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2 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Horne: E-cigarettes cannot be banned under anti-smoking law

But Attorney General Tom Horne said Thursday that nothing in a voter-approved Arizona law precludes someone from "lighting up' one of these electronic cigarettes in bars, restaurants, museums or, for that matter, anywhere else where real cigarettes are banned.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine

4 hrs ago | HON

Many Doctors Recommend E-Cigarettes as Anti-Smoking Aid, Survey Finds

"Even in the absence of evidence regarding the health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, a third of physicians we surveyed are recommending e-cigarettes to their patients to help quit smoking," study co-author Leah Ranney, associate director of the Tobacco Prevention and Evaluation Program at the University of North Carolina, said in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Food and Drug Administration

8 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Act would regulate childproof packaging on liquid nicotine

A product once used as pesticide is being flavored like bubblegum and poisoning children.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

10 hrs ago | The Spectator

The insidious re-normalisation of smoking

The NHS has long since been smoke free, banning smoking on-site for patients and staff alike back when I was a nursing student.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nursing, Drink, Coffee, Drugs

15 hrs ago | Newsday

Worry over rise in pregnant smokers

Stop Smoking commissioner Wendy Parker said: "Smoking is an addiction to nicotine in the cigarette and during pregnancy that addiction increases."

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

17 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Review says e-cigarette potential benefits outweigh harm

Current evidence suggests the potential benefits of electronic cigarettes outweigh the harm, according to a new review published by Review says e-cigarette potential benefits outweigh harm Current evidence suggests the potential benefits of electronic cigarettes outweigh the harm, according to a new review published by Check out this story on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Knox County, TN

Thu Jul 31, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Mastry's, an iconic St. Petersburg bar, goes smoke free

The relics on the walls of Mastry's Bar - including two mounted tarpon, a barracuda head and photos of Babe Ruth - have gotten their last translucent amber coating of nicotine.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Medicine, Smoking, Health

The Windsor Star

Free patches, gum to help battle alarming smoking rate

James Maisonneuve, 25, smokes a cigarette on Thursday, July 31, 2014, along the downtown Windsor, ON.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Canada,

UB Reporter

NRT Quitline

"We know that people with lower socioeconomic status are more likely to start smoking and they begin smoking at a younger age."

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, South Carolina, Yale University, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

Miami New Times

Grand Central Bans Indoor Smoking

The days of dancing in smoky rooms are over, Miami. Or at least in the case that you're dancing at Grand Central .

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Latest results claim benefits of e-cigarettes override potential harm

Tom Kim vapes, or smokes an e-cigarette, at Henley Vaporium on April 29, 2014, in New York City.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

New scientific review: current evidence suggests potential benefits of e-cigarettes outweigh harms

A major scientific review of available research on the use, content, and safety of e-cigarettes has concluded that - although long-term health effects of e-cigarette use are unknown - compared with conventional cigarettes they are likely to be much less harmful to users or bystanders.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Journal Watch

E-Cigarettes Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are safer than conventional cigarettes and might even help smokers quit, according to a review article in Addiction .

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Health.com

Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

On the contrary, allowing e-cigarettes to compete with regular cigarettes might cut tobacco-related deaths and illness, the researchers concluded after reviewing 81 prior studies on the use and safety of the nicotine-emitting devices.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

Forbes.com

Can You Fire Employees Who Smoke?

Despite data showing that each smoker costs their employer nearly $6,000 in lost productivity and higher medical costs, employers are still bound by laws when it comes to smoker discrimination.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Drug Testing

Lincoln Times-News

E-cigarette shop opens on Lincolnton's Court Square

Lincolnton residents may be swapping out their packs of tobacco cigarettes for an alternative, thanks to a new downtown business.

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Related Topix: Lincolnton, NC, Cherryville, NC, Smoking, Medicine, Health

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Tupelo officials delay vote on e-cigarette ban

Tupelo City Council President Mike Bryan has pushed for months to discuss expanding the city's public smoking ban to include the electronic devices used to deliver nicotine and other chemicals as an alternative to smoking actual cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Tupelo, MS, Medicine, Smoking, Health

WebProNews

Marijuana Legalization Spikes Teen Use? Nope.

For many years, there were several arguments that anti-legalization forces leaned on to keep pot at bay, medicinal or otherwise.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Smoking, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Why do people often put on weight after they quit smoking?

Most smokers eat junk food nearly every day of their smoking lives, because they know that the cigarettes are already destroying most of their "healthy living," so why bother to eat right, right? There are 45 million smokers in the United States, and coincidentally Americans eat about 50 billion hamburgers a year, so go figure.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Life, Food, Fast Food, Medicine, Nutrition

KOLD-TV Tucson

County contemplates nicotine-free workplace

The name of a 22-year-old University of Louisville student who was found dead in an off-campus apartment Monday has been released.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Louisville, Schriever, LA

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