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Millions Try E-Cigarettes, But Many Stop

"The decline in current use, but increase in those who have tried e-cigarettes, may suggest that some individuals are trying but not continuing use of e-cigarettes," said lead researcher Dr. Wei Bao. He's an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Uni
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 15, 2018 22:02
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More Americans are trying e-cigarettes - but fewer are taking it up as a long-term habit, new figures show

Adults who said they have tried vaping at least once reached just over 15 percent in 2016, versus 12.6 percent in 2014. That means an estimated 33 million...Bao warns it could mean more non-smokers may be exposing themselves to nicotine, while fewer smoke
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2018 22:01
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blu Partners with Chef & Restaurateur Eddie Huang for blu Tasting Room Tour at Regional Pop Culture Events across America

The blu Tasting Rooms will run from May through September, in conjunction with various cultural and entertainment events scheduled in major cities such as Denver, Miami... centered on the newly launched myblu™ Liquidpod flavors. Each custom event will be
Business Wire
added May 15, 2018 21:51
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ROEDER: WHO wants to ban trans fats – that's just one reason they should be defunded

declared tobacco control as the organization’s biggest priority. Chan conveniently left out the massive shortcomings of WHO in dealing with Ebola. She also underlined WHO’s ignorance towards harm reduction innovations such as electronic cigarettes by clai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 15, 2018 21:47
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D.C. COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF FDA IN CIGAR REGULATION LAWSUIT

U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ruled in favor the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in almost all parts of the lawsuit: upholding the core fo the rule itself, the requirements for warning labels and the payment of user fees. His decision was
HalfWheel
added May 15, 2018 20:03
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[New York] Yates approves smoking ban

PENN YAN — Following speaker after speaker who called for a smoking ban on Yates County property, the county Legislature on Monday passed a local law doing just that. The law, which doesn’t go into effect until Jan. 1, 2019, prohibits the use of tobacco
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added May 15, 2018 20:01
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[Virginia] Driver was fined $100 for smoking while kid was in the car. Some say that goes too far

A Virginia Beach driver's $100 fine for smoking with a child in the car sparked backlash across the web. Many called it a government overreach. Several states have laws banning smoking with children present.
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 15, 2018 20:00
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The Child Labor in Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Fields

HRW researcher Margaret Wurth tells The Nation that “if authorities want tobacco to be central to the economy, to be a pillar of the country’s economic recovery, they need to make sure that the workers and the small-scale farmers sustaining the industry
The Nation
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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Standard Diversified Inc. Reports Financial Results for Its First Quarter Ended March 31, 2018

Ian Estus, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are extremely excited about the growth and momentum generated during the first quarter of 2018, primarily driven through acquisitions, including the purchase of an insurance business with roughly $50 milli
Business Wire
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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Xcaliber International Receives SE Orders from The FDA

"Xcaliber is among the first 4th Tier manufacturers to receive substantial equivalence orders," said Chief Operating Officer Derrick Taylor. "With these orders, Xcaliber is poised to better serve its wholesale and retail partners in the 40-plus states in
PR Newswire
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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