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[UK] Holy smoke: Cigarette suspected as Bethnal Green church fire cause

They suspect the “unsafe disposal of smoking materials” like a match or cigarette caused the fire. Following the incident, LFB has issued safety advice for smokers reminding them to install smoke alarms in regularly-used rooms, including hallways, never
East London Advertiser (uk)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:31
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[UK] How a Mediterranean lunch could prevent a stroke and save your life

strokes will claim 187,000 lives a year by 2035...Stopping, no matter how old you are or how long you’ve smoked, will reduce your risk of stroke. Call the NHS Smokefree helpline on 0800 022 4332 for help with quitting.
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:29
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[Idaho] Cheers and jeers: Feb. 20, 2018

Jeers to the “vaping fad” and the filthy cigarette smokers! It’s bad enough being subject to ignorant people’s second-hand smoke, now we also have to be subject to second-hand vapors from disrespectful, silly-looking people who think they are “cool” suck
Idaho Press-Tribune
added Feb 20, 2018 00:13
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[UK] A Whirlwind London Fashion Week With Adwoa Aboah

After the show, Aboah goes out dancing with Delevingne and treats herself to “a nice cigarette and a Coca-Cola” (she is proudly sober).
New York Times
added Feb 20, 2018 00:10
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: NSW vaping ban a bad idea

A supermarket may choose to not allow vaping, but a bookshop keen to attract browsers may decide otherwise. Public health policy should be guided by the best available evidence. A blanket ban on vaping in smoke-free areas is lazy policy and is likely to
The Australian (au)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:09
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Public Health Concerns About Youth & Young Adult Use of JUUL

The California Department of Education recently asked schools to reject involvement with the JUUL Prevention Initiative and is collecting data on JUUL use and the number of devices confiscated in schools. Similar data have been collected in Arizona.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 21, 2018 19:30
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[Australia] Vapers risk hefty fines as WA considers new vaping laws

Inquiries by The West Australian have found widespread use of liquid nicotine, despite its supply and use being banned in Australia. Under WA’s Medicines and Poisons Act, people can be fined $45,000 for possessing the product but many users are either u
West Australian (au)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Does smoking cause acne?

Smoker’s acne, or acne that comes directly from smoking a cigarette, has been studied extensively... So, does smoking cause acne? There’s no definitive answer from science (yet), but smoking does play a huge role in the overall health of your skin — and
Metro International
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Association of Cigarette, Cigar, and Pipe Use With Mortality Risk in the US Population [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our study provides further evidence that cigar, pipe, and cigarette use confers mortality risks, even among nondaily current cigarette users, with lower risks observed among former users than current users. These data underscore the importance of cessati
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Feb 21, 2018 14:21
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CARUANA: American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

The organization finally recognizes the research in favour of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation, and recommends that physicians support smokers who choose the devices as their preferred cessation aids.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:09
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