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New US data system to centralize cancer information

National Institutes of Health has announced the creation of a centralized data system to facilitate cancer research access and sharing. The Genomic Data Commons (GDC) will centralize, standardize and facilitate access to large-scale programs of the Natio
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 7, 2016 19:44
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hero in blockbuster teen video game “overwatch” smokes cigars

“The creators of Overwatch may not realize that their choice to depict a hero with a lit cigar sends an influential and potentially addictive and deadly message to the young people who play the game. The best thig that the creative and commercial forces
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:45
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Vaping Marijuana is Healthier Than Smoking It

Vaping has already changed the way nicotine fiends get their fix. Now, it’s set to overhaul medical marijuana use as well. The results of a small study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, show that vaping weed, an activity researchers have unin
Inverse
added Jun 6, 2016 13:35
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Lost Art Liquids LLC v. FDA and HHS (PDF)

Congress never intended to grant FDA the authority to regulate vaping products under the Tobacco Control Act. 8. Defendants’ have unlawfully, and in the absence of Congressional authority, enacted sweeping regulations that confuse and conflate c-liquid,
Shopify
added Jun 5, 2016 18:46
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[UK] Flavoured e-cigarettes London Fox launch

London Fox is a new brand of e-cigarettes whose flavours echo the world of cocktails. Designed to be close to traditional cigarettes in weight and feel, they’re very different when it comes to the smoking experience. London Fox has been working with Mil
Imbibe Magazine (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:41
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[Asia, China] Wife draws cartoons on cigarettes urging her husband to quit smoking

On Tuesday, a woman who goes by the surname Zou, used World No-Tobacco Day to present her husband, Ran, with a box of cigarettes. But it wasn't just an ordinary box of cigarettes. Inside the box were 20 sticks that Zou had individually drawn motivationa
Mashable.com
added Jun 2, 2016 17:18
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Picture Paw-fect: How The Internet’s Best Animal Memes Are Reducing Secondhand Smoke

DoSomething.org and truth created the Four-Legged Finishers campaign, which gave our furry friends a voice in the movement to FINISH smoking for good. Over 63,228 DoSomething.org members signed up to submit hilarious animal pics with captions about how ci
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 2, 2016 14:39
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[Germany] 'You Have 20 Seconds to Comply': German Robot Enforces a Smoking Ban

This cute little robot directs smokers to designated smoking areas at the central Koenigsplatz area in Ausburg, Germany, but as far as we know does not fill them with bullets if they fail to comply.
Sputnik (ru)
added Jun 2, 2016 03:15
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Could E-Cigarettes Cause Cancer?

The issue lies in the question of whether formaldehyde-releasing agents are being produced. Research has found that when e-cigarettes are used at lower, more realistic voltages, no formaldehyde-releasing agents are detected. The American Vaping Associat
News-Medical.net
added May 30, 2016 16:13
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FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Despite the premarket review requirements, there is evidence that the tobacco industry is introducing new products that have not been authorised by FDA, and the agency has yet to take an action to stop or prevent this practice despite the fact that the i
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:07
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