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[Canada] Day 229: A roughing up

The continued cross-examination of JTI-Macdonald's expert witness in marketing was perhaps the most aggressive treatment of a witness in several months. I don't know why the gloves came off when plaintiff lawyers Philippe Trudel and Bruce Johnston stood
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 25, 2014 03:43
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E-Cigarettes Face First Regulations

The rules fall short of those governing traditional cigarettes. They won't, for example, ban ads or Internet sales of the products, or the use of flavors in them, which some critics say attracts young users. But in a victory for consumer groups, makers
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 24, 2014 08:59
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IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Characteristics, Perceived Side Effects and Benefits of Electronic Cigarette Use: A Worldwide Survey of More than 19,000 Consumers

ECs are mostly used to avoid the harm associated with smoking. They can be effective even in highly-dependent smokers and are used as long-term substitutes for smoking. High levels of nicotine are used at initiation; subsequently, users try to reduce nico
MDPI AG (ch)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:02
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[Canada] E-cigarettes in regulatory grey zone: Are they banned or aren't they?

The problem, say some observers, is that Health Canada is having trouble deciding whether e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products -- even though they contain no tobacco -- or under the Food and Drug Act as medicines. The ECTA says e-cigs sho
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:39
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[UK] Primary school boy just nine begs NHS to help him kick his SMOKING habit after he became addicted from trying one at school

Youngster from Shropshire was addicted after trying a cigarette at school However he called a stop smoking helpline after realising side-effects Experts are warning under-age smokers will have terrible health problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:42
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[UK] Former running champion says anti-smoking drug Chantix made him kill his ex-wife and attempt suicide

Tim Danielson, 65, shot his ex-wife Ming Qi dead in 2011 then tried to gas himself to death Attorneys for Danielson say he was suffering depression at the time of the killing Danielson began taking anti-smoking drug Chantix weeks before Ming Qi's death T
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:39
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Quitting smoking through e-cigarettes may not be effective

In a letter last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, researchers from the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education and the Department of Medicine at the University of California-San Francisco noted that e-c
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Apr 21, 2014 21:35
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[UK] Help me kick cigarettes says Shropshire addict, aged nine

A nine-year-old boy from Shropshire has made a desperate plea to the NHS for help – after becoming hooked on cigarettes. The unnamed youngster became addicted after trying one at school, where he wanted to “fit in” and look cool.
Shropshire Star (uk)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:29
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Global Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-Addiction Products Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019: Research Report Now available at MarketResearchReports.Biz

Smoking de-addiction is also possible with or without assistance of healthcare professionals. The smoking cessation products market has been extensively analyzed on the basis of factors such as the products popularly used, success rate, and geographical
PR Newswire
added Apr 21, 2014 14:57
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Are E-Cigarettes Really Safe?

The bottom line: If you're trying to quit smoking, e-cigs might be an option -- ask your doctor about them. If you're not a smoker, don't pick up e-cigs until there's more info on the risks. No one wants to get hooked on an expensive habit that might be
Cosmopolitan Magazine
added Apr 20, 2014 08:01
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