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[UK] Maurizio Sarri considers quitting smoking after tense win over Arsenal

contemplating quitting smoking after watching his Chelsea side secure a second win from two Premier League games. Sarri was craving a cigarette at the half-time whistle as Chelsea relinquished a two-goal lead in the first half of Saturday’s 3-2 win over
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 16:05
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[Africa, South Africa] Professionals co-opted to back tobacco giants

Over the past three months, the tobacco industry has mounted a massive campaign against government’s proposed legislation to clamp down on smoking and to control electronic cigarettes – and a key part of this has involved co-opting journalists, health pr
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 21, 2018 12:21
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[Spain] Kate Moss nails airport chic as she sparks up a cigarette in the rain ahead of flight to London following Mallorca break with daughter Lila

Kate, 44, was seen getting out of their car and standing in the Spanish drizzle, lighting a cigarette ahead of the two and a half hour plane journey back to the UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:57
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[UK] Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

Non-smoking adults have a higher risk of dying from serious lung disease if they grew up with parents who smoked, according to US research. The researchers said childhood passive smoking was "likely to add seven deaths to every 100,000 non-smoking adult
BBC Online
added Aug 20, 2018 16:02
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council considers adding fines to new ban on electronic smoking devices

The City Council will consider passing an ordinance on Monday that would allow the city to issue fines against those caught using electronic smoking devices inside public places.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 19, 2018 21:10
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[Maine] LETTER: Marijuana causing condo anxiety

The case doesn’t address the medications available to those with anxiety issues. When I look it up, marijuana isn’t listed. The Public Health Law Center (and the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers) contends marijuana’s secondhand
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 19, 2018 20:47
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AUDIO: Back to the Future: Stan Glantz lecture on e-cigarettes and whether they really reduce harm

This 45 minute lecture, prepared for the 14 FDA/NIH-sponsored TCORS, reviews why people think e-cigarettes are a sensible part of a tobacco harm-reduction strategy...
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 21, 2018 17:30
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Insight into development of lung cancer

A new study identifies two main pathways for the role of chromosome 15q25.1 -- a leader in increasing susceptibility to lung cancer -- in modifying disease risk. One pathway is implicated in nicotine dependence. The other plays a part in biological proce
ScienceDaily
added Aug 21, 2018 15:50
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MARCHAND/STIER: THE PRESIDENT’S PROMISE TO CUT FDA RED TAPE — A MOMENT OF TRUTH

Earlier this month, Commissioner Gottlieb reiterated the need to minimize, “addiction to the most harmful products while encouraging innovation in those products that could provide adult smokers access to nicotine without the harmful consequences of comb
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:39
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Distress Intolerance and Smoking Topography in the Context of a Biological Challenge

Findings suggest DI heightens smoking reinforcement generally, and in the context of intense cardiorespiratory distress, is associated with stable and persistent smoking. DI is a promising therapeutic target that, if addressed through psychological inter
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:11
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