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[California] Should Lodi ban open-air smoking in city parks?

it seemed to be just another “nanny state” policy proposal. Then, when I considered the plausibility of outdoor cigarette smoke as a health hazard and observing that it is mixed with and diluted by the atmosphere, well, the claim did not sound creditable
Lodi (CA) News-Sentinel
added Jan 31, 2015 11:26

ARCHIVE: E-Cigarettes Expose People to More Than ‘Harmless’ Water Vapor

In a major scientific review of research on e-cigarettes, UC San Francisco scientists found that industry claims about the devices are unsupported by the evidence to date, including claims that e-cigarettes help smokers quit.
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jan 31, 2015 10:26

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JOHN STOSSEL "There is no good data showing secondhand smoke kills people." False / Scientific consensus says otherwise
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Jan 30, 2015 09:56

Controversies - More than 60% of Statements by Fox News Pundits and Guests Turn out to be False, According to PolitiFact

John Stossel. “There is no good data showing secondhand smoke kills people,” he said on the air. To which PolitiFact countered, “There is plenty of scientific research and consensus that secondhand smoke does indeed kill people,” and it cited studies from
added Jan 30, 2015 09:52


California Department of Public Health
added Jan 29, 2015 13:19

[California] Tobacco Laws Should Cover E-Cigs, Calif. Dept. Of Health Says ($$)

Department of Public Health said Wednesday that laws aimed at protecting children and the public from traditional tobacco products should be expanded so that they include e-cigarettes, just one recommendation from a new report detailing the dangers and to
added Jan 29, 2015 12:54
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[California] Tobacco Laws Should Cover E-Cigs, Calif. Dept. Of Health Says ($$)

The report warns that the nicotine in e-cigarettes is just as addictive as in traditional cigarettes, and that the secondhand vapor that comes from them includes at least 10 chemicals on California's Prop. 65 list of substances known to cause cancer,...
added Jan 29, 2015 01:09

E-Cigarettes Pose Public Health Concern, California Says

A growing number of state officials have expressed skepticism about manufacturers’ claims that the products are a healthier alternative to regular cigarettes and aren’t marketed to children. California plans a media and public education campaign to warn
Bloomberg News
added Jan 29, 2015 00:51
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E-Cig Stigma: California Declares Vaping a Public Health Risk

"As we have done with other important outbreaks or epidemics, we are taking this formal step of warning Californians about the health risks of e-cigarettes," said Dr. Ron Chapman, State Health Officer and director of the California Department of Public H
NBC News
added Jan 29, 2015 00:46

[California] State Health Officer’s Report on E-Cigarettes: A Community Health Threat (PDF)

First and foremost, education is needed to counter the marketing of e-cigarettes which is often misleading and highly appealing to teens. Second, there is a need to treat e-cigarettes in a comprehensive manner that is consistent with how we approach tra
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 29, 2015 00:09
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