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CHAPMAN: Is nicotine really as safe as e-cigarette supporters make out?

the long-term consequences of inhaling an average of 200 and up to 600 times a day a soup of vaporized flavouring and other chemicals approved for ingestion but not inhalation will not be known for many years.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 14, 2016 15:30
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Tony Gwynn was using smokeless tobacco in his final days

Still, Gwynn believed it and, Lawrence notes, Gwynn continued to dip snuff until he died all the same, hiding it in cans of synthetic snuff and sneaking to convenience stores to buy it where the clerks tried to talk him out of it. Related to his cancer o
NBC Sports
added Jun 4, 2016 12:34
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Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds

fell, by 77 percent for stroke, by 68 percent for heart disease, by 18 percent for cancer, and by 17 percent for diabetes....The death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment often associated with smoking, doubled during the period.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:28
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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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[Massachusetts] PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS’ MOTION IN LIMINE TO EXCLUDE DR. HAMMOND’S TESTIMONY REGARDING FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS (PDF)

In his report, Dr. Hammond discusses feasible designs which could have reduced smokers’ exposure to carcinogenic tars. Ex. B. They include lower tar cigarettes, e-cigarettes, reduced nicotine cigarettes, and cigarettes with fewer tobacco-specific nitro
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:33
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Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention Study

“Tobacco tax, for instance, we’re the lowest in the country,” spokesperson Stacy Reliford says. “Not having a statewide smoke-free law, and then also our tobacco prevention cessation funding. And so we are doing a little bit better, but we are still next
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 7, 2015 12:57
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Survey: California slipping on anti-tobacco policies to fight cancer

Once a national leader in anti-tobacco efforts, California is slipping in some key measures, including its low cigarette tax...The study comes as California lawmakers are debating several contentious tobacco-related bills in special session. In Californi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 6, 2015 11:50
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HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality (PDF)

By passing proven public health policies to prevent tobacco use and help those addicted quit, increase access to affordable health coverage for people with cancer and their families and promote patient access to palliative care that improves their qua
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 6, 2015 11:41
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SIEGEL: Dr. Alan Blum Points Out Big Tobacco Connections of Sponsor of Film on Cancer

published an interesting op-ed last Friday in the Tuscaloosa News. The commentary reveals that several of the sponsors of the recent PBS documentary on cancer as well as the Stand Up to Cancer telethon have strong connections to Big Tobacco and are actua
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 8, 2015 12:39
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[Florida] Philip Morris Defense Prevails in $22M Laryngeal Cancer Suit

found Philip Morris-brand cigarettes did not cause the cancer that cost Jose Vila his larynx. A decades-long smoker, Vila sought up to $21.9 million in damages in his Engle progeny claim against the tobacco company. However, Robert McCarter, representing
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:21
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