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[Texas] Vaping Essays: E-Cigarette Sellers Offering Scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:15
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Are you smoking? Automatic alert system helping people keep away from cigarettes

we describe the development of a novel smoking cessation system that combines motion detection and an Android software application to monitor smoking in real-time. In this system, a personalized smoking cessation plan will be created based on the goal of
Science Direct
added Aug 2, 2018 15:02
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[Florida] Miami smoke shops are selling county-themed paraphernalia. Enter the lawyers.

Miami-Dade County's government has not endorsed any electric smoking device aimed at "dabbing" — slang for vaporizing marijuana oil to deliver a more intense high. Arguing that fact wasn't clear, a county lawyer in May sent a stern letter to Kendall's
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 7, 2018 13:57
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iQOS cigarettes not as harmless as claimed: new study

The new research, published in the journal Tobacco Control, found that users speed up their “puff rate” in order to inhale more nicotine because the heat stick lasts for just six minutes, after which the device shuts off and needs to be recharged. That
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:26
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Teens Sneaking Juul E-Cig Into Classrooms

Parents, if you want to find out whether your teenagers are "juuling" in school, you might consider checking their Twitter accounts. That's what California researchers did, and after sifting through more than 80,000 tweets, they found almost 1 in 25 deta
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 5, 2018 21:38
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[Mid-east] She Has a Cigarette! Nahed El Sebai Most Controversial Pictures

Nahed Al Sibai posted some new pictures from the latest photo shoot she did on her Instagram account. The pictures however where met with a backslash crticizing the actress for wearing a revealing dress and holding a cigarette in her hand, which many co
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:26
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CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists (PDF)

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and atta
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 13, 2018 16:32
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and att
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:55
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WHY IS JUUL WORTH $16 BILLION? IT’S MORE LIKE A CIGARETTE THAN YOU THINK

Juul, which was “created to be a satisfying alternative to cigarettes,” has those JuulSalts that make the nicotine easier to inhale. Juul combines freebase nicotine with benzoic acid in its e-liquid, creating a chemical reaction that produces the nicotine
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:36
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Zig-Zag® Zero Tolerance Campaign Yields $3.1 Million Default Judgment against Counterfeiters

Recently, National Tobacco Company and its sister company North Atlantic Operating Company (NAOC) won a $3.1 million judgment against 14 groups of online counterfeiters selling Zig-Zag® papers through eBay and other online sellers, following up an earlier
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2018 13:51
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