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A Hotter Vape Emits Higher Levels of Carcinogens, Study Shows

Concerns have been raised in the past about the possibly toxic emissions that e-cigarettes produce, from formaldehyde to diacetyl—a chemical linked to a severe lung disease. And this study found two new toxins never before detected, propylene oxide and g
Vice.com
added Jul 28, 2016 16:00
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Study Finds More Chemical Causes For Concern In E-Cigarette Vapor

Dr. Hugo Destaillats and his team at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory identified two new probable carcinogens previously not thought to be in e-cigarette vapor: propylene oxide and glycidol. The "probable carcinogens" category also includes red
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jul 27, 2016 18:38
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LETTER: O'HARA: Tobacco control must be part of ending cancer

Prevention would require taking on the tobacco industry, a major cause of cancer, and that appears to be taboo for this administration. Without meaningful tobacco controls, the moonshot will miss the moon and drift into outer space.
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2016 22:58
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the cancer moonshot summit and why tobacco control should top the agenda

We can only achieve a world without cancer if we put the creativity, dedication and resources of government, nonprofits and the corporate sectors behind proven prevention strategies - and tobacco prevention should be at the top of our prevention agenda.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:37
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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
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[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
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[Australia] E-cigarettes: health advocates welcome court action against two manufacturers

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleges that the two companies, Social-Lites and Elusion New Zealand, breached Australian consumer law by making representations on their websites from at least August 2015 that the e-cigarette products being
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 20, 2016 14:34
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CEO Cancer Gold Standard Reaches 5 Million Lives Covered as Inaugural Employers Celebrate Ten Years of Accreditation

program of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, is now helping more than 5 million employees...an employer must establish programs to reduce cancer risk by ... establishing policies and programs to reduce cancer risk by prohibiting tobacco use and supporting tob
Business Wire
added Jun 15, 2016 17:12
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Microsoft Finds Cancer Clues in Search Queries

by analyzing large samples of search engine queries they may in some cases be able to identify internet users who are suffering from pancreatic cancer, even before they have received a diagnosis of the disease.
New York Times
added Jun 11, 2016 14:37
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Study links tobacco microbials, carcinogens

found that the microbial community on the tobacco leaf changes during the air-curing process, especially during high heat and high humidity. Under these conditions, microbes that convert nitrate to nitrite appear to increase. Nitrate to nitrite conversion
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:44
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