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Soldiers who smoke may be more likely to get hurt during training

Pulled muscles and broken bones are common during military training and even more common among soldiers who smoke, according to a review of past research. The study can’t say why the more soldiers smoke, the greater the increase in their risk of “overuse
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 15:26
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[California] RJR Unit’s Bid To Reverse $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict Dims ($$)

the jury had found the cigarettes’ design was a key factor in a smoker’s death, casting doubt on the tobacco giant’s argument that federal law preempted...R.J. Reynolds is seeking to overturn a 2014 verdict finding that its subsidiary, Lorillard Tobacco..
Law360
added Jun 28, 2017 15:24
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Association Between Initial Use of e-Cigarettes and Subsequent Cigarette Smoking Among Adolescents and Young Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-Cigarette use was associated with greater risk for subsequent cigarette smoking initiation and past 30-day cigarette smoking. Strong e-cigarette regulation could potentially curb use among youth and possibly limit the future population-level burden of
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Jun 28, 2017 15:21
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‘A good method of quitting smoking’ or ‘just an alternative to smoking’? Comparative evaluations of e-cigarette and traditional cigarette usage by dual users

the best answer that can be given to that question is that it may be either, depending upon factors such as how people evaluate e-cigarettes relative to traditional cigarettes and how important those dimensions of comparison are for them.
Health Psychology Open
added Jun 28, 2017 15:02
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Congressman vapes during committee meeting to prove point

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.)...protested a proposal to ban e-cigarettes on airplanes by vaping in the middle of a markup...pulled out two different devices to illustrate what he argued were flaws in an amendment that Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) o
The Hill
added Jun 28, 2017 14:51
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Japan Tobacco tries to catch up with rival in smokeless tobacco

Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T) said on Wednesday it hoped to catch up with Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N) in smokeless tobacco by expanding the number of smoke-free restaurants and public places that allow its vaping product.
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 14:49
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E-Cigarettes Lead to 'Real' Smoking by Teens: Review

almost four times as likely as their non-vaping counterparts to begin smoking traditional cigarettes, a new review suggests. "E-cigarette use increases the risk of subsequent cigarette smoking, even for teens and young adults who might not be at the high
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 28, 2017 14:16
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[UK] Eight things that have changed since the smoking ban ten years ago

But apart from making public places more pleasant and healthier to be in, the new law also had some unexpected results. 1. More people have given up smoking There was a spike in people deciding to stop smoking as a result of the ban. Everyone knew the
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:36
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[Asia-pacific] Smokers make up less than 20% of Japan’s population for first time, survey finds

In the government survey of people aged 20 or older in 2016, 19.8 percent of respondents said they smoke, down 1.8 percentage points from 2013, with the downward trend observed in most age groups for both genders. The percentage of people who said they
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:49
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UK heart disease deaths fall by over 20% since indoor smoking ban

Deaths from heart disease and strokes caused by smoking have fallen dramatically since lighting up in pubs, restaurants and other enclosed public places in England was banned 10 years ago. New figures have shown that the number of smokers aged 35 and ov
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:47
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