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[Asia, India] Artistes depict tobacco addict's life

Known for promoting Indian classical dances forms, Pracheen Kala Kendra, and The Engine Room ,an ensemble of modern and contemporary dancers, teamed up to present theme-based choreographies on World No Tobacco Day at Tagore Theatre here on Saturday.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:20
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[Canada] BAGU: How a bad day and a good ad got me smoking for 28 years

How did you start smoking? And how did you quit? If you have a story to tell that underscores the hold of tobacco addiction and the effort it takes to quit, write us... he inhaled the second-hand smoke from the elegant couple. His brain came alive with
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:26
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Betel Addiction Trumps Burma's Anti-Tobacco Campaign

An anti-tobacco campaign in Burma has had little effect, campaigners say, as the popularity of chewing betel nut continues to grow. “Of anywhere in Southeast Asia, Burma has the most people consuming betel quid with tobacco. More than 51 percent of the p
The Irrawaddy Magazine (th)
added May 29, 2014 15:59
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ARCHIVE: “To Prove This is the Industry’s Best Hope”: Big Tobacco’s Support of Research on the Genetics of Nicotine Addiction [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Industry may turn the findings of genetics to its own ends, changing strategy from creating a “safe” cigarette to defining a “safe” smoker.
Addiction
added May 29, 2014 11:07
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] If cigarettes kill, why do tobacco giants still wield so much power?

The industry now claims to be more socially responsible, yet it is suing countries around the world that try to introduce plain packaging
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2014 11:02
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[Switzerland] FISHER: Philip Morris International Bets Big On The Future Of Smoking

So what Philip Morris International is doing from its Swiss headquarters is trying to help the world’s smokers get that fix in a way that a) doesn’t eventually kill half of them, and b) replicates the aspects of smoking that got a lot of them hooked in t
Forbes
added May 28, 2014 23:43
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Snus, nicotine and nicotine addiction

In this context, two essential factors are: how much of the nicotine in a snus portion is absorbed by the blood; and the speed with which the nicotine reaches the brain. Genetic factors have also proven to be highly important for the development of nicoti
Swedish Match AB (se)
added May 28, 2014 23:34
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E-cigarettes: Not a healthy alternative to smoking

June issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology...examines risks, including the ongoing dependence on nicotine and the dual use of e-cigarettes and regular...it would help those who smoke cigarettes cut back. The authors say that theory hasn't been p
EurekAlert
added May 27, 2014 12:17
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EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes: time for an accurate and evidence-based debate [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes may offer a way out of the smoking epidemic or a way of perpetuating it; robustly designed, implemented and accurately reported scientific evidence will be the best tool we have to help us predict and shape which of these realities transpires
Addiction
added May 26, 2014 12:35
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FLATTAU: Cigarette Apologist

surprising is the prestigious academic background of the author of this sophistic argument in behalf of cigarette smoking. ... Duke Psychology Professor emeritus John Staddon...persuaded the libertarian Cato Institute to provide him with a platform to exp
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 26, 2014 11:35
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