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[Canada] Inhale Your Caffeine With Vaporizer Created By Vancouver Company

The Eagle Energy Vapor looks like an e-cigarette, but it contains ingredients similar to energy drinks: guarana, ginseng, and taurine. Its creators boast that it has no nicotine or sugar. "As new technologies evolved, we saw the opportunity to create a
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 20, 2015 06:46
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[Canada] Ontario moves to regulate e-cigarettes, ban flavoured tobacco

Ontario moved Monday to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes, ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus with its Making Healthier Choices Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:41
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[UK] Ten-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations across the world - but the US lags far behind

Tobacco intake showed a surprising variation across nations. Iceland is the only country in which more women smoked than men, but the overall rate of tobacco consumption was among the lowest among rich countries. The largest disparity among OECD nations
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:11
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[China] Chinese Researchers Suggest Drinking Green Tea to Quit Smoking Habit

Above are the findings of a recently performed study named as `A Revolutionary Approach for the Cessation of Smoking`, which is published in Science China Life Sciences, a peer-reviewed open-access journal.
TopNews
added Aug 26, 2012 05:26
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WEST/MARTEAU: Commentary on Casswell (2013): The commercial determinants of health - West [FREE FULL TEXT]

Reducing consumption requires re-thinking macro-economics to achieve prosperity without growth, a brave but vital initiative to curb the commercial determinants of health before the planet becomes too hostile to support human existence [7, 8].
Addiction
added Mar 21, 2013 12:08
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Warnings of Adverse Side Effects Can Backfire Over Time

Building on construal-level theory, we argue that this is because temporal distance evokes high-level construal, which deemphasizes side effects and emphasizes message trustworthiness. In four studies, we demonstrated this phenomenon. For example, partici
Psychological Science
added Sep 25, 2013 05:33
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[China, India] 'Drink green tea, kick the butt'

Drink green tea to get over the nicotine urge, say Chinese researchers -- and this is a finding that medical professionals in Kerala have reacted positively to.
DNA India (in)
added Aug 26, 2012 05:24
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[Australia] DAUBE: Big Junk is just as evil as Big Tobacco

Why should we accept the processed and junk food industries - and their representatives such as the council - as appropriate to provide advice? The director-general of the World Health Organisation said: ''It's not just Big Tobacco any more. Public health
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:19
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'Nanny Bloomberg' Ad In New York Times Targets N.Y. Mayor's Anti-Soda Crusade (PHOTO)

"It says an awful lot about the state of the soda industry that a tobacco company front group is attacking Mike Bloomberg on their behalf. This is the same organization that was founded to oppose bans of smoking in restaurants and bars."
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2012 16:52
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Study links childhood obesity to tobacco smoke and air pollution

The latest study, this one from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), shows increased weight gain during adolescence in children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke or near-roadway air pollution, compared to children with no expos
Consumer Affairs
added Nov 12, 2014 15:19
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