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[Australia] Four out of 10 men who die of cancer could have avoided it

The cancers responsible for the largest numbers of potentially preventable deaths were lung, bowel, melanoma, liver and stomach cancers. "By far the biggest preventable cause of cancer deaths in Australia is tobacco smoke," says Professor Whiteman. It
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:46
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THUG DICTATOR DRAGS U.N. DOWN TO NEW LOW / Exclusive: Lt. Col. James Zumwalt decries WHO working with Turkmenistan strongman

Berdymukhamedov had imposed a ban on all smoking in his country. Due to addiction, the ban has come in handy to arrest journalists who have criticized the leadership and were caught with tobacco products.
WorldNetDaily.com
added Dec 13, 2017 13:35
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'Heat-not-burn' tobacco may be safer but still a risk: UK panel

A new wave of “heat-not-burn” tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful compounds, some of which are carcinogenic, a British panel of experts said on Tuesday. Cigarette m
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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Keith Chegwin dead: Star's idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis lung condition explained

Daily Express (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:48
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The Union’s Position on Heat-Not-Burn (HNB) Tobacco Products

The Union states that: 1.The potential benefits and risks from HNB tobacco products to the public health remain undetermined but early independent research indicates that the tobacco companies are understating the risks. The Union recommends that govern
Asian Tribune
added Dec 13, 2017 04:46
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[New Zealand] Vaping better than smoking, Ministry of Health tells MPs

It is much safer than smoking, and there is emerging evidence it helps people quit, the Ministry of Health said during a briefing at Parliament on Wednesday.
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:39
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[Texas] VIDEO: Fort Worth Council Votes To Expand Smoking Restrictions

Fort Worth joins the other cities in Tarrant County and the major cities across Texas that ban smoking inside bars or bingo halls. That includes e-cigarettes as well. The only exception to that is smoking will still be allowed on outdoor patios as long
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:31
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[Canada] B.C. premier says pot smokers may face same outdoor rules as cigarette smokers

Marijuana smokers in British Columbia may have to abide by the same public smoking rules as tobacco users when cannabis becomes legal, Premier John Horgan said Tuesday. Horgan said his government is still formulating its marijuana policy, but may follow t
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:27
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Haberman Wins AOR Duties for ClearWay Minnesota, Launches ‘Big Tobacco Lied’ Campaign

ClearWay Minnesota, “an independent nonprofit organization that improves the health of all Minnesotans by reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke,” has named Haberman as its agency of record.
Ad Week
added Dec 13, 2017 04:25
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[Canada] NCDs: Our Health Challenge For The 21st Century

So where do we start in our efforts to combat NCDs? Take tobacco, a major risk factor. Tobacco is the most addictive product sold today, and most smokers start using it as children. We know that, and we still allow marketing to young people. This is a se
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:24
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