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As trial opened Wednesday, Edward Caprio's lawyer, Steven Hammer, told jurors how he believed an addiction to nicotine, not a choice to smoke, left his client tied to an oxygen tank and unable to successfully quit cigarettes until last month, years after
Jan 30, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
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[UK] Pregnant smokers: offering shopping vouchers helps expectant mums give up nicotine, study finds
The study authors conceded the new intervention is controversial, but said in the long run it could save money. Several-hundred pregnant women were offered a total of $750 in shopping vouchers, in conjunction with counselling, if they could give up cigar
Jan 29, 2015 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 14:42
The bill would prohibit the sale of non-medicinal nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes, to those under 18 years of age and by those under 18 years.
Jan 30, 2015 RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jan 30, 2015 14:41
the Commonwealth spent A$8.7m in media placement of anti-smoking messages trying to stimulate smokers to make quit attempts. How many more attempts might have been made had that figure been able to draw on the money being allocated to subsidised NRT?
Jan 26, 2015 The Conversation (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 11:37
GLANTZ: More evidence from California that kids are rapidly taking up ecigs, with faster market penetration among younger kids
These data add to the case that the e-cigarette epidemic is growing from the bottom up and that estimates of use based on adult surveys will dramatically understate the long term impact in terms of spreading nicotine addiction.
Jan 27, 2015 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:41
le as government-approved nicotine gums, lozenges and patches, according to the survey. That was a reversal from 2011, when only about 5 percent of people were using e-cigarettes and more than 30 percent used over-the-counter products.
Jan 29, 2015 Reuters
added Jan 29, 2015 14:24
California Dept. of Public Health’s War on Vaping Continues / Alarmist, government-funded report relies on cherry-picked evidence to lobby for more state regulations
Despite the health officer’s false claims, there is ample evidence that vaping helps smokers quit and is far less hazardous than smoking. “Smokers deserve truthful and accurate information about the relative risks of different nicotine products, not overh
Jan 28, 2015 American Vaping Association
added Jan 29, 2015 01:12
The report warns that the nicotine in e-cigarettes is just as addictive as in traditional cigarettes, and that the secondhand vapor that comes from them includes at least 10 chemicals on California's Prop. 65 list of substances known to cause cancer,...
Jan 28, 2015 Law360
added Jan 29, 2015 01:09
E-cigarette use among teens and young adults escalated in 2014 over traditional tobacco smoking in California, prompting state officials Wednesday to declare liquid nicotine products a public health threat.
Jan 28, 2015 San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Jan 29, 2015 01:01
"E-cigarettes contain nicotine and other harmful chemicals, and the nicotine in them is as addictive as the nicotine in cigarettes," Chapman said. "I am advising Californians to avoid the use of e-cigarettes and keep them away from children of all ages."
Jan 28, 2015 Reuters
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