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E-cigarettes potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes, UConn study shows

Using a new low-cost, 3-D printed testing device, UConn researchers found that e-cigarettes loaded with a nicotine-based liquid are potentially as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage. The researchers also found that vapo
EurekAlert
added Jun 12, 2017 14:54
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[District of Columbia] McMORRIS: A Case of the Vapers / What I saw at the E-Cigarette Summit 2017

For the past two hours they have watched heavyweights of the tobacco control movement go toe-to-toe on the merits of "non-combustible nicotine delivery systems" at the 2017 E-Cigarette Summit. On one side lies the "renormalization of smoking" crowd that s
Washington Free Beacon
added Jun 12, 2017 14:52
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[Virginia] SWEDA: Snowflakes Are Found in 84 Degree Richmond: The 2017 Altria Group Annual Shareholders Meeting

I was able to begin the Question and Answer session..."do you understand why there are shareholders who believe that the tobacco litigation problem is no longer simply ‘manageable’?” Mr. Barrington’s response was, while acknowledging these and other rece
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:36
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[UK] Tax hikes in emerging markets put brake on tobacco growth

And now there appears to be a rising trend among emerging market economies to hike taxes on the sector in a bid to raise money for their respective treasuries, something which has now been identified as a major brake on cigarette volumes.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:32
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New Zealand approves new standardised tobacco packaging regulations

Under the new regulations, all cigarettes and tobacco products will be available in a brown / green-coloured packaging with enlarged health warnings to cover at least 75% of the front of tobacco covers. Tobacco manufacturers are allowed to print their
Packaging Gateway
added Jun 12, 2017 14:30
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Australia: A case of smoke without fire: international tobacco retailer's claims held to be misleading and deceptive under the Australian Consumer Law

the Court made the following orders: Elusion was fined $40,000. Mr Burden was fined $15,000... What should you take away? Directors may be personally liable for breaching the ACL If you are a director of a company operating in the retail sector, you ma
Mondaq
added Jun 11, 2017 13:33
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[Germany] German judge gives couple strict timetable for smoking on their own patio after complaints from neighbours

In what was a very unusual case, their neighbours in Dortmund complained the smoke was bothering next door. Judge Steven Kensy decided the couple, known only as Dirk and Andrea D, can only smoke from 6am to 9am, 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 9pm, and midnight to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:04
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Busting the myth that roll-your-own tobacco has fewer additives

We have no more recent public data on pesticide residue in cigarettes sold in Australia. But all cigarette and hand-rolling tobacco sold in Australia is grown overseas, often in less developed nations where agricultural practices can be poorly regulated.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:47
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[UK] E-cigarette vapour may prevent mouth ulcers from healing: Chemicals in the devices can impair the body's ability to repair itself

A study found that chemicals in the devices can impair the processes that allow the body to repair itself. The findings may explain why some users can develop persistent painful mouth sores and ulcers. E-cigarettes are widely promoted as a safer replace
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2017 16:12
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[Europe, France] Ryzhy Tarzan won ECHR €5 thousand compensation for conditions of detention in Russian prison

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordered Russia to pay Vyacheslav Datsik...Datsik complained about...as well as tobacco smoke, which he is forced to endure from smoking cellmates, although he himself does not smoke
Crime Russia (hk)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:48
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