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[Canada] New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Today, Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts received Royal Assent. This is a major milestone in efforts to address and further reduce the harms of tobacco use in Canad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:07
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VIDEO: Lung cancer rates in young women raise concerns

"All of a sudden within the last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnosed with lung cancer than men," Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, told CBS News. "We really don't know why this is and we are
CBS News.com
added May 23, 2018 22:50
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E-Cigarette Use Associated With Increased Risk for COPD

A study has shown an association between regular e-cigarette use and higher likelihood of having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This research was presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference, held May 18-23, 2018, in
PulmonaryAdvisor
added May 23, 2018 21:50
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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2018 15:42
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CULLIP: YouTube’s anti-vaping purge

reviewers of e-cigarette products have had their content ripped from the platform and – in some cases – their channels deleted with scant opportunity to appeal... Allowing hysterical single-issue groups to bypass the democratic process and force clampdown
spiked (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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[UK] Love Island bosses 'ban cigarettes in the villa and garden for 2018 series after a wave of complaints last year'

it has been claimed that ITV has clamped down on reality stars smoking on the show by banning cigarettes in both the villa and the garden, reports The Sun. Contestants who wish to indulge their nicotine cravings will have to ask an producer who will esc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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[UK] Smoking putting more patients in hospital in Coventry

The number of Coventry hospital admissions from smoking-related illnesses has risen slightly since 2015. More people than ever were in hospital due to smoking illnesses, as figures from Public Health England revealed people were admitted to hospital for
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:09
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[Canada] A world without cigarettes? How vaping is disrupting Big Tobacco’s plans

This summer e-cigarettes will officially become legal in Canada, and tobacco companies are preparing for their largest threat yet. Will they ride the vaping wave to higher sales—or will they get smoked?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2018 03:56
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FDA Notices Show Agency Is All In On Tobacco Regulation ($$)

stakeholders should be sure to familiarize themselves with the ANPRMs directly, given that each is extensive and includes highly technical details that can and will impact advertisers and manufacturers of tobacco-related products. This is especially the
Law360
added May 23, 2018 02:01
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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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