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[Asia, China] Airline will compensate passengers over onboard smoking incident

China United Airlines on Monday agreed to apologize and compensate some passengers after six people were caught smoking on or just outside a plane. The captain of the Saturday flight from Chengdu to Beijing apparently refused to explain why he and the cr
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06
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[Asia, China] Aviation authority to probe in-flight smoking incidents

China's civil aviation authority said it is investigating two smoking incidents on board a recent domestic flight that caused passengers to complain about their safety.
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06
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[Denmark] Army recruit smokers humiliated by their superiors

If Danish army recruits want to smoke a cigarette, their commanders humiliate them while they do so, reports Metroexpress. Some have been told to climb trees or stand on one leg, while others have been forced to stand in a puddle or lie down with their
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:05
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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Advocacy Group Calls for Override of Governor's E-cigarette Veto

The Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education (BRAVE) calls on The Missouri Legislature to override Governor Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 841. This important legislation will prevent minors from purchasing alternative nicotine and vapor products. By
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 2, 2014 00:02
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[Ghana] Africa has lowest tobacco use in pregnant women

A study published in the September edition of the Lancet Global Health Journal shows that the Africa Region, has the lowest tobacco use in pregnant women in the world. Southeast Asia has the highest regional prevalence of tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:01
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Table of Contents Volume 16 Issue 10 October 2014

How Long Does Secondhand Smoke Remain in Household Air: Analysis of PM2.5 Data From Smokers’ Homes / Does Moralization Motivate Smokers to Quit? A Longitudinal Study of Representative Samples of Smokers in the United States and Denmark / Affective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2014 23:38
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Carbonyl Compounds in Electronic Cigarette Vapors: Effects of Nicotine Solvent and Battery Output Voltage [FREE FULL TEXT]

Vapors from EC contain toxic and carcinogenic carbonyl compounds. Both solvent and battery output voltage significantly affect levels of carbonyl compounds in EC vapors. High-voltage EC may expose users to high levels of carbonyl compounds.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2014 23:34
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Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke and Depressive Symptoms Among Women in Midlife [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings support a role for early life cigarette exposures in shaping smoking and depression risks in later life, and they provide some support for the direction of smoke exposure influence on depression.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 1, 2014 23:33
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[Africa, South Africa] Spy love gets ugly

lurid romance between SA Revenue Service (Sars) executive Johan van Loggenberg and Pretoria lawyer and alleged spy Belinda Walter...Walter confessed to being on the payroll of tobacco giant British American Tobacco (BAT) and providing confidential informa
News24 (za)
added Sep 1, 2014 23:16
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