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[UK, USA] Battle over ecigarettes starts to heat up ($$)

Armando Peruga, programme manager for the tobacco free initiative at the WHO, told the Financial Times: “We say that the lack of evidence about something is not evidence of the lack of a problem.” Echoing the report, he said regulations should limit the
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 04:33
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Increasing Prevalence of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Smokers Hospitalized in five U.S. Cities, 2010–2013

E-cigarette use increased substantially from 2010 to 2013 among a large sample of hospitalized adult cigarette smokers. E-cigarette use was more common among heavier smokers and among those who were younger, white and had higher socioeconomic status.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2014 04:22
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[California] Burlingame expands smoking restrictions in public areas; e-cigarettes not included

A recently amended ordinance in Burlingame extends smoking restrictions to public areas including certain parks, certain trails and city-maintained parking facilities. A recently amended ordinance in Burlingame extends smoking restrictions to public area
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Aug 29, 2014 04:13
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Second-Hand E-Cigarette Smoke: Healthier Than Regular Cigarette Smoke, but Still Contains Some Toxic Elements

Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu; or Megan Hazle a
University of Southern California (USC)
added Aug 29, 2014 04:08
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Paper Particulate Metals and Organic Compounds from Electronic and Tobacco-containing Cigarettes: Comparison of Emission Rates and Secondhand Exposure

Implementing quality control protocols on the manufacture of e-cigarettes would further minimize the emission of metals from these devices and improve their safety and associated health effects.
Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts
added Aug 29, 2014 04:06
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[Indiana] Editorial: Youth and e-cigarettes

Among the group’s proposals are to prohibit “flavors” in new tobacco products and to restrict marketing of e-cigarettes in the same manner as for cigarettes. It also advocates strong health warnings. We applaud Zoeller and his colleagues across the count
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 28, 2014 19:46
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[Canada] MORAN: Latest Toronto ruling on E-Cigarettes suggests governments are all about revenue

Next time you see a politician talking about restricting e-cigs, blow some vapor in his face.
Examiner.com (National)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:36
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[Italy, USA] Second-hand e-cig smoke compared to regular cigarette smoke

Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs
EurekAlert
added Aug 28, 2014 15:47
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[Czech Republic] Health minister wants e-cig exemption to blanket public smoking ban

Němeček is currently preparing draft legislation that would impose a blanket ban on smoking in public places, reports Novinky.cz. The legislation, to be readied by December at the latest, would come into effect as of 2016 if approved by parliament. One no
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:45
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Proof That The Tobacco Industry Is Successfully Turning Teens Into New Smokers

A spokesperson for Reynolds American Inc...disputed claims that e-cigarettes act as a gateway to traditional smokes, pointing to research from a Boston University professor and a public health physician who claim that “virtually all experimentation with c
Think Progress (blog)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:38
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