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Secondhand smoke is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, U.S. researchers say. "This study demonstrated pregnancy outcomes could be correlated with secondhand smoking," lead investigator Andrew Hyland
Mar 10, 2014 UPI
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electronic cigarette arm of Imperial Tobacco has launched legal proceedings over patents against nine of its US rivals as “big tobacco” becomes increasingly aggressive in the battle for the fast-growing e-cigarette market. Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned
Mar 10, 2014 Financial Times (uk)
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the brains of the smokers in our study were more aroused by images that showed smoking in a positive light than by images that encouraged them to stop. They were also more affected by aversive non-smoking related images than by images of the specific nega
Mar 10, 2014 Université de Montréal (ca)
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GRAHAM: LA Times Columnist Proclaims The 'Study of Ignorance' Leads to Big Tobacco, The Nazis, Fox News, and The Tea Party
protagonist of this story was academic Robert Proctor ... "one of the world's leading experts in agnotology... How naturally does this liberal arrogance - we are all-knowing and compassionate, you are "cultural producers of ignorance" - fit with journalis
Mar 10, 2014 Newsbusters (Media Research Center blog)
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Two Elmira stores sold tobacco to minors during routine compliance checks, according to the Chemung County Health Department.
Mar 10, 2014 Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette
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A Boston Herald editorial on a $1 per pack tax hike on cigarettes in Massachusetts cites Michael LaFaive, director of the Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative, who warned that an increase would lead to more tobacco smuggling and less state revenue.
Mar 10, 2014 Mackinac Center for Public Policy
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Despite lack of evidence regarding efficacy, smokers treat e-cigarettes as valid alternatives to FDA-approved cessation aids. Research is needed to test the safety and efficacy of e-cigarettes as cessation aids.
Sep 1, 2013 American Journal of Public Health
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in their investigation on the alleged underpayment of excise taxes by Filipino-owned cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. In separate letters to American embassy officials in Manila, representatives Estrellita Suansing (1st district, Nueva Ecija) and Jona
Mar 11, 2014 Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 10, 2014 15:32
A smoking shelter at Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry is to be destroyed The Western Health Trust is stepping up its campaign to become totally smoke free. A smoking shelter outside Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry is to be demolished on Monday.
Mar 10, 2014 BBC Online
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Proctor … one of the world's leading experts in agnotology, a neologism signifying the study of the cultural production of ignorance … tobacco industry was a pioneer ... Its goal was to erode public acceptance of the scientifically proven links between sm
Mar 10, 2014 Los Angeles Times
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