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Lexaria Achieves Breakthrough in $21.8 Billion Smoking Cessation Industry -- CFN Media

Lexaria Bioscience Corp., developer of the DehyraTECH™ platform for improving the bioavailability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). The company recently unveiled positive results from its trials involving nicotine, which could pave the way for
GlobeNewswire
added Apr 24, 2018 16:41
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D.C. Week: Gottlieb Pledges 'Vigorous Enforcement' of E-Cigs

E-cigarettes may pose less risks than combustible tobacco, and may provide a "viable alternative," for adults, but adult access to such products will be reined in if the number of kids using e-cigarettes continues to climb, according to FDA Commissioner
MedPage Today
added Apr 24, 2018 16:38
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council snuffs cigarette tax, spurning schools advocates

On a 6-3 vote, the council rejected an 80-cent cigarette tax put forth by Councilman Parker Agelasto. The tax would have generated millions annually that Agelasto proposed dedicating for repairing and maintaining the city's 44 school buildings.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:34
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council to weigh proposed cigarette tax, demolition to clear way for Stone Brewing bistro

Agelasto's proposal has faced pushback from cigarette-manufacturer Altria Group. Convenience store owners have also opposed it, saying a per-pack tax would hurt business by sending customers seeking cigarettes to the counties, where there is no tax.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:33
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Ho-Chunk entities sue Nebraska officials over tobacco laws

The state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate the Winnebago Tribe's production of tobacco products on its reservation are not only unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says, but are an attack on the tribe's sovereignty and an effort by large tobacco manufac
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2018 16:23
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Why More Women Than Men Are Now Getting COPD

Barbara Bush lived with COPD in her final years. Experts say cigarette smoking as well as diagnosis barriers have increased women’s COPD rates. Barbara Bush, who was a smoker when she was younger, suffered from COPD in her final years.
Healthline Networks
added Apr 24, 2018 02:35
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blu Launches myblu™ Electronic Vaping Product Across Retailers Nationwide

myblu merges innovation, power, and performance to bring new, cutting-edge features to life in a first of its kind form factor for blu. myblu's big-impact advantages include: An ergonomic design that fits comfortably in the palm of your hand New pod tec
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2018 02:30
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Drinking Affects Mouth Bacteria Linked to Diseases

"Our study offers clear evidence that drinking is bad for maintaining a healthy balance of microbes in the mouth and could help explain why drinking, like smoking, leads to bacterial changes already tied to cancer and chronic disease,"
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2018 00:38
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Vaping tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana

The results, from surveys of more than 10,000 youth ages 12 to 17, add to earlier evidence suggesting that e-cigarettes may be a gateway to smoking tobacco and experimenting with drugs. In the current study, younger teens aged 12 to 14 were 2.7 times mor
Reuters
added Apr 24, 2018 00:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] MUMTAZ: Living in denial

Tobacco use is a attributable risk factor for deaths due to cardiovascular diseases, cancers, and respiratory diseases despite Pakistan being a signatory to World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:24
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