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[Canada] Pot and tobacco: How much damage can a lung cell take?

A new machine at Health Sciences North is lighting up to help researchers learn more about lung exposure to cigarette and marijuana smoke. Dr. Leslie Sutherland, a researcher with the hospital's Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC), is
Northern Life (ca)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:11
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[Australia] AUDIO: Fears of violence and unrest in prisons as cigarette ban begins in NSW

Prisoner advocates have urged inmates to go on strike inside the state's prisons and refuse to undertake their usual prison labour duties. Others are warning it's going to lead to serious violence and even deaths.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
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[Australia] Tobacco stash found in prison ahead of ban

An officer uncovered 64 packets of tobacco, 90 packets of cigarette papers, and 40 boxes of matches hidden in a wall at the Outer Metropolitan Multi-Purpose Correctional Centre near Windsor. The items were likely purchased legally but their black market
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:39
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[Florida] Going Way Back With Cubans, Tampa Leads Push Forward

During its halcyon cigar days, Ybor City, named after its founder, a cigar manufacturer, brimmed with radical ideas and people. Strikes were common, mutual aid societies were abundant, women worked alongside men, blacks worked alongside Hispanics and whit
New York Times
added May 4, 2015 07:33
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Awareness and Current Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Indonesia, Malaysia, Qatar, and Greece: Findings from 2011-2013 Global Adult Tobacco Surveys

awareness and use was evident in all four countries. Ongoing surveillance and monitoring of awareness and use of e-cigarettes in these and other countries could help inform tobacco control policies and public health interventions. Future surveillance shou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2015 11:36
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Vape ‘em if you got ‘em

the health committee has at least recognized the inevitability of e-cigarettes’ use, as well as their potential benefit in reducing the demonstrable harms of smoking. The government should take up the committee’s main recommendation, and spare the country
National Post (ca)
added Mar 17, 2015 12:47
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[UK] “He smelt of cigars and body odour”: Savile abuse in the victims’ words

YET ANOTHER REPORT published today shows the incomprehensible extent of abuse by Jimmy Saville. The latest report into the Stoke Mandeville Hospital confirms there were another 60 individuals sexually abused by the TV star, with victims aged between 8 a
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:54
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco share price: Group to appoint Lorillard CFO as head of subsidiary

Martin Orlowsky resigns post due to differences in management style / Imperial Tobacco’s first-quarter sales hit by stronger pound
iNVEZZ Limited
added Feb 26, 2015 14:49
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Merchants say no to low-grade tobacco

Preparations for the 2015 tobacco marketing season have started with merchants indicating that they will not be buying low-grade leaves this season. An oversupply of tobacco on the international market is expected and this may affect local prices.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:50
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[Africa, Tanzania] MUSHI: Cigarette Smoking Is Deadly, Can't We Stop It?

The Director General of the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC), Prof Iddi Mkilaha, says that by their own admission, cigarette companies create doubt about the health charge without actually denying it.
All-Africa.com
added Nov 17, 2014 13:02
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