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Mounting research on e-cig link to youth smoking

A landmark study from the USA joins the mounting body of research linking e-cigarette use with youth uptake of cigarette smoking.

Young adults who use e-cigarettes are more than four times as likely to begin smoking tobacco cigarettes within 18 months as their peers who do not vape, according to the… 791 more words

Zero Smoke

Gujarat Elections: The Campaign Morphs

Following politics in India in the last few days has been very painful. When one feels that we have reached rock bottom, something else comes up that pulls the level of discourse even lower. 812 more words

India

Spend An Hour Here A Day And Get Free Products!

I spend roughly an hour a day but sometimes I only have time to spend an hour or two the entire week. One of my couponing friends got me hooked onto this. 445 more words

Poor accessibility can lead to isolation, but this theatre company is changing that

Pippa works on Scope’s online community and is also an accessible theatre blogger. The festive season seems to be filled with activities but when they aren’t accessible, disabled people and families are often left out. 778 more words

Campaigns

Report back from the Heysham meeting

Dick attended the workshop on the cycling and walking route study that consultants, Jacobs, are preparing for the council.  Most of the participants were from the city and county councils; only Dick (from Dynamo) and Matt Hodges (Cycling UK) were the non-officers as far as we know.  121 more words

City And County Councils

Pensions: Our Response to Charlie Jeffery

Following Professor Charlie Jeffery’s email to staff (13 Nov), UCU Edinburgh has through the Joint Unions Liaison Committee (JULC) requested answers to the following questions via the Combined Joint Consultative and Negotiating Committee (CJCNC).   1,161 more words

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Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby Says He Couldn't Bring Himself to Vote for Roy Moore

Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said on Sunday that he could not bring himself to vote for Republican candidate Roy Moore in Alabama’s upcoming Senate election. 361 more words