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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 19, 2018 11:46
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[UK-Scotland] NHSGGC back ASH smoking free charter

The health board covering Dumbarton and the Vale, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), has backed a charter bidding to make Scotland tobacco free by 2034. ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation was signed by NHSGGC director of public he
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:41
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Characterisation of the Spatial and Temporal Dispersion Differences between Exhaled e-cigarette mist and Cigarette Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Significant differences between emissions from the tested electronic and conventional cigarettes are reported. Exhaled e-cigarette particles are liquid droplets evaporating rapidly; conventional cigarette smoke particles are far more stable and linger.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 19, 2018 11:18
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COPD Risk From Secondhand Smoke May Be Linked With Lung Volume Variations

Researchers conducted an observational cross-sectional analysis of data from US airline flight crewmembers (256 included; 179 underwent cardiopulmonary exercise testing) from July 2007 to July 2015 who were exposed to secondhand smoke in the cabin enviro
PulmonaryAdvisor
added Jun 19, 2018 03:31
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[Minnesota] Should St. Paul put a cap on tobacco retailers? City Council is considering it

City Council will vote on whether to limit the number of licensed tobacco retailers in the city to existing levels. The city of St. Paul licenses roughly 240 to 260 tobacco sellers. Under the proposal, tobacco stores, convenience stores, liquor stores, g
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Jun 23, 2018 16:47
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VIDEO: Not business as usual as Shisha pots are burnt in Kenya

Shisha pots set ablaze by the Cabinet Secretary for Interior Affairs Hon. Matiangi.Shisha pots set ablaze by
You Tube
added Jun 23, 2018 16:30
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The Shifting Outlook for E-Tobacco

How regulatory groups view future vaping products as viable, less harmful alternatives to combustible cigarettes will certainly change the future outlook of e-tobacco products.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 21, 2018 13:20
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are also hazardous to health

The government is right to impose restrictions on what is also known as vaping, as Hong Kong continues to move towards becoming a smoke-free society
South China Morning Post
added Jun 21, 2018 13:19
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It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘Cheers.’

Kenneth J. Mukamal, the lead investigator of the trial, was in close, frequent contact with beer and liquor executives while designing the study. Buried in that document are disturbing examples of the coziness between the scientists and their industry p
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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E-cigarette batteries exploding in user's pockets

Experts say it can happen to almost anyone. In fact, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, many e-cigarette explosion happen while in the user’s pocket and there’s often no warning at all. Experts say to keep the batteries in their own packaging an
KGNS-TV (Laredo, TX)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:37
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