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Unexpected nicotine in Do-it-Yourself electronic cigarette flavourings

Although a complete refill fluid usually contains nicotine, the flavouring solutions themselves are an additive and are presumed to be free of nicotine, which is a known addictive chemical and toxicant.2 To determine if DIY flavourings are nicotine free,
Tobacco Control
added Jul 28, 2015 10:34
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GLANTZ: Surprise! Do it yourself e-cig flavors often have undisclosed nicotine

just published an important paper, "Unexpected nicotine in do-it-yourself electronic cigarette flavourings"... These products, which are presented to the consumer as ‘nicotine free’, could lead to unwanted addiction, poisoning, or even death.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 28, 2015 10:33
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[Australia, Malaysia] The Trans-Pacific Partnership issues in-depth

U.S. trade officials proposed to address the issue within the TPP by agreeing that measures taken to protect human, animal or plant life or health would not violate the agreement as long as they not disguised trade barriers. Washington also proposed requi
Politico
added Jul 27, 2015 11:23
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CHAPMAN: Should a hunger charity accept support from a tobacco company?

a tweet from @CareersatBAT about how British American Tobacco South Africa had packed 200,000 meals of donated food for the Million Meal Challenge being run by Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 27, 2015 10:15
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Would TPP allow a ban on foreign home buyers? Groser speaks

Australia being sued by ‘Big Tobacco’ over plain packaging. Minister, why are we even looking at a deal that includes these things?...They are well-drafted provisions. We’ve got experts advising us, and I’m certain that they will provide policy space for
National Business Review (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:15
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[Asia, India] ‘Govt hand in glove with tobacco industry’

"But despite the evident conflict of interest, representatives of this industry have always been there in the government decision-making bodies," said Dr Prakash Gupta...in the city for a seminar being organized by the RST Regional Cancer Hospital on Sund
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2015 06:04
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Norway bans e-cigarette advertising

Norway has notified vendors of electronic cigarettes that all pictures and positive reviews of the products must be removed from websites, media reported. "E-cigarette is a tobacco surrogate and is therefore covered by the ban on advertising," Xinhua quo
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:02
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[Asia, Pakistan, UK] HEALTH MINISTER’S ‘SURRENDER’ SURPRISES, TOBACCO CONTROL ADVOCATES Withdrawal of 85pc pictorial health warning

industry’s representatives in a high-level meeting not only got extended the deadline for one more month...they ‘convinced’ the well-intentioned health minister that the GHWs would only reduce the government revenues and lead to increase in smuggled cigar
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 26, 2015 05:58
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[Africa, Uganda] Debate on Tobacco Control Bill suspended

deputy Speaker of Parliament, on Tuesday halted the debate on the Bill to allow MPs harmonise contentious provisions...Hotel Owners Association say this will leave adult smokers with no place to consume a legitimate product which is a human right contrave
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 25, 2015 22:23
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[Botswana] Tobacco control requires political leaders' intervention

Anti-Tobacco Network (ATN), has called on politicians to prioritise tobacco control and address the issue with the same vigour they do alcohol and HIV/AIDS... Speaking at a tobacco control workshop for health professionals and civil society held in Mokolo
Mmegi (bw)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:31
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