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Health Canada Says Older Canadians Are Smoking More Marijuana AND Tobacco

The prevalence of cigarette smoking among those 25 and up was 16 per cent in 2017, an increase from 13 per cent two years earlier. And 13 per cent of people aged 25 or older reported having used cannabis in the last year, up from 10 per cent in 2015.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:33
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Genetic study tells how long people potentially live

American Society of Human Genetics 2018 Annual Meeting in San Diego... "We suspect that the variants we found, such as for smoking and Alzheimer's disease, pertain uniquely to the modern period of human history," said Timmers. "A genetic propensity to sm
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 25, 2018 15:14
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Jones Day Employment Atty Gets DOJ Civil Rights Chief Job ($$)

Senate confirmed Jones Day employment attorney Eric Dreiband to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on Thursday amid opposition from leading civil rights groups.
added Oct 12, 2018 15:57

Discrimination Defense Lawyer Confirmed for Trump Civil Rights Post

Senate Oct. 11 confirmed Eric Dreiband, a Jones Day attorney...voted 50-47 to confirm Dreiband to head the DOJ Civil Rights Division...won a case for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco that made it harder for workers to sue for age discrimination under federal law.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:42

How to live to 100: From eating pigs' feet to 30 cigarettes a day or whiskey in the morning – tips from the world's oldest people for surviving a century

Out of 100 people aged over 100 ...some of the strangest and least expected:... 30 cigarettes a day / 12 cigars and 4 glasses of whiskey a day
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:03

'There Will Be Evictions': New Smoking Ban Roils Public Housing's Oldest Residents

It is supposed to save states $150 million a year in health and renovation costs. Elderly residents, who are more likely to lack mobility and to have smoked for a longer period of time, are slowest to adjust. Evictions for smoking violations are rare but
Governing Magazine
added Sep 26, 2018 16:11

Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'

Since the 1980s, life expectancy has been going up by roughly two months a year every year, as we saw fewer deaths due to smoking or heart problems. But after 2011, that rate of improvement has been slowing.
BBC Online
added Sep 26, 2018 15:59

[Japan] Philip Morris Hits Streets to Pitch Older Smokers New Devices

is shifting a large majority of its 1,000-employee sales force in Japan to target elderly smokers with direct appeals, free handouts and money-back guarantees. The effort is an attempt to sell to an older generation -- Japan’s largest demographic that’s
Bloomberg News
added Sep 26, 2018 01:13
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[UK] Dementia Incidence Tied to Air Pollution

Older people living in areas with higher air pollution were more likely to be diagnosed with dementia in subsequent years, an observational study in England found. Adults living in areas of London with the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) had a
MedPage Today
added Sep 19, 2018 16:59

VIDEO: Europe Leads the World in Boozing, Tobacco Use ... And Living Long

Bloomberg News
added Sep 18, 2018 03:50
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