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FDA CONSIDERING MENTHOL CIGARETTE BAN AFTER PLAN TO CRACK DOWN ON E-CIGS REVEALED

E-cigarette makers argue that their products are not made to appeal to teens but to help adult smokers transition away from traditional cigarettes. However, Gottlieb declared teen vaping an “epidemic” in September, reported NBC News. Critics of e-cigaret
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 12, 2018 00:46
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E-Cigarette Setbacks Are Good News for Big Tobacco

The products are a double-edged sword: Although they have introduced many young users to the industry, some of whom will eventually buy cigarettes, smokers are also diverting some of their spending to vaping. And e-cigarettes’ popularity among teenagers h
Barron's
added Nov 12, 2018 00:45
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F.D.A. Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

As part of its campaign against flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine addiction, the Food and Drug Administration plans to seek a ban on sales of menthol cigarettes. It’s a measure long sought by health advocates, who said the products were marketed heavily
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2018 00:43
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VIDEO: New York looks to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Earlier this week, the state's Department of Health filed a proposed rule in the New York State Register that would ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in the state, citing concerns over teenage use. "The dramatic increase in use of e-cigarettes by yo
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Nov 12, 2018 00:42
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Is smoking cessation in young adults associated with tobacco retailer availability in their activity space?

Individuals encounter resources in the course of their regular daily activities which may hamper smoking cessation. This study highlights the relevance of considering the tobacco retail environment of both individuals’ residential neighbourhood and activ
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 12, 2018 00:40
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[New York] Jean McClelland: Cigarette cases prove to hold value

One of the first serious collectors of Tobacciana (tobacco-related items) was George Arents, and today his collection is housed in the New York Public Library. This collection includes Martin Waldesmuller's 1507 book about American natives chewing on a
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Nov 12, 2018 00:39
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Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Linked to Asthma Symptoms in Youth

A new study in Chest has identified a correlation between electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and asthma symptoms in youth. The association was independent of cigarette smoking and ENDS use and exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke. While curren
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Nov 12, 2018 00:36
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[Nigeria] NGO Launches Lung Cancer Prevention Campaign In FCT

Move Against Cancer Africa (MACA), on Thursday, rolled out lung cancer prevention awareness programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Caleb Egwuenu, Project Director of MACA, said that the awareness was part of the group’s initiative toward ma
Independent (ng)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:54
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[West Virginia] VIDEO: Health Alert: The Great American Smokeout

Joining us tonight is Elizabeth H. Hess, MD, UHC Family Medicine physician and faculty. Question: Why is the Great American Smokeout so important? Answer: Unfortunately, smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the w
WDTV CBS Channel 5 (Bridgeport, WV)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:39
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38
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