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[California] Tony Gwynn's Family Says Tobacco Co. At Fault For Death ($$)

Family members of Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on Monday filed a wrongful death suit in California court, alleging that a tobacco company lured him into an addiction to smokeless tobacco that made him an unwitting promoter of the products and eventua
added May 26, 2016 00:17

[UK] Swapping one vice for another? Ex-smokers who end up becoming ADDICTED to nicotine gum

His case is far from unusual. While gum was meant to bridge the gap between addiction and freedom for smokers, many have trouble weaning themselves off it. They now have a new addiction: to gum, with 10 per cent chewing it four times longer than they sho
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 13:10

[UK] MOSLEY: Viewpoint: Are e-cigarettes really a menace?

I've recently spent a couple of months making a documentary about e-cigarettes, trying to find out truth behind the headlines. I took up heavy vaping ...smoking kills around 100,000 a year. Anything which gets people off cigarettes is going to save a lot
BBC Online
added May 20, 2016 13:55

Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More

their heavy drinking speeds up how quickly their body breaks down nicotine, a new study suggests. "Our study showed that chronic heavy alcohol consumption may lead to an increase in the rate of nicotine metabolism, which could be one contributing factor
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 19, 2016 16:20

Capitalizing on a teachable moment motivates parents of kids with asthma to quit smoking

Parents who smoke are more likely to quit smoking after receiving motivational smoking cessation counseling following a "teachable moment" (TM) such as witnessing their child experience an asthma attack.
Medical Xpress (
added May 17, 2016 15:57

[Ireland] McGrath defends 'personal views' on smoking

The newly appointed Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Disability made the controversial remarks over the weekend to much public outcry. Defending his comments on Monday, the Independent TD told reporters: “I have my own personal views a
UTV Ireland (ie)
added May 16, 2016 19:41

Shock as Junior Irish Health Minister calls for smoking in pubs and restaurants

In a head-scratching move Ireland’s Junior Minister for Health, Finian McGrath, who serves in the cabinet, has called for smoking to be allowed in designated areas in pubs and restaurants because smokers are hopelessly addicted. “We smokers have an addi
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added May 16, 2016 19:35

[Oklahoma] Tulsa World Editorial: Federal regulation of e-cigarettes makes sense, but should be firmer

But, in the end, e-cigarettes are a means of marketing an addictive drug, and it needs serious government regulation to protect the public.
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 12, 2016 15:55

EDITORIAL: The FDA finally steps up on e-cigarettes

E-cigarette businesses, whether small or large, are mixing highly addictive batches of chemicals and selling them with almost no federal oversight. Figuring out what is in these products is necessary for figuring out how dangerous they are — and how to m
Washington Post
added May 11, 2016 18:52

The Upshot: E-Cigarettes Are Safer, but Not Exactly Safe

we shouldn’t believe that e-cigarettes result in the inhalation of “harmless water vapor,” but we can accept that they are most likely much safer than conventional cigarettes... The overall goal should be to get children and adolescents to quit all types
New York Times
added May 10, 2016 12:54
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