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Third-hand smoke, or the smoke that transfers into surfaces and clothes, can damage your liver

A study published in the journal Clinical Science found that third-hand smoke can damage the liver. A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside aimed to determine what health effects can third-hand smoke cause and how long it take
NaturalNews Network
added May 25, 2018 03:12
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness of hospital smokers

On a clinic visit to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital yesterday with my grandson, recently a patient in the Schiehallion (children’s cancer) ward, we were dismayed to see smokers everywhere, and worse, many cigarette butts – we counted 30 of them
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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[Israel] New research laboratory examines secondhand smoke exposure

A new laboratory for biological monitoring of environmental tobacco smoke and other toxic chemicals has been opened at the Health Ministry, which has been severely criticized by the state comptroller and public health experts for the rising smoking rate
Jerusalem Post
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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Portland State study measures free-base form of nicotine in electronic cigarettes

have developed methods for measuring levels of free-base nicotine in electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) liquids and vapor, the levels of which are associated with harshness upon inhalation of e-cigarette vapors and tobacco smoke. The study presents the r
EurekAlert
added May 25, 2018 03:09
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[New Zealand] Ban cigarette sales by 2025 and encourage vaping to hit smokefree goal, MPs told

The Government will have to ban the sale of cigarettes if it wants to reach its goal of making New Zealand smoke-free by 2025, MPs have been told. Public health advocates and academics also said the Government needs to more aggressively encourage less h
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 25, 2018 03:08
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[UK] ITV confirms Love Island smoking ban for 2018

ITV have confirmed there’s going to be an on screen smoking ban this year, following complaints from viewers last series about the prolific cigarette use amongst the islanders.
Radio Times (uk)
added May 25, 2018 00:35
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[New Zealand] Government needs to act to meet Smokefree 2025

The Health and Maori Affairs Select Committees received a blunt message yesterday – act now or we will fail to meet our Smokefree by 2025 goal, National MP Nicky Wagner says. “Yesterday’s meeting heard from organisations that are working to end smoking
Scoop (nz)
added May 25, 2018 00:34
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E-cigarettes' chemistry may explain their popularity among teens

Although children under the age of 18 can’t legally buy e-cigarettes in most states, the devices have exploded in popularity among teens. According to a 2017 survey conducted by the University of Michigan, almost one-third of high school seniors have use
American Chemical Society
added May 25, 2018 00:29
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Cigarette smoke directly damages muscles in the body

new research shows that components in cigarette smoke directly damages your muscles. The research, published in The Journal of Physiology, indicates that smoking decreases the number of small blood vessels that bring oxygen and nutrients to muscles in the
EurekAlert
added May 25, 2018 00:28
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Can Facebook help you quit smoking? Study indicates yes

A new study finds that young adults who received targeted messages and counseling about quitting smoking, all through Facebook, had more success in kicking the habit than others.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added May 25, 2018 00:27
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