will New State Law Kill California’s Vape Industry? – Restricting how vape shops operate – Why are people so illogical about vaping? – Scientific Research on Vaping – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Monday, 14 March 2016

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In the News February 18th

Thursdays News at a glance: Oh, America – Smoking and vaping in Britain? Show me the data! – Hazel Cheeseman and Peter Hajek – David Sweanor – profile page – The Pleasure Principle – Statistics or Perception? – The ‘dual’ in The Crown – Vapour Trails TV – Public health program evaluation: we found X, so should do more of what we are doing – Stop already with the ludicrous witch hunt over vaping – Proper appraisal – Anti-vaping arguments help Swedish vapers win a battle – Complimentary Webinar: Regulation of E-Vapor Products Under the New Tobacco Products Directive in European Union – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Thursday, 18 February 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 8th October

Thursdays News at a glance: The tobacco endgame – a critical review of the policy ideas – Blackburn firm Totally Wicked fights for its e-cigs – Vaping discussed on BBC Radio 5 Live – Benefits if You Cut Down Using Low-Nicotine Cigarettes, But Not if You Use E-Cigarettes – Tom Steyer spending for California cigarette tax – Nicotine delivery, retention, and pharmacokinetics – Drivers should be held criminally responsible for smokers – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Thu, 8 October 2015

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