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high nicotine e-cigarettes may reverse declines in youth tobacco use

without stronger regulation, high-tech e-cigarettes that can deliver nicotine at levels comparable to cigarettes — like JUUL and the many similar products and copycats — could “undo years of progress if a new generation of young people becomes addicted t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:02
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[North Carolina] Florence: Wading the miles in Fayetteville for love and cigarettes

Patrick Wolvin waded out in search of cigarettes. "My wife's sitting on the porch with a shotgun right now," he said. "Have you ever seen a woman who smokes when she's out of cigarettes?" Compared to that, Hurricane Florence and its aftermath never sto
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:04
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SULLUM: New restrictions on e-cigarettes will deter adult smokers from switching

The percentage of teenagers who vape often enough to become addicted to nicotine is much smaller. In the 2015 NYTS, for example, just 2.5 percent of high school students (16 percent of current users) reported vaping on 20 or more days in the previous mon
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:01
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[Florida] RJR Slapped With $6.5M Verdict Over Musician's Mouth Cancer

a $6.5 million verdict Tuesday for the part jurors found the company played in the mouth cancer a Florida musician developed after years of smoking. Harewood v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007-CA-46331.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:48
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[Minnesota] Study: How do you make people quit smoking? Make cigarettes suck

Out of the study’s 1,250-smoker sample, volunteers who had their smokes’ nicotine levels dramatically reduced right away – down to just 2 or 3 percent of what you’d find in a market-grade cigarette – smoked less and had fewer carcinogens throwing a party
City Pages
added Sep 20, 2018 16:55
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[Connecticut] $20 Million Grant Will Fund Continued Research by Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

to continue to investigate the influence of flavors and sweeteners, and other constituents, on the appeal and addictive potential of traditional tobacco products and newer products like e-cigarettes.
Yale School of Medicine
added Sep 19, 2018 20:18
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EDITORIAL: Our view: E-cigs must change or die

Yes, tobacco is a legal product, and adults can make the decision to smoke if they want. But the health risks are undeniable, as is the addictive nature of nicotine. Many start smoking thinking they can quit whenever they want. It’s rarely that easy. It’
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 17, 2018 17:08
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HHS Chief Azar: Regulators aren't going to to let e-cigarettes become a 'pathway to nicotine dependency'

Azar said he "completely supports" the FDA in its proposed crackdown Friday in an interview with CNBC's "Squawk on the Street." A father of teens himself, he said he sees the "pervasiveness" and "rapid spread" of teen e-cigarette use. FDA Commissioner S
CNBC
added Sep 17, 2018 15:24
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[Massachusetts] Heavy Smoking And Asbestos Brake Dust Blamed For Man’s Death At Lung Cancer Trial

- A Massachusetts state court jury heard opening statements on Friday in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a mechanic who died of lung cancer allegedly caused by years of heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos-containing brake dust.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:53
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[UK] AUDIO: Call You and Yours: Quitting Smoking

How hard is it to quit smoking? Have you tried and failed or tried and succeeded?
BBC Online
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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