Month: August 2015

This is the week that was…. The week was dominated with reaction to the previous week’s PHE (Public Health England) announcement over a 111 page Review, which was extensively reported  upon Worldwide. The Daily reactions will be charted culminating in …

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Fridays News at a glance: Their Favourite Trick – Making mountains from molehills – On e-cigarette safety The Lancet has decided to shoot the messenger – Lancet editorial on PHE vaping report exposes malpractice – at The Lancet – ASH comment on Lancet editorial on e-cigarettes – Lancet editorial asks if e-cigarettes are a “smokescreen.” – Ecig efficacy? Who cares? – E-cigarettes not a path to smoking – Vaping – determining the “95% less harmful” figure -What is the only argument for criticizing Public Health England Report on e-cigarettes? Funding of 1 of the 185 cited studies – Vapers in Power Call to Action – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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Thursdays News at a glance: We’ve passed 2,500 – next goal is 5,000 – Portugal applies the TPD – Hertfordshire County Council backing e-cigarettes – Stop Smoking Services usage data continues downward trend – Wacky British Idea: Why Not Tell The Truth About E-Cigarettes? – Royal Stoke bosses may review ban on staff using e-cigarettes – 10 Outrageous E-Cig Exaggerations That Keep Smokers Smoking – Meet the e-cigarette regulation proposal by the Health Ministry of Finland – Deborah Arnott on This Morning – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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Wednesdays News at a glance: Drafting A TPD2 Consultation Response – The great e-cigarette war – ASH Scotland Daily Bulletin: 26 August 2015 – Cumbria doctor says e-cigs could help quitting smoking – Women are more likely to give up cigarettes for vaping – The French associations fighting against addictions asking the government to follow the English example -British Government Backs E-Cigarettes for Smokers – New claims about burden of disease from smokeless tobacco are utter junk – Encourage smokers to shift to reduced-harm products – CSP Tobacco: Keep Up With Changes in Vaping – The New York Times —Still Denying Vaping’s Benefits? – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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Tuesdays News at a glance: Why an Anti-Smoking Crusader Would Embrace E-Cigarettes – What is the truth about vaping? – Highlights from Public Health England’s evidence update – What the US can learn from England’s new stance on e-cigarettes – E-cigs endorsement is a bit of a double-edged sword for us – WHO recommends regulation of tobacco company-owned e-cigarette industry – Young adults know e-cigarettes are not tobacco, academics are more confused – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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Mondays News at a glance: A letter to the Telegraph – Thoughts, Ramblings, Opinions, the Return – The EU Versus the People E-cigs fears are just a lot of hot air – – British Public Health Officials, Unlike Ours, Tell the Truth About E-Cigarettes – Condoms Vs. E-Cigs and The Public Health Double Standard – Sunday Science Lesson: So how would you estimate how many deaths are caused by smoking? – Ecig proponents need to learn lessons from other activists – Doctor lobbies for legal ‘life-saving’ via e-cigarettes – Is Nicotine ‘Addictive’ ? – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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This is the week that was…. This week produced a dazzling array of News articles that the ‘finders’ of the news articles and the editor struggled to keep pace with, literally many hundreds of articles or analysis could have been …

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Fridays News at a glance: `Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice – Guardian of the Vape Galaxy -Vapers in Power Call to Action – Use of electronic cigarettes among children in Great Britain – ASH Scotland Weekly Bulletin – Around 3,300 people stopped smoking in Norfolk last year – Playing our own game, not theirs – Call for E-cigarette choice – Yearly increase of 20 per cent needed on tobacco excise tax – Bill Godshall Update – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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Thursdays News at a glance: A Bad Day For Anti-Smoking Bigots – Fe-Fi-Fo-Fum, I Despise the Englishman – MY future with vaping – E-cigarettes on the NHS? Not so fast – E-cigarette Manufacturing: The EU Standard – Officials call for faster medicinal licensing of ecigarettes – In Wales, E-cigs are treated like sticks of poison. – E-cigarette restrictions in Wales ‘not backed by evidence’ – Don’t turn e-cigarettes into another tool of the state health nannies – Enjoy vaping while you still can, warns Public Health – Vaping: does it have the potential to renormalise smoking? – E-cigs are positive for public health, says UK government body – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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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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