17 July 2015
know a thing or two about nicotine!
the USA, in 2014, 16.7% of adults smoked.
the USA, 6.3 millioin smokers used e-cigarettes, and
22% used them daily.
nearly 2 million ex-smokers 63% use e-cigarettes daily,
and obtained their nicotine only from cigarettes.
nicotine e-cigarettes is illegal in NZ, but smoking
cigarettes which gives more nicotine is legal!)
B. 30 million US adults have used e-cigarettes, unpublicised
CDC data reveals. Tobacco Truth. 14 July 2015.
(based on the 2014 National Health Interview Survey,
released June 29).
1 Jan 2015
Excise and price up again
Excise up 10% and price of 20 cigarettes reaches
$20, and for 30g RYOs, reaches $30.50. Excise will
increase again on 1 Jan 2016.
2 Jan 2014
Murray Laugesen. Nicotine and Health – American Council on Science and
Health, New York.
special interest to smoking cessation experts and
This world-first publication
(71 pages, 137
1 How nicotine affects your
2 How smokeless affects your
3 Electronic cigarettes.
To view the free copy see http://acsh.org/2014/01/effects-nicotine-human-health/
more details please see
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or tobacco product or business.
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on nicotine and tobacco.
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Advocacy: Safer, effective alternatives to smoking.
Clinical trials and pharmacokinetic research
Risk profile testing of alternatives to smoking products
Policy analysis and advice;
Consultancy, to reduce heart disease, cancer, and smoking.
promote the health of New Zealanders
more info on e-cigarettes see
15 July 2015
Ecigs and air unaffected
but smoke kills respiratory cells within 6 hours
E-cigarettes (NJoy brands) vapour has no adverse effect
on respiratory epithelial cells in a respiratory model
of cells in culture for 6 hours, whereas tobacco smoke
from commercial brands in the same time killed such
cells, preventing their viability.
Authors from BAT in Toxicology in Vitro 15 July
2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.tiv.2015.05.018).
June 2015. Vaping in the USA
of US adults are now vaping, compared with a year ago.
Almost all of these also smoke. www.trust.org/item/20150610110053-ye2me.
and ASH UK London.
May 2015. Smoking
in Iceland has
diminished from 14.2% in 2012
to 11.3% in 2015. Use of tobacco in the lip (Snus) increased
from 1.9% to 3.4% in this period. - Embaetti Landlaeknis
Directorate of Health.http://www.landlaeknir.is/um-embaettid/frettir/frett/item27026/Dagur-an-tobaks-31--mai-2015
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27 February 2010: New Nicotine
cigarette gives fast delivery of nicotine to the lung.
Now published. For the full text report in
Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, click
here to see
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Dr Murray Laugesen
Tobacco or Health medallist
MBChB NZ, FRCS Edin, MCCM NZ, FNZCPHM Dip Obst
Managing director and public health physician
Professor, University of Canterbury (Dept of Pyschology).
On leaving the Public Health Commission in 1995 Dr
Laugesen founded Health New Zealand Ltd as his
consultancy company. Dr Laugesen has been involved
in the prevention of cancer, heart disease and
smoking at national level since 1984. More…