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E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General (PDF) (298pp)

To protect young people from initiating or continuing the use of e-cigarettes, actions must be taken at the federal, state, and local levels. At the federal level, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—under authority granted to it by Congress un
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 15:23
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THE FACTS on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults: A Message from the U.S. Surgeon General

Adolescent years are times of important brain development. Brain development begins during the growth of the fetus in the womb and continues through childhood and to about age 25. Nicotine exposure during adolescence and young adulthood can cause addicti
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Dec 8, 2016 14:59
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U.S. surgeon general raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth

called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group. The nation's top doctor, Vivek Murthy, weighing in on the subject for the fir
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2016 14:53
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Regular doses of ibuprofen 'lowers smokers' risk of lung cancer by 48%'

researchers at Ohio State University have found clear evidence that - taken in small doses at regular intervals - it can dispel much of the inflammation that leads to tumors in the lungs. It is one of the first studies to have examined specific types of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Australia] WTO Delays Ruling In High-Stakes Tobacco Packaging Battle ($$)

will not issue a ruling on whether Australia's "plain packaging" tobacco law usurps foreign companies' intellectual property rights until May, according to WTO documents circulated Tuesday, delaying a decision that was slated to arrive by the end of 2016.
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe For Marketing Prof's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a well-liked university business and marketing professor urged a Florida jury on Wednesday to find R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris liable for his death from heart and lung diseases, saying the tobacco companies had hooked him on cigarettes an
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say

Fewer of them than ever think cigarettes are cool, the study found, and many view smoking as riskier and less socially acceptable than they did about a decade ago. This finding mirrors what's happening across the nation, where cigarette smoking among te
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know

Most troubling to the researchers: As tobacco makers highlight their elimination of additives, 43 percent to 72 percent of the survey respondents wrongly believe that these additives produce the most hazardous chemicals in smoke. It's not clear whether
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Florida] Tobacco Marketing's Role in UF Marketing Professor's Death a Key Issue as Trial Starts Against Philip Morris and RJR

A sweeping conspiracy to hide the dangers and addictiveness of cigarettes ultimately killed a former University of Florida marketing professor, an attorney for the professor’s widow said as trial began Wednesday against the nation’s two biggest cigarette
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Europe] Tobacco Companies Seeking to Influence Policy Are Violating the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Tobacco industry representatives are continuing to meet with and are attempting to influence government officials in many countries, which is a direct violation of those countries' commitments under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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