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Did a House Committee Just Save Vaping? Proposed amendment would move ‘substantial equivalence’ date to that of FDA’s final deeming rule

“The vapor industry and its consumers do not oppose sensible regulation, but the FDA's proposal is anything but sensible,” said Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association (AVA), in a press release. “Modernizing the predicate date will n
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 20, 2016 20:47
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Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

"We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in the past to such diseases as periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums," explained lead researcher Jiyoung Ahn. She's an associate pr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 20, 2016 20:42

[Texas] Universal City Goes Smoke-Free In Workplaces

Universal City Council joined in 49 other Texas cities when it unanimously voted Tuesday to approve an ordinance that would prohibit smoking in workplaces. Charlie Gagen with the American Cancer Society said it’s a move that protects the health and safe
Texas Public Radio
added Apr 20, 2016 19:44

Advertising, Habit Formation, and U.S. Tobacco Product Demand [FREE FULL TEXT]

results may help explain e-cigarettes’ recent success in sales and imply that e-cigarette TV advertising might undermine efforts to reduce cigarette smoking. Advertising was also found to affect the degree of habit formation for cigarettes, large cigars,
American Journal of Agricultural Economics
added Apr 20, 2016 19:39

In Illinois, tossing a few cigarette butts on the ground could send you to

This amendment to Illinois's Litter Control Act is so stringent that a third-strike offender could become a felon...Curtis says he has put together model legislation that would have tobacco companies take financial responsibility for "the life-cycle of t
Christian Science Monitor
added Apr 20, 2016 19:08

Smokeless tobacco tin gets up to snuff

Redesigned packaging for Longhorn Moist Snuff includes updated logotype and gold and silver lids that elevate the brand, while a new Stow and Throw lid offers consumer convenience.
added Apr 20, 2016 16:10

[Illinois] DURBIN: No place in baseball for smokeless tobacco

Just as youth players wear their socks and sweatbands like the pros, or mimic the swing or windup of their favorite star, they are watching as baseball players slip a wad of tobacco in their cheek or under their lip. That sends a visual message, leading
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 20, 2016 16:09

Watercress extract detoxifies carcinogens in smokers, clinical trial demonstrates

Watercress extract taken multiple times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter, demonstrated in
added Apr 20, 2016 16:07

[UK] More than a million cigarettes have been seized in Harwich

Almost two million cigarettes seized at port
BBC Online
added Apr 20, 2016 16:06

[Australia] VIDEO: Johnny Depp smoked 'in good faith'

Depp asked where he could have a cigarette. A spokesman for the Department of Justice said in "this instance, Mr Depp was authorised to smoke by a member of the courthouse staff", directing him to a courthouse balcony.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 20, 2016 16:02
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