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[Washington] E-cigarettes spark increase in state's nicotine poisoning cases

The total number of calls to the center about e-cigarettes is up 600 percent compared with recent years. There’s also a staggering increase in the number of kids exposed to serious levels of nicotine.
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:20

Zuckerman Partner Faces No Opposition For D.C. Federal Trial Bench

Zuckerman Spaeder partner Amit Mehta, President Obama’s most recent nominee to the federal district court in Washington, faced no opposition or critical questions during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. The judiciary committee ranking member, S
National Law Journal
added Sep 18, 2014 08:04

[UK] Lincoln council staff face ban on smoking breaks

Staff at City of Lincoln Council offices face a ban on smoking breaks during working hours, as well as extension of non-smoking areas to include council premises and surrounding areas.
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:29
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[UK] Phones 4u demise could spark controversial e-cigarette store openings ($$)

E-cigarette shops are among controversial frontrunners to take on empty Phones 4u stores after the retailer collapsed this week.
Retail Week (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:24

[UK] Numbers of children using e-cigarettes 'on the rise'

E-cigarette use among children is on the rise in the UK, but the vast majority of those using them are already current or ex-smokers, a new survey has revealed.
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:18

[UK] Study: E-cigarettes ‘do not encourage child smoking’

Over 4,000 11-18 year olds were surveyed in 2013 and 2014 about their attitudes to smoking and electronic cigarette use.
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:15

[UK] New survey finds regular use of electronic cigarettes by children still rare

• Only 1.8% of children are regular users. 90% of regular or occasional users are young people who are already smokers or ex-smokers • 91% of young people have not tried an electronic cigarette even once; and this is despite the fact that • Over 80% of
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:13

[UK] E-cig usage amoung young people remains low

(e-cig) usage by young people remains low, despite a marginal increase in the number of 11-18 year olds who have tried them, a new study by ASH has revealed. According to the recent survey of 2,000 young people, just under 10% have ever tried an e-cig (William Reed Business Media Ltd) (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:12

[New York] ROSS: A relentless battler for real science

She saw through the mis- and disinformation campaigns promulgated by poseurs of many stripes, from the Big Tobacco spin on the “cancer epidemic” — which she rightly saw as an attempt to distract from the real culprit, cigarettes
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:33

Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70

it has also argued for controls on handguns and tobacco sales...the council... has disparaged critics of smokeless tobacco... She wrote a total of 27 books. Several attacked the tobacco industry for lack of openness
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2014 22:16
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