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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
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[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
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:25
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[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
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[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
Law360
added Sep 7, 2015 15:59
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[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
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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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Switching from conventional to electronic cigarettes reduced toxicant exposure, even for dual users

"We found that e-cigarette use significantly reduced exposure to carbon monoxide and acrolein over a four-week period," added McRobbie. "The reduction was greatest in those who switched to e-cigarettes completely, but even those who were dual users at fo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:07
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[Asia] Men in China face increasing tobacco-related cancer risks

smoking now causes nearly a quarter of all cancers in adult males. .. Tobacco-related deaths have been declining steadily in most developed countries; however, China now produces and consumes about 40 percent of the world's cigarettes, with much of the ra
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 3, 2015 10:43
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US health watchdog to take legal action against e-cigarette makers

Center for Environmental Health says tests concluded majority of popular brands contained cancer-causing chemicals formaldehyde and acetaldehyde / Critics say e-cigarettes may be a stalking horse for Big Tobacco, in order to rehabilitate the act of smoki
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 10:41
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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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