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Some Adults Dismiss Nicotine Risks to Kids

Smokers and users of other tobacco products were less likely than non-tobacco users to recognize the potential harms of nicotine exposure to children, researchers reported. More than four out of five (83.2%) adults surveyed considered nicotine to be "def
MedPage Today
added Jul 19, 2018 18:13
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[UK] Dundee has one of the highest smoking rates in Britain

That’s four times as many smokers as in Christchurch, Dorset, where just 4.6% of people smoke, the lowest percentage in Britain. However the number of smokers in Dundee is dropping, due to a successful and sustained anti-tobacco strategy from the govern
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:40
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CDC: 'Tips' campaign has helped a number of smokers quit

There were 267,594 calls attributable to the Tips campaign in 2017, which ran from Jan. 9 to July 30. An estimated 1.83 million smokers attempted to quit and 104,000 quit for good as a result of the 2014 campaign. Non-smokers reported increased conversat
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:34
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Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy, whether from smoking cigarettes, or nicotine patches and e-cigarettes, increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome—sometimes known as "cot death—according to new research published in the Journal of Physiology. Sud
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:22
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AHA: Vaping Tied to Blood Clots -- in Mice

mice were exposed to two daily sessions of vapor from a top-selling brand of e-cigarette liquid over five days. A second group of mice used as a control was exposed only to clean air. The study found that the platelets in mice exposed to e-cigarette vapo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2018 00:48
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Little filtered cigars: US sales, flavours, package sizes and prices

Classifying all LFCs as cigarettes would require that they be offered in a minimum package of 20, eliminate flavoured varieties other than menthol and increase prices through applicable state and local cigarette taxes.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 23:00
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[Florida] Prevalence and characteristics of secondhand smoke and secondhand vapour exposure among youth

Almost one-third of Florida youth reported SHV exposure. Factors associated with SHS and SHV exposure are somewhat similar, and exposure to SHS and SHV is associated with tobacco susceptibility in youth. Promoting tobacco-free homes is needed to protect y
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:58
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Little and filtered cigars meet the legal definition of cigarettes and should be included in nicotine reduction regulation

The tobacco control community is cautiously optimistic that a nicotine reduction policy may be the big step needed to make substantial progress in reducing tobacco-caused death and disease in the USA.12–14 Other countries are considering similar measures.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:56
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Tobacco lawsuit defence set back by Supreme Court of Canada

both the B.C. Supreme Court and appeal court had argued the documents sought by Philip Morris are “highly relevant” to the lawsuit and that restrictions on what data can be disclosed to the defence are “inherently unfair.” But those courts “erred by allo
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Jul 18, 2018 22:47
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MINTON: For Sake of Public Health, FDA Should Not Ban E-cigarette Flavors

All the existing evidence indicates that limiting flavor variety in e-cigarettes will have no effect on nonsmokers—young or old. However, it would significant reduce e-cigarettes’ attractiveness to existing smokers who might consider such devices as a me
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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