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Artery damage seen in some teenage smokers, drinkers

Researchers found that 17-year-olds who had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime or who drank more than 10 drinks on a typical drinking day had stiffer walls in their arteries. In the long term, stiffer arteries can increase the risk for ca
Reuters
added Sep 10, 2018 03:38
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AHA: Nicotine Patch Safe for Smokers Hospitalized With Heart Trouble Nicotine replacement

Nicotine replacement therapy appears to be a safe option for smokers hospitalized for heart disease, even for critically ill patients on their first day, according to a new study. Researchers hope the findings will encourage doctors to prescribe nicotine
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2018 20:12
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Very low nicotine cigarette study yields mixed results

A study on very-low-nicotine cigarettes released last week found smokers benefit more from an immediate, rather than gradual, reduction when it comes to risk exposure. However, the overall results were mixed, the researchers found.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2018 19:58
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[Georgia] WALLACE: Teacher responds poorly to late student

You keep harping about the evils of smoking...Isn’t it a fact that a person who has never smoked even one cigarette and never breathed one puff of secondhand smoke could still die from lung cancer?...Yes, it is true that it’s possible for a person who has
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[New York] Adolescent Users of Juul, Other E-Cigarette Pods Exposed to Nearly As Much Nicotine as Smokers, Study Shows

young users of newer “pod” e-cigarette devices are absorbing nicotine at levels approaching nicotine exposure from traditional combustible cigarettes... Juul and similar products contain high concentrations of a modified, salt form of nicotine, which is m
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Sep 9, 2018 16:43
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[UK-Scotland] The response of retailers in Scotland to the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations and Tobacco Products Directive

We found high retailer compliance with the legislation. With price-marked packs and packs containing less than 20 cigarettes and 30 grams of rolling tobacco banned, retailers stated that this helped simplify ordering and stock management. The removal of p
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:03
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Biomarkers of exposure among “dual users” of tobacco cigarettes and electronic cigarettes in Canada

Implications Public health authorities should clearly communicate the relative risk of e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes to the general public, focusing on two salient points: 1) e-cigarettes are not harmless, but they are less harmful than smoking tob
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 8, 2018 20:01
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TOC: Volume 20, Issue 10 October 2018

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 7, 2018 18:39
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[UK] LAMB: It’s time to stop tarring e-cigarettes and tobacco with the same brush

Yesterday, I made a statement to the House of Commons about our recent report on e-cigarettes to clarify what we actually said. The evidence is clear: e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to a smoker’s health than conventional cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:49
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GLANTZ: San Francisco actively implementing its comprehensive ban on sale of flavored tobacco products

Department of Public Health....updated its website with details on the implementation plan, including, sending a mailer (below) to every retailer in the City telling them that the law is in effect and that they should stop ordering flavored products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 10, 2018 03:36
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