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GLANTZ: Risk of Heart Attacks Is Double for Daily E-Cigarette Users

We just published "Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Here is the UCSF press release describing the study:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:28
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[California] Public comment to Calif Bureau of Cannabis Control on Things that are Right and Wrong in their proposed regulations

Bowling, Dan Orenstein, and I recently submitted this public comment.... With a strong regulatory framework, the cannabis industry can be...allowed...without enabling the repetition of practices from other industries, such as tobacco or alcohol, that have
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:04
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[France, UK] The 7 health tests that can tell if YOU are at risk of dementia: Smokers and people who are overweight or have unhealthy diets are most at risk

Scientists have revealed the seven health tests that tell a person their risk of developing dementia in later life. These seven tests are whether a person: smokes, is overweight, exercises regularly, eats fish and fruit or vegetables often, and has heal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:16
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3 ways tobacco use impacts your sex life

1. Erectile dysfunction 2. Decreased libido 3. Infertility The American Society for Reproductive Medicine warns that tobacco use can negatively affect fertility in both men and women. According to the organization, male and female smokers have about do
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:09
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sex sells: a look at the tobacco industry’s use of sexual themes to sell products

The implications in the Greys cigarettes ad — and many others like it, including the selection of examples shown below that range from the 1970s to 2016 — are at odds with the actual health effects of tobacco use. Research has shown that smoking can caus
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:06
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UC study: Exposure to tobacco smoke significantly impacts teen health

Secondhand smoke linked to poor health, higher absenteeism, increased likelihood to seek medical attention
EurekAlert
added Aug 22, 2018 19:41
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Exposure to tobacco smoke significantly impacts teen health

Teens exposed to just one hour of secondhand smoke per week are: 1.5 times more likely to find it harder to exercise; 2 times more likely to experience wheezing during or after exercise; 2 times more likely to have a dry cough at night; 1.5 times more li
ScienceDaily
added Aug 22, 2018 19:38
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[Oregon] 'You smoked 5.6 cigarettes today': App tells you cigarette equivalent of air pollution

A new app claims to tell its users how dangerous it can be to breathe smoggy, smoky and generally unhealthy air all day, equating air pollution with cigarettes. The app, called "S***! I Smoke," says developers were inspired by Berkeley Earth's findings
WBMA ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:20
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Israel bans Juul e-cigarettes citing 'grave' public health risk

A statement by Israel’s Health Ministry said the Juul device was banned because it contains nicotine at a concentration higher than 20 milligrams per millilitre and poses “a grave risk to public health.” Since launching in 2015, the flash drive-sized vap
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2018 18:11
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[Washington] WSU researchers develop drugs to help curb smoking

Washington State University researchers have created more than a dozen drugs with the potential to curb smokers’ desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body. The researchers hope the drugs can help people reduce their consumption of
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Aug 21, 2018 18:57
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