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Europe must do more to stamp out lung cancer stigma

Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) is a non-profit pan-European organisation...we call upon all stakeholders to support...The promotion of effective prevention policies, which encourage smoking cessation, reduce exposure to carcinogens and control;
EurActiv
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[California] GLANTZ: CalPERS, against staff advice, votes to completely divest tobacco stocks; sees industry in decline

they invited me to make a formal presentation to the Committee and worked with me to prepare the materials in a way that would most effectively address the Committee’s likely questions. (My submission is here.) At the end of this process, the staff rec
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[Africa, Tanzania] KANANI: MONEY MATTERS IN HEALTH&TECH: E-cigarettes have become a health dilemma

E-cigarette market in Africa is projected to grow as well. South Africa is one of the African countries where e-cigarette is gaining popularity. All over the continent, e-cigarette technology is penetrating the market. In Tanzania, they are being vapore
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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REDMOND: The Surgeon General's Pack of Lies About E-Cigarettes Is Likely to Cost Lives

The Surgeon General, the FDA and most of the contributors to the report want to severely restrict access to electronic cigarettes for adults. They stubbornly refuse to recognize the benefits of vaping and continue to deny, in the face of mounting evidence
The Influence
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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Ibuprofen could reduce smokers' risk of death from lung cancer

Participants were followed-up for an average of 18 years, and the researchers pinpointed their cause-specific mortality status using data from the National Death Index up until 2006. The researchers used Cox proportional hazards regression models to est
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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Perrigo Announces FDA Approvals For The Store Brand OTC Equivalents To Nicorette® White Ice Mint® Gum

has received approvals...for Abbreviated New Drug Applications referencing GlaxoSmithKline's Nicorette® White Ice Mint® Gum (nicotine polacrilex gum 2 mg and 4 mg). These products will be packaged and marketed as store brands or retailer 'own label' brand
PR Newswire
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[Virgin Islands] 22nd Century Group Announces Major Scientific Collaboration with University of Virginia

will invest approximately $1,100,000 in this major scientific collaboration with UVA. The goals of the research agreement include: (i) creating unique industrial hemp plants with guaranteed levels of THC below the legal limits (thus eliminating the risk t
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[Asia, India] Chandigarh shows poor compliance with Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act

CITY BEAUTIFUL, which was declared the first smoke-free city of India in 2007, has shown poor compliance with the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) in a survey conducted to find descriptive evaluation of the Act. While the survey revealed
Indian Express
added Dec 20, 2016 22:16
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[Florida] Ex-Atty Charged In Fla. With Embezzling Bankruptcy Funds ($$)

Josiah Ewing Hutton Jr., 60, of Winter Haven, faces up to five...wrongdoing related to a client named Patricia Regan, who the documents said received the funds from a tobacco...
Law360
added Dec 20, 2016 17:19
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Cleared at Trial Over Smoker's Respiratory Disease

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds prevailed Friday at trial in a suit brought by the widow of a Florida smoker, after jurors found the smoker did not meet a class action suit’s requirements. Dubinsky v. Philip Morris, 2014-CA-026783. The 18th Circuit Court
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:57
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