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[UK] Low-Nicotine E-Cigs May Raise Toxin Risks

Ex-smokers who use low-nicotine liquid in electronic cigarettes breathe more deeply and more often when using the devices than those who use high-nicotine liquid, a small British study suggests. That means that users of low-nicotine liquid are at increas
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 15, 2018 08:20
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Evidence Thin for 'Preloading' Benefit in Smoking Cessation

Using nicotine patches for 4 weeks before quit attempt didn't improve long-term abstinence
MedPage Today
added Jun 15, 2018 07:43
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Tobacco industry’s elaborate attempts to control a global track and trace system and fundamentally undermine the Illicit Trade Protocol [FREE FULL TEXT]

Governments should assume the TI seeks to control T&T systems in order to avoid scrutiny and minimise excise tax payments and that any T&T system based on Codentify, on intellectual property currently or previously owned by the TI, or being promoted or im
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:38
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Correction: Heterogeneity in the measurement and reporting of outcomes in studies of electronic cigarette use in adolescents: a systematic analysis of observational studies ($$)

Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:37
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[Europe] JOOSENS: Traceability: the tobacco industry is part of the problem, not the solution [FREE FULL TEXT]

track and trace systems should therefore take into consideration at least the following three principles. Investigate thoroughly possible industry connections with so-called independent third-party contractors. / Never accept traceability codes generated
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:35
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[Netherlands] SMOKING AT LEAST TWICE AS HARMFUL AS STATED ON PACKAGES: HEALTH INSTITUTE

Smokers inhale much higher doses of harmful substances than is stated on their cigarette packages, according to a study by Dutch public health institute RIVM. The researchers found that the amount of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide is at least twice as
NL Times (nl)
added Jun 13, 2018 12:37
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 14, 2018 12:29
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tobacco use in the military

The Department of Defense should prohibit all tobacco use on military installations and stop selling tobacco products in commissaries and exchanges. Congressional requirements for designated smoking areas at Veterans Affairs health care facilities should
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Calcium Buildup in Brain

Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 people, average age 78, who visited a memory clinic in the Netherlands. Brain CT scans showed more than 19
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 13, 2018 23:07
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