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[Kentucky] RODU: Smoking kills too many Kentuckians. Here's how that can change

Our plan builds on a 2005 bill recognizing that “taxing tobacco products according to relative risk is a rational tax policy and may well serve the public health goal of reducing smoking-related mortality and morbidity and lowering health care costs asso
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Nov 22, 2017 04:28
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Electronic cigarette vapor alters the lateral structure but not tensiometric properties of calf lung surfactant [FREE FULL TEXT]

While both e-cigarette vapor and conventional cigarette smoke affect surfactant lateral structure, only cigarette smoke disrupts surfactant interfacial properties. The surfactant inhibitory compound in conventional cigarettes is tar, which is a product o
Respiratory Research
added Nov 21, 2017 13:52
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Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking

E-cigarette vapor does not change the ability of surfactant to reduce the surface tension, but does affect its microstructure. While e-cigarettes are significantly less disruptive to surfactant compared to conventional cigarettes, the observed lack of ch
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:50
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WADE: Bay Area flavored tobacco bans undermine harm reduction

lawmakers in all of these jurisdictions have been giving short shrift to arguments about tobacco “harm reduction.”... R Street Institute recommends that these localities eliminate e-cigarettes and other vapor products from the umbrella of tobacco products
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 20, 2017 18:39
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[Europe, UK] Sarah Jakes keynote speech at the E-Cig Summit 2017

Just a month before that first summit vapers had succeeded in overturning the impending regulation and they did it simply with their stories. Thousands of people wrote to their representatives in the EU parliament and told them about their switch from sm
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:37
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[Texas] CLEMENTS: A change in perspective: How this generation has turned into the ‘Vape Nation’

The use of tobacco will continue to be glamorized in film, television and movies. Teenagers romanticize the idea of smoking because it has become taboo, luring them to rebel against what society wants. Vaping is the healthier alternative to smoking, but v
The Paisano (University of Texas at San Antonio)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:37
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The Growing Popularity of Vaping

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes has meant that rules and regulations concerning where smoking is allowed have had to be reviewed, leading to e-cigarettes and vaping equipment also being banned from a number of places.
Endeavor Magazine / Littlegate Publishing (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:24
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[Kentucky] SHARMA: Think e-cigarettes are a good alternative to smoking? Think again.

The only time e-cigarettes might be helpful is if they are used as a temporary aid to quit smoking. The FDA recently announced that the agency will start regulating the sale of e-cigarettes as it does tobacco, so they can’t be sold to people younger than
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 18, 2017 03:15
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes are as bad as cigs in terms of heart disease risk

they exposed mice to e-cigarette aerosol for 8 months and found changes in their blood vessels that indicate heightened heart disease risk. (These results are consistent with short-term studies in humans show that people who use e-cigarettes immediately
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2017 22:06
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The "Healthier" Version Of Smoking Is More Harmful To Youthful Users Than It Seems

New research presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference suggests a link between VPN use, now a $3.5 billion industry, and neurotoxicity, immune cell suppression, and cardiovascular disease.
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 21:59
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