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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Board of Health mulls smoking age increase, elimination of flavored tobacco products

regulations that would raise the legal age for purchase to 21, tighten down on the transfer of sales licenses to a new store owner and eliminate flavored tobacco products that can be targeted toward youth.
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Feb 6, 2016 22:08
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five facts about smoking and cancer on #worldcancerday

1. It’s not just lung cancer. The Surgeon General’s Office has linked more than 12 types of cancer to smoking, including cancer of the stomach, bladder, kidneys, and liver. ... 5. The fight to #FinishIt is not over. Every day more than 3,200 children smo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:16
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kicking off black history month with our first #nomentholmonday

Truth Initiative will explore how menthol products have been strategically marketed to African-Americans, and how the aggressive advertising of mentholated cigarettes has paid off in terms of brand recognition and preference in African-American communitie
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:43
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Warning over cherry flavoured e-cigarettes: Study finds they irritate the airways more than other types - and even tobacco

Cherry flavoured e-cigarettes were found to have 'signfiicantly higher' levels of benzaldehyde - a respiratory irritant - than other flavours, according to a new study One in particular - benazaldehyde - is routinely used in food and cosmetics, and is a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:14
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D.C. Circuit Deals Blow to Big Tobacco

But the opinion was silent on what a plaintiff must prove, even after showing that a committee is tainted, to have an agency’s action thrown out. “That’s the $100 million question in this case for the tobacco companies,” said Scott Nelson, an attorney at
National Law Journal
added Jan 30, 2016 20:54
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Warning over cherry flavoured e-cigarettes: Study finds they irritate the airways more than other types - and even tobacco

One in particular - benazaldehyde - is routinely used in food and cosmetics, and is a key ingredient in 'natural' fruit flavourings. But because it has been shown to irritate the airways, researchers wanted to find out how much of the chemical fruit flav
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2016 19:40
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Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-Cigarettes

Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2016 19:10
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Research Letter: Cherry-flavoured electronic cigarettes expose users to the inhalation irritant, benzaldehyde [FREE FULL TEXT]

our study demonstrated that elevated levels of benzaldehyde exist in cherry-flavoured products. Users of cherry-flavoured products may inhale significantly higher doses of benzaldehyde compared with users of other flavoured products.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jan 29, 2016 13:44
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Benzaldehyde Common in E-Cig Vapors / Cherry-flavored liquids produced the highest levels

When Goniewicz and colleagues measured benzaldehyde levels in the aerosol produced from close to 150 e-cigarette products purchased online, they found the chemical compound in 108 products, with the highest levels found in cherry-flavored e-cigarettes. T
MedPage Today
added Jan 29, 2016 13:41
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Australian adolescent smoking rates drop to record low; cigarette pricing, plain packaging, public education praised

In 2014, 6.7 per cent of teens described themselves as heavy, light or occasional smokers / Researchers say data shows effectiveness of plain packaging laws, price increases and public education campaigns / The latest figures out of New South Wales show
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:01
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