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Epidemiological evidence on environmental tobacco smoke and cancers other than lung or breast

our conclusion that the epidemiological evidence does not convincingly demonstrate that ETS exposure causes any of the cancers studied....We also thank colleagues for providing helpful comments, and Japan Tobacco International Ltd. for financial support.
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Jun 27, 2016 14:40

[Canada] ‘Considerable proportion’ of cancer patients keep smoking despite risks, study finds

Not even cancer can be enough to scare smokers off cigarettes, suggests new Canadian research that shows a significant proportion keep smoking after being handed a cancer diagnosis. Researchers found “minimal differences” in smoking behaviours between
National Post (ca)
added Jun 27, 2016 14:29

[Canada] 'Considerable proportion' of cancer patients keep smoking despite risks, study finds

Researchers found “minimal differences” in smoking behaviours between those with cancer and those without. One in five Canadians who answered yes in a national health survey when asked, “Do you have cancer,” also reported smoking daily or occasionally,
National Post (ca)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:32

[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Win $17M Cancer Death Trial ($$)

not liable in a $17 million trial over the lung cancer death of a longtime smoker, saying that while she was addicted, the addiction was not a legal cause of her...
added Jun 23, 2016 21:06

A randomized controlled trial of progressively reduced nicotine content cigarettes on smoking behaviors, biomarkers of exposure, and subjective ratings

Reduced nicotine content (RNC) cigarette use does not appear to increase harm exposure... Findings suggest that RNC use does not ubiquitously reduce smoking behaviors or biomarkers, yet the lowest RNC level tested may reduce harm exposure. This emphasizes
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jun 23, 2016 21:00

New Study Shows Cigarettes Containing 22nd Century’s Proprietary Tobacco Reduce Smoking and Toxicant Exposure

the Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention (CEBP) journal has published a new independent study which found that using 22nd Century’s proprietary Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigarettes “may reduce harm exposure.” Further, “negative smoking behaviors
Business Wire
added Jun 23, 2016 20:16

E-cigarette retailers taken to court in world first action by Australia's consumer watchdog - for 'claiming products were safe when they contained cancer-causing chemicals'

The Australian consumer watchdog is prosecuting two e-cigarette retailers It alleges they sold 'safe' products containing herbicide and embalming fluid
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2016 18:10

[Australia] ACCC takes action against e-cigarette suppliers for alleged misleading “no toxic chemicals” claims

The ACCC alleges that the two companies, Social-Lites Pty Ltd (Social-Lites) and Elusion New Zealand Limited (Elusion), breached the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) by making representations on their websites from at least August 2015 that the e-cigarette
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (au)
added Jun 20, 2016 18:09

[Australia] ACCC launches federal court action against e-cigarette companies over allegedly misleading 'non-toxic' claims

A 15-second video posted to the Social-Lites website included text that read "No Carcinogens, No Smoke & No Tar". Both have since been removed. But chemicals including formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acrolein were found in e-cigarettes products made and s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2016 18:07

Australian watchdog files suit against e-cigarette retailers

Australia's consumer watchdog has launched a lawsuit in the Federal Court against two e-cigarette retailers, saying the companies misled consumers with claims that their products are not carcinogenic. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission sa
added Jun 20, 2016 14:39
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