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[UK] Vaping disables the lung’s cleaning systems and could cause chronic diseases, study finds

E-cigarette users could be putting themselves at risk of lung disease as a new study shows how the liquids they use hamstring the immune system’s ability to clear the lungs and prevent harmful chemical buildups. A study by Birmingham University research
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:37
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ARCHIVE: Estimating the Harms of Nicotine-Containing Products Using the MCDA Approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Clearly this exercise speaks to a continuum of harm from nicotine-containing products with cigarettes at one end and NRT products at the other end. The differences between the products are substantial and if policy actions could help to switch use away f
European Addiction Research
added Aug 15, 2018 17:35
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Global Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Products Market 2018-2022 to Post a CAGR of 24% Over the Next Five Years| Technavio

A key factor driving the growth of the market is the cost effectiveness of heat-not-burn tobacco products. Since the year 2014, the cost-effectiveness of these products has been accelerating demand across different geographical regions. Heat-not-burn tob
Business Wire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:25
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Vector Group Mourns the Passing of Board Member Jeffrey S. Podell

Mr. Podell, a private investor, served as a director of the company since November 1993. He was a member of the New York State Bar Association from 1965 until March 2010.
Business Wire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:24
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Organizations Selected to Lead "STOP," $20 Million Global Tobacco Industry Watchdog

announced that the University of Bath, The Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) have been selected to collectively direct a new global tobacco industry watch
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:22
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[USA] Turkey's doubling tariffs on U.S. products will amount to $533 mln, trade minister says

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco in retaliation for U.S. moves.
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:20
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South Africa's parliament considers tougher anti-smoking bill

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill would restrict smoking in public places, introduce plain packaging, ban point-of-sale advertising and displays, and scrap the sale of single cigarettes. It is opposed by some businesse
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:19
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E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cells

The vapor from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs, while disabling key cellular defenders against infection, a new study suggests. In a series of laboratory experiments, researchers found that e-cigarette vapor i
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:18
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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 17:11
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Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough

Those risks include a high rate of false positives, which can lead to unnecessary follow-up procedures. And in some cases, screening can reveal lung cancer that, left untreated, would not have affected patients in their lifetime, the study authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2018 17:08
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