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Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election

he cited a number of likely contributing factors, including poor living conditions that have driven up cancer rates, as well as a higher prevalence of smoking and/or illegal substance abuse. Bor also stressed that "it would be a leap beyond the data to s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 18, 2017 01:22
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Do electronic cigarettes increase cigarette smoking in UK adolescents? Evidence from a 12-month prospective study [FREE FULL TEXT]

first study to report prospective relationships between ever use of e-cigarettes and initiation and escalation of cigarette use among UK adolescents. Ever use of e-cigarettes was robustly associated with initiation but more modestly related to escalation
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2017 01:10
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Take action: Even for Trump, This is a Terrible Nominee: We can't trust a chemical industry hired gun to put our health first.

Michael Dourson...not only helped Big Tobacco play down the health impacts of second-hand smoke, but...paid for by the very chemical industry he could soon be in charge of regulating, now that President Trump has nominated him to lead the EPA's toxics off
Environmental Defense Action Fund
added Aug 18, 2017 01:08
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From Threat to Opportunity: Study Shows Cigarette Makers Shifted Stance on Nicotine Patches, Gum

“It was surprising to discover the industry came to view NRT as just another product...companies want people to get nicotine..."by not regulating nicotine in all tobacco products, including NRT, the FDA could be walking into a trap.”
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 00:49
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms Judgment In $28.9M Smoking Suit

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a $28.9 million final judgment in a lawsuit brought by the family of a lawyer who died of lung cancer against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., finding the lower court hadn’t improperly eli
Law360
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55
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[Illinois] Big tobacco's new cigarette is sleek, smokeless — but is it actually healthier?

Included in Philip Morris' FDA application are more than 2 million pages of scientific data. Health organizations - such as the American Lung Association and the American Cancer Society - are just beginning to sift through... Even if anti-tobacco groups
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Florida] ELLIS V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer caused nicotine addiction and disease by hiding the hazards of smoking.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[USA] New cigarettes to hit UK? 'Desperate' plan would make working Brits 'suffer most'

officials from the UK’s Department of Health have confirmed that they have met with regulators [FDA]... Theresa May’s Tory government proposed a “Tobacco Control Plan” last month to achieve a “smoke-free” Britain. In the report, it stated: "Stopping smok
Daily Star (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:23
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[Asia-pacific] THAILAND VAPE BAN: TRAVELLERS UNAWARE THEY COULD FACE UP TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR USING E CIGARETTES

In November 2014, Thailand approved legislation outlawing the import of e-cigarettes into the country. This has since been expanded to the export as well as sale of e-smoking devices and equipment. Although it is common to see people vaping in Thailand o
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:01
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Prevalence of population smoking cessation by electronic cigarette use status in a national sample of recent smokers (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Over half of daily e-cig users in the sample quit smoking in the last 5 years. • Daily e-cig users were 3 times more likely to be quit than never e-cig users. • Some day e-cig users were least likely to be quit. • Some smokers may have quit or are preve
Science Direct
added Aug 17, 2017 16:12
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