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[UK] Autumn Statement: Chancellor signals further action against Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry should pay for the costs it imposes on British society, the Chancellor has said, signalling that the Government will back a levy on tobacco manufacturers and importers. In a low-key Autumn Statement announcement, George Osborne comm
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 3, 2014 21:49
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[Japan] DO E-CIGARETTES REALLY CREATE 10 TIMES MORE CARCINOGENS THAN REGULAR CIGARETTES? PROBABLY NOT, BUT THEY COULD HAVE THEIR OWN UNIQUE DANGERS

It's plausible that e-cigarettes have their own particular dangers and even that certain brands produce unusual amounts of formaldehyde or certain other carcinogens. It was a new-generation e-cigarette that produced those high levels of formaldehyde, Nat
Popular Science
added Dec 3, 2014 13:26
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[Europe, USA] Studying Snus, a Smokeless Tobacco From Sweden

has petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to soften its warning label. How accurate is the current warning? How dangerous is Swedish snus? The short answer is that snus appears to increase the risk of mouth cancer and some other cancers, but modest
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2014 15:35
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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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[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 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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