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Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Harmful in Smokers

Life-threatening toxicity from breast radiation in patients with breast cancer can be substantially reduced by smoking cessation, according to new research. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, smokers treated for breast cancer had
Medical Tribune
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New York, Virginia] NY Times Demand Records on ATF Tobacco Smuggling

According to the lawsuit, “at the same time the ATF was tightening its tobacco enforcement policies, some of its Virginia-based agents were engaged in a practice that more closely resembled tobacco smuggling. The profits of this ATF-led tobacco-smuggling
Courthouse News
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Mexico] NM slated to receive $50M from Big Tobacco

New Mexico will receive an additional $14.5 million this year from Big Tobacco after a state District Court judge ruled this week that the cigarette industry had been shortchanging the state in its annual payments under a nearly 20-year-old settlement ag
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

The Government is taking a cautious approach by aligning the regulations around vaping with those for cigarettes. This ensures cigarette smokers have access to a lower-risk alternative while we continue to discourage people from smoking or vaping in the
Māori Television (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes legalised - Expert Reaction

The Science Media Centre gathered expert reaction on the announcement. Associate Professor Marewa Glover, School of Public Health, Massey University, comments: "There is unfortunate confusion with banning vaping wherever smoking is banned, which sends
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] 'No evidence' legalising e-cigs lowers smoking rates

But Mr Harawira, the Mana Party leader, said the government was simply jumping on the latest fad. "I don't think that e-cigarettes are going to address the real problem because all you're going to do is change people from being addicted to cigarettes, t
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes 'just another ploy by tobacco companies' -Tariana Turia

Many have hailed the move, but Ms Turia said the nicotine content was still a downside. "I think it's just another ploy by the tobacco companies. they've still got nicotine in them you know to keep people that addicted," she said. Online retailer Joe Ei
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Zoe Hawke: Legalising e-cigarettes 'clears the matter up'

Zoe Hawke of anti-smoking group Hapai Te Hauora told Jack Tame on Larry Williams Drive that e-cigarette's with nicotine are less harmful than tobacco. "They're already available, they're out there - this just clears the matter up. This just says, yep, w
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Tony Blakely: Legalising e-cigarettes 'a bold move' by the Govt

Otago University public health department Professor Tony Blakely speaks with Mike Hosking about the move. Listen to the fill interview above.
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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Proponents of raising Connecticut smoking age question fiscal impact

A spokeswoman for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, and American Lung Association, said the calculations provided by the Office of Fiscal Analysis assume “all smokers between the
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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