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[Canada] VIDEO: Vaping ads shouldn’t be allowed in Ontario convenience stores, health groups say

Allowing the display and advertising of vaping products in thousands of convenience stores across Ontario will lead to increased nicotine addiction among teenagers, a coalition of health groups warned the provincial government on Tuesday. The Ontario Cam
Global News (ca)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:59

Youth Who Use Vaping Products Are More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes, Increase Use of Both Over Time

“Our work provides more evidence that young people who use e-cigarettes progress to smoking cigarettes in the future,” said Michael Dunbar, the study's lead author and a behavioral scientist at RAND...“This study also suggests that teens don't substitute
Rand Corporation
added Oct 3, 2018 18:51

Electronic cigarette explosion and burn injuries, US Emergency Departments 2015–2017

There are more e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries in the USA than estimated in the past reports. Improved surveillance of e-cigarette injuries and regulation of e-cigarette devices is urgently needed. NEISS could be a valuable resource for e-cigarett
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2018 18:50

[UK] Vaping teenagers are more likely to smoke tobacco in the future, scientists say

The results confirm the claims of other experts that e-cigarettes may act as a ‘catalyst’, getting children hooked on nicotine and making smoking socially acceptable so they later turn to tobacco A team led by US researchers surveyed more than 2,000 teen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 09:09

Philip Morris lobbying on e-cigarettes hidden from Australian public

Tobacco giant not required to register as lobbyist because it uses own staff rather than third-party consultants...has been lobbying federal government MPs to overturn Australia’s ban on vaping, but its efforts remain hidden from public view due to funda
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:52

[UK] Tobacco chief likens nicotine abolitionists to condom opponents

Philip Morris’s Calantzopoulos says argument has parallels with safe sex debate...concedes the way some ecigarette liquids are described and marketed is a ‘concern’ but says campaigns to curb sales to teenagers could backfire
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:36

Florida Supreme Court says appeals court erred when it reversed $4.5 million award over smoking-related death

In her lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., a district court awarded the damages after a jury determined Gwendolyn E. Odom’s mother passed away because of her cigarette addiction. The appeals court overturned it as well as the trial court’s denial
Legal NewsLine
added Oct 3, 2018 08:22

Cigarettes have a significant impact on the environment, not just health

These impacts include climate change from energy and fuel consumption, water and soil depletion, and acidification. The global cultivation of tobacco requires substantial land use, water consumption, pesticides and labour – all finite resources that migh (
added Oct 3, 2018 07:42

Smoking Seems to Weaken the Immune System: Study

found that smoking reduces the ability of pulp inside teeth to fight illness and disease. "That might explain why smokers have poorer endodontic outcomes and delayed healing than non-smokers," Anita Aminoshariae, director of predoctoral endodontics, said
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2018 07:36

Sales of Juul E-Cigarettes Skyrocket

Juul sales rose from 2.2 million in 2016 to 16.2 million in 2017, according to the new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The devices, which are shaped like USB flash drives, had the largest share of the e-cigarette market in the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2018 07:36
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