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[Connecticut] KRISHNAN-SARIN: Youths, E-Cigarettes A Bad Combination

Never in my career as a scientist have I seen such a rapid and widespread increase in use by youths of something containing an addictive substance....Adolescents, parents and teachers need to know that these products do not just produce benign water vapor
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Banning e-cigarettes could increase cancer ($$)

CANCER Council NSW’s latest ­advice to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes like ­tobacco products is
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:01

[California] SLEIGHT: Expand smoke-free protections in multi-unit housing

Authorities across the Coachella Valley should expand smoke-free zones in all multi-unit housing situations, Valley Voice writer VJ Sleight suggests.
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56

[Israel] BARNEA: It's Not Just About Bibi's Cigars

Or arriving with the cigars. I never understood what they saw in cigars. The smoke they generate is suffocating; the smell is repulsive. Before lighting one, they have to shut the doors and the windows, for fear that someone might document them while the
Jewish Business News
added Jan 12, 2017 21:07

[Russia] BENTLEY: Putin's war on tobacco would be a gift to terrorists

Not only would counterfeit tobacco be even more disastrous for people's health than regular tobacco, but it would deliver vast profits into the hands of organized crime and terrorism. With such a high smoking prevalence, Russia would prove a golden oppo
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57

SULLUM: FDA Says Explaining the Main Advantages of E-Cigarettes Would Confuse Consumers

It stands to reason that encouraging such behavior can only lead to further confusion. E-cigarette suppliers must therefore be prohibited from suggesting their products might help smokers quit, even though that is their biggest selling point and happens t
Reason Magazine
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57

GLANTZ: Indoor air pollution from e-cigs can be as bad as secondhand tobacco smoke in a smoky bar

results of measuring the levels of air pollution at an “e-cigarette event” in a hotel meeting room where they measured the levels of fine particle air pollution during the event. Specifically, they found very high levels of particles, varying between 30
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:49

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MOHAMED: Not much proof that e-cigarettes can help people stop smoking

the Institute of Public Health, Health Ministry, conducted a survey on the use of e-cigarettes among adolescents and adults in Malaysia (The Tobacco and E-cigarette Survey among Malaysia Adolescents and The National E-Cigarette Survey 2016). The results w
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:44

BIRR: Big Study Linking Youth Vaping To Smoking Actually Contains Evidence To The Contrary

A new study from the Virginia Commonwealth University claims that using e-cigarettes at a younger age people three times more likely to become a smoker. The researchers gloss over evidence from their own study, however, to make the claim, which they use
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:45

SIEGEL: Tennessee Department of Health: E-Cigarettes Create the Threat of Date Rape, Cause Popcorn Lung, and are as Addictive as Heroin

Of course, the TDOH is telling a tall tale. The truth – and the rest of the story – is that there is no evidence that e-cigarettes are associated with any of these outcomes... I am today demanding that the Tennessee Department of Health immediately retrac
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:59
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