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E-cigarette Use Booms In Classrooms, Prompting FDA Crackdown on Vapes

Newsweek
added Aug 17, 2018 14:45
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Queen Aretha's troubled soul: A mother by the age of 13 and married to a pimp at 19... how Franklin overcame a broken home to become one of the greatest singers ever and win the R-E-S-P-E-C-T of millions

Franklin, who had been having hospice care, died from advanced pancreatic cancer - a disease she had been fighting since 2010. Although her health had been crippled by years of alcoholism, heavy smoking and obesity, she only announced last year that she
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:33
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[UK] Outcry as MPs back call to relax rules around smoking e-cigarettes in public while making the devices easier to get on prescription

Scientists last night claimed the committee had been swayed by the vaping industry. Simon Capewell, professor in public health and policy at Liverpool University said: ‘The committee has concentrated solely on “experts” who are e-cig champions. More bala
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:28
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

Jurors in Florida’s 8th Judicial Circuit, sitting in Alachua County, found cigarettes, and Reynolds’ participation in a decades-long scheme to hide the dangers of smoking, hooked Tyrone Dixon to nicotine and led to fatal throat cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:24
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are selfies making smoking cool again?

big Tobacco gets a stream of free advertising from people on social media who post “smoking selfies,” images that may help tobacco companies recruit more young smokers. Self-portraits featuring tobacco use are prevalent and widely shared, and operate as
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:23
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[UK] Messages advising smokers to 'make this your last pack' and turn to vaping could be printed inside cigarette packet under new recommendations

House of Commons Science and Technology Committee argues it should be overturned to advertise the use of e-cigarettes. Vaping - the term for using e-cigs - is less harmful than conventional smoking, known to directly cause cancer and heart disease. ...
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:19
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[UK] Government missing opportunity with e-cigarettes

The Science and Technology Committee publishes its Report, E-cigarettes. The Report reviews the current evidence base on the harmfulness of e-cigarettes compared to conventional cigarettes and looks at the current policies on e-cigarettes, including in N
UK Parliament (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:15
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[UK] E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed so they can be more widely used and accepted in society...The report on e-cigarettes, by the science and technology MPs' committee, said they were too often overlooked by the NHS as a tool to help people stop s
BBC Online
added Aug 17, 2018 13:13
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STUDY DOESN’T FIND THAT VAPING WILL CAUSE LUNG DAMAGE

his is preliminary research, and any speculation on e-cigarettes causing lung damage is a matter of conjecture. There is potentially no way to accurately ‘dose’ cells in the way people vape in the real world, and this is always the problem with this type
Totally Wicked
added Aug 17, 2018 13:00
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[UK] Competition and Markets Authority investigates social media stars

Imperial Brands said it took an “omni-channel approach” to marketing ecigarettes and employed paid influencers in the US who were subject to “stringent guidelines”. Philip Morris International said its contracted influencers had to be aged at least 25 an
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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