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Cannabis Vaping Gains Foothold Among Schoolkids

In 2016, about one in 11 U.S. youths in grades 6-12 had used cannabis extracts in electronic cigarette devices, according to a large federal survey -- which was about one-third of those who had ever used e-cigarette devices overall.
MedPage Today
added Sep 20, 2018 11:17
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[Asia, India] ITC Hotels acquires Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa

New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:25
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Egyptian tobacco firm Eastern announces 5:1 share split

Eastern Co will conduct a 5:1 share split on September 27, Egypt’s top cigarette maker said on Wednesday. The nominal value of each share will be 1 Egyptian pound ($0.0560) instead of five, it said. $1 = 17.8600 Egyptian pounds Reporting by Ehab Farouk;
Reuters
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Air pollution could be responsible for 60,000 cases of dementia in the UK, with people exposed to dirty air 40% more likely to develop the disease

The disease is thought to be largely caused by genetics, with smoking, obesity and lack of exercise increasing the risk. But the study suggests air pollution also plays a major role. More than 40,000 people in the UK are thought to die early every year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Black Mirror is almost a reality: China says it's on track to launch its dystopian scorecard system that ranks citizens on every aspect of their behaviour by 2020

Fraud, tax evasion and smoking in non-smoking areas can drop your ranking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Scientists Map Interactions between Head and Neck Cancer and HPV Virus

“The human proteins we found interacting with HPV are involved in both virus- and tobacco-related cancers, which means they could be potential targets for the development of new drugs or therapies.”
Gladstone Institutes [UCSF]
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[California] UCSF Receives $20 Million to Study New Tobacco Products

to study the impacts of new and emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs), which heat tobacco without combustion.
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[Virginia] VCU’s Center for the Study of Tobacco Products receives nearly $20M grant to predict outcomes of tobacco product regulations

The $19.78 million grant will be used to launch a five-year project focused on predicting the outcomes of government regulations of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Telemedicine startup Roman just raised $88M to help you quit smoking

A funding to expand from men’s health into smoking cessation and other healthcare verticals, the company announced today. By going direct-to-consumer, Roman—which today shortens its name to Ro—sidesteps many of the
Fast Company
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Retailer Calls FDA Attack on E-Cig Flavors ‘Disingenuous’

Retailers contacted by CSP Daily News responded with little surprise. “I believe this is one of many new initiatives from the FDA with the goal of helping create a healthier population from Scott Gottlieb’s viewpoint,” said Lonnie McQuirter, operator of
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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