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Cuomo et al. find that e-cigarettes are sold cheaper online than in a retail setting
Raphael Cuomo and colleagues investigate the online market for e-cigarettes in the USA, and find that e-cigarettes were sold cheaper online than in a retail setting, that they were not always subject to sales tax, sellers did not necessarily verify the age of the purchaser, and health warnings were not always present on products. Promotional strategies (e.g, discount and loyalty programs) were the norm. Of particular concern, products that included health warnings cost more than products that did not.
The equal right to drink
Laura Schmidt writes about women winning “the equal right to drink” and how this right has disparate implications for women of high and low socio-economic standing.
Prevalence of medical marijuana use in California, 2012
Suzanne Ryan-Ibarra and colleagues conduct a phone survey to find that 5% of Californian’s have used medical cannabis for a serious medical condition.
Protective effects of alcohol on cardiovascular disease: are findings biased by industry funding?
McCambridge and Hartwell conducted a systematic review of studies examining the protective effects of alcohol on six cardiovascular diseases. They found that alcohol industry funded studies produced more favourable results for stroke, but not for other cardiovascular outcomes.
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