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[Maryland] Calvert to consider park smoking ban

Prince Frederick, MD - Locals who want area parks to become smoke-free are hoping the Calvert County Commissioners will take the necessary action to make it happen. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the board conducted a work session on the proposal to impose a ban o
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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India recorded total productivity loss of $6.7 billion in 2012 due to cancer: Study

India ranks second in productivity losses because of cancer, and the cost per death ratio in the country was a startling 2.7 - almost double that of other BRICS countries. India also recorded a total productivity loss of $6.7 billion in 2012 due to cancer
Times Now (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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Iran is losing its jihad on tobacco

Iran's anti-smoking efforts reflect the wider difficulties faced by the government: Tobacco use is a deeply ingrained habit, and appeals to Islamic values, which had an impact on other social issues years ago, have failed to win over the population. Whet
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 30, 2018 02:25
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[New York] Tobacco Free NYU

In 2010, the New York University Senate passed a Smoke Free Campus policy and strengthened this policy in 2014....NYU is one of over 1,000 Smoke Free Campuses in the United States.
New York University
added Jan 30, 2018 02:22
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[New York] KVETENADZE: The 10 Best Places to Smoke on Campus

don’t smoke outside of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library (or inside, for that matter). Just don’t. Speaking as a lifelong practicing asthmatic, it utterly sucks having to go through the pantheon of smokers exhaling clouds of nasty toxins in flagrant disregard of
NYULocal (blog)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:20
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Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease

clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential, or C.H.I.P... The mutations are acquired, not inherited — most likely by bad luck or exposure to toxins like cigarette smoke. But there is little that patients can do.
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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Expert: Azerbaijan to increase tobacco production up to 70 pct

Recently, the amount of tobacco produced has witnessed a considerable increase, according to Namig Shalbuzov, expert at Center for Economic Reforms Analysis and Communication. He told Azernews that if for 2016 some 3,600 tons of tobacco were produced in
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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February brings a new vape ban in Singapore

Travellers to Singapore are being warned that, as of the 1st of February, vapour products will be completely banned in the country. This is the final move in an increasingly draconian anti-vaping campaign that’s already created a thriving black market.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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CARROLL: Preventive Care Saves Money? Sorry, It’s Too Good to Be True

In the long run, all of those people living longer would lead to increases in spending in many programs, including health care. The more people who quit smoking, the higher the deficit from health care — barely offset by the revenue from taxing cigarette
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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[California] AUDIO: Is Smoking Pot While Pregnant Safe For The Baby?

studies nationally suggest there's been a sharp jump in pot use among pregnant women, especially among younger mothers... with recreational cannabis now legal in at least eight states and the District of Columbia, physicians like Gossett are worried that
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:47
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