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[UK] BENTLEY: Regulation of e-cigarettes will be one of tobacco's greatest saviours

three reasons why those in the tobacco industry may not be looking to throw in the towel in just yet. E-cigarettes … Tobacco control failing to cut smoking rates ... Tobacco companies and consumers are adjusting behaviour Instead of quitting, cigarett
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 18, 2014 13:19
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[Canada] Manitoba aims to butt out flavoured cigarettes

The Manitoba government is moving to ban the sale of flavoured cigarettes, saying they lure young people into smoking. "No parent wants their child to smoke and we should do whatever we can to keep them from picking up this dangerous habit in the first
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:38
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WULFFSON: E-cigarettes may pose cancer risk

If a link between e-cigarettes and cancer is proven, it will most likely be a lower risk than that of tobacco products. However, even a small increase in risk (e.g., 1%) is 100% if it happens to you. The increasing popularity of e-cigarettes among teens
Examiner.com (National)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:35
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[Canada] Day 226: The patrimonial situation of JTI-Macdonald

In the morning, Justice Riordan heard arguments against the head of Canada's third largest tobacco company being called again to testify. In the afternoon, the same company introduced its final expert witness, a man with a clearly deep belief in the soci
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2014 20:20
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Politicians pile on e-cigarettes again, to “protect our children.” Baloney!

ACSH’s Dr. Gil Ross, an intense observer of the burgeoning e-cigarette phenomenon and the antipathy it has inexplicably generated, had this comment: “Mr. Waxman’s statement goes quite a ways towards illustrating the problems those of us in public health
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 17, 2014 18:09
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[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03
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[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03
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Cigarette Smoking Increases Complications Following Fracture: A Systematic Review

Conclusions: Smoking significantly increased the risk of nonunion of fractures overall, tibial fractures, and open fractures. Nonsignificant trends toward increased time to union in all fractures and toward increased postoperative rates of superficial a
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
added Apr 17, 2014 14:05
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Universal Corporation Announces New Business to Produce Innovative Food Ingredients

its new subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. The new business will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingr
PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2014 04:28
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E-Cigarettes, Momentum to Legalize Marijuana Could Revive Tobacco Industry, According to The Boston Company Asset Management

E-cigarettes and growing momentum to legalize marijuana in the United States could dramatically revive growth for major tobacco companies, which have not introduced a major new product since light cigarettes in 1970, according to The Boston Company Asset
PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2014 04:26
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