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[California] Will San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco spark a national trend?

This week’s vote on San Francisco’s Proposition E was expected to be close, but the measure is passing with nearly 70 percent of the vote. That’s an insurmountable lead even though mail-in ballots are still being counted. The ban includes all flavored to
PBS
added Jul 20, 2018 01:49
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VIDEO: STAFFORD : Flavor Fight | FDA Should Listen to People Not Bots

As RegWatch first reported, a minimum of 250,000 bot submitted fake form-letters that are anti-flavors and anti-vaping in nature overwhelmed servers at Regulations.gov putting the entire public consultation process at risk. FDA could decide to throw out
RegulatorWatch.com (ca)
added Jul 19, 2018 18:03
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[UK] World's biggest tobacco firm under fire over 'disgraceful' PR stunt

“a digraceful PR stunt” by offering to help NHS staff quit smoking to help mark the service’s 70th birthday. Philip Morris International (PMI), which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is under fire for apparently trying to breach global rules which stipulate t
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 15:14
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2018 Second-Quarter Results

This revised full-year forecast primarily reflects the effect of certain product and marketing initiatives, elements of which were first announced at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in May 2018, notably: The worldwide introduction of the next generat
Business Wire
added Jul 19, 2018 15:10
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Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome—sometimes known as "cot death—according to new research published in the Journal of Physiology. Sud
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:22
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[Connecticut] VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks.
PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 23:06
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[UK] $15 Billion Silicon Valley Upstart Takes on Big Tobacco in U.K.

Silicon Valley startup Juul Labs Inc. will begin selling its e-cigarettes in the U.K. this week seeking to replicate its runaway U.S. success -- though with a smaller nicotine hit. A Juul starter kit -- including the device, a battery charger and four l
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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GLANTZ: Another well-done longitudinal study shows e-cigs depress smoking cessation

The bottom line: Smokers who used e-cigarettes quit smoking at half the rate of smokers who did not use e-cigarettes (9.4% among e-cig users vs. 18.9% among those who didn’t). The kind of product and intensity of use did not affect the results, nor did
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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E-cigarette adverts and children’s perceptions of tobacco smoking harms: an experimental study and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions This study adds to existing evidence that exposure to e-cigarette adverts reduces children’s perceptions of the harm of occasional tobacco smoking.
British Medical Journal
added Jul 18, 2018 02:39
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Reynolds Vapor prepares national launch of new e-cig rival to Juul

is preparing a nationwide launch in August of its version of a “pod mod” similar to the Juul vaping delivery mechanism. The goal is to have Vuse Alto in national distribution by November, Ricardo Oberlander said Tuesday. Oberlander is a longtime BAT exec
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2018 02:01
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