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[Denmark] Heavy drinking and smoking DOES make you look visibly older far sooner, groundbreaking study of 11,500 people over 40 years finds

The Danish researchers chose four signs of aging – earlobe creases, grey rings or arcs around the corneas, yellow-orange skin tags and male pattern baldness – that have been linked to increased risks of heart disease and even death.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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[Europe] A cough never killed anyone? Chronic lung diseases rank as second largest killer

Stricter rules on smoking, reimbursed anti-smoking programmes and smoke-free public places are among the ways to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from being a public health crisis, says Mikaela Odemyr.
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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[Europe] Kadenbach MEP: Tobacco warnings should mention chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Progress has been made on tobacco products health warnings but the next round of graphic labelling should also mention the less-known chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which happens to be the second cause of death worldwide, MEP Karin Kadenba
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[Europe] Huge inequality in access to cancer care across EU

A harmonised approach is required to tackle lung cancer, according to experts.... also stresses the importance of smoke-free policies in bars for the health of customers and workers, and points out that smoking bans in Ireland and Scotland have improved
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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Inside the FDA's New Age-Verification Program

Called “This Is Our Watch,” the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products’ (CTP) program is broken up into several components, most of which are available online. The materials, which the CTP designed using feedback from store owners and employees, includes a fr
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation, dialogs keys in vaping industry

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in New D
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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Analyst shares doubts about overseas success of heat-not-burn cigarette alternative

The much-touted heat-not-burn technology making its way to the U.S. market from Philip Morris International (PMI) was met with a degree of skepticism from at least one analyst during a CSP-Swedish Match tobacco webinar on Nov. 9.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[Belgium] Health as a broader church

Speaking ahead of the event, Claire Fox said it could sometimes feel as though a new secular religious fervor had taken hold in terms of an obsessive public health agenda. “Behavior modification may have changed its form but guilt-inducing campaigns aga
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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RCMP GTA CFSEU and its policing partners land a tremendous blow to organized crime in Canada Français

A partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police led Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Team (CTET) allowed this investigation to demonstrate the strong ties between contraband tobacco and the organized crime community. During this investigation, the CTET s
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:05
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[Texas] Town Hall On Tobacco 21 Plan

a town hall meeting Thursday night is meant to listen to resident concerns and answer any questions they may have. “We had about 75 percent of respondents saying yes, they would agree with increasing the sale age,” Schliesinger said of a previous online
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:04
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