News tagged with cigarettes

Study: US teens are drinking less, texting more

American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they're texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on video games and computers, according to the government's latest study of ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Firm seeks to say tobacco cuts risk

Smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match is asking the Food and Drug Administration to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes.

Jun 10, 2014
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Researchers question e-cigarette regulation

Public health specialists in the UK have urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to "control and suppress" e-cigarettes as it prepares to publish global guidelines on the devices.

May 30, 2014
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E-cigarettes: Not a healthy alternative to smoking

Caveat emptor – or "buyer beware" holds true when it comes to the unknown health effects of e-cigarettes. An article in the June issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the ...

May 27, 2014
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