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Second-hand e-cig smoke compared to regular cigarette smoke

Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs
EurekAlert
added Aug 29, 2014 14:00
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Study: Second-hand smoke from e-cigarettes contains toxic metals | Fox News

Second-hand smoke from electronic cigarettes may be less harmful than their tobacco-laden cousins, but they still release toxins into the air, according to a new study. For the study, published in the Journal of Environmental Science, Processes and Impac
Fox News
added Aug 29, 2014 13:35
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[UK, USA] Battle over ecigarettes starts to heat up ($$)

Armando Peruga, programme manager for the tobacco free initiative at the WHO, told the Financial Times: “We say that the lack of evidence about something is not evidence of the lack of a problem.” Echoing the report, he said regulations should limit the
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 04:33
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Second-Hand E-Cigarette Smoke: Healthier Than Regular Cigarette Smoke, but Still Contains Some Toxic Elements

Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu; or Megan Hazle a
University of Southern California (USC)
added Aug 29, 2014 04:08
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Paper Particulate Metals and Organic Compounds from Electronic and Tobacco-containing Cigarettes: Comparison of Emission Rates and Secondhand Exposure

Implementing quality control protocols on the manufacture of e-cigarettes would further minimize the emission of metals from these devices and improve their safety and associated health effects.
Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts
added Aug 29, 2014 04:06
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[Italy, USA] Second-hand e-cig smoke compared to regular cigarette smoke

Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs
EurekAlert
added Aug 28, 2014 15:47
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The Dissatisfied: To Leave or Not to Leave? Spectators Walk Out of a Show for Many Reasons

“The Faith Healer,”the Brian Friel play, at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, Judy Geeson lit up an herbal cigarette, a bit of business required by the part. A man in the front row jumped up, as if Ms. Geeson had personally administered a hot foot, and
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2014 10:58
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[Asia, India] Man stabbed in Nangloi for smoking

the victim had come out of the Metro station and lit a cigarette near a shop. He took a few puffs in Jahid's direction. Jahid asked him to stub the cigarette as he did not like the smell, triggering an argument. During the scuffle, Jahid stabbed the man a
Times of India
added Aug 27, 2014 21:54
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smoking 'facts'

The objection of Ash Scotland’s Sheila Duffy (Letters, 27 August) to others “parroting bogus facts” graphically epitomises the old saw about pots and kettles. As with so many other taxpayer-funded campaign groups, Ash Scotland’s function is to provide g
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:47
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KECSKES: Do Harm Reduction Cigarettes Work?

“Harm reduction” cigarettes seem low-tech when compared to their e-cigarette counterparts, but they employ some pretty sophisticated “smoke & mirrors” chemistry to reel in the average smoker. This involves the use of genetically modified tobacco to cut d
Care2.com
added Aug 27, 2014 18:06
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