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[Montana] LETTERS: Letters to the editor for and against I-185, the proposed tobacco tax hike to continue medicaid expansion

We at the Montana Guardian Group oppose I-185 — not because we are funded by big-tobacco dark money (we are not); nor because we believe the use of tobacco products should be more widespread (we do not); but because we are Montanans, and we believe our C
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:07
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Liam Payne quits smoking through hypnosis

after working with hypnotist to the stars, Max Kirsten - who has helped the likes of Adele and Ewan McGregor kick the habit - Liam was able to "tap into his subconscious mind" to alter his view of cigarettes to allow him to become "smoke free". A source
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 19, 2018 02:05
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[Montana] Helena commission advances ban on self-service tobacco displays, but nixes other restrictions

gave its initial approval Monday night to only part of an ordinance that seeks to prohibit the sale of tobacco products in self-service displays. A
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:03
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[Montana] NIEMANN: Public Health: Beware of tobacco in sheep’s clothing

The variety of flavors, brightly colored packaging, and youthful styling are all marketing tactics to get our children addicted to nicotine. It’s our job to support policies that protect our children and teach them to make healthy decisions that will ser
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:02
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LETTER: Tobacco industry not concerned with Montanans

There is transparency in the absurd amount of money Big Tobacco is throwing into the oppositional campaign. The tobacco industry is not concerned with Montanans, and is advocating for the removal of support services that allow our patients to pursue heal
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:01
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[Montana] City commission will put local tobacco ordinance to first vote Monday

The Helena City Commission will hold its first vote Monday on a new city ordinance that would regulate where and how local residents purchase tobacco products. State law already prohibits sale of tobacco products to minors under the Access to Tobacco Pr
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 01:57
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[Ireland] Famine victims had badly rotten teeth due to heavy smoking new study reveals

New research has found that smoking was rampant among Irish during the time of the famine, and the majority of adults had rotten teeth due to the habit. A study carried out by leading bioarchaeologist Dr. Jonny Geber examined the teeth of 363 impoverishe
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Oct 19, 2018 01:55
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E-cigarette additives found to have dangerous side effects

A new study examined the harmful effects found in the flavorings and additives that are used in e-cigarettes, as the researchers found they can alter lung function, cause inflammation throughout the body, and increase mucus production.
Consumer Affairs
added Oct 19, 2018 01:53
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E-Cigarette Flavorings, Additives Increase Inflammation and Impair Lung Function, Study Finds

also found that short-term exposure to e-cigarettes was enough to cause lung inflammation similar or worse than that seen in traditional cigarette use. The research was chosen as an APSselect article for October. E-cigarettes, popular battery-powered dev
American Physiological Society
added Oct 19, 2018 01:52
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E-cigarette additives increase inflammation and impair lung function, study finds

Flavoring and additive ingredients in e-cigarettes may increase inflammation and impair lung function, according to new research. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, also found
EurekAlert
added Oct 19, 2018 01:50
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