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[Australia] VIDEO: Federal Court fines e-cigarette sellers over 'misleading claims'

The Federal court has fined three online e-cigarette retailers for making false and misleading claims. Australia's consumer watchdog the ACCC took the action after the businesses suggested their products did not contain harmful carcinogens and toxins. It
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 8, 2017 16:14
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[Australia] E-cigarette companies fined over false claims about toxic chemicals

Australia’s competition regulator has become the first in the world to successfully take legal action against e-cigarette companies for making false and misleading claims about the carcinogens in their products. Federal court Justice John Gilmour ordere
The Guardian (uk)
added May 8, 2017 16:12
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Judicial Watch Sues over Records on Obama E-Cig Regs

filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OS
Judicial Watch
added May 5, 2017 18:22
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Cigarette Smoking and Pancreatic Cancer Survival

Conclusion Cigarette smoking was associated with a reduction in survival among patients with pancreatic cancer.
Journal of Clinical Oncology
added May 5, 2017 12:47
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Do E-Cigarettes Really Contain Ten Times the Carcinogens of Tobacco Cigarettes?

CLAIM: A Japanese study found electronic cigarettes (popularly called "e-cigs") contain ten times as many carcinogens as tobacco cigarettes. RATING: MOSTLY FALSE
Snopes.com
added May 5, 2017 02:05
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[California] Tobacco company says Tony Gwynn was warned

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company... “Plaintiffs are barred from recovering any damages because the dangers claimed by Plaintiffs, if any, are and were open and obvious,” says the company’s response, filed by attorneys at the firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon.
USA Today
added May 4, 2017 05:50
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[Australia] E-cigarette firm hit with $55,000 fine

The boss of an online e-cigarette company has been fined $55,000 after being pursued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for falsely claiming the products did not contain cancer-causing chemicals.
West Australian (au)
added May 5, 2017 04:21
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Smokers with pancreatic cancer at risk for shorter survival

Patients with pancreatic cancer who smoked near the time of diagnosis were 40% more likely to die after diagnosis than those who never smoked or stopped smoking before diagnosis, according to a prospective study published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Healio.com
added May 3, 2017 22:57
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[UK] E-cigarettes do NOT cause cancer: Study reinforces vaping is safer than smoking tobacco

Researchers from UK-based British American Tobacco exposed laboratory cells to the emissions of an electronic or standard cigarette to monitor their toxicity
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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VAPING VS SMOKING: E-CIGARETTES ARE SAFE, DON’T CAUSE CANCER, NEW STUDY REVEALS

For this newer study published in Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis and conducted by researchers at British American Tobacco, it was found that the nicotine-free vapors neither induce damage to cells nor cause cancer. Researchers also stated that e
Inquisitr
added May 2, 2017 19:59
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