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[Canada] Monitor article throws spotlight on tobacco executive "ruthless" behaviour

"Justice requires that individuals be held accountable for civil or arguably criminal misbehaviour," said Brian Iler, co-founder of a Toronto law firm and co-author of the article. "Tobacco industry documents unearthed in Canadian and American litigatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 2, 2017 15:47
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Does the Regulatory Environment for E-Cigarettes Influence the Effectiveness of E-Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation?: Longitudinal Findings From the ITC Four Country Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to regulate this emerging product so that EC benefits for smoking cessation are maximized and its risks to public health are minimized.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 6, 2017 13:46
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[Canada] Clearing the air around e-cigarettes

Fears that “vaping” is a gateway to tobacco smoking are unfounded, shows a comprehensive review... “The public has been misled about the risks of e-cigarettes,” concludes Tim Stockwell, CARBC director and co-principal investigator. “Many people think the
University of Victoria (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:11
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[Illinois] Hookahs are not harmless, in spite of what teens may think

Your teen may think that smoking a hookah is just something fun to do with his friends. Tell him about the health risks involved. Be sure to let him know that he and his friends could end up putting their health, even their lives, in danger if they con
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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[Canada] Company buying Canadian medical journals is being sued for publishing junk science for profit

Two of Canada's most prestigious publishing houses for medical journals have been quietly bought up by an international publisher that is being sued by the U.S. government ... The takeovers have sent shock waves through the medical research community and
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:59
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A New Death Toll for Smoking

Smoking is involved in 22.9 percent of cancer deaths in women and 33.7 percent in men. In all, the authors estimate that 167,133 people died of cancers associated with smoking cigarettes in 2014. (This number does not include deaths from many other disea
New York Times
added Oct 31, 2016 21:18
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[Washington] Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers

E-cigarette devices are randomly and unexpectedly exploding, burning and maiming people unlucky enough to be near them when they detonate, researchers report. The University of Washington Regional Burn Center in Seattle has treated 22 people for burns an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 5, 2016 21:37
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Evidence, Policy, and E-Cigarettes.

We have written a document to correct Bates' misconceptions about who we are, what our experience is, why we decided to write about this topic in the first place, what we actually said, and why we said it.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 12, 2016 16:33
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IMAGES: History Of Tobacco

Pinterest
added Jul 6, 2016 18:31
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, vs. PAMELA CICCONE, etc., Respondent. (PDF)

Under the definition we adopt, the plaintiff does not need to have been formally diagnosed or know that the symptoms were tobacco-related prior to the “cut-off date” for class membership.
Supreme Court of Florida
added Jun 10, 2016 21:31
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