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One In Five American Adult Smokers Have Tried An Electronic Cigarette
2013-03-01 20:40:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) are becoming more popular with adults. According to the new figures, one in five American adults have tried an electronic cigarette, a number that represents a steady increase over the past three years. This study was followed up with a statement from an anti-smoking advocacy group urging the FDA to begin...

"Death Clock" Installed In Bangladesh To Raise Awareness For Smoking Dangers
2013-01-14 12:28:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bangladesh has set up a "Death Clock" in its capital to try and raise some awareness about the dangers related to smoking. According to Sayed Badrul Karim from the Progga NGO, about 57,000 people die each year due to tobacco-related diseases in Bangladesh. The country is ranked as one of the world's highest in tobacco consumption. The "Death Clock" was installed on a road near Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's residence in the...

Smokeless Tobacco Contains Cancer Causing Chemical
2012-08-22 13:50:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists reported in Philadelphia at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society today that they have identified the first oral carcinogen in smokeless tobacco. Researchers said this is the first identification of a strong oral cavity carcinogen found in smokeless tobacco products. "Our results are very important in regard to the growing use of smokeless tobacco in the world, especially among...

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Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.