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Selling a Poison by the Barrel: Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes

A dangerous new form of a powerful stimulant is hitting markets nationwide, for sale by the vial, the gallon and even the barrel. The drug is nicotine, in its potent, liquid form ... These “e-liquids,” ... are powerful neurotoxins
New York Times
added Mar 24, 2014 01:22
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Electronic cigarette advertising at the point-of-sale: a gap in tobacco control research

While tobacco control stakeholders are learning more about how e-cigarettes are used and promoted, there is very little published research to date on the advertising and promotion of e-cigarettes in the retail environment.13
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2014 01:44
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[California] Thirdhand smoke dangerous, UCR study finds

A first-of-its-kind study by UCR professor of cell biology Manuela Martins-Green indicates that exposure to thirdhand smoke may be harmful to humans. Previous studies have examined the effects of first- and secondhand smoke (FHS and SHS respectively), bu
The Highlander (University of California, Riverside)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:08
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Serbia: EUR 1.5 billion spent annually on cigarettes

The number of smokers in Serbia has been declining, by around 7 percent in the last 10 years, but the total of EUR 1.5 billion is still spent on cigarettes on an annual level which almost equals the entire budget of the Republic Fund for Health Insurance,
InSerbia (rs)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:59
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Smoke, the Chief Killer — Strategies for Targeting Combustible Tobacco Use

New approaches must be adopted if we are to dramatically reduce the harms of tobacco use in the United States over the next decade. To achieve this goal requires that we recognize the unequaled dangers resulting from combustible tobacco use.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 27, 2014 14:52
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[Asia, Israel, USA] A breath of fresh air

Israel was among the first to pass legislation restricting smoking in workplaces and other public places as long ago as the early 1980s. One doesn’t suffer from secondhand smoke in elevators, cinemas, taxis, health-fund clinics, lecture halls or buses an
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 26, 2014 07:06
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[Australia, Malaysia] GILLARD: Tobacco's ugly truth must be uncovered | Julia Gillard

In Australia, 15,000 people die a year due to tobacco use. The fight has not been won yet, but our plain packaging policy works and should be defended ... Free trade equals more jobs and prosperity. Less smoking equals more people alive and healthy. Bot
Malaysia Sun (au)
added Dec 23, 2013 00:03
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Can e-cigarettes help you quit smoking?

research is mixed and preliminary. And even if thety can help you stop, that doesn't mean they are safe for other people. The strongest evidence in support of e-cigarettes' possible ability to help people quit smoking comes from a New Zealand study publi
Consumer Reports
added Dec 15, 2013 09:35
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Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011 and 2012

The findings in this report indicate that during 2011–2012 significant increases occurred in current use of nonconventional tobacco products, such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs, among middle and high school students; in addition, an increase in c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:19
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FOIA Documents: OMB-White House

6/21/12 12:06 PM Drew Perraut-OMB policy analyst Christopher Colburn-FDA, Daniel Gittelson-FDA could we touch base at some point today or tomorrow regarding some upcoming CTP actions? We're interested in any upcoming actions related to menthol.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 12, 2013 15:26
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