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Court Ruling on E-Cigarettes Could Set Dangerous Precedent

By a 2-to-1 majority, the appeals court said that DOT could ban e-cigarette use on planes under Congress’s 1987 no-smoking law for airlines. In a lengthy dissent, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg stated that this was an unjustified distortion of the statute’s m
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:13
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‘No Smoking’ Also Applies to E-Cigarettes on Flights, Court Says

Vaping is smoking, a federal appeals court ruled, upholding regulation that adds e-cigarettes to an existing ban on the use of traditional tobacco-burning products on commercial flights in the U.S. The decision Friday by the Washington-based court leave
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 18:10
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7 Facts About Nicotine Free Herbal Cigarettes

popular because they promote a “healthier” alternative to regular cigarettes, and they come in many appealing flavors such as vanilla, cherry, etc.... One should be aware that just because they’re nicotine free doesn’t mean they are healthy...you should a
Insider Monkey
added Jul 21, 2017 17:50
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco bill targeting dangers of second-hand smoke -public discussion hears

Guyana’s proposed Tobacco Control legislation does not seek to ban the sale of cigarettes nor criminalise smokers but aims to protect the population from the ravages of second-hand smoke and the ensuing health costs. This was one of several messages
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jul 21, 2017 15:29
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Daily chart: The last gasp

Although the number of countries adopting such measures has steadily grown, loopholes remain common. Outside Europe, taxes on cigarettes tend to be low. As a result, smoking in the rest of the world was just as affordable in 2016 as it was in 2008—and in
The Economist
added Jul 21, 2017 15:21
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[New Hampshire] 9 NH towns choose to go tobacco-free at recreational areas to protect children's health

Nine New Hampshire communities in the Monadnock Region decided to implement tobacco-free policies for recreation areas such as parks and beaches on Tuesday. Keene, Harrisville, Marlborough, Swanzey, Nelson, Rindge, Troy, Walpole and Winchester created th
NH1 News (WBIN)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:24
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[Indiana] Smoke-free Hamilton County gets funding renewed, creates plan to decrease smoking

In Hamilton County only about 12 percent of adults smoke, but that does not stop Holly Wheeler, program coordinator of Smoke-free Hamilton County, from wanting to make those numbers even lower. To help with the mission to prevent and decrease tobacco use
Current in Noblesville (IN)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:22
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[Alabama] Thirdhand smoke is a real thing and it's dangerous for toddlers

Scott wasn't just unaware of thirdhand smoke, he had been unintentionally bringing it around his nieces and nephews after being exposed by other people. A research article in PLOS ONE describes thirdhand smoke or THS as components of secondhand smoke tha
WBMA ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:21
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SMOKING IS BAD, SURE, AND MOST SMOKERS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR DOING IT

Gallup has found that each adult smoker racks up an average of $2,132 more in health care costs each year, adding $92 billion to the country’s total health care costs. Gallup predicts that such cost factors, as well as secondhand smoke, contribute to disc
Newsweek
added Jul 19, 2017 15:18
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Secondhand smoke exposure and risk of wheeze in early childhood: a prospective pregnancy birth cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

findings suggest that maternal smoking throughout pregnancy might be associated with an increased risk of wheeze in children. There is also the possibility of a positive additive effect of pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of childhood wheez
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:51
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