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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Win Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $15M Trial ($$)

won a defense jury verdict in a $15 million lawsuit brought by an ex-smoker who lost a lung to cancer, with the Florida jurors finding that nicotine addiction didn't legally cause her disease. The verdict in Vero Beach, Florida, comes after a more than t
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 19:28
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All gates lead to smoking: The ‘gateway theory’, e-cigarettes and the remaking of nicotine

We show that the notion of the ‘gateway’ has been transformed from a descriptive to a predictive model, one in which nicotine is constituted as simultaneously ‘soft’ and ‘hard’—as both relatively innocuous and incontrovertibly harmful.
Science Direct
added Jul 30, 2015 15:09
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[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes Spark Nicotine Replacement Therapy Mutiny

These features, and extras that come with vaping may indeed have made it more appealing than other NRT methods. However, one of the key issues facing e-cigarettes is whether users actually see the devices as a way to stop smoking.
Newswire
added Jul 30, 2015 15:08
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New North Dakota law stops e-cigarette sales to and possession by minors

legislators have passed a new electronic cigarette law prohibiting minors from using, possessing or purchasing electronic smoking devices, alternative nicotine products or any of their component parts. The law will also require child-resistant packaging f
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06
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HAELLE: Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

“Parents should discuss with their teens the known risks of nicotine use – nicotine is addictive and has established effects on the brain when used in adolescence,” she said. “They should also talk with their teens about the fact that the hazards of e-ci
Forbes
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: Confessions of a Nicotine Addict

In the face of possible reduced risk alternatives, the Republic’s impending emerging tobacco products ban is troubling. What is needed is not an outright ban, but stringent scientific testing and improved regulation put in place to ensure, for instance, t
The Establishment Post
added Jul 28, 2015 12:34
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Unexpected nicotine in Do-it-Yourself electronic cigarette flavourings

Although a complete refill fluid usually contains nicotine, the flavouring solutions themselves are an additive and are presumed to be free of nicotine, which is a known addictive chemical and toxicant.2 To determine if DIY flavourings are nicotine free,
Tobacco Control
added Jul 28, 2015 10:34
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GLANTZ: Surprise! Do it yourself e-cig flavors often have undisclosed nicotine

just published an important paper, "Unexpected nicotine in do-it-yourself electronic cigarette flavourings"... These products, which are presented to the consumer as ‘nicotine free’, could lead to unwanted addiction, poisoning, or even death.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 28, 2015 10:33
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[Asia, India] Bidi smoking is equally hazardous as cigarette smoking

Union Health Minister JP Nadda said, "Bedi smoking is no less hazardous than cigarette smoking. A bedi contains about one-fourth the quantity of tobacco as a cigarette, yet it delivers a higher amount of tar and nicotine."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:27
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[Illinois] MEGO: Council showed courage in e-cigarette restrictions

They banned the possession of alternative nicotine delivery devices, or e-cigarettes, by people under 18 and the use of such devices in indoor public places. The reason it's courageous is because e-cigarettes have a lot of supporters. The last time I wro
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 25, 2015 19:21
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