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Large declines seen in teen substance abuse, delinquency

Adolescents who smoke cigarettes or use alcohol or marijuana may be at greater risk for subsequent abuse of prescription opioids as young adults, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine. Recommended for you Large declines seen in teen substan
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:44
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[UK] New 'smokeless' tobacco device, predicted to overtake vaping, has 90% less toxic substances than cigarettes, tests reveal

The Glo device was tested by its manufacturer British American Tobacco It heats tobacco instead of burning it, so doesn't produce smoke toxicants Found e-cigarette and other new generation products had similar lowered levels Earlier report predicts heat-
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 12:42
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[UK] E-cigarettes: Cross-party group of MPs launches inquiry

MPs are to carry out an inquiry into e-cigarettes amid concerns there are "significant gaps" in what is known about them and how they are regulated. The science and technology committee will look at their effectiveness as a stop-smoking tool and the impa
BBC Online
added Oct 25, 2017 12:41
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Medicaid Coverage Expansions and Cigarette Smoking Cessation Among Low-income Adults

Findings are consistent with the hypothesis that Medicaid coverage expansions may have increased smoking cessation among low-income adults without dependent children via greater access to preventive health care services, including evidence-based smoking
Medical Care
added Nov 14, 2017 13:06
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[UK] Woman, 46, who 'swindled £72,000 disability benefits claiming her asthma was so bad she could barely walk was secretly filmed winning a Gold karate medal before smoking a cigarette as she popped to and from her car’

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:04
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al.: MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION ... (PDF)

Plaintiffs acknowledge none of these risks. Their brief gives no inkling that nicotine is highly addictive, that cigar and pipe tobacco smoke is carcinogenic, or that their products, when used as directed, may be lethal. Instead, Plaintiffs contend that c
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 27, 2017 15:53
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GLANTZ: New evidence that e-cigs damage human lungs more than conventional cigs

They found “a unique e-cigarette-induced innate lung response that includes markers of aberrant neutrophilic response and altered mucin secretion and indicate that the effects of e-cigarettes are overlapping with yet distinct from those observed in otherw
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[UK] The Unique Explosion Dangers of E-Cigarettes

According to a FEMA and U.S. Fire Authority report on e-cigarette explosions released in July 2017, the “combination of an electronic cigarette with a lithium-ion is a new and unique hazard” in the U.S. The FEMA report which evaluated e-cigarette explos
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Health survey Northern Ireland: first results 2016/17

Department of Health Northern Ireland (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:07
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Is Japan losing the fight against smoke-free legislation?

If the silent majority of non-smokers’ voices are not heard because of the vocal minority of smokers, the problem Japan will be facing will be profound. Given that politicians in Japan are often forced to agree with the party’s decisions (known as Tougi-k
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 17:18
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