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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2000-2025, second edition (PDF)

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 15, 2018 09:20
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France orders tobacco industry: stub out cigarette butt pollution

France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water, unless they take voluntary action in the next three months, a government minister said on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2018 09:02
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Upcoming Tobacco Product Listing Deadline — June 30: What Does the Deadline Mean to You, and How is FDA Helping You Comply?

The agency has undertaken efforts to educate those who could be affected by answering questions such as: What is the tobacco product listing requirement? What types of changes trigger the requirement, and when doesn’t it apply? What steps should companies
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 15, 2018 09:02
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Japan Tobacco Says Tax Increase to Jumpstart Smokeless Devices

Japan’s impending tax increase on traditional cigarettes may rekindle its stalled market for smokeless devices, according to the chief executive officer of Japan Tobacco Inc....said the new levies due to take effect in October will fall more heavily on tr
Bloomberg News
added Jun 15, 2018 08:44
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E-cigarettes may damage blood vessels in the same way as HEART DISEASE because of the chemicals used to give them flavour, study finds

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:39
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[UK] British nurse's remarkable letters reveal how 'old boy' Churchill barely slept, sang in the bath and refused to give up 'enormous' foot-long cigars while battling pneumonia at the height of World War Two

By March 1, Churchill was on the mend and smoking ‘enormous’ cigars, a sure sign his health was improving. He would also sing ‘tunelessly’ to Doris while in the bath, something the nurse found ‘disconcerting’.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:37
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[France] Troubled casino mogul James Packer eats ice cream and smokes cigarettes in Saint-Tropez with his girlfriend Kylie Lim...

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:35
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Fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs ... and drinking milk

- There was no substantial recent change for cigarette smoking, either. About 9 percent are current smokers, down from more than 27 percent when the survey started in 1991. Ditto alcohol, with 30 percent saying they currently use alcohol, down from 51 pe
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2018 08:35
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senators urge mpaa to assign r rating to movies with smoking

“If you’re going to have tobacco imagery, also support our cause as well,” said Edward Rogers, a tobacco prevention advocate for Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana, one of the Reinvent the Reel grantees. “All we’re asking is to apply an R rating
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:28
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E-Cig Flavorings May Damage Lining of Blood Vessels

Five flavorings tested in the lab damaged the heart-protective functions of endothelial cells, which line the inside of blood vessels and the heart, said study author Jessica Fetterman. She's an assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 15, 2018 08:21
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