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Vaping Is the New Smoking. Is That a Good Thing?

3.2% of U.S. adults (about 7.5 million) said they used e-cigarettes, and it’s even more common among teens. Nearly 12% of high schoolers vape; they especially favor Juul, the brand that dominates the U.S. market. It’s still unclear whether e-cigs are sa
TIME Magazine
added Jul 3, 2018 08:18
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Impact of public smoking bans on children’s exposure to tobacco smoke at home: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The assumption of a displacement of smoking into homes with children due to smoke-free legislation in public places could not be confirmed. Additional research is needed to analyse long-term trends.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:45
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Maybe Philip Morris's iQOS E-Cig Won't Be a Big Hit After All

disappointing first-quarter earnings report has weighed heavily on the tobacco industry, after the company experienced a dramatic drop off in sales of its next-generation heat-not-burn tobacco system in Japan. The worry is that the device won't be able to
Motley Fool
added Jun 25, 2018 15:19
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Johnny Depp talks multi-million dollar lawsuit, deep depression in explosive Rolling Stone interview

3. Depp and Tom Petty had been longtime friends so the musician's death impacted him greatly "We'd call each other and ask, 'Hey, you still smoking?'" Depp said. "Tom would go, 'Yeah, I'm still smoking,' and I'd feel better: 'Well, if Tom is still smoki
Nine (au)
added Jun 23, 2018 17:22
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The entry into force of the Protocol is becoming imminent with Chad’s and Brazil’s accession

With the accession by Chad and Brazil, respectively on 13th and 14th June 2018, the Protocol now has 39 Parties and only two more are needed [1] by 2nd of July for the Protocol to enter into force on time to hold the first session of the Meeting of the P
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:37
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If Trump Legalizes Cannabis on the Federal Level, the Sector Could Boom

CV Sciences initial drug candidate (CVSI-007) is a chewing gum that combines CBD and nicotine, which the Company believes has the potential to effectively treat smokeless tobacco use and addiction.
PR Newswire
added Jun 23, 2018 10:49
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Public Health Leaders Note Great Progress in National Adult Smoking Rate Reduction, But More Needs to be Done

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) believes that these findings represent a major public health success, but more work needs to be done, as cigarette smoking is responsible for almost 500,000 deaths each year and the toll of
PR Newswire
added Jun 23, 2018 10:49
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Terminator movie PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Linda Hamilton, 61, looks as toned as she did in 1984 film as she is seen on set for first time

And later she was seen on the Juliet balcony of a terracotta building as she smoked away on a cigarette.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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Trump administration plan would shift USDA programs

The shift would leave FDA to focus on “drugs, devices, biologics, tobacco, dietary supplements, and cosmetics” after shifting about 5,000 FDA employees and $1.3 billion from FDA to the new USDA agency. This new agency would “cover virtually all the foods
Agri-Pulse
added Jun 22, 2018 22:06
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Trump Floats Moving All Food Safety Oversight To USDA ($$)

would give the agency the full mandate and budget it needs to oversee the entire U.S. food supply and would free up resources ... could focus on regulating drugs, medical devices and tobacco. "USDA demonstrates strong and...
Law360
added Jun 22, 2018 21:59
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