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[UK] 'Heat not burn' cigarettes still harmful to health, say government advisers

The independent Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) has looked at the evidence on the “heat not burn” products currently available mainly online in the UK. They are less risky than conventional cigarett
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:50

ARCHIVE: EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Two of Pruitt’s new appointees helped companies defend their products or fight restrictions on secondhand smoke, and another sought more than $300,000 in tobacco industry funding but was rejected. John Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Pub
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:53

Contesting the Science of Smoking

A decade after a judge ordered tobacco companies to acknowledge the dangers of low-tar cigarettes, they continue to dispute the scientific consensus.... Gori did not respond to phone messages.
The Atlantic Monthly
added May 4, 2016 16:40

SIEGEL: Relying on Lies from the California DPH, Lawsuit Against Blu Contends that Five Minutes of Vaping Poses Significant Risk of Experiencing a Heart Attack

Today, after reading the actual text of the complaint, I am able to report that the complaint is so unscientific that it actually asserts that just five minutes of vaping an e-cigarette poses a significant risk of experiencing a heart attack. And where
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 13, 2015 22:44

[New York] Smokers Urge NY Court To Back Medical Monitoring Claims ($$)

Smokers suing Philip Morris USA Inc. urged New York's highest court on Tuesday to find that plaintiffs can bring a stand-alone medical monitoring claim against a tobacco company even if they do not have a smoking-related disease. The New York State Court
added Aug 1, 2013 20:03

Smoking Doubles Women’s Sudden Death Risk

Smoking cigarettes may more than double a woman’s risk of sudden cardiac death. But quitting can reduce that risk significantly over time, according to a new study.
added Dec 11, 2012 18:12

A Hidden Epidemic: Tobacco Use and Mental Illness

This May for Mental Health Awareness Month, Legacy will host a special Warner Series Lecture to address a devastating trend in public health.
American Legacy Foundation
added May 22, 2012 15:31

Blood test may help identify kids' smoke exposure: study

added May 12, 2012 00:21

[Minnesota] Report Claims SCHIP Cut Smokers, Increased Revenues

Minnesota anti-tobacco group using findings to push for tax hike
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 14, 2012 16:06

[Minnesota] HMO suits against tobacco companies dismissed

Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Feb 2, 2002 00:00
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