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[Germany] The E-cigarette: An alternative to tobacco?

the hype surrounding the e-cigarette has just begun. But is vaping as harmless as many believe? We spoke with pneumologist Dr. Robert Loddenkemper...Propylene glycol irritates the eyes and respiratory passages, and breaks down into ultra fine particles th
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:22
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[Germany] Quit smoking at age 60: Lower risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years

Smokers increase their risk of heart attack and stroke with every cigarette they smoke. Furthermore, smokers who die from heart disease are, on average, five and a half years younger than non-smokers who die from it. Conversely, those who quit smoking, e
German Cancer Research Center
added Apr 23, 2015 09:39
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[Germany] Study examines impact of smoking on cardiovascular risk in older people

They found that the age of smokers who die from cardiovascular disease is, on average, five and a half years younger than people who have never smoked in their lives. By contrast, the age for former smokers drops to just over two years younger than life-l
News-Medical.net
added Apr 23, 2015 09:38
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Smoking costs Germany 79 billion per year

The "cost" of smoking in Germany is nearly 1,000 euros per man, woman and child, according to a new report. But the tax pinch for non-smokers is far less than this number suggests.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:59
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[Germany] Researchers show that plants can take up nicotine from contaminated soils and from smoke

This might explain why high concentrations of nicotine are often found in spices, herbal teas and medicinal plants, despite the fact that this alkaloid is no longer permitted in insecticides
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 9, 2015 21:38
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[Germany] Nicotine uptake by peppermint plants as a possible source of nicotine in plant-derived products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Recently, nicotine has been detected in a large number of food crops and plant-derived products such as spices and herbal teas, but the origin of this nicotine is unknown. This study aimed to elucidate the putative sources of nicotine.
Springer Science+Business Media
added Apr 9, 2015 11:40
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[Germany, UK] Forget people, PLANTS are passive smokers too: Shrubs absorb nicotine from cigarette fumes and soil, study finds

Found raised nicotine levels in plants subjected to cigarette smoke Also showed peppermint plants take up nicotine from contaminated soils / Findings could explain high nicotine levels in some spices and teas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2015 11:37
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[Belarus, Germany, Poland, Russia] Bark to the drawing board! Crooks are caught out after trying to smuggle cigarettes out of Ukraine by hiding them in hollowed out tree trunks

Russian smugglers came up with an original way to bring cigarettes into the West by hiding thousands of them inside hollowed out tree trunks. The cigarettes had been manufactured in Belarus and were heading to the address of a private company in Poland f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:56
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[Germany] German court halts eviction of 76-year-old smoker

A German court ruled Wednesday that a 76-year-old smoker, facing eviction over the smoke and stench of full ashtrays emanating from his home, can stay in his apartment for now. A lower court had sided in June with the flat's owner, who terminated the le
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 19, 2015 09:41
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[Germany] German heavy smoker gets court boost in eviction case

Germany's Federal Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that gave a landlady authority to evict a pensioner whose heavy smoking had annoyed her....Adolfs has become a hero for many smokers in Germany. He is now known as Germany's second most-famous smoke
BBC Online
added Feb 18, 2015 20:27
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