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Third-hand smoke exposure cripples your liver and brain: Inhaling tobacco from hair, clothes or furniture affects your metabolism and mannerisms, study finds

Third-hand smoke exposure can cripple your brain and liver, affecting your mannerisms, increasing your risk of neurodegenerative diseases, and ruining your metabolism. That is according to a study by researchers at the University of California, Riversid
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:03
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[UK] Mice exposed to third-hand smoke developed brain and liver damage

bear in mind that animal studies are very early stage research and these findings would need to be further investigated in people, perhaps through a cohort study. Additionally, this study only looked at exposure to third-hand smoke for up to six months, a
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:02
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Notice of Appeal Filed in Deeming Rule Challenge by Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition and Nicopure Labs

The lawsuit challenges aspects of FDA's Deeming Regulation and the Tobacco Control Act as they are being applied to the vapor industry. The RSF Coalition respectfully disagrees with the conclusions reached by the lower court and believes that both the la
National Law Review
added Sep 17, 2017 19:51
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed

we need to consider the whole population (youth and adults) and longer term goals, such as a cigarette endgame. The goal of policy making should be to achieve the optimal regulatory balance that reduces any potential risks that vaping products may pose to
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2017 19:48
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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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U.S. Organic Tobacco Market 2017 - Analysis and Forecast To 2025 - Research and Markets

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. organic tobacco market. It presents the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. The forecast reveals market pro
Business Wire
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: AMA gets in a tangle on harm reduction

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is to be commended for its recent position statement on substance use....this enlightened approach does not apply to its policy statement on the most harmful substance use of all, tobacco smoking.
Medical Republic (au)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:39
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Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease study reveals

Global Burden of Disease.... Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world, according to the most comprehensive study ever carried out on the subject.... Diet is the second highest risk factor for early death after smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:17
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[Australia] 'His death still hurts': the Pfizer anti-smoking drug ruled to have contributed to suicide

An Australian coroner says Champix had a role in Timothy John’s death, which occurred after only eight days on the drug
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 14:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] DBKU to designate more smoke-free zones

City Commission of Kuching North (DBKU) will designate more smoke-free zones in areas under its jurisdiction. DBKU announced this in a statement yesterday following its participation in the recent Asia Pacific Cities Alliance for Tobacco Control (AP-CAT)
Borneo Post (my)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:17
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