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UC Davis Study Calls for More Regulation to Prevent Youth Access to E-Cigarettes

recommendations come from tracking the changes in e-cigarette designs and website marketing as the industry has grown for a study recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research....compared product designs, marketing claims and age-based w
UC Davis (CA) News
added Aug 24, 2018 12:34
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GLANTZ: Risk of Heart Attacks Is Double for Daily E-Cigarette Users

We just published "Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Here is the UCSF press release describing the study:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:28
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Alliance One International, Inc. Announces Approval of Corporate Name Change to Pyxus International, Inc., Changes to Board Leadership

The Company plans to start using the name Pyxus on September 12, 2018, at which time the shares will begin trading on the NYSE under the symbol "PYX." Until then, the Company's shares will continue to trade on the NYSE under the symbol "AOI." The Company
PR Newswire
added Aug 23, 2018 00:17
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From the oldest to the richest: Bridge players aim to make their mark

Asian Games....The venerable card game bridge made its debut at the world’s second-biggest multi-sport event after the Olympics...Hartono, who heads the South East Asia Bridge Federation, is better known as head of tobacco conglomerate Djarum Group.
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:14
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[California] Public comment to Calif Bureau of Cannabis Control on Things that are Right and Wrong in their proposed regulations

Bowling, Dan Orenstein, and I recently submitted this public comment.... With a strong regulatory framework, the cannabis industry can be...allowed...without enabling the repetition of practices from other industries, such as tobacco or alcohol, that have
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:04
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[Florida] United States Backs Washington State In Tax Fight With Tribe ($$)

Supreme Court on Aug. 20 set an Oct. 30 argument date for a dispute over whether an 1855 Indian treaty protects a tribe in Washington state from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation, which the United States as amicus curiae answered in
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 22, 2018 20:19
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Communist China will use a 'social credit score' to rank its citizens and give those with the most favoured behaviour perks

Completing community service and buying Chinese products is thought to improve it whereas fraud, tax evasion and smoking in non-smoking areas can drop it.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:18
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[France, UK] The 7 health tests that can tell if YOU are at risk of dementia: Smokers and people who are overweight or have unhealthy diets are most at risk

Scientists have revealed the seven health tests that tell a person their risk of developing dementia in later life. These seven tests are whether a person: smokes, is overweight, exercises regularly, eats fish and fruit or vegetables often, and has heal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:16
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3 ways tobacco use impacts your sex life

1. Erectile dysfunction 2. Decreased libido 3. Infertility The American Society for Reproductive Medicine warns that tobacco use can negatively affect fertility in both men and women. According to the organization, male and female smokers have about do
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:09
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sex sells: a look at the tobacco industry’s use of sexual themes to sell products

The implications in the Greys cigarettes ad — and many others like it, including the selection of examples shown below that range from the 1970s to 2016 — are at odds with the actual health effects of tobacco use. Research has shown that smoking can caus
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:06
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