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February 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
New study finds electronic cigarettes and vaping devices to be "twice as effective as nicotine replacement at helping smokers quit."
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Alcohol & Tobacco
July 16, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this comment to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Lindsey Stroud considers the negative consequences of lowered nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 19, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines a new survey that finds adults erroneously link nicotine to cancer and how state policies on tobacco harm reduction products help to influence this misperception.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 7, 2017
By Lion Shahab, Maciej L. Goniewicz, Benjamin C. Blount, Jamie Brown, Ann McNeill, K. Udeni Alwis, June Feng, Lanqing Wang, and Robert West
This study examines how toxin levels in the bodies of tobacco smokers compares to toxin levels in e-cigarette and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) users’ bodies, on a long-term basis.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Health Care
September 28, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
January 1, 2017
By Ian M. Fearon, PhD; Alison Eldridge; Nathan Gale; Christopher J. Shepperd; Mike McEwan, PhD; Oscar M. Camacho; Mitch Nides, PhD; Kevin McAdam, PhD; Christopher J. Proctor, PhD
Study suggests e-cigarettes can provide effective delivery of nicotine for persons trying to quit smoking.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 10, 2017
By Marie-Ève Boulay, Cyndi Henry, Ynuk Bossé, Louis-Philippe Boulet, and Mathieu C. Morissette
Study finds vaping does not significant impact pulmonary functions, respiratory mechanics, or symptoms in healthy or asthmatic subjects.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 20, 2016
A study looks at relative risks and subjective effects associated with using high and low strength nicotine e-liquid.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 6, 2016
By Lindsey Stroud
A new study analyzes data from a 2015 youth survey to examine the substances teens are using while vaping.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
October 8, 2014
By Dr. Brad Rodu
Nicotine can be detected in a chamber after releasing vapor directly from an e-cigarette, according to a report in Nicotine and Tobacco Research (abstract here) by Roswell Park Cancer Institute investigators.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 28, 2016
By Tobacco Advisory Group of the Royal College of Physicians
This report aims to provide a fresh update on the use of harm reduction in tobacco smoking, in relation to all non-tobacco nicotine products but particularly e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
November 9, 2016
By Douglas E. Jorenby, Stevens S. Smith, Michael C. Fiore, Timothy B. Baker
Study examines dual users of cigarettes and electronic cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
August 25, 2014
By Jeff Stier
Cigarette smoking is the most harmful form of tobacco use. Alternatives to smoking that supply users with, yes, addictive, but not particularly harmful nicotine, are significantly less dangerous.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
July 11, 2013
By Christopher Snowdon
Government regulation of e-cigarettes will harm competition, increase prices and damage public health.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
September 6, 2012
By Commision of Human Medicines
As part of research regarding the quality, safety and efficacy of NCPs such as electronic cigarettes, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is funding two studies being conducted by the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit (TDRU),
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 6, 2012
By Commision of Human Medicines
As part of research regarding the quality, safety and efficacy of NCPs such as electronic cigarettes, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is funding two studies being conducted by the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit (TDRU),
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Alcohol & Tobacco
June 16, 2014
By Jidong Huang, John Tauras, and Frank J. Chaloupka
This paper, written by University of Illinois-Chicago Institute for Health Research and Policy research scientist Jidong Huang and economics professor Frank J Chaloupka, and University of Illinois-Chicago associate economics professor University of
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
January 2, 2014
By American Council on Science and Health
Tobacco for smoking was brought from the Americas to Europe by Christopher Columbus and others in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
June 1, 2013
By Lynne Dawkins, John Turner and Eadaoin Crowe
This study conducted by University of East London psychology researchers Lynne Dawkins; John Turner; and Eadaoin Crowe, examines how e-cigarette use can be used to reduce the urge to smoke and increase resistance to tobacco withdraw symptoms.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 3, 2014
By David J. Nutt, Lawrence D. Phillips, David Balfour, H. Valerie Curran, Martin Dockrell, Jonathan Foulds, Karl Fagerstrom, Kgosi Letlape, Anders Milton, Riccardo Polosa, John Ramsey, and David Sweanor
A study that used a multi-criteria decision analysis of different types of harm related to nicotine products concludes that cigarettes as the most harmful of nicotine products and non-combustible sources of nicotine should be encouraged as an alternative.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 16, 2008
By John Britton
Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of death and disability, and of social inequalities in health, in the United Kingdom.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
December 2, 2009
By Christopher Bullen, Hayden McRobbie, Simon Thornley, Marewa Glover, Ray Lin, Miriam Laugesen
This research paper, conducted by an international team of health researchers, examines the effects of e-cigarettes, also referred to as electronic nicotine delivery devices (ENDDs), on tobacco users’ desire to smoke and their withdrawal symptoms, as
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Health Care
March 8, 2013
By Chris Bullen, Jonathan Williman, Colin Howe, Murray Laugesen, Hayden McRobbie, Varsha Parag, and Natalie Walker
Paper outlining the protocol for a randomized study on electronic cigarettes' safety and impact on tobacco cigarette cessation.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
October 1, 2007
By Tobacco Advisory Group of the Royal College of Physicians
A report by the Tobacco Advisory Group of the Royal College of Physicians, October 2007
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 27, 2008
By Jonathan Foulds and Helena Furberg
Swedish snus is a medium/high nicotine delivery, low-nitrosamine moist smokeless tobacco product that has been estimated to be at least 90% less harmful than smoked tobacco.
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Taxes
Government Spending
December 12, 2011
Study finds electronic cigarettes influence nicotine delivery.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
October 11, 2011
By Riccardo Polosa, Pasquale Caponnetto, Jaymin Morjaria, Gabriella Papale, Davide Campagna and Cristina Russo
BackgroundCigarette smoking is a tough addiction to break. Therefore, improved approaches to smoking cessation are necessary.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 30, 2015
By Carl D. D’Ruiz, Donald W. Graff, and X. Sherwin Yan
A randomized, partially single-blinded clinical study of adult smokers comparing pharmacokinetics, impacts on smoking urge, and tolerability of various formulations of one brand of electronic cigarettes compared to a tobacco cigarette.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
August 1, 1999
By William N. Evans
In a 1998 study of national health data, University of Maryland economics professor William Evans establishes that “taxes do not alter average daily nicotine intake among” tobacco users, as such excise taxes are levied per unit.
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Government Spending
Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Health Care
Government & Politics
October 10, 2014
By Kaila J. Norton, Kristie M. June, and Richard J O’Connor
A study examining puffing behaviors including puff volume, duration, flow rate, and inter-puff intervals between e-cigarettes and traditional tobacco cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
June 20, 2014
By Carla J. Berg, Regine Haardoerfer, Cam Escoffery, Pinpin Zheng, Michelle Kegler
This study, conducted and written by Emory University Rollins School of Public Health Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education associate professor Carla J.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 3, 2013
By Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, Giorgio Romagna, Dimitris Tsiapras, Stamatis Kyrzopoulos and Vassilis Voudris
Background: Electronic cigarettes (ECs) are alternative-to-smoking nicotine delivery devices; consumers (commonly called vapers) use them in order to reduce or completely substitute smoking.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
June 23, 2014
By Konstantinos E Farsalinos, Dimitris Tsiapras, Stamatis Kyrzopoulos, Maria Savvopoulou, and Vassilis Voudris
Study examining immediate effects of electronic cigarette usage on left ventricular function and comparing to the well-documented acute adverse effects of smoking.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 5, 2013
By Amanda M Barbeau, Jennifer Burda, and Michael Siegel
Qualitative studying examining the use of e-cigarettes, comparison of effectiveness between nicotine replacement therapy and e-cigarettes, barriers to quitting, and reasons for choosing e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
July 20, 2010
By Andrea R. Vansickel, Caroline O. Cobb, Michael F. Weaver, Thomas E. Eissenberg
Study finds none of tested electronic cigarettes exposed users to measurable levels of nicotine or CO, although both suppressed nicotine/tobacco abstinence symptom ratings.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 15, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
On March 4, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement the vaping community long assumed to be true: mom-and-pop vape shops are not the major culprits selling kids nicotine and tobacco products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Health Care
April 4, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation would apply a 36 percent wholesale tax to e-cigarette products, regardless of nicotine content.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 29, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposal would ask voters to consider a cigarette tax increase to $2.59 per pack, and a newly created 62 percent wholesale tax on nicotine products, including e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
January 30, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud, Lennie Jarratt
Testimony before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee regarding the issue of local governments regulating tobacco and nicotine products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 20, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues the merits to a proposal to replace New Jersey's current tax on liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
 

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