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Battelle Receives DEA Approval for Marijuana Research

building on more than 50 years of experience studying the effects of tobacco product use....will examine whether there is a link between marijuana and tobacco use, and how people consume different tobacco products for smoking marijuana, including “blunts.
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 18:09
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Hotel smoking policies and their implementation: a survey of California hotel managers [FREE FULL TEXT]

fall short of protecting nonsmoking guests and workers from exposure to secondhand and thirdhand smoke. Complete indoor smoking bans for all hotels are needed... Nonsmokers...should avoid hotels that permit smoking and instead stay in completely smoke-fre
BioMed Central (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:07
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No surgery for smokers or the obese: Policy in UK stirs debate

it plans to ban access to routine, or non-urgent, surgery under the National Health Service until patients "improve their health," the policy states, claiming that "exceptional clinical circumstances (will) be taken into account on a case-by-case basis."
CNN
added Oct 31, 2017 16:57
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[UK-Scotland] Enlighten: Theses: Evaluating the impact of environmental tobacco smoke on biological age markers: a canine model

A negative relationship in leukocyte telomere length with hair nicotine was observed, among other changes (Chapter 5). mRNA levels of further biomarkers of ageing were measured in testes, as well as leukocyte global DNA methylation percentage (Chapter 6).
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:40
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[UK] E-cigarettes ARE a gateway to teenage tobacco smoking: Youngsters are twice as likely to go on to regular smoking after using the devices

The study of 44,000 schoolchildren will fuel growing concerns that ‘vaping’ may act as a ‘gateway’ to smoking. The researchers warned e-cigarettes may help to ‘re-normalise’ smoking after years of a growing taboo about the habit - and warned it would be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:37
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Vibrating mask that helps you breathe easy: Device that shakes 100,000 times a second helps medication reduce symptoms faster

The device is a type of nebuliser - commonly used for inhaling medicine / A trial in the U.S. showed the device could reduce hospital admissions / The new Aerogen Solo mask has a 5mm-wide vibrating mesh with 1,000 perforations which shrinks the droplets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:28
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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GLANTZ: 11th longitudinal study shows that kids who start with ecigs more likely to go on to cigs, this time from Canada

The paper is especially interesting because nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are illegal in Canada, which strongly suggests that the gateway effect of e-cigarette use does not simply depend on the availability of nicotine. Nicotine containing e-cigs are
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:11
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CDC Awards ICF over $13 Million Tobacco Survey Research Task Order

ICF Will Continue to Conduct a National Survey to Examine Youth Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Tobacco Use
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:10
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FOJTIK: Stop Lying to Smokers about Safer Alternatives

Smokeless tobacco and vapor products are far less dangerous than cigarettes are, but the public-health elite won’t admit it. Last July, President Trump’s new FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, announced new approaches to fighting smoking-related death and
National Review
added Oct 31, 2017 01:40
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