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Regulation stacks up for e-cigarettes

The decisions that regulators make will shape not just the future of the industry but also the public-health response — and scientists both for and against e-cigarettes have waded into the debate while regulation is still up in the air. “Right now, elec
Nature
added Sep 26, 2013 12:23
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[Ohio] Alternative tobacco use up in teenagers

Instead of smoking cigarettes, some students are chewing tobacco, or smoking cigars or flavored tobacco from a hookah, according to the American Lung Association in Ohio. But these students who are expanding their tobacco use aren't just high school stu
Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Apr 29, 2013 14:34
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TOBACCO NATION: WHERE AMERICANS SMOKE, DIP AND DIE TRYIN’ / Who's Still Smoking? State-by-State Analysis of U.S. Tobacco Use

We combed through the latest CDC data for interesting and surprising patterns of tobacco use in the U.S. ...Would you have guessed that Maine loves cigars more than anywhere ...Kentucky...highest rate of smoking-attributable deaths (371 per 100,000 peopl
Vocativ
added Oct 30, 2014 14:41
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Smoking Long or Ultralong Cigarettes Increases Risk of Lung Cancer

"While the significant risks of smoking are well known and accepted, very little information exists on the health risks of different sizes of cigarettes," said Darcy Marciniuk, MD, FCCP and President of the ACCP. "This study indicates that there is an ad
MarketWired
added Oct 28, 2013 01:17
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[Burma/Myanmar] Hidden in smoke

The tobacco is often flavoured with a fruit flavour and emits a pleasant odour rather than the harsh tobacco smell often associated with cigarette smoke. Perhaps it’s for this reason that hookah smoking is growing in popularity, especially among young wo
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:49
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Tobacco control in Namibia: the importance of government capacity, media coverage and industry interference

The fact that Namibia was able to pass fairly comprehensive tobacco control legislation with such meagre resources is commendable. The government must now implement the regulations that make the legislation effective. Tobacco control progress in low-incom
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:20
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Beyond Cigarettes: Federal Regulation of Other Tobacco Products

Date: Tue, 05/21/2013 ... This webinar will discuss the potential for FDA regulation and what public health professionals and advocates can do to press the FDA to exercise its authority over all tobacco products to protect public health.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:33
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[Connecticut] OSHA seeks steep fines from SW tobacco firm

The Nuway Tobacco Co. faces $59,869 in proposed fines after the U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the company for 22 serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its 200 Sullivan Ave. manufacturi
Manchester (CT) Journal-Inquirer
added Apr 14, 2013 12:59
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E-cigarettes: No smoke, but fiery debate

"Many people use them as a bridge product" to avoid smoke-free laws — and as a result, they delay or avoid quitting, says David Abrams, executive director of the Shroeder Institute, operated by the anti-tobacco group Legacy. He co-authored a study in the
USA Today
added Aug 19, 2012 03:44
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Even Outside, Harmful Smoke Spreads

A recent study in Environmental Health Perspectives found that nonsmokers who visited outdoor restaurants and bars where smoking was allowed had elevated levels of tobacco-related chemicals in the body compared with people at a smoke-free control site.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 14, 2012 07:42
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