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[UK] STORR: E-cigarettes: is vaping any safer than old-fashioned smoke?

“This is our Advanced Vaping System,” he explains, holding the black stick between thumb and forefinger. “It has all the convenience of cartomisers, and all the power and performance of the latest vaporising devices.”
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 17, 2014 05:43

E-Cigarettes Top Smoking Among Youths, Study Says

A new federal survey has found that e-cigarette use among teenagers has surpassed the use of traditional cigarettes as smoking has continued to decline. Health advocates say the trend for e-cigarette use is dangerous because it is making smoking seem nor
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:34

[Australia] BRINKLEY: Big Tobacco Wants to do to Foreigners What it has Done to Americans

Wouldn’t that be ironic – paying damages to a corporation whose products damage people’s health? A corporation that was, along with other American tobacco companies, found guilty of fraudulently covering up the health risks...McConnell and other legislato
added Dec 17, 2014 05:26

[UK] Trials show ecigarettes help smokers to quit

The Cochrane Collaboration...has carried out its first analysis of ecigarettes....But Professor Peter Hajek of Queen Mary University of London, one of the authors, said there was still surprisingly little clinical evidence about ecigarettes, given their
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 17, 2014 05:22

[New York, Virginia] NYC Proceeds With Cigarette Lawsuit After Garner Decision

New York City has filed a lawsuit against a Virginia tobacco sho... suggests a continued commitment to cracking down on the interstate trafficking and local sale of untaxed cigarettes after the death of Eric Garner —the Staten Island man who died after po
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 17, 2014 05:18

E-Cig Co. Pulls Plans For $150M IPO Citing Market Woes ($$)

distributor Electronic Cigarettes International Group Ltd. on Monday pulled its plans for a $150 million public debut on the Nasdaq, the latest company to drop out amid overall market volatility fueled by concerns over dropping energy prices and economic
added Dec 17, 2014 05:12

[Florida] 2014 CVN Engle Progeny Awards: The Attorney Finalists

we highlight the 2014 attorney finalists for the CVN Engle Awards, honoring excellence in this landmark series of litigation. The winner in each category will be announced December 30.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 17, 2014 01:44

Number of babies born in Australia increases for first time in five years: birth rate report

The AIHW figures show smoking during pregnancy was reported by more than 12 per cent of all mothers in 2012 and in almost 35 per cent of teenage mothers. Almost half of Indigenous mothers reported smoking during pregnancy.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:15

SmokelessTobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective (PDF)

• Smokeless tobacco use is a global problem that is present in at least 70 low-, middle-, and high-income countries and affects more than 300 million people. The greatest burden from ST use is in the South-East Asia Region, which experiences the highe
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:04

[Michigan] E-cigarettes surpass tobacco cigarettes among teens

In 2014, more teens use e-cigarettes than traditional, tobacco cigarettes or any other tobacco product—the first time a U.S. national study shows that teen use of e-cigarettes surpasses use of tobacco cigarettes.
University of Michigan
added Dec 16, 2014 06:49
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