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WATERS: There's Nothing Sexy About An E-Cigarette Exploding In Your Face

Of course, it’s not just the delivery device that is problematic. Many smokers think they’re substituting a harmless water vapor for tobacco smoke. But nicotine is a highly addictive substance, and e-cigarettes may also include formaldehyde and other can
Forbes
added Jan 19, 2017 23:46
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[New Zealand] Free Stop Smoking Service helping Smokers to Quit

A free Stop smoking service set up to help Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Porirua and Wairarapa Communities whanau to quit smoking is up and running. Tākiri Mai te Ata is a collective of seven health, education, justice and social service providers, i
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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[Florida] CALABRO: Keeping Cigars in the Cigar City

the agency soon extended its reach to premium cigars -- a move that even the most liberal members of Congress said they never intended. The result is a possible loss of jobs, the death of family-owned businesses and an unnecessary impediment to the Ameri
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15
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WAGNER: Japan’s New Smoking Law: A Breath Of Fresh Air

And how about trying to have a meal in a restaurant without breathing second-hand smoke? (2) Forget about it. I can’t tell you how many times my “no smoking seat” has been located 10cm from a smoking area in a restaurant. Like I said, it’s not working.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15
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[New York] Will: Good riddance, 2016

New York's Legislature raised the cigarette tax $1.60 to $4.35 per pack, expecting, illogically, that it would discourage smoking and raise $290 million annually. By 2016, cigarette revenues had fallen 25 percent and smuggled cigarettes held 58 percent of
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Jan 19, 2017 15:14
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Escape the vape: Health hazards of the latest nicotine craze [FREE FULL TEXT]

Patients need evidence-based, reliable, and effective solutions....Nurses must make sure that, as healthcare professionals and key stakeholders in this debate, we have the loudest voice.
Nursing
added Jan 18, 2017 18:59
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LEVY, et. al.: Developing Consistent and Transparent Models of E-cigarette Use: Reply to Glantz and Soneji et al.

We believe our model represents a fair and balanced effort to apply a comprehensive framework to estimating the impact of e-cigarettes on public health using the best evidence now available—and as new and more reliable data become available, our model can
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:24
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GLANTZ: Need for Examination of Broader Range of Risks When Predicting the Effects of New Tobacco Products [FREE FULL TEXT]

We request that Levy et al. publish the results for higher risks for VNP products (e-cigarettes) in their response to this letter. It would also be better if future versions of their model was based on observable probabilities and they posted the full mo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:22
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[Canada] SCHWARTZ: Doctors’ Notes: Why e-cigarettes are better than smoking but worse than nothing

As a tobacco control scientist, I see one advantage of electronic cigarettes: they’re much less hazardous than smoking. But they’re not harmless, so I would strongly discourage non-smokers from taking up the habit. Smoking is still a major problem. One
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[Africa, Nigeria] ADETUBERU: Tobacco regulation, NGOs and human rights issues

In recent years, the tobacco industry has been the subject of unjust attacks by anti-tobacco lobby groups. While it is pertinent to state that tobacco consumption poses a grave health risk, it is worthy of note that every consenting adult (18 and above)
Ikenga Chronicles
added Jan 17, 2017 22:00
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