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[UK] Report: Lindsay Lohan Seeks Hypnotherapy to Give Up Smoking

The actress and co-producer of "The Canyons" wanted to treat her nicotine addiction before she performs in David Mamet's play, "Speed-the-Plow", from September 24 to November 29 at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
Aces Showbiz
added Sep 2, 2014 13:20
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[Arizona] Mixed emotions toward new tobacco policy

Students so far have reported a mix of appreciation, anger and indifference towards it. The policy states that the university now “prohibits the use of products that contain tobacco or nicotine, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis, kreteks, hookah
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Sep 2, 2014 10:07
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Advocacy Group Calls for Override of Governor's E-cigarette Veto

The Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education (BRAVE) calls on The Missouri Legislature to override Governor Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 841. This important legislation will prevent minors from purchasing alternative nicotine and vapor products. By
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 2, 2014 00:02
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Carbonyl Compounds in Electronic Cigarette Vapors: Effects of Nicotine Solvent and Battery Output Voltage [FREE FULL TEXT]

Vapors from EC contain toxic and carcinogenic carbonyl compounds. Both solvent and battery output voltage significantly affect levels of carbonyl compounds in EC vapors. High-voltage EC may expose users to high levels of carbonyl compounds.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2014 23:34
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SAVEDOFF: From law suits to e-cigarettes, how big tobacco is fighting back

The latest evolution of tobacco company strategies involves new nicotine products that make smoking attractive and confound the boundary between toxic and less toxic ...the best approaches will have to be continued implementation of the Mpower approaches
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:07
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[UK] Call e-cigarettes nicotine sticks, urge campaigners ($$)

to make them less attractive to young people, say public health experts who fear that e-cigarettes are being seen as “cool or trendy” and may encourage teenagers to start smoking real ones. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) thinks that a name ch
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:03
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Alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to human health due to over-use

A recent literature review study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) suggest that small dosages of nicotine found in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse. The findings are reported in the Globa
News-Medical.net
added Aug 30, 2014 18:17
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[Florida] Attorneys Dispute Issue of Addiction in Closing Arguments of Gore v. R.J. Reynolds Engle Progeny Suit

In closing arguments today, counsel debated whether Gloria Gore, the deceased smoker at the center of one of Florida’s Engle progeny tobacco suits, was a nicotine addict whose smoking ultimately killed her, or was a smoker-by-choice who enjoyed her cigare
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 29, 2014 21:30
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be called 'nicotine sticks' to curb appeal, experts say

Renaming the devices may help discourage younger people from using devices, according to Royal Society for Public Health
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 20:01
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[Australia] Liquid nicotine and personal importation for use in electronic cigarettes

Some recent media reports about electronic cigarettes suggest that the importation of nicotine in personal amounts is exempt from regulation. This is not always the case.
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:22
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