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Chemical characterisation of aerosols emitted by electronic cigarettes using thermal desorption–gas chromatography–time of flight mass spectrometry [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of detected compounds producing acceptable (>850) library match factors was low at approximately 30%, but can be increased using accurate mass MS and internal libraries constructed using MS data from analysis of authentic standards and rela
Journal of Chromatography A
added Apr 12, 2017 19:45
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Students’ Beliefs About and Perceived Effectiveness of a Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

Students most exposed to SHS were less likely to perceive the policy was effective. Compared with nonusers, those who smoked cigarettes were less likely to perceive the policy as effective in encouraging quitting. Tailored messaging regarding policy benef
Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice
added Apr 12, 2017 19:41
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[Florida] Woman suffers collapsed lung from secondhand smoke

A woman named Destiny Frye posted on Facebook her experience with secondhand smoke. It has gone viral with almost 40,000 shares...doctors told Frye she had a collapsed lung and should consider herself a smoker. The problem Frye says she has never smoke
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Apr 12, 2017 19:07
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[West Virginia] Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Employees Speak Out On Ohio County Smoking Ban

Employees and patrons of Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and limited video lottery outlets are urging the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health to keep in place those facilities’ current exemption from the county’s clear air regulation. The board c
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Apr 12, 2017 13:50
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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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Health Highlights: April 11, 2017: Parental Smoking Linked to Gene Changes in Childhood Leukemia

this new study is the first to link parental smoking with specific genetic changes in the tumor cells of the cancer, CBS News reported. The association was strongest among children who were exposed to parental smoking during infancy, but were also found
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2017 21:59
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[New Mexico] Carlsbad fights against secondhand smoking

The state department collaborated with Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, and the cities of Farmington and Roswell to raise awareness on the dangers of secondhand smoke through the campaign, "Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge." According to a news release
Carlsbad (NM) Current-Argus
added Apr 11, 2017 15:12
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Children of Smokers Carry Tobacco Toxins on Their Hands

Children of smokers routinely carried nicotine on their hands, indicating that exposure to thirdhand smoke appears to play an important role in overall tobacco exposures among young children whose parents smoke cigarettes, according to researchers.
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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5 Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke — Especially to Children, Non-Smokers

Thirdhand smoke is residual — or leftover — nicotine and other chemicals that remain on clothing and surfaces after someone smokes in the area. Dangerous residue from tobacco smoke sticks to carpets, walls and other surfaces after the smoke clears. Rese
The Cleveland Clinic
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Who wants to eat with diners who smoke, asks WHO official

A key World Health Organization official visiting Tokyo to press for a smoking ban in all public places said it is unthinkable in other countries to eat in a restaurant where diners were smoking. Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of the Department for Prev
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:04
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