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Teens use e-cigarettes for 'dripping,' study says

One in four teens who vape say they've used e-cigarettes for an alternative technique known as "dripping," new research finds. Dripping produces thicker clouds of vapor, gives a stronger sensation in the throat and makes flavors taste better, according t
CNN
added Feb 11, 2017 00:05
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Quit smoking with a daily 10-minute exercise: Researchers hope new computer-based program will help Australians kick their nicotine habits

The latest fix for quitting smoking involves 10-minute brain exercises in front of a computer screen. Researchers from Deakin University hopes a new 'brain training' program will help smokers build up impulse control - and give up cigarettes for good.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:41
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it advertises tobacco in places where that’s allowed, and actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use... “It’s their latest public-relations effort and it
National Post (ca)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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More e-Cigarette Dangers—This Time from Dripping

Whether or not dripping liquids on heated electrical coils will lead to more explosions of e-cigarettes is unknown at this time. What does seem clear is that the full list of dangers form e-cigarette use are largely unknown at this early stage. Prelimina
National Law Review
added Feb 9, 2017 01:21
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Report: A quarter of teenagers who use e-cigarettes have tried ‘dripping’

But one technique eschews the tanks or cartridges; the juice is manually dropped directly onto the coil, and the resulting vapor inhaled. (Devices can now be purchased specifically for this purpose, or modified.) The technique, called “dripping,” may be
Washington Post
added Feb 9, 2017 01:18
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[Connecticut] Plain Old Vaping Gives Way to ‘Dripping’ Among Teenagers, Study Says

A new Yale University study of high school students in Connecticut, published in the journal Pediatrics, suggested that the approach was gaining favor among teenagers as a way to produce more flavorful clouds of vapor and “a stronger throat hit.” Of the
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2017 01:03
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, KT&G to wage e-cigarette war

(PMI) Korea is considering releasing its signature iQOS smokeless e-cigarette in Korea this year at the earliest, according to industry officials, Monday. The international tobacco company's move seems to intensify competition among tobacco makers here
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:57
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco playing catch-up to Western peers

Japan Tobacco fell behind on the curve against international competitors when it came to the rollout of heated cigarettes, and now the company is paying the price in both its bottom line and the equity market. JT on Monday reported a 421.6 billion yen (
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:55
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Rothman’s Benson and Hedges, PMI’s Canadian subsidiary, is fully on board with that vision — “to eventually eliminate cigarette usage, eliminate smoking,” managing director Peter Luongo told the National Post. “And we are going to do everything in our po
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:19
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Marlboro Man Takes E-Cigs Share on Japan Tobacco Supply Woes

Philip Morris’s iQOS beating Japan Tobacco in its home market / Production snags mean Japanese company’s Ploom has lost ground
Bloomberg News
added Feb 7, 2017 01:15
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