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CDC: Smoking Rates Hit Record Lows

Smoking rates among adults in the United States dropped to record low levels in 2017, declining from close to 16% in 2016 to around 14%, according to the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. The latest quarterly findings from the National Health
MedPage Today
added Jun 20, 2018 14:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris defends IQOS safety vs regular cigarettes

Philip Morris Korea Inc., which could face punitive action if found guilty of false or exaggerated advertising, strongly refuted the latest finding by the South Korean government that underscored health risks in the heat-not-burn cigarettes. The maker
Pulse (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[Illinois] American Lung Association and Mental Health America Partner to Support Residents in Smokefree Public Housing Transition

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the project will support public housing residents who are living with behavioral health issues, such as mental illness and substance use disorders, as all federally-owned public housing transiti
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[UK] MORRIS: Up in smoke: Is the vape shop boom about to end?

As well as increased competition, vape shop owners have had to cope with new regulations. The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) came into force in May 2016. It was designed to protect consumers yet had unforeseen consequences. Wholesalers discounted prod
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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E-Cig Explosion Injuries

Important information to know about the e-cigarette (e-cig, ecigarette) and vaping (vape) industry, including e-cig explosions, lithium-ion batteries, risks and safety tips. If you or someone you know has been injured by an e-cigarette, contact Eglet Pri
Pinterest
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[UK, Florida] How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

In the UK, e-cigarettes have caused burns and fires, yet these cases are rare. Experts say the man who died was using a particular kind of vape pen, known as a mechanical mod, which is not that common in the UK.
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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E-cigarette batteries exploding in user's pockets

Experts say it can happen to almost anyone. In fact, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, many e-cigarette explosion happen while in the user’s pocket and there’s often no warning at all. Experts say to keep the batteries in their own packaging an
KGNS-TV (Laredo, TX)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:37
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CDC Tobacco Free

Learn about the harmful effects of smoking, smokeless tobacco, and secondhand smoke.
Twitter
added Jun 20, 2018 14:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-tobacco group warns proliferation of unregistered vaping products

An anti-tobacco use group warned on the proliferation of unregistered vaping products that has threatened the gains of President Duterte’s smoke-free policy citing the gadgets contain toxic chemicals like formaldehyde used to embalm dead bodies based on
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:29
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[Oklahoma] Cue up a smoke-free pool hall in Edmond

For a man who has never smoked and found his love for the game on a church pool table, most pool halls fell short of his standard for play. He showered after playing in tournaments so his wife wouldn't be bothered by the smell of secondhand smoke and he
NewsOK
added Jun 20, 2018 14:28
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