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Popularity of E-Cigarettes Seen By Increase in Litter

Many of the products contain nicotine, lithium ion batteries, microchips, plastic and other materials which are harmful to the environment.... However, there are incentive programs available for smokers to recycle e-cigarette cartridges. Some cigarette c
Time Warner Cable News
added Jul 31, 2014 16:56

Electronic cigarette

The benefits and risks of electronic cigarette use are uncertain.[4][5] Some evidence suggests e-cigarettes may be safer than smoking tobacco products, and possibly as safe as other nicotine replacement products but there is insufficient data to draw conc
added Jul 31, 2014 16:49

[Europe] Electronic Atomization Cigarette

The present invention relates to an electronic atomization cigarette which only contains nicotine without harmful tar. ... advantages of the present invention include smoking without tar, significantly reducing the cancerogenic risk. Furthermore, users st
European Patent Office
added Jul 31, 2014 16:48

[Arizona] VIDEO: No jobs for smokers?

Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckleberry wants any sort of nicotine use to be a deal breaker if you apply for a county job. If you already have a Pima County job, he wants to puff up insurance costs if you continue to smoke.
KGUN TV 9 (Tucson, AZ)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:41

[Korea - South] Patents Granted For 22nd Century Group’s Technology to Virtually Eliminate Nicotine in Tobacco Plants

(USPTO) on July 29, 2014 and the Korean Intellectual Property Office on July 23, 2014, each granted a patent to the Company for its NBB technology that virtually eliminates nicotine in the tobacco plant. The resulting tobacco plants are planted, grown, h
Business Wire
added Jul 31, 2014 12:33


More research on the effects of e-cigarettes, and nicotine addiction in general, which will require a stronger commitment from funding agencies, is sorely needed before we can make a truly informed effort to combat nicotine addiction in the US and worldwi
added Jul 31, 2014 02:39
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[UK] Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

allowing e-cigarettes to compete with regular cigarettes might cut tobacco-related deaths and illness, the researchers concluded after reviewing 81 prior studies on the use and safety of the nicotine-emitting devices. "Current evidence suggests that ther
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 31, 2014 02:33

Collaborative study of uninsured smokers finds benefit from pairing nicotine patches with quitline support

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking Ce
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 30, 2014 19:40

Nicotine patch preloading for smoking cessation (the preloading trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

The use of nicotine replacement therapy before quitting smoking is called nicotine preloading. ...The pragmatic study design means that results will give a realistic estimate of the success of the intervention if it were to be rolled out as part of stan
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 29, 2014 14:09

[Nebraska] COPUR: E-cigarettes more of a foe than a friend

The best advice for smokers is to stop using any form of tobacco and/or nicotine as soon as possible. Smokers who want to quit can try stopping on their own with or without other guidance. They can also try one or more of the options that can help them q
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 10:18
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