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GLANTZ: Calif Health Watchdog Finds High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals in the Majority of Nearly 100 E-cigarettes Tested

They have also filed a notice to sue the e-cigarette companies under California Proposition 65. Filing that action gives California Attorney General Kamala Harris (who is running for US Senate) 60 days to take up the case on behalf of the people of Cali
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:35
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Switching from conventional to electronic cigarettes reduced toxicant exposure, even for dual users

"We found that e-cigarette use significantly reduced exposure to carbon monoxide and acrolein over a four-week period," added McRobbie. "The reduction was greatest in those who switched to e-cigarettes completely, but even those who were dual users at fo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:07
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Emerging tobacco-related cancer risks in China: A nationwide, prospective study of 0.5 million adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

smoking now causes a quarter of all adult male cancers. High male uptake rates before the age of 20 years and nearly universal use of cigarettes foreshadow substantial tobacco-attributed risks in China unless there is widespread cessation.
Cancer
added Sep 3, 2015 10:45
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[Asia] Men in China face increasing tobacco-related cancer risks

smoking now causes nearly a quarter of all cancers in adult males. .. Tobacco-related deaths have been declining steadily in most developed countries; however, China now produces and consumes about 40 percent of the world's cigarettes, with much of the ra
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 3, 2015 10:43
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US health watchdog to take legal action against e-cigarette makers

Center for Environmental Health says tests concluded majority of popular brands contained cancer-causing chemicals formaldehyde and acetaldehyde / Critics say e-cigarettes may be a stalking horse for Big Tobacco, in order to rehabilitate the act of smoki
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 10:41
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[California] A Smoking Gun: Cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes (PDF)

Twenty-one of the 24 companies whose products were tested had at least one product that produced high levels of one or both of these chemicals, in violation of California’s consumer protection law, Proposition 65. CEH is taking legal action against th
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 21:19
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NOTICE OF VIOLATION / California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act / Formaldehyde Exposures Resulting From Use Of Electronic Cigarette Devices (PDF)

This Notice addresses consumer exposures to formaldehyde. Use of the products identified in this Notice results in human exposures to formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is produced when electronic cigarette devices are used in the intended manner. The primary rou
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 20:51
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Health Watchdog Finds High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals in the Majority of Nearly 100 E-cigarettes Tested

Legal action launched to hold e-cigarette makers accountable for failure to warn consumers
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 20:44
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E-cigs produce hazardous chemicals

The nonprofit Center for Environmental Health today announced that most of the 97 e-cigs and other “vaping’’ products it recently had tested are not as safe... “A Smoking Gun: Cancer Causing Chemicals in E-cigarettes,” is touted as the “first-ever large
Philly blogs
added Sep 2, 2015 20:42
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Former smoker who lost his voice box to throat cancer poses as a newsstand cashier selling cigarettes so he can warn customers about the horrific dangers of smoking

João Cândido, from the Brazilian state of Paraña, was diagnosed with larynx cancer 14 years after he stopped smoking two packs a day... The Brazilian public service announcement reminds people what can happen when smoking doesn't kill them
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:55
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