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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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Table of Contents Volume 16 Issue 10 October 2014

How Long Does Secondhand Smoke Remain in Household Air: Analysis of PM2.5 Data From Smokers’ Homes / Does Moralization Motivate Smokers to Quit? A Longitudinal Study of Representative Samples of Smokers in the United States and Denmark / Affective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2014 23:38
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Carbonyl Compounds in Electronic Cigarette Vapors: Effects of Nicotine Solvent and Battery Output Voltage [FREE FULL TEXT]

Vapors from EC contain toxic and carcinogenic carbonyl compounds. Both solvent and battery output voltage significantly affect levels of carbonyl compounds in EC vapors. High-voltage EC may expose users to high levels of carbonyl compounds.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2014 23:34
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Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke and Depressive Symptoms Among Women in Midlife [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings support a role for early life cigarette exposures in shaping smoking and depression risks in later life, and they provide some support for the direction of smoke exposure influence on depression.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2014 23:33
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[USA] Young e-cig users crave regular cigarettes more

Among non-smoking youth who had ever used e-cigarettes, 43.9 percent said they intended to smoke conventional cigarettes within the next year, compared with 21.5 percent of those who had never used e-cigarettes. In addition, exposure to pro-tobacco adver
ANI (in)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:11
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'Increased levels of toxic metals' in e-cigarette secondhand smoke

Though previous research has found benefits of switching from traditional to electronic cigarettes, a new study from the University of Southern California finds that the secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes contains certain harmful metals that are signific
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 1, 2014 14:23
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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes should be used as last resort to quit

Electronic cigarettes present a conundrum for public health officials. On the one hand, they contain fewer — or perhaps even none — of the cancer-causing substances found in tobacco products “which presents an opportunity for harm reduction if smokers us
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 1, 2014 14:19
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SAVANT: Do Smokers Cost Society More?

According to many studies (but not all), the lifetime health care costs for smokers and obese people, whose lives are shorter, are indeed lower than fit, healthy people who live much longer. The admonitions against smoking and obesity are not generated by
Parade
added Sep 1, 2014 14:18
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'contain higher levels of certain toxins than regular cigarettes'

U.S. researchers found vapour from e-cigarettes contains toxic element chromium and four times more nickel than found in normal cigarettes They were also found to contain lead, zinc and other toxic metals
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 14:17
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[UK] E-cigarette makers respond to ‘very negative’ WHO proposals ($$)

Strict new proposals on the regulation of e-cigs would have a “very negative impact on the future health of smokers”.
The Grocer (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:04
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