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Scientists are beginning to learn how vaping impacts your health — and the results are troubling

While some research has suggested that e-cigs may help adults quit smoking conventional cigarettes, other studies have found that they might encourage teens to start. Scientists have also found evidence of toxic metals like lead in e-cig vapor, and a new
Business Insider
added Mar 2, 2018 19:12

Vaping instead of smoking still exposes you to toxic metals like lead — here's how worried you should be

typically use reusable devices they can tweak to match their preferences. These devices, known as mods or "tank-style" devices, come with a battery, a mouthpiece, and include a tank to be refilled with liquid. Nailing down the precise health effects of th
Business Insider
added Mar 2, 2018 19:10

Effect of e-cigarette advertisement exposure on intention to use e-cigarettes in adolescents

Conclusions Ads are most effective at attracting non-smoking youth as new users rather than promoting product switching in young cigarette smokers.
Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 2, 2018 18:49

Chronic E-cigarette Exposure Alters the Human Bronchial Epithelial Proteome

We conclude that chronic vaping exerts marked biological effects on the lung and that these effects may in part be mediated by the PG/VG base. These changes are likely not harmless and may have clinical implications for the development of chronic lung dis
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Mar 2, 2018 18:40

$9.80 a pack: France aims to curb smoking with price increase

France’s one-euro increase Thursday in the price of cigarettes brings the average price of a pack to 8 euros, or $9.80 U.S.... Cigarette manufacturers estimate that the decline in French sales in 2018 will be 10 to 15 percent. Some have attempted to mini
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2018 18:08

[Asia, China] Shanghai to extend its public smoking ban to city's parks

According to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Landscaping and City Appearance, the city is still deciding on a park in which to test the policy, which would include the construction of smoking areas, but the ban is expected to be gradually implem
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06

[Asia-pacific] Are cigarettes too affordable for China’s young people?

China can keep children from smoking by raising tobacco taxes continuously to maintain a minimum per-packet retail price of 20 yuan (HK$24.62, US$3.15), according to a survey by the University of International Business and Economics.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06

Researchers use cigarette smoking behavior to identify genes that regulate blood pressure

Scientists discovered the new genetic regions—and confirmed the role of many previously known ones—by looking specifically at cigarette smoking behavior, one of many lifestyle factors that impact blood pressure. .."We know that blood pressure is influence
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 2, 2018 18:03
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BRIEFING|Vladimir Putin, Snow, Italy’s Election: Your Friday Briefing

So where did the name Oscar come from?... A third version has it that the Hollywood columnist Sidney Skolsky coined the term when he referred to an old vaudeville joke “Will you have a cigar, Oscar?” in a 1934 column. No matter who was responsible, it c
New York Times
added Mar 2, 2018 15:21

[Florida] Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking... The appellate court remanded the case back to trial court to “award compensatory d
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:59
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