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GLANTZ: Accumulating evidence suggests e-cigs 1/3 to 1/2 as bad as cigs (maybe higher)

the evidence that e-cigarettes substantially increase heart and lung disease keeps piling up....heart and vascular disease (including stroke) and non-cancer lung disease account for over 70% of smoking-caused deaths. In addition, unlike cancer, where the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 10, 2016 15:35
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned 'smoking' testimony that prompted new 4-week trial

Insurance defense attorney Nancy Raynor says her assets have been frozen and a lien put on her home because her witness had a slip of the tongue ... judge had ruled that jurors were not to hear that a deceased lung-cancer patient had been a smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2015 17:11
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[Africa, South Africa] The Great SA Smoking Survey 2013: results

79% of survey respondents say they picked up the habit before age 20. Of these, a disturbing 13% were aged between six and 13 years. Clearly, it's easy for children and teenagers to access cigarettes, regardless of the fact that selling tobacco product
Health 24 (za)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:04
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[Germany] Electronic Cigarettes Have Slight Impact on Heart: Study

Appear to be far less toxic than tobacco cigarettes, researcher says
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2012 12:28
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GLANTZ: Why the data in latest study on smoke free laws and heart attacks supports an effect

Vivian Ho and colleagues ... concluded that “Smoking bans were not associated with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure hospitalizations...This conclusion differs from our meta-analysis of 45 studies of 33 smoke-free laws, the Institute of Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:27
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E-Cigarettes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Evaluation of Evidence, Policy Implications, and Recommendations

Thus, taken together, current evidence does not entirely support the notion that e-cigarettes are reduced harm products or effective smoking cessation devices.
Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports
added Jul 10, 2016 15:38
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Death Rates, Declining for Decades, Have Flattened, Study Finds

fell, by 77 percent for stroke, by 68 percent for heart disease, by 18 percent for cancer, and by 17 percent for diabetes....The death rate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment often associated with smoking, doubled during the period.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:28
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It's Not The Smoke, It's The Nicotine: E-Cigarettes May Damage Arteries

The safety of nicotine is widely controversial, and possibly not fully understood or researched – with advocates of e-cigarettes arguing that nicotine is safe, and others claiming that it’s actually quite harmful. A new study out of Brown University stat
Medical Daily
added Dec 20, 2013 19:04
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Florida Jury Sides With Peripheral Vascular Sufferer At Trial With R.J. Reynolds ($$)

Punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were assessed by a Florida jury at $1,095,000 on July 25, following a two-week phase 1 trial initiated by a 69-year-old smoker suffering from peripheral vascular disease, coronary heart disease and chroni
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2018 18:05
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[Florida] Jury Tacks $1M Onto $3.5M Smoking Verdict Against Reynolds ($$)

hit R.J. Reynolds with roughly $1 million in punitive damages, a day after finding the company bore the majority of the blame for a smoker’s cigarette addiction and resulting vascular and heart diseases and awarding $3.52 million in compensatory damages.
Law360
added Jul 26, 2018 01:01
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