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Daily Digest - Tuesday, 22 March 2016


Propylene glycol classified as toxic? There's no scientific proof for that! - Mirosław Dworniczak

Something really awful is happening now. In October 2015 German Federal Office for Chemicals, a part of Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health submitted a proposal to the European Chemicals Agency for a new toxicological classification of propylene glycol. [Read more...]

3 Vice Stocks With Smoking High Dividends

Vice pays if you’re an investor. You’ll earn higher yields and returns investing in booze, tobacco, firearms, and gambling than you will in feel-good stories like clean energy. For example, you may think smoking is a fading habit. But even today, one in six Americans still smoke. Despite the warning labels, the public campaigns, and a concerted effort to ban smoking in most public places, [...]


High Cigarette Taxes And Black Market Tobacco Are Funding Global Terrorism

Fifteen of the world’s leading terrorist organizations regularly turn to black market tobacco for financing. As developed countries embrace a slew of tobacco control measures such as higher taxes, raising the smoking age and plain packaging of cigarettes, the opportunities to profit from smuggling have exploded.


Dr. Eli Colon on the Truth about E-Cigarettes

Dr. Eli Colon from St. Joseph's Hospital helps us learn the truth about e-cigarettes [...]


Smoking, e-cigs banned in W.D.M. parks

All public parks in West Des Moines are now smoke-free. The City Council on Monday unanimously approved an ordinance that bans smoking in its 29 parks. It includes all tobacco- and nicotine-products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarettes. Food and Drug Administration-approved cessation aids, like patches or gum, are allowed. [...]


Raise cigarette sales age and see: Our view

When California lawmakers voted this month to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21, they joined Hawaii and more than 100 localities in seeking a new way to prevent vulnerable teenagers from getting hooked. Almost everyone who smokes started by age 18, research shows. The tobacco industry, among the world’s slickest marketers, has known and used that fact to its benefit for decades.


E-cig study at the University of East Anglia [...]

New research to investigate parents’ attitudes to teen ‘vaping’ [...]


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