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[UK] Public want smoking ban for doctors, nurses and dentists

62% of Britons surveyed said they believe health service staff should face enforced restriction on smoking / A OnePoll survey recently commissioned by Nicoccino, the new smokeless way to experience pure nicotine, asked smokers and non-smokers across the
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:59
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[Massachusetts] Local town may be first in nation to prohibit tobacco sales

Board of Health in Westminster, a small town north of Worcester, is studying a proposal to prohibit the sale of any product with tobacco or nicotine. The community would be the first in the state and the nation to ban all tobacco sales.
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Oct 28, 2014 12:14
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AIHA Cautions against Indoor Use of Electronic Cigarettes

"However, research indicates that emissions from vaping may contain nicotine and other contaminants whose health effects have not been thoroughly studied."
Occupational Health and Safety
added Oct 26, 2014 19:23
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Tobacco Smoking, Nicotine Dependence, and Patterns of Prescription Opioid Misuse: Results from a Nationally Representative Sample

These findings indicate that smokers are not a homogeneous group with regard to risk for opioid misuse, and support the utility of comprehensive smoking assessment in the context of opioid-based treatment/tapering.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 25, 2014 21:17
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[Canada] Smokers consume same amount of cigarettes regardless of nicotine levels

Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking beh
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:56
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[Virginia] Vaccination for nicotine addiction being developed

Virginia Tech Professor Mike Zhang is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction, making many smoking-related diseases and deaths relics of the 21st century. He was recently awarded $2.4 million by the …more
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:55
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Vapor Corp. Analyst Report: Shares are Smoking Hot by Small Cap Traders

designs, markets, and distributes electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, e-liquids, and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada. The company's electronic cigarettes are battery-powered products that enable users to inhale nicotine vapor without
PR Newswire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:16
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Toxic metal and nicotine content of cigarettes sold in China, 2009 and 2012

Tobacco in Chinese cigarettes purchased in seven geographically disbursed cities contains consistently high levels of metals, including carcinogens like Cd. One source may be the improper use of fertilisers. These numbers should be monitored more carefull
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:58
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[USA] New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

"I think that many members of Congress have been shocked that children are suffering nicotine poisoning from working in U.S. tobacco fields," said Jo Becker, Human Rights Watch's children's rights advocacy director. "In response, they are pushing tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2014 08:05
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[UK] Banning e-cigarettes in the workplace

consider a range of factors first, including the prospect of some of these products eventually being regulated as medicines. E-cigarettes are used by many smokers as a substitute for tobacco products. They usually heat nicotine, propylene glycol and flav
People Management (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:02
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