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[Europe, UK] Can e-cigarette makers stub out addiction concerns?

The EU Tobacco Products Directive, which comes into force on 20 May, will, among other things, outlaw the advertising of electronic cigarettes on TV, radio and in newspapers. It will also set a limit on the nicotine content of the liquid used in the devi
The Guardian (uk)
added May 2, 2016 04:26

[UK] Ditch tobacco sponsors, health experts warn cultural institutions

1,000 experts sign open letter to London’s leading cultural bodies, including British Museum and Royal Academy, over ‘morally unacceptable’ sponsorship
The Observer (uk)
added May 1, 2016 20:25
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Exposure to tobacco smoke in the home increases childhood illnesses, health care demand

Study to be presented at Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting finds that children living with smokers more frequently need medical care
added May 1, 2016 19:21

[California] UK medical group endorses vaping for smokers

UC San Diego researcher Wael Al-Delaimy, an e-cigarette skeptic, said the UK studies might not apply to the United States, because e-cigarette use patterns differ from country to country. Al-Delaimy also cited the 2014 Surgeon General's 50th anniversary
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 1, 2016 19:08
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[Asia, Taiwan] Foundation warns over e-cigarettes

A health foundation yesterday said that there is no clear evidence that smoking electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) can help people quit smoking, but might even extend the time that smokers take to quit. The John Tung Foundation, a non-governmental orga
Taipei Times (tw)
added May 1, 2016 17:42
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Acute impact of tobacco versus electronic cigarette smoking on oxidative stress and vascular function

both cigarettes have unfavorable effects on markers of oxidative stress and FMD after single use, although E-cigarette appeared to have a lesser impact. Future studies are warranted to clarify the chronic vascular effects of E-cigarette smoking.
added May 1, 2016 13:31

GLANTZ: Important new study shows immediate effects of e-cigs on the cardiovascular system as big as smoking a cigarette

A new, very well done study by Roberto Carnevale and colleagues, “Acute impact of tobacco versus electronic cigarette smoking on oxidative stress and vascular function,” published in Chest on April 11, 2016, puts this argument to rest. They show that sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2016 13:29

Study finds adolescent tobacco users commonly report light smoking

A new research abstract being presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2016 Meeting reveals new details about teen smoking. Most young smokers report that they don't light up every day, and many smoke only a few cigarettes on the days they do s
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27

Smokers' ranks look conspicuously sparse in Obamacare

Insurers – who can charge higher rates in most states to admitted smokers – are steamed. They say the cheating that smokers do to escape tobacco surcharges on their monthly premiums means higher rates for everyone else.
Northwest Cable News (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26

[Ireland] Smoking costing healthcare system half a billion a year

Head of Services and Advocacy at the Irish Cancer Society Donal Buggy said: “This is a positive and significant contribution to the existing evidence on tobacco consumption and its effects, and covers a broad range of costs associated with smoking.” “It
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26
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