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[UK] New plea to protect West Norfolk youth footballers from smoke risks

Members of the Necton and Shouldham junior football clubs promote the campaign for smokefree sidelines
Lynn News (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:17
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[UK] 29,000 counterfeit cigarettes seized

A two day operation saw Trading Standards officers, aided by sniffer dogs, seize the cigarettes from 16 shops across Grays, Little Thurrock and Tilbury. In many instances, the cigarettes had been hidden away in secret compartments in ceilings and walls.
Thurrock Gazette (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:16
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Experimental tobacco marketplace: substitutability of e-cigarette liquid for cigarettes as a function of nicotine strength

found that e-liquid substitutability increased with nicotine strength, at least up to 24 mg/mL e-liquid. However, the effects of e-liquid nicotine strength on cigarette purchasing were marginal and total nicotine purchased increased as e-liquid nicotine s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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in our study, we examined the proportion of never-smokers in non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, not the incidence of lung cancer cases in never-smokers, as was described in the correspondence. Based on our data, our conclusion is that the propor
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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RE: Proportion of Never-Smoker Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients at Three Diverse Institutions

We found no statistically significant difference in the proportion of never-smokers compared with smokers over time periods similar to those of Pelosof et al. (1), and thus no evidence of a temporal change in the proportions of lung cancer cases in neve
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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What Did Barbara Bush Die Of? Here’s What You Need to Know About COPD

About 15.7 million Americans are diagnosed with COPD, and half of people with low lung function are thought to have COPD but not know it, according to the CDC, which means that the true number of Americans living with COPD may be much higher.
Health Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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[Montana] Bitterroot tobacco prevention chief proposes ecigarette ban

Ravalli County could join other counties like Missoula and Yellowstone Counties in banning ecigarettes from being used in enclosed public spaces. Ravalli County Tobacco Prevention specialist Lyndsay Stover wants to include ecigarettes in the Bitterroot'
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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Barbara Bush Dies From COPD, A Disease That Kills Blacks And Women At High Rates

Barbara Bush‘s death Tuesday has put the national spotlight on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a group of lung conditions including asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis commonly caused by tobacco smoking.
NewsOne.com
added Apr 19, 2018 03:34
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellant/Cross-Appellee, v. MARY BROWN, Appellee/Cross-Appellant: AFFIRMED. B.L. THOMAS, C.J., and BILBREY, J., concur; WINSOR, J., dissents with opinion.

The main question in this case is what happens when a deadlocked jury is instructed to reach whatever partial verdict it can—and to do so without any further deliberations. On the unusual facts of this case, I would hold that such an instruction leaves th
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 19, 2018 03:30
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Upholds $6.3M Philip Morris Verdict ($$)

affirmed a $6.3 million verdict against Philip Morris USA Inc. for contributing to the smoking-related lung cancer that killed an Army veteran in 1995 and devastated his wife and daughter. First District Court of Appeals Judges Bradford L. Thomas and Ros
Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 03:26
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