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[Illinois] Big Tobacco, the FDA and the future of tobacco-less smoking

What concerns health advocates the most are the plethora of flavorings, variations and nicotine doses that are added to the liquid. The two chemicals, for example, are not approved for inhalation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the California D
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jan 3, 2016 21:02
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[Michigan] Teen cigarette smoking drops to historic low in 2015

"But each new generation that comes of age needs to be warned of the dangers of cigarette smoking, or we risk returning to the high levels of smoking we have seen in the past. Further, the study now finds that many students are smoking tobacco in forms ot
University of Michigan
added Dec 18, 2015 20:12
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22 wealthy nations that smoke the most

1. Greece — 38.9% The biggest smokers in the OECD are the Greeks: 43.7% of men smoke in Greece and 34% of women do. Like Latvia and many other countries on this list, Greece has a big problem with illegal cigarette smuggling. A recent report estimated t
Business Insider
added Nov 8, 2015 21:10
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What happens when we raise the age to buy cigarettes to 25?

The AAP policy asks that the U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration regulates e-cigarettes the same way cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco are. American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network member Chris Hansen said, "powerful interventions are
Catholic Online
added Oct 26, 2015 18:51
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[Canada] Waterloo study aims to better understand e-cigarette effects

Hammond launched a study — the first of its kind in Canada — to figure out whether there is any benefit to e-cigarettes, which are often touted as a great option for smokers who want to quit. "We're recruiting smokers and basically seeing what happens w
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:44
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[Iceland] Denmark: Almost 1 in 2 upper-secondary students smoke

46% of Danish upper-secondary students smoke either daily or occasionally, according to a new survey by the State Institute of Public Health (SIPH), with the numbers revealing a huge increase in young smokers over the past two decades.
Icenews (is)
added Sep 23, 2015 19:42
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“What Is Our Story?” Philip Morris’s Changing Corporate Narrative.

PMC replaced its market success–oriented corporate narrative with a new one centered on responsibility....new narrative was unconvincing to many of its employees...repositioning that would help the company continue business as usual. Moving toward a tobac
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 11, 2015 14:25
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These Doctors Were Paid To Testify That Smoking Doesn't Cause Cancer

A Vocativ investigation reveals the six ear, nose and throat doctors mentioned...we list the doctors, with select excerpts...Willard Bill Fee Jr. / MIchael H. Bertino / Ellis L Webster / Dr. Trina Espinola / Merill A. Biel / Kim R. Jones
Vocativ
added Aug 4, 2015 09:50
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[Florida] Physicians testified for tobacco companies against plaintiffs with head, neck cancers

a small group of otolaryngologists have repeatedly testified, on behalf of the tobacco industry, that heavy smoking did not cause the cancer...The cases occurred between 2009 and 2014. One physician said he was paid $100,000 to testify in a single case
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Jul 17, 2015 11:12
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[Texas] UTSA research suggests ‘vaping’ may not be as risk-free as it appears

The researchers also worry that in addition to causing blood pressure spikes, prolonged vaping could lead to long-term cardiovascular problems, especially in people with undiagnosed hypertension.
University of Texas at San Antonio
added Jul 9, 2015 15:41
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