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Trends In Electronic Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults

Although smokers are most likely to use these products, almost a third of current users are nonsmokers, undermining potential public health benefits cigarette smokers possibly switching to electronic cigarettes.
Mississippi Tobacco Data (University of Southern Mississippi)
added May 21, 2015 21:34

Susceptibility To Electronic Cigarette Use Among Current Nonsmokers (PDF)

• Over 20% of young adult never and former smokers who have never tried e-cigarettes are susceptible to using them in the future. • The substantial number of vulnerable young adult nonsmokers illustrates the imperative for sales and marketing regulation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:25

Secondhand Smoke in Vehicles Exposes Nonsmokers to Toxic Compounds

may ultimately increase risk for cancer and for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in nonsmokers, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.Neal
added Nov 14, 2014 22:34

E-cigarette use in air transit: self-reported data from US flight attendants

Flight attendants commonly witnessed e-cigarette use during flights and gave conflicting reports about what was allowed by airlines, which indicates inadequate communication of policies to passengers and crew. Indeed, the Federal Aviation Administration (
Tobacco Control
added Jun 27, 2014 10:45

2013 MONOGRAPH / Highlights from FAMRI Funded Research (PDF)

highlights of its historical funding and newly funded projects through its grants’ program. The historic funding highlights the impact funded studies have had on scientific discoveries which hold promise for early diagnosis and cure for diseases caused
Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI)
added May 17, 2014 09:08

Overview of Altria Group, Inc. and/or PM USA Tobacco-Related Litigation (PDF)

On April 22, 2014, the parties filed an amended proposed consent order and accompanying submission in the district court seeking entry of a revised agreement on the implementation details of the corrective communications remedy.
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 15, 2014 10:16

[Florida] Fla. High Court DQs Attys In Medical Institute Fight ($$)

Supreme Court said Thursday that attorneys representing a group of flight attendants who had been part of a $300 million class settlement with tobacco companies should have been disqualified in the flight attendants' suit against a medical research instit
added Apr 2, 2014 11:08

LETTER: PATTY YOUNG: Secondhand smoke exposure needs more research

I know for a fact that the flight attendants who flew their trips in the tobacco smoke era have the highest incidence of breast cancer as a group in the U.S. What a tragic red flag this is for what tobacco smoke does, and no one is asking these women any
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Dec 27, 2013 22:06

Fla. Medical Institute Wants Opposing Counsel Disqualified ($$)

research institute created as part of a $300 million settlement between a class of flight attendants and tobacco companies on Wednesday urged the Florida Supreme Court to disqualify attorneys representing a group of former class members challenging the in
added Oct 9, 2013 23:02

AHRENS: Montana Opinion: Smoke shacks harm workers

Given the facts, one has to wonder why a select few Great Falls casino owners want to continue to risk the lives of their workers -- and their customers -- by building smoking huts attached to their casinos. All who are in them, and anyone in adjoining r
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Sep 1, 2013 02:50
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