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Are E-Cigarettes Here to Stay?

Study Suggests Current and Former Smokers Are Turning to Electronic Cigarettes
WebMD
added Jul 21, 2012 15:12
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[Canada] New, more graphic labels for tobacco come in; smoking rates keep falling

Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2012 15:50
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[Europe, UK] Alert over electric cigarette hazard

The eHealth - Cigarette is currently subject to a European Safety Recall because the brand’s charger unit could give users an electric shock and overheat, while its labelling has also been ruled inadequate.
York Press (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 15:06
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[Canada] Cancer: Now available in strawberry

During National Non-Smoking Week 2015 the Canadian Cancer Society BC and Yukon is trying to get B.C.'s smoking rate from 13 per cent to nine. B.C. has Canada's lowest tobacco use rates but youth are still experimenting with flavoured tobacco.
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:08
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Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds

Cigarette warning labels help convince smokers to quit, and the bigger the label, the better, a new study shows. Even when smokers try to avoid seeing the labels, they are prompted to think about quitting, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 15, 2014 14:22
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[Europe] As regulators wrestle with e-smokes, the tobacco industry is changing fast

The goal, according to Clive Bates, a former director of Action on Smoking and Health, a British campaigning group, and a tireless advocate of e-cigarettes, is not to lose the chance of millions of smokers switching in whole or in part to a relatively ben
The Economist
added Sep 27, 2013 00:35
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[Czech Republic] Health Minister submits modified anti-smoking bill on Monday

Nemecek will submit a new version of the anti-smoking bill, banning smoking of cigarettes and cigars in restaurants, but allowing electronic cigarettes and water pipes, to the government on Monday. The Health Ministry has prepared the bill, which CTK has
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added May 30, 2016 19:21
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Says Using Engle Findings Violates Federal Law

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Thursday argued before the Eleventh Circuit that Engle progeny plaintiffs cannot rely on the findings of that landmark suit to establish their strict liability and negligence claims against the tobacco co
Law360
added Nov 21, 2014 12:48
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[Canada] Hookah smoking's dangers lead to bans

Hookah poses serious potential health hazards to smokers and those exposed to second hand smoke — just like cigarettes, says Dr. Roberta Ferrence, the senior scientific advisor to the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, a lead research agency funded by the On
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:58
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