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More than half of Utah teens who say they drink alcohol also use e-cigarettes, survey finds

Utah youth who drink alcohol also frequently use electronic cigarettes, a new state survey has found. Nearly 60 percent of teenagers who said they drank in the previous month also said they used e-cigarettes or other vaping products, according to the po
Salt Lake Tribune
added Mar 1, 2018 23:53
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[New Zealand] Acceptability of electronic cigarettes as an option to replace tobacco smoking for alcoholics admitted to hospital for detoxification ($$)

Smoking tobacco is an addiction which, for some, is very difficult to give up, even during hospital admissions. In New Zealand and in many other countries smoking is banned within…
New Zealand Medical Journal (nz)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:55
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Tobacco at 21

Our view: Raising the minimum age to buy tobacco in Maryland from 18 to 21 would save lives and bring tobacco laws in line with alcohol restrictions
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 24, 2018 14:04
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[Maryland] LETTER: Raising age to legally buy tobacco promotes disrespect of the law

As a public health professional, I have to disagree with The Baltimore Sun....and my more orthodox public health colleagues... To come now and say to young adults that “you are old enough now to do all the above adult activities, except drink alcohol and
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 24, 2018 14:04
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes could have a positive impact in hospital environments, research finds

Dr Penelope Truman from Massey University's School of Health Sciences said their research found e-cigarettes could aid patients battling alcohol addiction and patients admitted to psychiatric units. More than 40 patients at Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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[UK] Mother, 43, died in house fire after dropping lit cigarette on the sofa and then falling asleep after a night drinking alone

Natasha Taylor suffered 80 per cent burns after falling asleep with a lit cigarette Mrs Taylor, 42, who dozed off on the sofa, had a history of being a heavy drinker She was 'unable to react to the threat of a fire' due to high levels of alcohol in he
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:30
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Varenicline for tobacco-dependence treatment in alcohol-dependent smokers: A randomized controlled trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Varenicline is safe and efficacious for increasing smoking abstinence rates in smokers with alcohol abuse or dependence. Varenicline may decrease alcohol consumption in this population of smokers.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:51
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Cigars And Tequila Are 'Complementary' Products, TTAB Says ($$)

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has ruled that a Ternura brand of cigars is confusingly similar to a same-named line of tequila, saying the two types of product are "complementary" and linked in the minds of consumers. In an opinion issued Feb. 1, t
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 05:57
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[China] Drinking hot tea increases your risk of esophageal cancer FIVE-fold, new study claims

The new study by scientists in China found drinking tea heated to over 65C was associated with a five-fold increased risk for esophageal cancer when combined with excessive drinking or heavy smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 23:43
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Hot Tea Drinking Linked with Esophageal Cancer

But can a study enroll so many people that it becomes difficult to interpret the results? In this Deep Dive, F. Perry Wilson, MD, give a hot take.
MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2018 16:55
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