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[UK] NEW REPORT: ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF COUNCILS IGNORE GOVERNMENT ADVICE AND REFUSE TO REVIEW E-CIGARETTE POLICIES
A new report from The Freedom Association's 'Freedom to Vape' campaign highlights the shocking ignorance in town halls across the UK.
Nov 16, 2017 The Freedom Association (uk)
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Many proponents of vaping argue that it's a healthy alternative to tobacco cigarettes; however, when it coming to surgery and interacting with anesthesia, neither is safe.
Nov 15, 2017 ScienceDaily
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For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more than 18,000 cigarette butts across Ontario to determine how many are contraband. For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more t
Nov 15, 2017 CBC News (ca)
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E-cigarette aerosol exposure can cause craniofacial defects in Xenopus laevis embryos and mammalian neural crest cells [FREE FULL TEXT]
Our work is the first to show that ECIG use could pose a potential hazard to the developing embryo and cause craniofacial birth defects. This emphasizes the need for more testing and regulation of this new popular product. Figures
Sep 28, 2017 PLoS (Public Library of Science)
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The findings, published in the journal PLOS ONE in late September, add to growing scientific evidence suggesting that e-cigarettes pose health risks despite being widely considered a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes.
Nov 16, 2017 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
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despite evidence that it is less harmful than smoking cigarettes and is more effective in helping smokers to quit than other alternatives. The agency announced last month that it will be expanding its teen anti-smoking “Real Cost” campaign to include vapi
Nov 16, 2017 The New American
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American Thoracic Society...is debuting a new video in which children help to highlight the dangers associated with candy-flavored tobacco, which experts fear will induce kids to use tobacco, leading to a lifetime of addiction.
Nov 16, 2017 News-Medical.net
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19 percent of adults in Allegheny County smoke, according to health officials, and that adds up to about 233,000 people. It’s still a concern today — the third Thursday of November — 40 years after the Great American Smokeout went national to get people
Nov 16, 2017 Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
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An anti-smoking group on Tuesday warned Senator Sonny Angara that he may suffer the fate of Senator Ralph Recto during 2007 elections if he ignores their call to include a higher tobacco tax rate in the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion
Nov 15, 2017 Manila Bulletin (ph)
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A ceremony to launch the World Health Organization (WHO) Knowledge Hub for Waterpipe Research was held at AUB's West Hall in Bathish Auditorium during the “Third International Conference on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research,” which was organized by AUB’s
Nov 16, 2017 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
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