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[Cuba] Scientific Meeting on the Risk of Smoking to Be Held in Camagüey

Causes and consequences of tobacco addiction will be among the highlighted topics that health-care providers and medical students in Camaguey province will discuss at the 13th Fight against Smoking Scientific Meeting. In the symposium which is slated to
Radio Cadena Agramonte Digital (cu)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:06

[Pennsylvania] Prof who went on plane rant no longer teaching

The Penn State Abington professor who lit a cigarette on a plane and went on an hours-long rant about U.S.-Venezuela relations is no longer teaching, but remains employed by the university, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.
Philly blogs
added Mar 28, 2015 07:06

[Florida] Jury Awards $13M to Widow in Smoker Case

"Paul Pollari tried to quit many times and switched to light cigarettes, which he mistakenly believed were safer," McPharlin said. "He never knew all the things tobacco companies were doing to make cigarettes more addictive." (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59

Ask the Rabbi: Tattoos, tobacco and a Frozen themed seder

At the beginning of the last century, Rabbi Yisrael Meir of Radin, the Chofetz Chaim, wrote that it is forbidden for a person to accustom himself to smoking. In more recent times, the dangers of smoking have become undeniable. The Torah is emphatic when
Jewish News (uk)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59

[UK] Neuropsychiatric review offers reassurance for smokers who quit using varenicline

The largest review of clinical trials to date has found no evidence of an increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide, suicidal ideation, depression or death in people taking the smoking cessation drug varenicline (Champix)
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 23:05

David Duchovny on the New ‘X-Files’ and Why Mulder Was a Terrible F.B.I. Agent

Q. So is the Smoking Man going to smoke e-cigarettes now? A. That’s a good question. Maybe he’ll have Nicorette gum. He’ll be the Gum-Chewing Man.
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 27, 2015 22:24

[New Jersey] Fort Lee bans smoking in outdoor restaurants and cafes

FORT LEE — Officials have passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking in outdoor restaurants and cafes, making Fort Lee the first municipality in Bergen County to do so. New Jersey law already prohibits outdoor secondhand smoke from wafting into indoor publ
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Mar 27, 2015 22:20

[New York] Survey Shows Changing View Toward Smoking

A survey of Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler County residents shows a growing number of residents are against smoking in public. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains what the survey revealed and what it means for the community.
Time Warner Cable News
added Mar 27, 2015 22:19

BLUM: Big tobacco has surprising friends

dismaying to see in advertisements for ...“Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” that one of its major sponsors is Siemens. During the six-hour documentary, a single Siemens machine will produce 7,800,000 cigarettes....WETA said that in presenting the film
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Mar 27, 2015 22:02

[Florida] Big Tobacco Slapped With $2M Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The Indian River County jury awarded $2 million in compensatory damages to Robert Gore, whose wife, Gloria Gore, suffered from carotid artery stenosis and lung cancer, according to Robert Gore's attorney Stephen Corr of Stark & Stark PC.
added Mar 27, 2015 20:37
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