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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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NOTICE OF VIOLATION / California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act / Formaldehyde Exposures Resulting From Use Of Electronic Cigarette Devices (PDF)

This Notice addresses consumer exposures to formaldehyde. Use of the products identified in this Notice results in human exposures to formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is produced when electronic cigarette devices are used in the intended manner. The primary rou
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 20:51
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Health Watchdog Finds High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals in the Majority of Nearly 100 E-cigarettes Tested

Legal action launched to hold e-cigarette makers accountable for failure to warn consumers
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 20:44
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E-cigs produce hazardous chemicals

The nonprofit Center for Environmental Health today announced that most of the 97 e-cigs and other “vaping’’ products it recently had tested are not as safe... “A Smoking Gun: Cancer Causing Chemicals in E-cigarettes,” is touted as the “first-ever large
Philly blogs
added Sep 2, 2015 20:42
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] Former smoker who lost his voice box to throat cancer poses as a newsstand cashier selling cigarettes so he can warn customers about the horrific dangers of smoking

João Cândido, from the Brazilian state of Paraña, was diagnosed with larynx cancer 14 years after he stopped smoking two packs a day... The Brazilian public service announcement reminds people what can happen when smoking doesn't kill them
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:55
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7 REASONS E-CIGARETTES ARE BAD

the pros and cons of turning to this futuristic alternative are still under debate. Are e-cigarettes really any better than smoking a cigarette? Here are 7 reasons e-cigarettes pose dangers to our health.
Inquisitr
added Aug 30, 2015 11:31
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[Asia, Japan] Passive smoking triples men’s gum disease risk: survey

Passive smoking raises the risk of periodontal disease for nonsmoking men by about 3.1 to 3.6 times, compared with men in smoke-free environments... The survey found that 11 out of 30 male nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke at home had severe periodon
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:37
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[Asia] India has highest number of smokeless tobacco deaths, finds new study

India accounts for nearly three- fourths of over a quarter million deaths worldwide caused by smokeless tobacco while millions more have their lives shortened due to its ill health effects, a new study has found. "Nearly 85% of the total burden attribut
DNA India (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:06
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Going up in smoke: 5 myths around e-cigarettes

* Myth 1: Electronic cigarettes are less harmful Not true. High-voltage e-cigarettes may generate formaldehyde at a greater level as compared to smoking. This raises one’s cancer risk by about 5-15 times higher than long-term smoking. * Myth 2: They a
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:48
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[UK] Could incense be more toxic than cigarette smoke? As they burn, 'sticks release compounds that are linked to cancer'

A study found that can incense-smoke is more mutagenic, genotoxic and cytotoxic than cigarette smoke. That means it is able to cause genetic mutations and cause changes in cells' DNA, all of which can lead to cancer. When burned, incense releases compou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:01
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