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LETTER: Cigarette smoke kills. Cannabis smoke? Not so much.

Feb. 4 letter, “Secondhand marijuana smoke is harmful, just like tobacco smoke,”... In 5,000 years of documented use, cannabis has not killed a single person, while cigarettes kill more than 1,000 Americans daily. Cannabis smoke may be unpleasant, but it
The Washington Post
added Feb 13, 2016 21:24

ANSELM: The e-cigarette barn door is open

The health of America’s 42 million smokers, whose lives will be cut short an average of ten years by their continued use of combusted cigarettes, is being held hostage by government inaction.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 13, 2016 18:46

Disparity in Life Spans of the Rich and the Poor Is Growing

Mr. Fenelon has calculated that smoking accounted for a third to a fifth of the gap in life expectancy between men with college degrees and men with only high school degrees. For women it was as much as a quarter.
New York Times
added Feb 13, 2016 06:10

Tobacco report: California failing in reducing smoke-caused death, disease

Signal Hill City Manager Charlie Honeycutt said that although he respects the mission of the American Lung Association and what they are trying to accomplish through their report card, he believes that the grade assigned to Signal Hill is inaccurate. “T
Signal Tribune (Signal Hill, CA)
added Feb 13, 2016 06:04

New York City flavoured tobacco product sales ban evaluation

New York City prohibited all sales of flavoured cigars, cigarillos, little cigars, chew,...Collectively these findings demonstrate significant evidence that the flavoured tobacco products sales ban was successful in New York City, and could succeed elsewh
Tobacco Control
added Feb 13, 2016 05:43

[California] Smoke From Licensed Hookah And Smoking Lounges Not Regulated

Local restaurant has smoke levels ten times the acceptable exposure level recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency, a San Diego scientist says
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Feb 12, 2016 21:29

[Asia] 'Smoking, inactivity fueling heart attacks among young Indians'

a study by Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, showed a worrisome spike in heart attacks among Indian males under 35 years of age. It blamed a n increase in smoking and physical inactivity for the epidemic of heart disease - and heart attacks - among the
Times of India
added Feb 12, 2016 20:50

[North Carolina] Put that in your e-cigarette and smoke it, or should you?

Ilona Jaspers, PhD... recently completed research showing how the chemicals in e-cigarettes can change immune responses in our airways. She is presenting her findings at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Was
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Feb 12, 2016 20:49

[UK] Smoking e-cigarettes when pregnant 'puts unborn babies at risk'

Chemicals present in the vapour produced by e-cigarettes can cause developmental problems in laboratory mice whose mothers had been exposed to “vaping” during pregnancy, scientists said. In Britain, pregnant women are strongly advised to give up smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:42

E-cigarettes may harm unborn babies, immune system, say scientists

"Our data points in the direction that e-cigarettes are not harmless at all," Judy Zelikoff, toxicologist at New York University Langone Medical Center, said on Thursday (11.02.2016) at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement o
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:40
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