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[Florida] DUIGNAN V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 11/26/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Martha Duignan claims defendant tobacco companies concealed the dangers of cigarettes, while fueling the nicotine addiction of Douglas Duignan, ultimately leading to Douglas Duignan's smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:50

Tobacco during pregnancy increases baby's obesity risk: Scientists reveal link for the first time as health officials warn vapes may drive young women to nicotine addiction and cigarettes

hammers home the dangers by revealing, for the first time, evidence that combustible cigarettes increase levels of a fat-fueling protein in a woman's unborn baby. The discovery sheds fresh light on a phenomenon that has been identified in previous resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:47

Commentary: Tobacco companies play mind games to make quitting tougher in the UK

When tobacco taxes are increased, the tobacco industry in the UK play with their pricing to undermine the impacts of the tax increases on smoking, researchers found
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:45

[Canada] Smoke-free alternative? Tobacco company opens flagship store in Edmonton

A new tobacco retail outlet is set to open Friday in Edmonton amid concern from anti-smoking advocates. The store is owned by Rothmans, Benson and Hedges Inc. and instead of selling traditional cigarettes, the focus is on a new smoke-free product. “The
Global News (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 22:15

[New York] CARTER: E-cigarettes and vaping taking the nation by storm

“I vape in between the time I smoke marijuana,” One high school student admitted. “Sometimes I use it as a substitute for weed honestly...Thousands of ads flood Facebook, Instagram and Amazon without enforcing any age restrictions. Thousands of videos of
New York Amsterdam News
added Nov 23, 2018 19:55
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Smoking during pregnancy increases chemerin expression in neonatal tissue [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chemerin mRNA expression was increased and chemerin DNA methylation was decreased in babies born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy. These data provide a potential mechanism that may be mediating the increased obesity risk in individuals that are bor
Experimental Physiology
added Nov 23, 2018 16:40

[Canada] Tobacco giant grapples with rules for marketing vaping product

Tobacco giant Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. is launching a flagship outlet for its IQOS vaping products at West Edmonton Mall on Friday – but the store has no name. Federal regulations ban tobacco items such as IQOS, which is a hybrid vaping and toba
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:56

PMI’s December 22, 2017 amendment to its IQOS MRTP application failed to address concerns about dual use, flavors, risk perceptions, and its Population Health Impact Model

My colleagues at UCSF, Georgia State University, and Stanford submitted this comment to the FDA on PMI's MRTP application for IQOS. The tracking number is 1k2-96n7-7zl0 and a PDF of the comment is available here. Documents related to the comment: PMI
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:24

Are components of e-cigarette flavors reactive?

E-cigarette flavors (vanilla, cherry, among others) are made from fragrant aldehydes. These aldehydes mix with nicotine, propylene glycol (PG) and glycerol (VG) to make the typical e-liquids... The vials of e-cigarette flavors showed no significant change
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:12

Black communities suffer without a ban on menthol cigarettes

the NAACP adopted a unanimous resolution at our 2016 National Convention supporting state and local policy efforts to restrict the sale of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products, as well as advocating for the FDA’s careful oversight and r
The Hill
added Dec 3, 2018 20:40
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