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[Poland] Nicotine may be part of solution to smoking — GFN

“Nicotine is not the problem. It is a very big part of the solution,” said Andy Morrison, a former smoker and trustee for the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), during the 5th Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) held in Warsaw, Poland last June 14-16. The NNA is a
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:57
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Up in smoke: Vaping China co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency

the drama was triggered when the co-pilot sought to turn off a ventilation system to prevent his smoke spreading into the main cabin...Smoking is not allowed aboard... But the co-pilot accidentally switched off air-conditioning instead, leading to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:59
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Air China flight's sudden descent linked to co-pilot smoking: state media

“In the preliminary investigation, the co-pilot was found to be smoking an e-cigarette...Smoke diffused into the passenger cabin and relevant air conditioning components were wrongly shut off, without notifying the captain, which resulted in insufficient
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2018 13:21
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Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

Lower expression of nuclear ER-β in women supports the estrogen hypothesis in lung cancer etiology. Increasing cytoplasmic ER-α and ER-β and decreasing PR protein expression may be mechanisms whereby smoking disrupts hormone pathways.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Jul 13, 2018 13:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Bataan city sued over antismoking laws

(Seatca) has assailed the Philippine Tobacco Institute (PTI) for suing the Balanga City government...PTI has challenged Balanga’s University Town Ordinance of 2008 that regulates tobacco...also challenged the Tobacco-Free Generation Ordinance of 2016 that
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:07
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs [productivity-adjusted life years], which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 00:53
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[Florida] DAVID CANTA, et al., Petitioners, v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al., Respondents: PETITIONERS’ BRIEF ON JURISDICTION (PDF)

Third District’s opinion will strike at the heart of one of the most important associational rights of over 100 Engle-progeny plaintiffs...will significantly delay the adjudication of all of those lawsuits—no doubt the true motive underlying PM’s disquali
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 17, 2018 02:51
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Child Labor And Tobacco Farming: Are Kids Adequately Protected? 11:07

Despite a worldwide decline in production, tobacco remains North Carolina's most valuable crop. During the picking season, it's all hands on deck — and some of those hands belong to kids as young as 7 years old. The Fair Labor Standards Act makes except
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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Adults’ Perceptions of Nicotine Harm to Children

the array of products through which children could be exposed to nicotine has grown substantially...Although most adults perceive nicotine exposure as harmful for children, there are important differences based on sex, racial and/or ethnic background, and
Pediatrics
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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Vaping May Not Be As Safe For Women As They Think

So for the time being, the public is approaching vaping as basically healthy. Is this the right choice? At least for women, it may not be. The purpose of vaping is to deliver nicotine into the body as an inhaled vapor. This eliminates the tar that is in
Equities.com
added Jul 16, 2018 14:45
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