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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

Immediate effects of cigar smoking on respiratory mechanics and exhaled biomarkers; differences between young smokers with mild asthma and otherwise healthy young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

CS has immediate effects on pulmonary function. Mild asthma predisposes to higher increase of peripheral resistance(increased fdr). In otherwise healthy smokers, central resistance(R20Hz) is more affected. FENO levels are not significantly affected by CS
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:24
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The Hip Hop peer crowd: An opportunity for intervention to reduce tobacco use among at-risk youth [FREE FULL TEXT]

Alternative youth were most at risk of cigarette smoking, followed by Hip Hop. Specifically, Hip Hop youth were significantly less likely to be Non-susceptible Non-triers than Popular, Mainstream, and Country youth, and more likely to be Experimenters th
Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 9, 2018 19:55

[Arizona] Allhands: Can the FDA make cigarettes less addictive? 2 reasons to be skeptical

It seems dangerous to tell teens that one of the major consequences to smoking no longer exists. And it seems like a bad idea to move nicotine to the black market, where products could emerge that kill people even faster.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36

[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

“Secondhand Smoke Is Poison” campaign re-launches this week. The campaign encourages smokers to quit or take it outside, ensuring children and grandchildren are not regularly exposed to smoke in indoor spaces. Figures from the British Thoracic Society in
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36

CVS Intensifies Anti-Tobacco Fight In Third Year

CVS Health isn’t wavering from its push to curtail smoking and the use of tobacco products, more than three years after its move to end cigarette sales grabbed national headlines and bipartisan praise. On Monday, CVS said it will spend $10 million this
added Mar 20, 2018 01:50

Netflix in hot water for 'glamourising' tobacco use

In today's climate, Netflix's increased portrayal of tobacco usage was so unusual that a few Reddit users noticed it last summer, prompting one user to begin a thread titled "Did Netflix get in bed with Big Tobacco?"
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:46

Streaming services such as Netflix have more sex, violence — and, it turns out, smoking

The Truth Initiative — the nonprofit anti-tobacco organization — released a study that compared seven popular Netflix shows to seven popular broadcast shows. In this sample it found Netflix’s shows featured characters smoking almost three times as often
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 20, 2018 01:45

FDA Publishes Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes

Henry Sicignano III, President and Chief Executive Officer of 22nd Century Group, will meet this week with institutional investors in New York, Chicago and Boston to discuss the industry-wide implications of the FDA’s sweeping new plan.
Business Wire
added Mar 20, 2018 01:41

Florida High Court Orders Reconsideration Of New Engle Progeny Trial Motion ($$)

The Florida Supreme Court on March 16 granted a petition for review and without explanation ordered that a trial court re-examine a plaintiff’s motion for a new trial in light of its decision in a case that held that comparative fault does not apply to En
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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