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CORRECTED-TABLE-Japan Tobacco -Q1 group results (IFRS)

added Jul 31, 2014 00:42

DeMERS: Can You Fire Employees Who Smoke?

Even if you live in a state where smokers can be dismissed, creating an environment where you encourage smokers to curtail the habit is far more productive than prohibiting it altogether.
added Jul 31, 2014 00:40

Kevin Sabett: ‘It’s Ironic That We’re Pushing Against Smoking So Hard, Yet We’re Ready To Give Marijuana A Free Pass’

Sabet, who opposes the legalization of marijuana, believes society made poor decisions regarding alcohol and tobacco and thinks changing marijuana policy would be making the wrong choice again.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:37

[Australia, UK] STRINGHAM: Plain packaging is a losing strategy in the fight against smoking

plain packaging mandates have been of no measurable help in Australia, and there’s no reason for us to start playing the dangerous game where government starts censoring the use of of logos.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:35

Health risks of e-cigarettes emerge

Vaping pollutes lungs with toxic chemicals and may even make antibiotic-resistant bacteria harder to kill
Science News Online
added Jul 30, 2014 19:52

Teens using E-Cigs

So parents, while “vaping” is still in its initial stages of study, it is still comparable, even by half, to the typical cigarette. Time will tell what related health risks your kids can form after years of using an E-Cig. To be certain, pay attention to (National)
added Jul 30, 2014 19:48
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[Hawaii] Study: e-cigarette growth outpaces traditional cigarettes

Nearly half of all young adults in Hawaii have tried an electronic cigarette, according to a new report. "Anecdotally, we're told that it's more prevalent in Hawaii than other states," said Pallav Pokhrel, assistant professor at the University of Hawaii'
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 30, 2014 19:45

Some Iowans blowing smoke about tobacco use

David Brown, Wellmark's executive vice president, said his company tried to set its tobacco-use surcharge at a reasonable level. "Obviously, smokers are more expensive to care for, but if you price it too high, you're just encouraging people to lie," he
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jul 30, 2014 19:42

Collaborative study of uninsured smokers finds benefit from pairing nicotine patches with quitline support

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking Ce
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 30, 2014 19:40
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[UK, USA] Vaping, The E-Cigarette Trend: Is It Harmful And Will It Help People Quit Smoking?

"In the UK, 'vaping' is the general term for using e-cigarettes," says Dr Nitin Shori, Medical Director of the Pharmacy2U Online and HuffPost UK blogger. "Almost all e-cigs produce vapour because the aim is to reproduce the smoking experience as closely
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 30, 2014 19:38
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