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[South Carolina] Myrtle Beach's first 'cloud competition' illustrates former smokers' passion for vaping

At these competitions, vapers meet at a specific location and have a tournament where they are judged on how dense their vapor clouds are and how far they can blow these clouds. Catoe, who has been vaping for roughly four years, has entered a few cloud
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Aug 24, 2014 10:32

[South America/Caribbean] 24 Pct of people over 15 are habitual smokers in Cuba

and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among women, the percentage of smokers is around 16 percent, while among men it jumps to 31 percent, the coordinator of the working g
Fox News
added Aug 16, 2014 17:14

[Illinois] Cops: Neighbor shoots man with BB gun for smoking

The victim told police he went out on his balcony to smoke a cigarette when he heard a shout of “Hey! Hey! Put that cigarette out now!” coming from a balcony three stories above. The victim looked up and saw a man crouching and aiming what he though was
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 12, 2014 12:33

[California, Florida] Orlando HOA & Condo Blog: Second Hand Smoke in Community Associations

It may also be prudent for community associations to regulate or ban smoking. Recently, a jury in a Californiacase, Chauncey v. Bella Palermo Homeowners' Association, Inc., found a condominium association partially liable for failing to prevent a residen
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Aug 12, 2014 09:14

[UK-Scotland] Smoking gun: Mum's battle with cigs as stats show how second-hand smoke is really harming kids

New statistics have revealed kids who grow up in a house full of smokers are three times more likely to become smokers. And, by then, the toxic fumes from your smoking habit could well have damaged your child’s health. The harmful compounds of second-h
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:39

[Georgia] Reynolds picks Atlanta for e-cig study

wants to better understand the composition of secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes compared to the leading brands of commercial tobacco-burning cigarettes. It also wants to quantify the emission factors of e-cigarettes. The study is not yet open for partici
Atlanta Business Chronicle
added Jul 19, 2014 04:33

Socioeconomic disparities in secondhand smoke exposure among US never-smoking adults: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988–2010

Conclusions SHS exposure is still widespread among US never-smoking adults, and socioeconomic disparities for cotinine-indicated exposure have substantially increased in the past two decades.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2014 10:50

[Texas] Mayor: Smoking ban not 'black and white issue' as advocates pressure Lubbock council

A coalition formed to create a smoke-free city asked the council to implement a more comprehensive ordinance... “You can’t argue with the facts; secondhand smoke is a killer,” he said, also noting residents can choose not to go into an establishment that
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Jun 27, 2014 10:50

Smoking Effects: First-Hand Second-Hand Third-Hand and Banned

Researchers from Virginia Bioinformatics Institute discovered that it was not all that safe to utilize nicotine-infused smoking cessation products to assist smokers in breaking the habit. Nicotine has carcinogenic properties that literally alter the DNA
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Jun 17, 2014 12:06

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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