In the News 16th July

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Thursdays News at a glance:

Four poor lies presented arguing for strict e-cigarette regulation – Pointing Out Harm Reduction Gains – E-cigarettes guidance published – Airway test reveals e-cigarette vapor produces similar result as air – CASAA Research Fund Launches Fundraising for Study of Gateway – Claims Voters are adults and don’t need a nanny state to make choices for them – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

Four Poor Lies

Presented arguing for strict e-cigarette regulation – Vaping Giraffe:

Thought I’d share some news from the ongoing e-cigarette debate here in Norway today. Remember our friends Sanner and Grimsrud that recently published an article in the Journal of the NorwegianMedical Association, in an attempt to convince politicians and medical professionals that e-cigarettes are the devils work and needs to be regulated to death? Well….

Pointing Out Harm Reduction Gains

Jeff Stier – Amy Ridenour’s National Center Blog

Tobacco harm reduction is one of the most important issues to the Risk Analysis Division. We believe that proper (limited) regulation of reduced risk products such as e-cigarettes and snus, a type of smokeless tobacco, can save more lives than any new tax, warning label, or ineffective “public service” campaign….

E-cigarettes guidance published

Press release from Totally Wicked is here

BSI, the business standards company, has collaborated with the Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) to develop PAS 54115 Vaping products, including electronic cigarettes, e-liquids, e-shisha and directly-related products – Manufacture, importation, testing and labelling – Guide.….

Airway test reveals e-cigarette vapor produces similar result as air

Featured in ASH Daily News – Medical News Today (MNT)

Six hours of exposure to cigarette smoke resulted in near-complete cell death, but the same exposure to e-cigarette vapor did not affect tissue viability. E-cigarette vapour from two different types of e-cigarette had no cytotoxic impact on human airway tissue, according to new research published in Toxicology in Vitro….

CASAA Research Fund Launches Fundraising for Study of Gateway Claims

The CASAA Research Fund has an opportunity to support some valuable new research which we believe will benefit e-cigarette and other tobacco harm reduction (THR) advocacy efforts. We are seeking crowdfunding and will be matching every dollar donated (up to $7,500) one-for-one….

Voters are Adults

and don’t need a nanny state to make choices for them – David Leyonhjelm: Sydney Morning Herald

The day before my motion to establish an inquiry into the nanny state passed the Senate, the NSW Parliament enacted legislation that means e-cigarettes will be treated in the same way as tobacco products. The new laws not only restrict the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, but prevent them being advertised and displayed….

Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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