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[Denmark, UK] Smoking and renal function in people living with human immunodeficiency virus: a Danish nationwide cohort study

Conclusion: In Danish PLHIV, we observed no strong association between smoking status and renal function, risk of CKD, or risk of aRRT, but mortality was increased in smokers following aRRT.
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:19
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Association of Smoking Status With Angina and Health-Related Quality of Life After Acute Myocardial Infarction

Smoking after AMI is associated with more angina and worse HRQOL in all domains, whereas smokers who quit after AMI have similar angina levels and mental health as never smokers. These observations may help encourage patients to stop smoking after AMI.
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
added Aug 31, 2015 12:14
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[Africa, Kenya, Tanzania] Nairobi protests Dar demand on tobacco

Kenya complains that Tanzania demands that 75 per cent of the inputs into tobacco exports must be from the exporting state, contrary to the EAC Treaty. In the revised rules, the value threshold has been lowered from 35 per cent to 30 per cent on local im
East African Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:11
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[Georgia] GSU to study attitudes about smoking in public

Georgia State University’s School of Public Health is part of a research project that is looking at the prevalence of smoking and attitudes toward second-hand smoke in Fulton County.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Aug 31, 2015 12:10
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[Asia, India] Delhi government fines institutes for violating tobacco control act, collects Rs 82,000

The Delhi government today issued challans to several educational institutions for allegedly not following rules under the Tobacco Control Act, and collected a fine amount of Rs 82,000 from south-west district alone. The state and district tobacco contr
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:10
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[Hungary, Romania] Hungarian tax authority busts cigarette smugglers - Thug life in action

The excise officials of Hungary’s National Tax and Customs Office (NAV) have on Monday discovered 1,300 packs of cigarettes without tax stamps in two buses with Romanian licence plates. The packets were confiscated, NAV reported on its website.
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Politicos cautioned: beware of tobacco hand as polls near

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP)... “As candidates start preparing for the national elections, we expect tobacco makers to increase their influence over government and policy development by supporting some politicians. Let this come as a
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Mail Says: E-cigarettes ban makes perfect sense

BURTON Albion has become the latest organisation to put in place a ban on e-cigarettes.... At a time when the club continues to promote and thrive on its reputation as a hub for the community and as being family-friendly, this news will be welcomed by man
Burton Mail (uk)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:08
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[North Carolina] Tobacco Farm Life Museum looks to attract bigger groups

The museum also wants to promote its grounds as rental space for events, such as weddings, family reunions and birthday parties. Founded in 1983, the mission of the Tobacco Farm Life Museum is to preserve and present North Carolina’s heritage of rural a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 31, 2015 12:08
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[Georgia, New York] Yankees' CC Sabathia rips paparazzi after being photographed smoking on hotel balcony

claims it was only a cigar, nothing against Major League Baseball's drug policy...posted the photo to his Instagram account, writing, "Shout out to the Paparazzi for catching me on the smallest balcony ever trying to relax with my 4 kids driving me crazy!
NJ.com
added Aug 31, 2015 11:48
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