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[China] Nurture or Neuter: The e-cigarette industry in Hong Kong

Harbour Times looks into how the Hong Kong Government’s efforts have empowered — or stifled — innovation and growth in certain industries. In the first of the series, we look at the e-cigarette business.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:54

[Pennsylvania] Local Health Officials Concerned As E-Cigarette Use Rises In Younger Generations

Doctor Aditi Satti, associate professor of medicine at the Temple Lung Center, says it's not very surprising since they can be advertised almost anywhere. "They are able to market the way tobacco is not currently able to market. They can be on the TV, t
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:46

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
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