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Lorillard (maker of Blu ecigs) tells parents ecigs just emit "harmless water vapor;" that's not true

posted a statement on its Youth Smoking Prevention Program website, "Real Parents Real Questions" website that tells parents "The 'smoke' you see coming out of e-cigarettes isn't smoke -- its WATER VAPOR."
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:48
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Second-Hand-Smokers Can Lose Their Hearing

A study published in the Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology details how smokers are about 15 percent more likely to develop hearing loss than non-smokers. Alarmingly, this association nearly doubles for frequent second-hand smokers
Nature World News
added Jun 1, 2014 08:41
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Association between current asthma and secondhand smoke exposure in vehicles among adults living in four US states

Never-smoking adults recently exposed to SHS in a vehicle had higher odds of having current asthma compared with unexposed adults. Efforts are warranted to warn about the dangers of SHS and to encourage voluntary smoke-free rules in vehicles, especially a
Tobacco Control
added May 30, 2014 13:34
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free beaches

We would hope that over time, even these "smoking zones" would be outlawed so that all state parks and beaches would remain smoke-free, all the time. In the meantime, the new smoking ban is a great improvement and a necessary step in the progression of r
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 30, 2014 13:32
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[Massachusetts] ACLU asks Northampton to reconsider some parts of new tobacco regs, including ban on e-cigs

some of these changes, in our opinion, appear to be overbroad,” said Jesse M. Adams, who co-authored a letter to the Board of Health on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts with William C. Newman, director of the ACLU’s western Ma
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added May 28, 2014 22:57
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55 PERCENT OF MACAU CASINO WORKERS UNWILLING TO WORK IN SMOKY VIP ROOMS

The University of Macau conducted street interviews last week, surveying 1,031 casino workers, found that 12.7 percent of that number would have no problems working inside VIP rooms if their salaries were increased. Nothing quite like the allure of more
CalvinAyre.com
added May 27, 2014 10:48
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[UK] HETZER: Using e-cigs to stop smoking tobacco is not as good as you may think

The “good news” is that e-cigs are 60% more effective than nicotine patches and nicotine gum. ...The “bad news” is that the study showed 80% of the people that tried to use e-cigs to quit smoking in the last year were still smoking cigarettes. That is not
Examiner.com (National)
added May 23, 2014 11:37
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Passive exposure to electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use increases desire for combustible and e-cigarettes in young adult smokers

The results provide the first evidence in a controlled setting that electronic cigarette exposure may evoke smoking urges in young adult daily smokers. With replication, these findings may have relevance for ENDS regulation and policy.
Tobacco Control
added May 22, 2014 11:56
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GLANTZ: E-Cigarettes Expose People to More than ‘Harmless’ Water Vapor and Should be Regulated, UCSF Scientists Find

We just published a major review of the scientific literature on e-cigarettes in the journal Circulation. The paper, as well as a "cardiology patient page" on e-cigarettes are available for free on the Circulation website.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 15, 2014 12:13
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FLASHBACK: The Battle for Smoke-Free Planes

The turning point in the battle to banish smoking on planes... came in 1986, when a report from the National Academy of Science found that flight attendants were exposed to the same amount of secondhand smoke as someone living with a pack-a-day smoker, an
OZY.com
added May 5, 2014 08:41
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