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Flavoring, additive ingredients in e-cigarettes may increase inflammation and impair lung function

also found that short-term exposure to e-cigarettes was enough to cause lung inflammation similar or worse than that seen in traditional cigarette use. The research was chosen as an APSselect article for October.
News-Medical.net
added Oct 12, 2018 18:12
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[Switzerland] MOP1 concludes after laying the foundation for global cooperation and tobacco tracking system to crack down on illicit tobacco trade

The Meeting of the Parties (MOP1) to a new global treaty to fight the tobacco illicit market closed its first session on Wednesday after taking the first steps towards the creation of a monitoring system to track and trace the movement of tobacco products
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11
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Strong public support for alternatives to cigarettes: FACTS AND FIGURES FROM NEW GLOBAL SURVEY

Smokers should have access to less harmful alternatives to cigarettes and be able to easily get information about such products, a new poll finds. In general, eight out of ten adults believe that smoking is an important public health issue that governmen
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:13
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PMI: People Want Governments to Give Smokers Better Choices, Say Majority of 31,000 People Polled in 31 Countries Worldwide

A new global survey* commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by Ipsos reveals that 77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage men and women who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to completely sw
Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2018 17:10
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Big Tobacco cries foul after hard-line UN treaty

Big tobacco companies moved Thursday to counter the hard line taken by a global tobacco control treaty, including its decision that new "vaping" products should face the same restrictions as cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 15:55
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American Cancer Society report says higher tobacco taxes best way to prevent cancer deaths

Tobacco control efforts such as cigarette taxes must be expanded to prevent cancer deaths, as research shows it is the top cause of cancer deaths despite lower smoking rates, the American Cancer Society said. The cancer society released a report on Wedn
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 12, 2018 14:12
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Study: Men Who Smoke Unaware of Erectile Dysfunction Risk

When clinicians at Bath's hospital asked over 100 men (current or former smokers) if they knew that smoking is a risk factor for erectile dysfunction, fewer than one in seven said they did. The finding, if confirmed in larger studies, suggests that anti
MedPage Today
added Oct 12, 2018 14:07
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FDA Says Vape Liquid Contains Erectile Dysfunction Drug

issued a warning letter to e-cigarette maker HelloCig Electronic Technology for violations that include selling two e-cigarette liquids that contain the prescription erectile dysfunction drugs sildenafil (Viagra) and tadalafil (Cialis). A press release i
MedPage Today
added Oct 12, 2018 14:06
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AAFP Changes Course on Low-Nicotine Products

AAFP's Illinois chapter introduced a resolution calling on the Academy to withdraw its support for the FDA's decision to force cigarette companies to keep nicotine levels below a certain threshold, arguing that there is no safe level of nicotine. In Mar
MedPage Today
added Oct 12, 2018 14:05
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[UK] E-cigarette use shifts towards lower socioeconomic groups

The use of e-cigarettes among smokers has shifted from more affluent early adopters to being used more widely across all socioeconomic groups, according to new UCL research.
University College London (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 13:57
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