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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, USA] 'Smoking e-cigarettes just as harmful as conventional ones'

Philip Morris filed a lawsuit after the ministry announced in June that five cancer-causing substances were found in heat-not-burn tobacco products sold here, with the level of tar exceeding that of conventional cigarettes. The ministry announced the re
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
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[UK] How John Lennon became 'mesmerized' by Yoko Ono after she relentlessly pursued him

Yoko rang saying she had found a cure for John's cigarette smoking – hypnotism and that could only take place at the Dakota....John never revealed what transpired during the session but he became quite ill and the author suggests some kind of aversion the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:44
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[UK] Stressful jobs, frantic lifestyles, cigarettes, wine o’clock - As experts say women will soon have the same life expectancy as men: Does equality mean women are dying younger?

For many women, smoking and drinking have become markers of liberation Biological differences between the sexes mean habits can hit women harder / Anita Brown, 47, was given a terminal diagnoses for bladder cancer in 2016 She believes it was caused b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:34
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Kirsten Dunst smokes cigarette in dressing gown and slippers on Louisiana set of new comedy series

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:31
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[UK] Cancer will probably NEVER be eradicated, say Nobel Prize winners who developed the most promising cancer therapy to date

'No matter how you cut it, we can reduce cancer incidence significantly. We can prevent cancers by stopping smoking, improving diet, more physical activity, better weight control, and HPV vaccines.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:30
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Daily vitamin C pills could reduce damage done to unborn babies' lungs by pregnant mothers who smoke

Researchers say babies, whose mothers took 500mg of vitamin C daily, had healthier airways at three months old than those whose mothers did not. The team, led by Oregon Health & Science University, says the nutrient found in citrus fruits could provide
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:24
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[UK] Serial killer Robert Black `died from a heart attack´

For 51 years, Black regularly smoked 25g of hand-rolled tobacco. He suffered a stroke 20 years earlier. The killer was convicted in the same Armagh courtroom in 2011 of sexually assaulting and murdering nine-year-old Co Antrim schoolgirl Jennifer Cardy
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:22
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[Canada] Altria to marry pot with big tobacco in $1.8 billion Cronos deal

The deal represents by far the biggest investment by a major tobacco conglomerate in a cannabis company. It comes after Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana this year, and several other jurisdictions, including some states in the United Sta
Reuters
added Dec 7, 2018 19:18
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Limited implementation of the framework convention on tobacco control’s tobacco tax provision: global comparison

Despite widespread FCTC ratification, implementing higher tobacco taxes remains incomplete. Guidelines for FCTC Article 6 implementation should assign definite targets for tobacco taxes and for implementation of a tax escalator that gradually increases ta
British Medical Journal
added Dec 7, 2018 19:06
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GLANTZ: Limited implementation of the framework convention on tobacco control's tobacco tax provision

shows that the FCTC has had an effect on tax policy, but it has been limited and more likely to be in the richer countries.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:04
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