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[UK] SMOKING BAN: Derbyshire drivers and passengers face fines if they light up in cars with under-18s

Derbyshire drivers and passengers are being warned they will soon be breaking the law if they smoke in a vehicle carrying a person under 18. From October 1, they face fixed penalty fines of £50 – with drivers at risk of being fined twice if they have fa
Buxton Advertiser (uk)
added Aug 29, 2015 10:36

[Missouri] Parents need to be more aware of harmful effects of e-cigarettes on kids

In two-third of the homes where children were exposed to e-cigarettes, they also were exposed to regular cigarettes. The researchers found that 36 percent of the e-cigarette users neither locked up e-liquid bottles nor used childproof caps. Such caps, w
ANI (in)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:42

[South Dakota] Smoke-free policies benefit apartment dwellers, owners

Though 38 percent of the survey respondents without a smoke-free policy thought they would lose tenants when they adopted the policy, Burdette said, "that was not the case." Only 1 percent of property owners who implemented a smoke-free policy noted an i
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 26, 2015 11:36

Effect of reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes on cigarette smoking behavior and tobacco smoke toxicant exposure: 2-year follow up [FREE FULL TEXT]

The level of reduction of the nicotine content of cigarettes needed to extinguish nicotine dependence is as yet unknown. We did not observe extinction of dependence in our study, but it is likely that many of our subjects supplemented their nicotine intak
added Aug 25, 2015 21:26

[UK] Recent trends in children's exposure to second-hand smoke in England: cotinine evidence from the Health Survey for England [FREE FULL TEXT]

children's exposure to second-hand smoke has declined by 79% since 1998, with continuing progress since smoke-free legislation in 2007. An emerging social norm in England has led to the adoption of smoke-free homes not only when parents are non-smokers, b
added Aug 25, 2015 21:20

[Oregon] Hazy regulations / Feds seek comment on how to regulate e-cigarette industry

The evolution of electronic nicotine devices, commonly known as e-cigarettes, has left the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a cloud of dust — or vapor — and now the agency is struggling to regulate the growing industry.
Argus Observer (Ontario, OR)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:54

Going up in smoke: 5 myths around e-cigarettes

* Myth 1: Electronic cigarettes are less harmful Not true. High-voltage e-cigarettes may generate formaldehyde at a greater level as compared to smoking. This raises one’s cancer risk by about 5-15 times higher than long-term smoking. * Myth 2: They a
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:48

Fontem Ventures announces research alliance with Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Fontem Ventures, owner of market leading e-cigarette brand blu, today announced it is partnering with the Institute of Environmental Engineering at ETH Zurich, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, to conduct scientific research into exhaled e-cigarette
added Aug 25, 2015 19:33
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[UK] Could incense be more toxic than cigarette smoke? As they burn, 'sticks release compounds that are linked to cancer'

A study found that can incense-smoke is more mutagenic, genotoxic and cytotoxic than cigarette smoke. That means it is able to cause genetic mutations and cause changes in cells' DNA, all of which can lead to cancer. When burned, incense releases compou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:01

[UK] Fenland urged to quit smoking

The Smokefree Homes and Cars campaign launches on tomorrow (Wednesday, August 26) and encourages everyone to sign the pledge to make their home and car smoke free. No matter how careful smokers are, smoking inside exposes everyone to harmful secondhand s
Fenland Citizen (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 05:51
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