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[California] JACOBS/FOJTIK: Vape Flavor Ban Threatens San Francisco’s Legacy of Harm Reduction

Despite a half century campaign against smoking, there are still an estimated 40 million Americans who smoke, nearly half a million who will die prematurely if we limit ourselves to the same tools.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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Trends Over Time in Tobacco-Specific Nitrosamines (TSNAs) in Whole Tobacco and Smoke Emissions From Cigarettes Sold in Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

levels of TSNAs in whole tobacco and smoke emissions of cigarettes sold in Canada increased from 2007 through 2011/12, following initial reductions over the previous 2 years. Differences in TSNA levels between companies raise questions about manufacturing
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 8, 2017 16:10
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22nd Century and Dent Neurosciences Research Center to Partner on Brain Imaging Clinical Trial

Participants will smoke 22nd Century’s proprietary Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes, or conventional cigarettes, which will allow scientists to study both the immediate and longer-term effects of nicotine on brain activity.
Business Wire
added Jun 8, 2017 15:57
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McCAUGHEY: Dems' Smokescreens on E-Cigarettes Blocks Safer Alternatives

Hypocrisy has reached new heights, even by Washington, D.C. standards... Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Patty Murray, D-Wash., and other Democrats are demanding new FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb crack down on e-cigarettes without
NewsMax
added Jun 6, 2017 20:03
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Big tobacco's big profits

Without nicotine addiction, there would be no tobacco industry. The tobacco industry knows this and has diversified to develop other nicotine products like E-cigarettes. The electronic cigarette market has grown from just $50m in 2005 to an estimated $7.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:39
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WADE: California needs to think twice about banning flavored e-cigarettes

If reducing the health risks associated with cigarettes is a top priority for California, making e-cigarettes available in a variety of flavors to encourage people to switch to these vastly safer products should also be top priority.
The Hill
added Jun 2, 2017 21:44
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[Missouri] CARTER: There was a snus convention in St. Louis!

History is replete with small events involving just a few people getting together and triggering massive changes in culture and politics. Something is brewing, something big, among the lovers of the most popular low-risk tobacco product. Mark well this pa
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:05
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Tobacco hybrid emits low-toxicant, e-cig-like vapour with enhanced flavour

researchers at British American Tobacco have created a hybrid device, iFuse, that combines the workings of an e-cigarette with a tobacco component. This device heats tobacco... Consumer testing revealed that this produces a great tasting vapour. Analysing
BAT Science.com
added Jun 2, 2017 19:47
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Trajectories of Hookah Use: Harm Perceptions from Youth to Young Adulthood

This study helps confirm the influence of harm perceptions of hookah tobacco on hookah use among youth and young adults. Increased public education efforts aimed at youth and young adults can help shift knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding the healt
American Journal of Health Behavior
added Jun 2, 2017 19:37
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what’s the harm in hookah? how risk misperceptions relate to rising use

Truth Initiative® researchers surveyed more than 7,500 young people, ages 15 to 21 years old, over two years to examine the role hookah harm perceptions and other factors have in increasing hookah use over time. Participants answered questions about hooka
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:21
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