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Doctors Want Hollywood to Cancel E-Cigs

The Pennsylvania Medical Society passed a resolution calling on the American Medical Association to lobby federal agencies to prohibit celebrity endorsements and product placement of electronic cigarettes. “Electronic cigarettes should not be on televis
Physicians News Digest
added Oct 30, 2014 23:19
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INGRAHAM: Want people to drink less? Make their cigarettes more expensive

the study does provide evidence for a rather nifty side benefit of a tobacco tax hike. Legislators grappling with these issues in the future should take heed.
The Washington Post
added Oct 30, 2014 23:09
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[Australia, France] FERDMAN: When all cigarette packs look the same, fewer people buy them

a 10 percent reduction in cigarette use by 2025 might not be out of reach. It might also lead to a domino effect, in which other countries that are considering similar legislation - including the United Kingdom and New Zealand - are inspired to move towar
North Jefferson News (Gardendale, AL)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:38
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White Paper: Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment

Multiple scientific reports express the need for more research. There are several key data gaps and areas of uncertainty that hinder a more quantitative assessment of health risks related to e- cigarettes at this time. These include:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 30, 2014 21:01
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A systematic review of health effects of electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Due to many methodological problems, severe conflicts of interest, the relatively few and often small studies, the inconsistencies and contradictions in results, and the lack of long-term follow-up no firm conclusions can be drawn on the safety of ECs. H
Preventive Medicine
added Oct 30, 2014 20:57
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American Industrial Hygiene Association recommends e-cigs be included in clean indoor air laws and policies

The American Industrial Hygiene Association just published a white paper, Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment, that contains an excellent review of the current state of the science on -cigarette emissions.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 30, 2014 20:55
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[Asia] Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

With 16 million smokers, it is estimated that Vietnamese people pay about VND22 trillion ($1.05 billion) for cigarettes per year. This is also the amount of money spent for treatment of the five common diseases related to tobacco.
Vietnam Net
added Oct 30, 2014 20:36
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A Heart Risk in Drinking Water

also found that arsenic appeared to amplify the damaging effects of smoking: Death rates accelerated sharply among smokers exposed to arsenic. Other studies suggest that arsenic may also contribute to the development of diabetes, which is another factor i
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 18:09
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Indiana’s smoking rate remains among highest in the nation

As part of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC) District 9 Cancer Control Coalition is hosting a Lung Health Summit on Thursday, Nov. 6, to increase awareness of the district’s lung cancer burden. The event will be he
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:52
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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