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[Asia] Japan to investigate e-cigarette safety after formaldehyde findings

Safety debate re-ignited after one brand was found to contain up to 10 times more formaldehyde than conventional cigarettes
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:31
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[Japan] Gov't study finds carcinogens in nicotine-free electronic cigarettes

An expert committee of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said analysis showed that for some e-cigarettes without nicotine, 110 times the amount of the carcinogen formaldehyde was detected compared to regular cigarettes after around five minutes o
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 28, 2014 13:26
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Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene

High levels of benzene, a chemical in crude oil and gasoline, are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after they attend social events where the water pipes are used, a new report says.
Reuters
added Nov 28, 2014 12:34
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[Japan] Carbonyl Compounds Generated from Electronic Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

In some cases, extremely high concentrations of these carbonyl compounds are generated, and may contribute to various health effects. Suppliers, risk management organizations, and users of e-cigarettes should be aware of this phenomenon.
MDPI AG (ch)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:09
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[Japan] E-cigarettes 'contain 10 TIMES more cancer-causing chemicals than regular cigarettes'

Higher levels of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde found in e-cigarettes Formaldehyde is found in building materials and embalming fluids Acetaldehyde is used in industrial plants to make acids and chemicals Research was commissioned by Japan's health minist
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:08
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E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens: Japan research

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:06
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[Japan] Report: Risk Of Cancer From Some E-Cigarettes

Some e-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents found in regular tobacco, according to a survey carried out for the Japanese health ministry. The electronic devices, considered to be a healthier alternative to ordinary cigaret
Sky News (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:05
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[Florida] Plaintiff’s Attorney in Tobacco Suit: Addiction Fueled Smoker’s Cancer-Causing Habit

T. Hardee Bass argues that Nick Perrotto’s nicotine addiction drove decades of his smoking. Bass represented Perrotto’s wife, Deborah, in her suit against tobacco manufacturers, claiming that they engaged in manufacturing and marketing schemes that led t
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:40
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Hookah, as Health Risk, Still Qualifies as Smoking

Smoking through a hookah is not harmless, according to a new study. In addition to the usual tobacco carcinogens, dangerous levels of benzene are inhaled from the lump of smoldering charcoal that ignites the moist tobacco mixture.
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 20:45
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Evaluation of Toxicant and Carcinogen Metabolites in the Urine of e-Cigarette Users Versus Cigarette Smokers

Levels of 1-HOP, total NNAL, 3-HPMA, 2-HPMA, HMPMA, and SPMA were significantly lower in the urine of e-cigarette users compared to cigarette smokers. Levels of nicotine and cotinine were significantly lower in e-cigarette users compared to cigarette smok
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:38
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