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Electronic Cigarettes Increasing in Popularity and Acceptability as Perception of Health Risks Remains Low

A new study published in Risk Analysis: An International Journal found that people's opinions, of public vaping are heavily influenced by what they see around them, how risky they think it is and what they think about addiction. E-cigarettes are often r
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2017 22:09
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Cue Vapor System Earns 2017 Best New Products Award from Convenience Store News

E-Alternative Solutions (EAS), a sister company to Jacksonville-based Swisher International, today announced that the Cue™ Vapor System (Cue) (patent pending) has been recognized by Convenience Store News as a 2017 Best New Product in the Electronic Cigar
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2017 22:09
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LUNG CANCER FROM ASBESTOS MAY BE COMPENSABLE

a cause of the vast majority of lung cancer cases is tobacco smoke. A small, albeit significant portion of lung cancer cases occur due to asbestos exposure. When a victim of lung cancer from asbestos files a lawsuit, companies and even former employers
Top Class Actions
added Oct 18, 2017 22:09
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[New York] Niagara County Department Of Health Cites Facilities For Tobacco Sales To Minors

Between April 1, 2017 and September 1, 2017, ninety-three (93) compliance checks were conducted. The following two facilities were cited and fined for violations related to selling tobacco products to minors:
Public.
added Oct 18, 2017 22:08
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Smoke break: 'Bad boy' Australian model Jordan Barrett takes time out of his party planning to have a cigarette with some lady friends in New York

Dressed in a all-red jumpsuit, longtime accomplice Alana O'Herlihy joined in on the laughs, but appeared more focused on ashing her cigarette into the bin.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:08
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[UK] Smokers face breath tests before surgery: Patients will have to prove they have quit before being referred for an operation

Under the proposals, which were uncovered by the Health Service Journal, smokers must quit completely and doctors won't just take their word on it. They will be breathalysed to monitor levels of carbon monoxide in blood, to ensure they are telling the tr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:31
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[California] San Leandro bans flavored tobacco

City Council voted 6-1 Monday to ban flavored tobacco products and create a tobacco retailers licensing program. The decision capped off more than a year of public meetings, community discussions and outcries from retail businesses. “We’ve got a great op
East Bay (CA) Times
added Oct 18, 2017 16:14
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After Taking On Big Tobacco 20 Years Ago, Former Mississippi AG Is Trying Again With Opioids

MOORE: Well, Purdue is the culprit. What they did was they lied about the addictive nature of these drugs just like the tobacco industry did. Purdue said that there was less than 1 percent chance of getting addicted by taking their OxyContin under a doct
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:07
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[Africa, Nigeria] ECOWAS Member States Meet In Abuja To Fine Tune Tobacco Control Laws

Experts from the Economic Community of West African States have converged on Abuja to harmonize laws against the illicit trade in tobacco and other related matters in the Africa sub-region. Declaring open the event, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Is
The Eagle Online (ng)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:54
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[Africa, Nigeria] FG Supports ECOWAS Move to Harmonise Laws on Tobacco Control

The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and consumption of tobacco products in the region. To this end, the government declared that it would abid
This Day (ng)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:53
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