Huge disruption has been caused by the evidence that non-combustible vaping and heated tobacco products and Swedish-style snus can have a game-changing impact on reducing death and disease from smoking. The advent of these products has disrupted industry thinking while governments have been trying to play catch-up with often knee-jerk and harmful revisions to tobacco control policies. But the disruption has been most keenly felt within the global public health community [Read More]
IJERPH is now accepting submissions for a special issue on Tobacco Harm Reduction, on research that advances our understanding of the potential place of tobacco harm reduction strategies within a comprehensive approach to reducing the burden of smoking related disease, and that will assist policy makers to determine what level of regulation is most appropriate for potential reduced risk products.
The cardiovascular health effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) use are not well characterized, making it difficult to assess ENDS as a potential harm reduction tool for adults who use cigarettes. Compared to non-use, exclusive cigarette use was associated with an increased risk of self-reported incident diagnosed cardiovascular disease over a (...)
When it comes to traditional cigarettes, the research is clear and conclusive: Smoking can have a significant impact on the risk of developing diabetes. according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Tobacco smokers are about 30 to 40 percent more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than non-smokers — and the risk only increases with the more cigarettes you smoke. In addition, people with diabetes who smoke have an increased risk of developing serious complications, such as heart disease and eye disease. But are these risks true when it comes to e-cigarettes? Unlike their tobacco counterparts (...)
With its regulatory processes in chaos and its reputation in freefall, the FDA Center for Tobacco Products is doing what it always does in challenging times: bragging about enforcement actions against small businesses. Today, new CTP Director Brian King issued an update on the review process for synthetic nicotine products and the agency’s actions against manufacturers and sellers.
Clive Bates gave an interview to Vaping Today at the Global Forum on Nicotine 2022. He shared his views on the fight for tobacco harm reduction, its opponents and how to change the debate on nicotine consumption.
A recent SA survey has reported that two out of three teens surveyed have said they have tried vaping. To this effect, the state’s Education Minister Blair Boyer is calling for a national approach to tackling the “issue” and (...)
Huge disruption has been caused by the evidence that non-combustible vaping and heated tobacco products and Swedish-style snus can have a game-changing impact on reducing death and disease from smoking. The advent of these products has disrupted industry thinking while governments have been trying to play catch-up with often knee-jerk and harmful revisions to tobacco control policies. But the disruption has been most keenly felt within the global public health community.
The WHO awarded a prize to Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (known as AMLO) on May 31, the International No Smoking Day. Although the official reason was the approval of a new Tobacco Law, it is evident that AMLO was prized for his five presidential decrees that ban the commercialization and importation of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS e-cigarettes and heat not burn products).
Commercialization of ENDS has always been illegal in Mexico, but in 2015
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