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Electronic cigarette report decried

Electronic cigarette report decried

| December 9, 2016

A warning has been issued that the US Surgeon General’s report on electronic cigarettes risks causing serious harm to public health.

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Nicotine improves cognitive function

Nicotine improves cognitive function

| December 9, 2016

A study in New Zealand has found that nicotine improves the cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia.

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Aerosol test results validated

Aerosol test results validated

| December 9, 2016

British American Tobacco has conducted research showing that the results of tests on electronic-cigarette aerosols are valid.

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Some success for plain packs

Some success for plain packs

| December 9, 2016

A new study of the effects of standardized packaging seems to show that Australia has had some success in making young people think harder about taking up smoking.

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SG report a ‘disservice’

SG report a ‘disservice’

| December 8, 2016

Vapor advocates are disappointed by the U.S. Surgeon General’s report on e-cigarettes.

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Surgeon General calls for e-cig curbs

Surgeon General calls for e-cig curbs

| December 8, 2016

The U.S. continues to view e-cigarettes as a tobacco gateway.

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Sweden at bottom of EU smoking table

Sweden at bottom of EU smoking table

| December 8, 2016

Sweden is at the bottom of the EU’s smoking table because of the availability there of snus. So why doesn’t the EU allow snus to be sold in other member states?

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Campaign targets second-hand smoke

Campaign targets second-hand smoke

| December 8, 2016

A campaign to highlight the harmful effects of second-hand tobacco smoke has been launched in Vietnam, where non-smoking women are said to account for 20 percent of lung cancer cases.

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Second-hand marijuana smoke concerns

Second-hand marijuana smoke concerns

| December 8, 2016

A US researcher is calling for more research into the possible risk to children of their being exposed to second-hand marijuana smoke in areas where marijuana use is legal or common.

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