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Secondhand Exposure to Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Linked to Asthma Symptoms in Youth

A new study in Chest has identified a correlation between electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and asthma symptoms in youth. The association was independent of cigarette smoking and ENDS use and exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke. While curren
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Nov 12, 2018 00:36

[Nigeria] NGO Launches Lung Cancer Prevention Campaign In FCT

Move Against Cancer Africa (MACA), on Thursday, rolled out lung cancer prevention awareness programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Caleb Egwuenu, Project Director of MACA, said that the awareness was part of the group’s initiative toward ma
Independent (ng)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:54

[West Virginia] VIDEO: Health Alert: The Great American Smokeout

Joining us tonight is Elizabeth H. Hess, MD, UHC Family Medicine physician and faculty. Question: Why is the Great American Smokeout so important? Answer: Unfortunately, smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the w
WDTV CBS Channel 5 (Bridgeport, WV)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:39

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38

[Indiana] FGIDDIAN-GREEN: Twin scourges of tobacco, opioids demand concentrated action

Claire Fiddian-Green is president and CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, which seeks to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 10, 2018 19:37

[Indiana] Smoking ban tabled until 2019

Grant County Commissioners have tabled any decision on a proposed smoking ban... "We wanted to compare the state law with the proposed changes," said Ron Mowery, Grant County commissioner. "If there's some language in there we want to send back to the He
Marion (IN) Chronicle-Tribune
added Nov 10, 2018 19:35

Nonsmoking employees get 6 extra days off at Japanese company

A Japanese company is giving its nonsmoking employees an extra six days off a year after workers complained about colleagues’ smoke breaks. At least 30 out of 120 employees at Piala Inc,. a marketing company in Japan, are taking time off under the poli
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Nov 10, 2018 19:33
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[Oklahoma] Enid nightclub partnering with TSET to offer smoke-free environment

A local nightclub has gone smoke-free in hopes of attracting a health-conscious clientele, and is receiving some marketing help from Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET). 2 Twenty One, a nightclub that opened in June at 221 W. Randolph, wen
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Nov 10, 2018 19:32

UCLA-affiliated professors nominated for EPA Scientific Advisory Board

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board... the president of the Scientific Integrity Institute, which he found
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:17

Imperial Brands projects slight revenue growth for fiscal 2018

Imperial said its U.S. traditional cigarette market share was at 8.7 percent on Sept. 30. Nielsen data, based primarily on convenience store sales, has the market share at 7.2 percent. The company said it had “improving share trajectory with growth in W
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 10, 2018 19:11
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