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Ramona Brad of Romania Honored for Leadership in Fight against Tobacco Use

the 2018 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence for her leadership in the fight against tobacco use in Romania. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids will present Ms. Brad with the award at its annual gala on May 24, 2018, in Wash
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2018 15:44
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U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises

Much of the decrease can be attributed to the decline in smoking, Cronin said. "I think it really reflects a decrease in smoking over the past five decades," Cronin said. "But even though lung cancer is still decreasing, which is really great news, it s
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:36
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Mom-to-Be's Pot Use Tied to Changes in Baby's Size, Behavior

Smoking marijuana during pregnancy has been linked to smaller weights and irritable behavior in infants, new research suggests. And if a pregnant woman smokes tobacco along with marijuana, the effects on the baby are even worse, the study authors said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:34
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CULLIP: YouTube’s anti-vaping purge

reviewers of e-cigarette products have had their content ripped from the platform and – in some cases – their channels deleted with scant opportunity to appeal... Allowing hysterical single-issue groups to bypass the democratic process and force clampdown
spiked (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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Cutting back on cigarettes is futile: Study finds quitting will improve lung health - but smoking fewer does nothing

People who cut down on cigarettes thinking it will improve their lung health are actually putting themselves at greater risk of disease, new research shows. Heavy smokers who quit had lesser odds of suffering from lung disease than light smokers, a stu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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[UK] Maldon District Council backs nine-year-old’s call for smoke-free play areas in Maldon district

New posters have gone on display across parks in the district which ask adults not to smoke in children’s play areas. The posters were designed, drawn and submitted by nine-year-old Emily from Burnham, who wrote to Maldon District Council about how she
Clacton and Frinton Gazette (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:08
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[UK] The Arguments For and Against Alcohol Warning Labels

the Global Drug Survey (GDS) released details of the biggest ever survey about alcohol labelling in this country. It found that labelling alcohol with warnings regarding its myriad health dangers could help almost half of the survey's participants think a
Vice.com
added May 23, 2018 15:06
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Association of Smokeless Tobacco Use and Oral Cancer: A Systematic Global Review and Meta-Analysis

Chewing SLT products was associated with higher risk of oral cancer than other types of SLT. This can serve as a useful tool for policy makers in forming strict policies in controlling SLT menace. Hence, we propose that in addition to smoking, efforts sho
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 23, 2018 04:37
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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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The Netherlands Withdraws From Major Tobacco Advice Committee

The committee in question forms part of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), giving advice on the drafting of international standards regarding tobacco products, on behalf of the Netherlands.
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 22, 2018 15:47
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