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[Illinois] Simpson: Where smoke still gets in your eyes

"Sounds awful," my daughter said when I told her about the smoky bar down the road. She's a creature of her era, a blooming health care professional just like her mom, and wasn't around when bars smelled like, well, bars. Newsrooms smelled like smoke wh
Pekin (IL) Times
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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Analysis of Nicotine and Impurities in Electronic Cigarette Solutions and Vapor (PDF)

This novel approach was able to provide detectable levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and semivolatile organic compounds (SVOCs), which were not detected in the liquids, from a single 40 mL puff. All three of the methods may be done with one GC
Restek
added Mar 10, 2017 18:50
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor - R&D AT BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour. Citric acid occurs naturally in the body, is 'generally recognised as safe' in the USA, and is used in
EurekAlert
added Mar 10, 2017 18:39
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Citric acid has the potential to produce respiratory sensitisers in e-cigarette vapor

The use of citric acid in e-liquids needs to be investigated to further understand its potential to form potentially harmful anhydrides in the vapour... Provided by: R&D at British American Tobacco
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 10, 2017 17:19
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Vapors Of High-Powered E-Cigarettes May Cause Cancer

People might have to stop powering their e-cigarettes to the highest level as scientists have found out that its vapors can cause cancer. There are significant levels of cancer-causing benzene in the vapors of those e-cigarettes in the highest power, sta
Science Times
added Mar 9, 2017 17:21
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[Switzerland] Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever / It’s not smoking. It’s platform-agnostic nicotine delivery solutions.

“There is no danger for any of you.” Assent was granted, and for the next hour, as he spoke, Calantzopoulos intermittently raised the IQOS to his lips and inhaled deeply. “We’re not in a pricing war. We’re in an innovation war”
Bloomberg News
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13
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Benzene formation in electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

For non-smokers, chronically repeated exposure to benzene from e-cigarettes at levels such as 100 or higher μg/m3 will not be of negligible risk.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:28
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[Australia] CONNELL: Smoke-free apartment living is every resident’s right

For landlords, providing smoke-free housing means protection from legal claims. In a case heard by the Civil and Administrative Tribunal a landlord was ordered to pay compensation to a tenant who was experiencing secondhand smoke from a neighbouring apar
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Mar 8, 2017 23:43
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[Brazil] GLANTZ: No doubt about it: smokefree laws cut heart attacks in big way

There is strong and consistent evidence that exposure to secondhand smoke causes heart attacks and that smokefree workplace and public place laws cut heart attacks (and other diseases). The most recent evidence comes from a large study in Sao Paolo, Brazi
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2017 12:45
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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

Exposure to secondhand smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids will develop food allergies, a new study suggests. "Early life exposure to secondhand smoke is a well-established risk factor for asthma and, in some studies, for
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 7, 2017 12:42
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