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Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes

"The results reinforce the fact that cigar smoking carries many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking. Cigar smoking is linked to fatal oral, esophageal, pancreatic, laryngeal and lung cancers, as well as heart disease and aortic aneurysm," lead
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 24, 2015 13:19

Key findings from a national survey of 1,000 registered voters, conducted February 2-5, 2015. (PDF)

Testing specific policies the FDA might implement, support for policies that restrict access to children are very popular.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:09


Key Findings 1. Voters strongly favor FDA authority over tobacco products.... Not only do voters favor FDA authority over tobacco products generally, but they also strongly favor each of the different elements of the law. Notably, 96% of voters favor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:05

Research letter: Electronic cigarettes: analysis of FDA adverse experience reports in non-users ($$)

AE reports received by FDA between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2014 were reviewed to evaluate AEs associated with e-cigarettes in non-users....Thirty-five reports were related to passive aerosol exposure (typically in indoor spaces). Respiratory sympt
Tobacco Control
added Apr 24, 2015 11:57

Mortality risks of cigar smoking similar to that of cigarette smoking smoking

This underscores the fact that cigar smoking is not a safe alternative to cigarette smoking. Consumption of cigars in the USA doubled from 6.2 billion cigars in 2000 to more than 13.7 billion in 2011. This contrasts with a 33% reduction in cigarette co
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 24, 2015 11:50

Systematic review of cigar smoking and all cause and smoking related mortality [FREE FULL TEXT]

Mortality risks from cigar smoking vary by level of exposure as measured by cigars per day and inhalation level and can be as high as or exceed those of cigarette smoking. The body of evidence would be strengthened by future studies that focus on the heal
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:44

Cigars can be as deadly as cigarettes, FDA study says

The risk of dying from smoking-related disease is just as high for some cigar smokers as it is for people who smoke cigarettes, according to new findings from the
added Apr 24, 2015 11:41

Henry I. Miller

In a 2012 article for the Hoover Institution criticizing the FDA's approach to tobacco products, Miller wrote that nicotine "is not particularly bad for you..." A 1994 memo written by the Apco Associates PR firm (now called Apco Worldwide) for Philip Mo
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Apr 24, 2015 10:41

MECHANIC: No Wonder Teens Are Huffing Nicotine

If nicotine were marketed as medicine, you couldn't just buy it at the corner store in a dozen alluring flavors. Yet because the manufacturers make no medical claims, they can do what they want. Never mind that the 2009 law was written before e-cigarettes
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 24, 2015 10:25

SIEGEL: CDC is Running a Dishonest Campaign Against E-Cigarettes Which is Re-Normalizing Smoking

almost the entire tobacco control movement has fallen for the CDC's lies and dishonesty about electronic cigarettes hook, line, and sinker. These groups are now helping to widely disseminate this inaccurate information to the public. I don't recall any pr
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 23, 2015 13:14
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