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Create A Smoking Pumpkin With An E-Cigarette

Pimp your pumpkin with a miniature smoke machine. A modified e-cigarette can create a surprising amount of fog, giving your carving an extra eerie touch. Start with a type of e-cig called a clearomizer, available online or at your local vape shop. It has
Popular Science
added Oct 31, 2014 12:00
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[Illinois] Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health are inviting young people to join their fight against Big Tobacco. More than $5,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs in the “Don’t Get Burned” social media contest. Youth and young

Don't Get Burned by Big Tobacco (Chicago Department of Public Health)
added Oct 30, 2014 20:53
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Dartmouth researchers unveil first real-time secondhand smoke sensor

The plug-in device will be marketed initially to hotels to enforce no-smoking rules, but it also is attracting interest from rental car companies, apartment buildings, public housing, condominium associations, dormitories, nursing homes, jails and other
EurekAlert
added Oct 27, 2014 15:24
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Ebola.com Purchased for $200K by Marijuana Company. And It Gets Stranger From There

A newly renamed, Russian weed-related company bought Ebola.com using shares of a medical marijuana business run by a former Libertarian Party presidential candidate who thinks that pot should be used to treat Ebola. And no, you’re not high (as far as we
TIME Magazine
added Oct 27, 2014 15:05
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Researchers unveil first real-time secondhand smoke sensor

Dartmouth College researchers are going to market with the first-ever sensor that detects secondhand and thirdhand tobacco and marijuana smoke in real time.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:53
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[Taiwan] Taipei eyes e-cig vendors

The department’s first probe into e-cigarette availability found 318 different models or related products available online through Facebook, Line or auction sites. The department said that while e-cigarettes are rarely sold openly in stores, they are som
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 23, 2014 20:07
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:38
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:37
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[Illinois] Evidence of organized "Twitter bombing" of Chicago city council while it was considering adding e-cigs to clean indoor air law

They found an organized campaign -- based outside Chicago (and outside Illinois) -- to generate oppostion to the proposed ordinance. Here is the summary ... using an account or tweet strategy consistent with astroturfing.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:36
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For National Respiratory Care Week, IntelliQuit, The World's First Stop Smoking Biosensor and Platform, Is Now Available Online

biochemically measures tobacco consumption to help smokers stop is now available on-line via Kickstarter for $79 while supplies last. Similar to a breath alcohol meter, IntelliQuit provides the smoker actionable information to help the smoker quit. A dr
PR Newswire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:15
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