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Electronic Cigarette Explosion Resulting in a C1 and C2 Fracture: A Case Report

an electronic-cigarette explosion in a 27-year-old male. The electronic cigarette exploded during use, sending the mouthpiece through the pharynx and into the first cervical vertebra and resulting in fractures of the first and second vertebrae. An x-ray s
Journal of Emergency Medicine
added Feb 25, 2017 00:25
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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why researchers have a duty to try and influence policy

For some months, I’d been in the forefront of a small group of public health people who were confronting the advertising industry’s self-regulation body with data about the appeal of Paul Hogan, who fronted the massively successful Winfield cigarette adve
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:21
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[New Hampshire] State lawmaker proposes rolling back smoking bans

would let business owners decide whether people can smoke indoors...The legislation would apply to privately run grocery stores, restaurants, and cocktail lounges, along with transportation, such as taxis, buses and boats. The sponsor of House Bill 279,
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:13
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[California] Paso Robles bans smoking in public places starting in March

Under the new law, tobacco use — including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars and pipes — and marijuana smoking aren’t allowed in city buildings and enclosed public places; at outdoor events and city parks, trails and sports facilities; or in common areas
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Feb 25, 2017 00:09
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[Africa] BAT Uganda profits drop by 65 percent

BATU is also faced with the challenge of complying with the Tobacco Control Act 2015 that came into force in May 2016.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:07
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[Africa, Kenya] Government wins Tobacco War in Protecting Public Health

The Court of Appeal yesterday ruled that the Ministry of Health has an obligation in safeguarding the health interests of Kenya by implementing regulations under the Tobacco Control Act. The regulations which come into effect with immediate effect follow
Office of the Attorney General and State Department (ke)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:06
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[UK] Welcome to The E-Cigarette Summit 2017

The 5th annual E-Cigarette Summit will take place at the Royal Society in London on the 17th November 2017. The issue of how public health should respond to the exponential growth of e-cigarettes remains a contentious issue and continues to divide scien
E-Cigarette Summit (uk)
added Feb 24, 2017 23:57
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NJOY Completes Financial Restructuring

declared bankruptcy last September, citing an accumulated deficit of $234.4 million and $16 million in accounts payable. After completing a $35 million equity capital raise, NJOY is now a well-capitalized entity with no debt and substantial liquidity, th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 24, 2017 23:24
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8 Highlights From Day One of CSP's Convenience Retailing University 2017

Cigarette vs. Vape Customers While the elusive e-vapor consumer accounts for only a small percentage of c-store tobacco customers, figures from Altria Group show they spend more on their average trip to a convenience store than cigarette buyers.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 24, 2017 23:23
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