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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45

[Canada, Italy] VIDEO: Case Closed | Study Shows No Lung Damage From Vaping

tracked the health outcomes of a cohort of daily e-cigarette users for 3.5-years. The results shatter the myths promulgated by public health propagandists in the Progressives’ war against vaping. (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:38

Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24

[Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Role in UF Marketing Professor's Death a Key Issue as Trial Starts Against Philip Morris and RJR

A sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers and addictiveness of cigarettes ultimately killed a former University of Florida marketing professor, an attorney for the professor’s widow said as trial began Wednesday against the nation’s two biggest cigarette
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

During opening arguments in Seminole County, Florida, plaintiffs attorney Laura Shamp of Shamp Speed Jordan Woodward told jurors that her client's late husband, Paul Dubinsky, died after making quit attempts that spanned a decade. He finally succeeded by
added Dec 7, 2016 02:18

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Prevails In $9M Engle Progeny Trial ($$)

found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was not liable for a longtime smoker's severe lung disease, finding that the smoker developed the disease too early to qualify for Engle class damages against the cigarette maker. Plaintiff Patricia Kloppenburg's attorney,
added Nov 18, 2016 00:06

[Asia, Taiwan] Health groups warn of chronic pulmonary illness from smoking

On the eve of the 14th Annual World COPD Day, the health administration held an event with the Taiwan Society of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and the anti-smoking John Tung Foundation, to raise public awareness about COPD — a term covering long-t
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 15, 2016 23:45

[Florida] Jury Slaps RJR With $6.4M Verdict, but $0 Punitives, in Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Emphysema

Jurors awarded $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema, but handed down a $0 punitive verdict Thursday, one day after finding R.J. Reynolds potentially liable for punitives for its role in the smoker's death. Prentice v. R.J.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:35

Bacteria in chewable tobacco may up risk of cancer

Chewable tobacco products contain bacteria species which could potentially cause inflammation of the lungs, cancer and even heart valve infection, says research.
Indian Express (in)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:24

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Be Worse for You Than Nicotine

No, these are not excerpts from the dessert menu at a fancy hotel. They're some of the latest offerings from the makers of vape pens and e-cigarettes—which are the same thing, more or less. As e-cigs gain traction (sales are expected to soar seventeenfol
Mother Jones Magazine
added Dec 10, 2015 01:04
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