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[Ireland] Educated pregnant 'secret smokers' put babies at risk

A significant number of pregnant women in Ireland may be "secret smokers", leaving their baby at risk of being malnourished. A new study of a group of mothers-to-be attending the Coombe Maternity Hospital in Dublin found several were reluctant to disclose
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 12, 2018 18:52

FDA warns consumers about e-cigarette liquids with erectile dysfunction drugs

The two HelloCig e-liquids contain tadalafil and sildenafil, the main ingredients in two of the most popular male enhancement drugs on the market, the FDA said. "These FDA-approved prescription drugs are not approved for inclusion in e-liquid products sol
added Dec 12, 2018 17:05

[Asia, Pakistan] 60pc pictorial health warning to be printed on cigarette packs

Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) is in the process of notifying 60percent pictorial health warning on cigarette packs which will be implemented next year, said parliamentary secretary for health
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 12, 2018 17:00
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Microplastics found in gut of every sea turtle in new study

The study sites were in North Carolina, Northern Cyprus and Queensland, Australia. Synthetic particles were found in all the animals, and the most common sources of these materials were tires, cigarettes, clothing and marine equipment
added Dec 12, 2018 16:57

[Louisiana] Bits of cigarettes and other plastic found in every sea turtle tested in new study: report

“This study provides more evidence that we all need to help reduce the amount of plastic waste released to our seas and maintain clean, healthy and productive oceans for future generations,” lead researcher Pennie Lindeque told CNN. While the study didn
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 12, 2018 16:25

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Government has moved too slowly to regulate e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns

Dr Stuart Jones says “the horse has bolted” because parents believe it’s safe – when it isn’t.
TVNZ (nz)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:20

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline By

A state-administered survey of Utah youth in eighth grade, 10th grade and 12th grade, carried out in 2017, found that 23.1 percent of respondents reported they had tried an electronic cigarette — slightly higher than the proportion who said they had ever
Deseret News
added Dec 12, 2018 16:16

E-cigarette vaping negatively impacts wound healing

found exposure to both e-cigarette vaping and traditional cigarettes in experimental models resulted in increased tissue death, which delays wound healing.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 12, 2018 15:52
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[Europe, UK] Government commits to review of e-cigarette regulations after Brexit

In its response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s report on e-cigarettes, the government agreed with recommendations for a review of e-cigarette regulation “to identify scope for change post-Brexit”.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 15:48

[Texas] E-Cigarettes: Rekindling America's Addiction to Tobacco

Cofer was among the speakers at The University of Texas System’s two-day Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit at MD Anderson, where health and policy experts convened to discuss policy, prevention and cessation efforts for tobacco and nicotine-related products,
Texas Medical Center
added Dec 11, 2018 23:39
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