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Posted: 2017-12-08 14:05:00
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Tobacco harm reduction opponents have belittled reported use of e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aids, dismissing case studies as mere “anecdotes” (here) and claiming a lack of population evidence to support a quit-smoking claim.  Now that evidence exists.In a just published study, my colleagu...
Posted: 2017-11-29 18:06:00
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I earlier reported (here) that Stanton Glantz, a University of California, San Francisco professor, urged the FDA to deny Philip Morris International’s application to market its IQOS heat-not-burn cigarette as a modified risk tobacco product, based on his comparison of lab results for IQOS users ...
Posted: 2017-11-21 18:23:00
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Technology newsmonger The Verge should stick to covering cell phones and earbuds.  Last week it published a fantastical tale of e-cigarette intrigue, suggesting the existence of an international tobacco and vaping industry conspiracy.  The article by Liza Gross (here), richly sourced, linked my wor...
Posted: 2017-11-17 18:41:00
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Stanton Glantz, a University of California, San Francisco professor, this week urged the FDA to “…deny [Philip Morris Intermational’s] application to market IQOS [its heat-not-burn cigarette] as a modified risk tobacco product because PMI’s own data fails to support a modified risk claim in...
Posted: 2017-11-10 14:30:00
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Following are additional insights into smoking and vaping from my Nicotine & Tobacco Research study (abstract here), coauthored by my economist colleague Dr. Nantaporn Plurphanswat.  Earlier blog notes on this analysis of the 2013-14 FDA-funded Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Sur...