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Association of flavoured cigar regulations with wholesale tobacco volumes in Canada: an interrupted time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

the association of Federal Canadian regulations passed in 2009 addressing flavours (excluding menthol) in small cigars...demonstrates that flavour regulations have the potential to substantially impact tobacco sales. However, exemptions for certain flavo
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 00:43
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Evaluating the impact and equity of a tobacco-free pharmacy law on retailer density in New York City neighbourhoods

NYC’s tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the impact is not equal across neighbourhoods. In order to minimise disparities in the tobacco retail environment, local governments considering a similar ban shou
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 00:41
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[Tennessee] Tenants Leaving Housing Authority Over Smoke-Free Policy

A smoke-free policy that went into effect Aug. 1 has resulted 16 vacant units in the Greeneville Housing Authority. “We have more empty units after the smoking policy went into effect,” Rebecca Moyer, GHA executive director, told the authority’s board of
Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Aug 23, 2018 00:39
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Risk of heart attacks is double for daily e-cigarette users

Use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of a heart attack, according to a new analysis of a survey of nearly 70,000 people. The research also found that dual use of e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes -- the most common use pattern
ScienceDaily
added Aug 23, 2018 00:36
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Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction

Conclusions Daily e-cigarette use, adjusted for smoking conventional cigarettes as well as other risk factors, is associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 23, 2018 00:32
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GLANTZ: Risk of Heart Attacks Is Double for Daily E-Cigarette Users

We just published "Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Here is the UCSF press release describing the study:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:28
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BARRINGTON-TRIMIS/LEVENTHAL: Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes — Urgent Concerns

Juul had captured 49.6% of the e-cigarette market.2 There is reason to be concerned that adolescents’ use of pod mods is not a passing trend and could bring a host of adverse health consequences to the current generation of adolescents and young adults.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:25
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Alliance One International, Inc. Announces Approval of Corporate Name Change to Pyxus International, Inc., Changes to Board Leadership

The Company plans to start using the name Pyxus on September 12, 2018, at which time the shares will begin trading on the NYSE under the symbol "PYX." Until then, the Company's shares will continue to trade on the NYSE under the symbol "AOI." The Company
PR Newswire
added Aug 23, 2018 00:17
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From the oldest to the richest: Bridge players aim to make their mark

Asian Games....The venerable card game bridge made its debut at the world’s second-biggest multi-sport event after the Olympics...Hartono, who heads the South East Asia Bridge Federation, is better known as head of tobacco conglomerate Djarum Group.
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:14
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Heart-healthy lifestyle in old age tied to lower dementia risk

Researchers focused on seven recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) for optimal cardiovascular health: not smoking; regularly exercising; routinely eating fish, fruits, and vegetables; avoiding excess weight; and keeping blood pressure
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:10
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