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[Japan] GLANTZ: TV show hyped Philip Morris’ latest tobacco product

When the popular Japanese variety show "Ame Talk" featured IQOS, Google searches for IQOs skyrocketed and stayed much higher than competing products. This is just the latest example of the power of entertainment media to push tobacco products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:30

Health Effects of Vape Oils Containing Unknown Substances

​PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: Users of e-cigarettes and/or vaporizer pens must ensure that the products they purchase do not contain Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, CBD, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or synthetic cannabinoids.
Army Public Health Center
added Jan 31, 2018 17:05

E-Cigarettes May Lead to Cancer and Heart Disease, New Study Finds

Evidence points to the "almost unambiguous" conclusion that nicotine can convert to a carcinogen once inside the human body, said study author Moon-shong Tang, a professor of environmental medicine and pathology at NYU School of Medicine. "Nicotine is no
Bloomberg News
added Jan 31, 2018 15:13

Global Cigars Strategic Business Report 2018: Cigars Move Ahead in an Environment Laced with Challenges -

Business Wire
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12

Global Cannabis Sales Projected to Grow

22nd Century Group Inc (NYSE: XXII) is a plant biotechnology company focused on genetic engineering and plant breeding which allows the increase or decrease of the level of nicotine in tobacco plants and the level of cannabinoids in hemp/cannabis plants.
PR Newswire
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12

American College of Chest Physicians publishes new lung cancer screening guidelines

Today, the highly anticipated guidelines on screening for lung cancer by the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) were published online on the journal CHEST® website. This comes after the guideline panelists provided a peek at the recommendations
PR Newswire
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12

Global Vapor Products Market Outlook and Forecast 2018-2023: Market and is Expected to Cross $43 Billion by 2023

The growing global health awareness and technological developments aiding safer smoking is driving the global vapor products (e-vapor and heat-not-burn (HnB) devices) market and is expected to cross $43 billion by 2023, growing at an impressive CAGR of o
PR Newswire
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12

LEHRER: E-cigarettes are what the doctor ordered

Of course, it is advisable that current smokers make an effort to quit altogether, but e-cigarettes provide an alternative for those who aren't successful. Likewise, some doctors and some patients may try other approaches ranging from drugs like Chantix t
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12

[Colorado] Health tip: No smoke and mirrors on teens and marijuana

Just like tobacco, smoke from marijuana can irritate and damage the lungs and make it harder to breathe. This includes secondhand smoke. The good news is almost 70 percent of Pueblo high school students report not having used marijuana in the past month
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34

[Florida] 11th Circuit refuses to reduce damages award in tobacco case

struck down a request by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co to reduce a $620,000 damages award...said that, while the trial court’s jury instructions were in fact incorrect, a December decision by the Florida’s highest court resolved the issue.
added Jan 30, 2018 16:00
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