Vaping and e-cigarettes are showcased on social media, putting young people at risk

Despite their widespread reputation as a “safer” alternative to cigarettes, electronic cigarettes (also known as electronic cigarettes or vapers) are far from harmless, especially for adolescents, whose developing brains may suffer from the lifelong adverse effects of nicotine-containing products. Yet vaping and electronic cigarettes are widely disseminated on social networks …

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Atlantic City casinos hang on to smokers | New

It took a pandemic to quit smoking in more than 1,000 gambling halls in the United States. Now that the economy is reopening, tobacco opponents are urging elected officials and casino operators to make the restriction permanent. In New Jersey, the casino smoking ban – like indoor masking, capacity restrictions, …

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Last puff of the “big cigarette” | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Photo / Allie Vugrincic The chimney at the former Ohio Edison Power Station in Weathersfield begins to fall Friday afternoon after a second explosion by demolition company B&B Wrecking in Cleveland. WEATHERSFIELD – Breanna Bube’s grandfather called the old Ohio powerhouse chimney Edison the “Big cigarette”. “He was like, …

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InvestorNewsBreaks – VPR Brands LP (VPRB) Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results, Notes 209% Revenue Increase from First Quarter 2020

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. VPR brands (OTC: VPRB), a leading supplier and patent holder for electronic cigarettes or vaporizers for nicotine, cannabis and cannabidiol (“CBD”) and other related accessories, released its financial results …

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Impacts of cheap cigarette prices

One of the main disagreements in every budget preparation is what to do about cigarette taxes. Proponents of tougher tobacco control generally say that ideally every country should check the price of cigarettes in order to reduce the number of smokers by significantly increasing taxes. Multinational tobacco companies intervene by …

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VPR Brands Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results; with

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via InvestorWire – VPR Brands LP (OTC: VPRB), a leading supplier and patent holder for electronic cigarettes or vaporizers for nicotine, cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD) and other related accessories such as lighters, recently reported its first quarter financial results 2021, showing …

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Stroud: Bans are no way to curb youth vaping | Columns

Under the pretext of “protecting the children”, lawmakers in Maine are trying to ban the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products. While the protection of children from the harms of adult products is laudable, this ban effectively punishes adults for failures of poorly executed and underfunded tobacco control programs. …

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Smoking can be expensive, but littering can be worse

A woman from Ferntree Gully has been ordered to pay hundreds of dollars in fees after dropping a lit cigarette in a car in Boronia. The Victoria Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has charged the woman after she was reported by a member of the public for littering in the Boronia …

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Vaping causes cognitive impairment and lasting lung damage

MURRAY, Utah – Intermountain Healthcare announced the results of a new study which has shown that there are long-term dangers associated with vaping electronic cigarettes. The study found that vaping caused lasting damage to some patients, not just the lungs. The researchers are particularly concerned because the majority of patients …

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Customs seize undeclared cigarettes worth ₹ 3 crore

There were 120 Esse brand boxes, 20 Benson & Hedges boxes and 110 Gudang Garam boxes containing 29.8 lakh sticks By Aneesha Sareen Kumar, Ludhiana POSTED MAY 21, 2021 1:35 IST Ludhiana-based clothing company on trial for failing to declare UK, Korean and Indonesian brand cigarettes worth more ₹3 crore …

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Budget to enable positive health reforms for smoke-free

“Funding for budgeting to enable significant health reforms is positive news for those who want a more centralized and concerted national health effort to reach the likes of Smokefree Aotearoa,” says a leading advocate for harm reduction from tobacco. His comments follow Finance Minister Grant Robertson, who today announced that …

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Vaping alone may increase lung problems

In an online survey of more than 2,900 teens and young adults, e-cigarette consumption was associated with shortness of breath and other respiratory events, even among those who did not smoke combustible cigarettes or use marijuana. After controlling for demographics and use of several products, e-cigarette use in the past …

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Switching to HTP Improves Health of COPD Patients Who Cannot Quit Smoking – Manila Bulletin

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who abstained from smoking or significantly reduced their cigarette consumption by switching to heated tobacco products (PTH) showed consistent improvements in respiratory symptoms, exercise tolerance , quality of life and rate of disease exacerbations. (PIXABAY / PHOTO FILE) This was the main conclusion …

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The Center for Black Health and Equity

Press release: A new statewide initiative aims to shine a light on how the tobacco industry has specifically targeted African American communities for decades with its aggressive marketing of menthol-flavored tobacco products. The campaign “It’s not fair” is launched at regional and national levels on No menthol Sunday – today …

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Meet the Lumen Fellows – Elon News Network

Each year, Elon University selects a cohort of 15 aspiring juniors as recipients of the Numen Lumen Award, the university’s top undergraduate research scholarship. The $ 20,000 grant is awarded to assist students with their undergraduate research projects. Alana evora Courtesy of Alana Evora Simulation of vibratory soundscapes to study …

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Casinos revel in the Roaring Twenties

No one could mistake the Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana for a Ritz-Carlton or Four Seasons. An online reviewer complained last month that their room was “tired”, with cigarette burns in the carpet, a dirty toilet and dust on the lights. But a weekend this month at the …

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Back Biden ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes

Barack Obama has tried and failed. Donald Trump’s administration did the same from the start. Now Joe Biden is taking on Big Tobacco with his proposal to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. It’s a commendable endeavor, but don’t expect a win anytime soon. RJ Reynolds calls Senate Minority Leader …

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Leaders warn of menthol threat

A coalition of religious, government and educational leaders met on Friday morning to call attention to the dangers of menthol-flavored tobacco products and to urge the public to avoid using such products next Sunday. Katherine Donald, executive director of the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Arkansas, told about 20 people …

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Electronic Cigarette Buying Made Easy for Tobacco Smokers

Smoking cigarette tobacco has been around for centuries, but medical research has helped people make better health decisions. Over time, innovation, the evolution of medical research has resulted in the shift from the packaging of cigarettes to the presentation of cigarette tobacco to the public. Although this habit is considered …

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YWCA Titusville Hosts Youth Addiction Conference | New

By Garrett Dvorkin Herald staff reporter The YWCA of Titusville hosted a conference on youth substance abuse on Wednesday and the resources provided by the Crawford County Executive Board on Drugs and Alcohol (CCDAEC). Presenting to the group was Julia Covert, Prevention Specialist for CCDAEC. Covert has covered a range …

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WTEN: Women’s Health – Sunday Without Menthol

Anne Lawton, community outreach nurse at St. Peter’s Hospital Cancer Care Center, was interviewed by WTEN / News10 for her article on “No menthol Sunday.” “No Menthol Sunday”, which takes place on May 16, is a campaign to raise awareness of the harms of menthol cigarettes, particularly among the African …

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Saudi Aramco seeks $ 7.5 billion loan for pipeline investors

(MENAFN– Gulf Times) Saudi Aramco is lining up an estimated $ 7.5 billion loan for potential investors in its pipelines, according to people familiar with the matter.The world’s largest oil producer has started talks with lenders to secure favorable terms for the financial package that would then be offered to …

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Mandatory use of PRN for SSS loan payments begins May 1

MANILA, Philippines – The Social Security System (SSS) mandates the mandatory use of the Payment Reference Number (PRN) for short-term loan payments as of May 1. In a statement, the public pension fund said management approved the one-month extension from April 1 to give members and employers more time to …

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A Special Addition – Austin Daily Herald

Austin Symphony Orchestra and AHS Music Programs Host New World-Class Piano Thanks to Donors Austin’s music enthusiasts just received a gift that will take things to a new level. The Knowlton auditorium was recently fitted with a 10 foot Fazioli F308 orchestral piano. It is one of seven of its …

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Minnesota GOP, DFL Discuss Proposed Tax Hikes | Minnesota

(The Center Square) – Despite the GOP swearing it wouldn’t approve any tax hikes, House Democrats in Minnesota introduced a wide array of tax hikes in packages unveiled Monday. The bills follow budget negotiations and a budget target of $ 52.5 billion released by House Democrats, exceeding the target of …

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Immune-Onc Therapeutics Announces $ 73 Million Series B1 and B2 Funding to Advance its Portfolio of New Immunotherapies Against Blood Cancers and Solid Tumors

PALO ALTO, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Immune-Onc Therapeutics, Inc. (“Immune-Onc”), a clinical-stage cancer immunotherapy company developing new biotherapeutics targeting immunosuppressive myeloid checkpoints, today announced the closing of ” Series B1 and B2 financing of $ 73 million. The round was led by Oceanpine Capital with the participation of additional …

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