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LETTER: BATES/FARSALINOS: Research letter on e-cigarette cancer risk was so misleading it should be retracted

We have documented the flaws in the experiment and cancer risk calculations and in the authors' reply to criticisms of their work, and written to the editor of NEJM requesting the retraction of the letter. Many academic journals, including NEJM, particip
added Sep 14, 2015 22:34

[California] RJ Reynolds Latest Co. Hit With False Ad Suit Over E-Cig Risks ($$)

RJ Reynolds Vapor Co. has failed to warn California consumers that electronic cigarettes contain carcinogens, according to a proposed class action filed Tuesday in federal court that follows a similar suit launched earlier this month against Imperial Toba
added Sep 9, 2015 23:20

[Florida] Jurors Level $4.5M Verdict Against Tobacco Companies for Ex-Smoker's 20-Year Cancer Battle

Mary Cooper, a smoker for more than 40 years, sued cigarette makers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming they conspired to hide the dangers of smoking, leading to Cooper’s nicotine addiction and ultimately causing the lung and laryngeal cancer she h
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:15

A Genetic Network Associated With Stress Resistance, Longevity, and Cancer in Humans

study identified a set of single nucleotide polymorphisms that together appear to be important for human aging, stress resistance, cancer, and longevity...Using long-lived smokers as a phenotype (n = 90)—a group whose survival may signify innate resilie
Journals of Gerontology
added Sep 10, 2015 11:43

Editorial: Smoke out tobacco altogether

Where MLB has failed, for now, cities are stepping up. And it’s about time. Even without the serious health risks, chewing tobacco and snuff are also just plain gross. The slimy, dribbly spittle it produces is a huge “ugh” for anyone in the vicinity. Ban
Pocono Record
added Sep 8, 2015 10:47

[Canada] Dental hygienists raise e-cigarette concerns

Canada’s dental hygienists have raised concerns about the impact of e-cigarettes on the nation’s oral health, noting a decline in the conditions of e-cigarette smokers' mouths, particularly in youth. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery-powere (blog)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:25

[UK] Man slams cloud of 'carcinogenic, disgusting smoke' outside North Devon District Hospital

A GRANDSON has slammed the cloud of "carcinogenic, disgusting smoke" that his grandfather had to walk through during a recent visit to North Devon District Hospital. Jack Altham wrote in to the Journal to say he believes if people want to "poison their
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:38

[Florida] Smoker Who Lost Lung, Voice Seeks $21M From Tobacco Cos. ($$)

R.J. Reynolds attorney Mark Belasic of Jones Day argued that Cooper never really tried in earnest to quit and also smoked marijuana for decades. The Engle progeny suit was brought against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and Liggett Group Inc. by Mary Cooper
added Sep 7, 2015 15:59

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Boston just says no to smokeless tobacco: Editorial

Much of the early response seems positive, though. Even players who use smokeless tobacco often concede its dangers, and many - like Schilling - regret having become involved and worry about the message being sent to kids. Let's hope this well-intention
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Sep 8, 2015 11:05

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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