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[Canada] Vape at Your Own Risk: Company-Ordered Recalls and the Lack of Regulation in the Canadian E-Cigarette Industry

Flavour Crafters...received a 26-page report from a chemical analysis laboratory... on Flavour Crafters' line of e-liquids, found one of them to contain a chemical linked to a devastating respiratory disease, and led the London, Ontario company to rapidly
Vice.com
added Mar 30, 2015 21:35
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[Florida] Dr. Zorba Paster: E-cigarettes are toxic to kids -- and to our air

My biggest issue is the use of e-cigarettes by minors, particularly the number of high school-age kids who believe e-cigarettes are safe... Anything that is not pure air puts a person at risk. Claiming that e-cigarettes are safe is hogwash. With that, I
Florida Times-Union
added Mar 27, 2015 14:59
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Employment and Activity Limitations Among Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease — United States, 2013

Smoking, the leading cause of COPD in the United States, is also associated with worse symptoms among persons with COPD (10), and smoking cessation has been shown to slow the progression ... This result reinforces the importance of smoking cessation by CO
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Mar 26, 2015 14:15
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Passive smoking hurts pets as much as people

After Clover’s death — and after being diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease herself — Goddard quit smoking, and now she hopes sharing her story will encourage other pet owners to protect their animals from passive smoke.
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:30
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Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate.

Human and animal data support that nicotine exposure during periods of developmental vulnerability (fetal through adolescent stages) has multiple adverse health consequences, including impaired fetal brain and lung development, and altered development of
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 24, 2015 13:34
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[Italy] Dr. Polosa, Italian vapor and tobacco expert, reviews e-cigs in BMC Medicine

The newest edition of BMC Medicine includes a thorough review by Dr. Riccardo Polosa of the University of Catania, Italy, of numerous studies (including 9 in which he was an author) of respiratory function among users of e-cigarettes.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 24, 2015 11:31
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Is Occasional Smoking Risky?

Yes. Inhaling smoke is harmful to the tiny delicate cilia in your lungs that help protect them. Smoke exposure to your mouth, gums, larynx, and vocal cords — even if periodic — elevates your risk for malignant changes, and also adversely affects lung f
NewsMax
added Mar 20, 2015 21:59
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[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died last week from COPD ...Recently, I heard two people talk about smoking in a different way: Christy Brown and John Oliver...The keys are honesty, humor, and authenticity.
Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil (Louisville, KY)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:57
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UAE doctors warn against e-cigarettes

Doctors have backed a ban on e-cigarettes, saying it was still not proven that the devices were a safe alternative to smoking tobacco. But some former smokers say e-cigarettes, which deliver nicotine into the lungs through a battery-powered vaporiser, ha
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:26
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[Asia, Taiwan] Heavy-smoking 19-year-old male had pneumothorax scare

A 19-year-old male who recently suffered sudden sharp chest pain and difficulty breathing was diagnosed with pneumothorax, which his doctor said might have been caused by his heavy smoking habit.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:43
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