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Nicotine from e-cigarettes poisoning more of our pets warn UK vets

There’s been a 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months, according to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:14
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Evaluation of Toxicant and Carcinogen Metabolites in the Urine of e-Cigarette Users Versus Cigarette Smokers

Levels of 1-HOP, total NNAL, 3-HPMA, 2-HPMA, HMPMA, and SPMA were significantly lower in the urine of e-cigarette users compared to cigarette smokers. Levels of nicotine and cotinine were significantly lower in e-cigarette users compared to cigarette smok
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:38
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[Italy] Avalanche Int'l Shares Clinical Study Using Avatar Vape Pen and e-Liquids

"This study shows in particular the importance of using the electronic cigarette as a cessation tool in health care. Its effectiveness, in fact, is linked to its correct use allowing, in heavy smokers, to absorb the right amount of nicotine to prevent th
Stockhouse
added Nov 24, 2014 14:45
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[HEADLINE] He’ll be addicted to nicotine before he’s ever heard of product placement.

sellers of electronic cigarettes are following Big Tobacco’s script. They’re acquiring movie industry endorsements and paying to put their brands in movies... That’s why every nicotine product in a film deserves an R-rating: cigars, cigarettes,
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Nov 24, 2014 04:00
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[Washington] State health officials push to protect kids from e-cigarette liquids

State health officials say too many children are being poisoned by contact with the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes. Now, the state’s poison center wants the Legislature to adopt standards for making liquid nicotine packages child-resistan
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 24, 2014 03:25
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[Washington] Poison experts: Regulate e-cigarettes

State health officials say too many children in Washington are being poisoned by contact with the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes. Now, the state’s poison center wants the Legislature to adopt standards for making liquid nicotine packages
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Nov 24, 2014 02:58
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[Colorado] Randomised trial of two nicotine patch protocols distributed through a state quitline

A randomised trial did not find worse cessation outcomes among quitline users who received half the minimum recommended course of NRT, but offering the full recommended course using a split-shipment protocol may be reasonably cost-effective and supportive
Tobacco Control
added Nov 23, 2014 14:12
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[Germany] German court: e-cigarette liquids not medicines

federal court has ruled that the liquids contained in e-cigarettes aren't medicinal products and can be sold freely. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that produce an odorless vapor which typically contains nicotine, and sometimes flavorings. The F
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 11:56
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[Montana] REYNOLDS: E-cigarettes: More harm than good?

But there’s no proof that e-cigarettes are the answer. Because they contain nicotine, a highly toxic and addictive substance, they may even serve as a gateway to the use of other tobacco products. Most health experts recommend using methods that have be
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Nov 20, 2014 12:51
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LETTER: A Molecular Basis for Nicotine as a Gateway Drug

Whether tobacco use is causal of, or only associated with, future drug use remains a central question. Kandel and Kandel present compelling molecular evidence in mice, but experiments involving humans are necessary to address the social confounders of tob
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:12
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