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Peering through the mist: What does the chemistry of contaminants in electronic cigarettes tell us about health risks? (PDF)

an analysis of current state of knowledge about chemistry of liquids and aerosols associated with electronic cigarettes indicates that there is no evidence that vaping produces inhalable exposures to contaminants of the aerosol that would warrant health
Drexel University School of Public Health
added Aug 9, 2013 01:49
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New Legal Synthetic Drug Epidemic Sweeps Smoke Shops Among Young Adults

known as "Blue Blossoms." Available at most smoke and head shops, this synthetic liquid when smoked through an electronic cigarette (e-cigarettes) creates psychological effects similar to marijuana, Spice/K2, and even ecstasy.
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2013 06:01
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[Utah] Are e-cigarettes really safe?

“Patients have come in and say, ‘Gee, I’ve tried this new form of cigarette. It’s great. I’m smoking a non-toxic form of cigarette,’” said Dr. Neil Schachter, a lung doctor in New York, in an interview with CBS News. “I say to them ... ’I don’t know if t
Deseret News
added Jul 28, 2013 21:12
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Ninety percent of U.S. tobacco is GMO; hey smokers, you're smoking pesticide!

What is the TRUE driving force of the cigarette addiction? Could it possibly be that the 4,000-plus chemicals, which are comprised of pesticide and different super strength herbicides, cause a "hangover" which beckons for relief? GMO tobacco means that s
NaturalNews Network
added Jun 14, 2013 19:27
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[Asia] Pictorial Health Warnings on Cigarette Packages in Qatar: Preimplementation Awareness and Perceptions of Ever-Smokers Versus Never-Smokers

pictorial health warnings (PHWs) on cigarette packages were significantly associated with increased awareness ... These findings suggest the needs for increased awareness about the value of PHWs and call for further research to determine the effectiveness
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2013 11:48
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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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[India] The Endgame for Tobacco from September 10-12, 2013

The Conference is a call for collective resolution to fight tobacco through global cohesion and integration of tobacco control into broader health and development agendas for the achievement of our common health and development goals. With India making c
International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco (in)
added Apr 13, 2013 16:36
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Reducing smokers' exposure to cigarette smoke toxicants -- our first clinical study results

We have shown in our first clinical study of our novel prototype cigarettes that it is possible to reduce smokers' exposure to certain smoke toxicants. ... We have spent several decades researching the nature of tobacco smoke, identifying key toxicants
EurekAlert
added Mar 25, 2013 20:58
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[New York] More people are smoking e-cigarettes, but as a quitting tool, they may be all smoke and mirrors

Evidence suggests that heavy smokers who try e-cigarettes combine their use with regular cigarettes, potentially increasing their nicotine consumption, a leading researcher says.
New York Daily News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:53
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Clinical Notes: Users Deem E-Cigs Safer

Some 80% of individuals who reported using so-called electronic cigarettes in a large survey said the products are safer than traditional cigarettes.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2013 11:28
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