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In the News November 23rd

Wednesdays News at a glance: How does Big Tobacco see its future? – Motorcycles Aren’t Cars and Cigarettes Aren’t Smoke-Free Tobacco – A journey into daily Ecig use – ‘A Billion Lives’ makes a compelling case – E-cigarette proponents defend product – New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation – Clive Bates on the four basic arguments against vaping – Vaping, e-cigarettes to be regulated by Health Canada – Government of Canada set the base to regulate vaping products – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Wednesday, 23 November 2016

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In the News November 10th

Thursdays News at a glance: WHO’s anti-vaping scientific castle of cards toppled (updated) – Vaping, the route to a smokefree New Zealand – What is going wrong at the WHO FCTC? – Reporters Banned From Global Anti-Tobacco Conference – Changing how YOUR Council sees vaping – MHRA Update Email #11 – Britain must speak up for e-cigarettes – A Billion Lives Reaches India – WHO FCTC’s CoP7: A review across social media – The WHO’s war on e‑cigs – #FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ – Is There a Silver Lining in a Dark Cloud? – Health inequalities and e-cigarettes – California hikes tobacco taxes – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Thursday, 10 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 November 2nd

Wednesdays News at a glance: Do we need another 20 years? – WHO tobacco meeting – could the FCTC do something useful on vaping? – Vapers Helping Smokers to Quit – Director Aaron Biebert replies to my review of A Billion Lives – The sole motivation for smoking doesn’t have to be nicotine – E-Cigarettes Can’t Shake Their Reputation as a Menace – Vapor Shop Appreciation Day – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Wednesday, 2 November 2016

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In the News October 28th

Fridays News at a glance: WHO’s anti-vaping scientific castle of cards toppled – The UKCTAS critique of the WHO paper on ‘ENDS’ – How Will The TPD Affect DIY Juicers? – Pro-vaping documentary ‘A Billion Lives’ makes a compelling case – FDA Tobacco Director Ignores 2.5 Million “Anecdotal Reports” About E-Cigarettes – Smoking Machine Helps Researchers – Cigarette Smoking Status – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Friday, 28 October 2016

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In the News October 14th

Fridays News at a glance: Louise Ross: E-cigarette samples – a legitimate way of helping people to switch? – The Times newspaper has gone over the line defaming scientists – INNCO formed to protect vaping rights – Vaping saves lives. It’d be madness to ban it – WHO’s Opposition to Tobacco Harm Reduction – The Government must act now on “flawed” TPD – Smoke and substance: the vaping revolution – Uncertainty Over Safety Of Electronic Cigarettes – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Friday, 14 October 2016

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In the News October 3rd

Mondays News at a glance: New Nicotine Alliance calls for repeal of EU e-cigarette regulation and snus ban – Repeal the TPD regulations imposed by the EU – A Celebration of Totalitarianism – Anatomy of a public health tweet – A cloud of suspicion – Medical School Researchers Criticize Campaigns Intended to Get Smokers to Quit – Government Puts Tobacco Interests Above A Billion Lives – Greek government draft budget – Nicotine isn’t tobacco – E-Cigarettes can help kick the habit – Aberdeenshire Council goes smoke-free – Pennsylvania’s New Tax on Vape Shops – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Monday, 3 October 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 September 14th

Wednesdays News at a glance: A good news day? – Why can’t scientists agree on e-cigarettes? – E-cigarettes can help smokers quit – E-cigarettes DO work – SHOW NO MERCY – You want a debate about nicotine? – Nicotine Only Controls You Because You Believe In It – 80% of Malaysians say health improved after switching to vape – Clearer rules around ‘vaping’ and e-cigarettes are likely to benefit smokers – Sorry Nanny, e-cigs have ‘no serious side-effects’ – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Wednesday, 14 September 2016

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In the News August 12th

Fridays News at a glance: Telegraph science editor Sarah Knapton puts the record straight. Not really – WHO bans whole countries from its jamboree – Knowledge Action Change – Dialogues – FDA Center for Tobacco Products (mostly) know exactly what they are doing – FDA’s e-cigarette rules are a public-health hazard – E-cigarettes a public health breakthrough – CHI2016 Programme Outline – Aaron Biebert on The Herman Cain Show – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Friday, 12 August 2016

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