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Smoking at time of diagnosis and breast cancer-specific survival: new findings and systematic review with meta-analysis

Conclusions: Available evidence to date indicates that smoking atdiagnosis is associated with a reduction of both overall and breast cancer-specific survival. Studies of the effect of smoking cessation after diagnosis on breast cancer-specific outcomes
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 19, 2014 14:00
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[Australia] E-cigarettes' case goes up in smoke following landmark ruling in WA court

It has always been illegal to sell e-cigarette liquids that contain nicotine under Australian law but in a big development last week, the Supreme Court of Western Australia effectively banned e-cigarettes outright in the state, prosecuting a company, cal
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:59
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[UK] Tim Dowling: no smoke without fire

There are certain exceptional events, weddings and 50th birthday parties among them, where smoking suddenly becomes interesting to people who gave up years ago. On such occasions, people who do smoke know to bring twice as many fags.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:55
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[UK] Tim Dowling: no smoke without fire

There are certain exceptional events, weddings and 50th birthday parties among them, where smoking suddenly becomes interesting to people who gave up years ago. On such occasions, people who do smoke know to bring twice as many fags.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:55
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[UK] Pupils from North Cambridge Academy to protest outside tobacco firm in call for plain cigarette packaging

Students at North Cambridge Academy want to see the introduction of plain packaging to shut off the last legal form of advertising for cigarette companies. Eight of the students are meeting Cambridge MP Julian Huppert six days before the protest on Apri
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:19
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Nebraska's first tobacco-free campus, four years later

Mid-Plains Community College became the first public post-secondary institution in Nebraska to enact a policy declaring that all of their college campuses would be entirely tobacco-free.... As it turned out, those fears were unfounded. Four years after de
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Apr 19, 2014 13:18
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[California] Los Angeles E-Cigarette Ban Takes Effect

E-cigarette smokers took their final legal puffs as the ordinance that bans the device from bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public places took effect at midnight Saturday. One club made an event out of the ban and threw a vapor smoke-filled part
NBC Los Angeles
added Apr 19, 2014 13:15
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EDITORIAL: Florida E-Cigarette Bill: Include Home Rule

The ban on local regulations, known as pre-emption, would mean counties could no longer take steps such as requiring tobacco products to be sold behind the counter. Supporters claim the pre-emption measure is simply a way to have uniform regulations acro
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Apr 19, 2014 13:12
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[Canada] DiMANNO: Why banning psych patients’ cigarettes deepens their trauma

Some people, some institutions, are simply addicted to power. That is the irony of CAMH, which can wrap itself in a shroud of virtue. ...they can act as coercively as they please against some of the most vulnerable people among us and call it a matter of
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09
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High Inequality Results in More US Deaths than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns Combined

In 2009, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a study that revealed what seems to be a shocking truth: those who live in societies with a higher level of income inequality are at a greater risk for premature death. Here in the United States, our
Bill Moyers.com
added Apr 19, 2014 13:06
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