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Air Pollutants Reach Placenta, Might Harm Fetus: Study

Scientists warn that soot from polluted air is reaching the placenta of pregnant women, possibly harming the health of unborn babies. Tiny carbon particles released by the burning of fossil fuels enter a woman's bloodstream when she breathes polluted air
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2018 17:02
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by [ASH]. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are trying to give up. The e
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2018 16:41
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HHS Chief Azar: Regulators aren't going to to let e-cigarettes become a 'pathway to nicotine dependency'

Azar said he "completely supports" the FDA in its proposed crackdown Friday in an interview with CNBC's "Squawk on the Street." A father of teens himself, he said he sees the "pervasiveness" and "rapid spread" of teen e-cigarette use. FDA Commissioner S
CNBC
added Sep 17, 2018 15:24
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JUUL and other stealth vaporisers: hiding the habit from parents and teachers

Conclusions The vaping industry has demonstrated much ingenuity in devising discreet vaporisers and de-emphasising exhaled vapour plumes and their aroma. The US market for vaping devices with stealthy characteristics is anything but inconspicuous, with J
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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Youth access to JUUL online: eBay sales of JUUL prior to and following FDA action

Following FDA contact, most listings were no longer active. However, 3.4% of these vendors still sold JUUL devices or pods and 15.5% were selling other vaporisers or nicotine products.... Online platforms may lack the will or expertise to effectively mon
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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Electronic cigarette explosion and burn injuries, US Emergency Departments 2015–2017

There are more e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries in the USA than estimated in the past reports. Improved surveillance of e-cigarette injuries and regulation of e-cigarette devices is urgently needed. NEISS could be a valuable resource for e-cigaret
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:37
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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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FDA Vows to Battle Teen E-Cig Use

"I've been warning the e-cigarette industry for more than a year that they needed to do much more to stem the youth trends," he said. "In my view, they treated these issues like a public relations challenge rather than seriously considering their legal o
MedPage Today
added Sep 17, 2018 11:21
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Among whom is cigarette smoking declining in the United States? The impact of cannabis use status, 2002–2015

non-daily cigarette smoking is increasing among current cannabis users, a growing proportion of the U.S. population. Daily and non-daily cigarette smoking continue to decline among those who do not use cannabis. Efforts to further tobacco control should c
Science Direct
added Sep 16, 2018 19:18
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