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University of Wisconsin Receives $3.7M to Study e-Cigarette Use

University of Wisconsin Receives $3.7M to Study e-Cigarette Use

admin February 20, 2015 Comments Off on University of Wisconsin Receives $3.7M to Study e-Cigarette Use

A University of Wisconsin research center has received a $3.7 million federal grant to study e-cigarette use patterns and health-related issues, as e-cigarette popularity continues surging but their health effects remain largely unknown. The University

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The World’s Top Scientists Just Issued a Surprising Statement on E-Cigarettes

The World’s Top Scientists Just Issued a Surprising Statement on E-Cigarettes

admin February 3, 2015 Comments Off on The World’s Top Scientists Just Issued a Surprising Statement on E-Cigarettes

The news: Fifty-three scientists have written to the UN’s World Health Organization Director General Margaret Chan cautioning her not to classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products, which would then lead to stricter regulatory controls on

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A Ban on Vaping Harms Public Health

A Ban on Vaping Harms Public Health

admin January 8, 2015 Comments Off on A Ban on Vaping Harms Public Health

Putting aside the notion that trying to prevent people from enjoying a bad health habit that largely hurts only themselves has anything to do with “public health,” it is quite perplexing that so many

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E-cigarettes were the fastest growing supermarket product of 2014

E-cigarettes were the fastest growing supermarket product of 2014

admin January 2, 2015 Comments Off on E-cigarettes were the fastest growing supermarket product of 2014

E-cigarette sales grew 49.5% year-on-year in 2014, while sports nutrition products grew by 42.8% and ‘free-from’ products by 15.4%. The surge in sales in e-cigarettes comes not long after the ASA upheld three rulings

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‘Big Tobacco’ aims to snuff out vapor competitors

‘Big Tobacco’ aims to snuff out vapor competitors

admin January 1, 2015 Comments Off on ‘Big Tobacco’ aims to snuff out vapor competitors

When it comes to fast growing, disruptive technologies that are changing American lifestyles for the better, much attention is given to the likes of Uber and AirBnb. They’ve changed how we travel and where

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Social Media to Help Study E-cigarette Habits

Social Media to Help Study E-cigarette Habits

admin December 27, 2014 Comments Off on Social Media to Help Study E-cigarette Habits

Researchers are turning to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to study the consumer habits and health effects of e-cigarettes, especially among teenagers. Using a USD 2.7 million, 5-year grant from the

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Yale medical school: E-cigarette use among kids on the rise

Yale medical school: E-cigarette use among kids on the rise

admin December 11, 2014 Comments Off on Yale medical school: E-cigarette use among kids on the rise

A Yale School of Medicine study says one-fourth of high school students in Connecticut have tried an electronic cigarette. The study also found that 3.5 percent of middle school students have used e-cigarettes, more

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E-cigarette use rare in non-smokers, UK survey finds

E-cigarette use rare in non-smokers, UK survey finds

admin December 10, 2014 Comments Off on E-cigarette use rare in non-smokers, UK survey finds

The use of electronic cigarettes in England is largely confined to smokers and ex-smokers, according to a government-backed survey, the latest report to suggest that e-cigarettes were not attracting new smokers. The Health Survey

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