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E-Cigarette Injury Reports on the Rise

Apr 18, 14 E-Cigarette Injury Reports on the Rise

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The number of injury complaints associated with the use of e-cigarettes has risen in the past year, Reuters reports. E-cigarette users have filed complaints with the Food and Drug Administration about injuries including burns, nicotine toxicity, heart problems and breathing difficulties. See the full story at The Partnership at...

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Masculine boys, feminine girls more likely to engage in cancer risk behaviors

Apr 17, 14 Masculine boys, feminine girls more likely to engage in cancer risk behaviors

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The most “feminine” girls and “masculine” boys are more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks, according to a new study. The most feminine teenage girls use tanning beds more frequently and are more likely to be physically inactive, while the most masculine teenage boys are more likely to use chewing...

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E-Cigarette Sale Banned For Youth In Nebraska

Apr 16, 14 E-Cigarette Sale Banned For Youth In Nebraska

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The Nebraska State Legislature passed a bill last week outlawing the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone younger than 18 years old. Minors caught using the product could face a misdemeanor charge. Prior to the bill’s passage, there was no law in Nebraska banning minors from buying them. The Food and Drug Administration who regulates the...

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Senators Find E-Cigarette Makers Are Targeting Young People

Apr 16, 14 Senators Find E-Cigarette Makers Are Targeting Young People

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E-cigarette makers are targeting young people with free samples distributed at music and sporting events, according to an investigation by 11 Democratic members of the U.S. House and Senate. The companies are also running radio and television ads during programs aimed at young people, the lawmakers said. See the full story at The...

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Tobacco Cos. Make Payments Under State Settlement – ABC News

Apr 16, 14 Tobacco Cos. Make Payments Under State Settlement – ABC News

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Tobacco Cos. Make Payments Under State SettlementABC News2 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco paid $1.77 billion. It’s owned by Reynolds American Inc., based in Winston-Salem, N.C.. No. 3 Lorillard Inc., based in Greensboro, N.C., paid $1.1 billion. All three companies deposited the part of their payments into a disputed …Altria...

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Scientists study genetically modified tobacco plants as an alternative for … – TG Daily

Apr 16, 14 Scientists study genetically modified tobacco plants as an alternative for … – TG Daily

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TG Daily Scientists study genetically modified tobacco plants as an alternative for …TG DailyResearchers at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre and the IdAB-Institute of Agrobiotechnology have conducted a study into genetically modified tobacco plants from which it is possible to produce between 20 and 40 per cent more...

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