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Electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) battery-related burns presenting to US emergency departments, 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The nature and circumstances of the injuries suggest these incidents were unintentional and would potentially be prevented through battery design requirements, battery testing standards and public education related to ENDS battery safety.
Injury Epidemiology
added Mar 9, 2018 19:53
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[Ireland] CLARK: Cadging a cigarette a sure way to find out what is going on at work

Today’s offices are full of people staring at their screens at open-plan desks with headphones jammed unsociably over their ears to block out noise. And, thankfully, far fewer smoke. Design solutions Thus we are seeing a number of design “solutions” to m
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 24, 2018 22:26
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[Wisconsin] Survey shows students, staff support tobacco-free UW-Madison campus

Tobacco-free would mean the use of cigarettes, all tobacco products, including chew and little cigars, and vaping products would not be allowed on campus, officials said. A survey conducted in October 2017 by the Tobacco-Free Columbia-Dane County Coalit
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Sep 24, 2018 18:52
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An exploratory study of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke among women in Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia

The high level of awareness of health risks associated with tobacco use and SHS exposure and the high exposure to anti-tobacco messaging are community-level strengths that can proactively be built on to prevent the projected disease burden associated wit
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 18:51
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[UK] Warning on link between MS and smoking

The link between smoking and multiple sclerosis (MS) is “clearer than ever”, with those who smoke more likely to develop the condition and become disabled more quickly, a charity has warned. The MS Society said it has completed a major evidence review
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:31
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[UK] Obesity set to overtake smoking as the most common cause of preventable cancer for women with one in ten linked to weight by 2035, charity's report finds

Obesity will overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in women within 25 years, experts warn. A study predicts one in ten new female cancer cases – around 23,000 a year – will be caused by excess weight by 2035, only 2,000 fewer than
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:27
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[New York] Model behaviour? Jordan Barrett looks dishevelled in loose-fitting pants as he smokes a cigarette and hails a taxi with his friend Alana O'Herlihy in NYC

Jordan looked like he didn't have a care in the world as he got his daily fix of nicotine
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 24, 2018 04:26
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Toxic Thirdhand Smoke Still Lingers In A Casino Months After Ban

Thirdhand smoke, or the residue left behind from cigarette smoke, rested on surfaces in casinos for months, even after a smoking ban went into affect in Northern California, a study by scientists at San Diego State University found. Of course, the smokin
StudyFinds.org
added Sep 23, 2018 16:04
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court overturns Reynolds legal victory, reinstates $18.5M in damages

In June 2014, a Palm Beach County jury awarded $6 million in compensatory damages and $14 million in punitive damages to plaintiff Gwendolyn Odom. Odom is the daughter of Juanita Thurston, who died of lung cancer in 1993 at age 58. She smoked several ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2018 19:51
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Punitives Denied, But Phase I Damages Awarded In Florida Tobacco Case ($$)

J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Sept. 18 were ordered by a Florida jury to pay $1 million to a plaintiff for the...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 24, 2018 04:33
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