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[France, Thailand, UK] Three major anti-smoking groups are joining forces to fight Big Tobacco

Three of the globe’s most ardent anti-tobacco groups are joining forces, part of new effort to create a one-stop shop to monitor the tobacco industry, its lobbying tactics, and its marketing strategies. Stopping Tobacco Organizations Products (STOP) is
Quartz
added Aug 15, 2018 16:24
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[UK-Wales] Vaping: How safe actually are e-cigarettes according to the scientific studies and experts

A new study has found that vapour from e-cigarettes could harm lung cells, but what else has been said about vaping?
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:14
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg targets Big Tobacco's 'underhanded tactics'

gave a trio of anti-tobacco crusaders $20 million to up their game against an industry aggressively marketing its deadly wares worldwide, especially in developing countries. The non-profit groups—based in France, England and Thailand—jointly secured the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:10
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[France] Passive smoking in childhood increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis [FREE FULL TEXT]

active smoking is associated with an increased risk of RA. It suggests for the first time that passive exposure to tobacco during childhood might also increase the risk of RA in future light smokers and probably non-smokers. Our results highlight the imp
Rheumatology
added Aug 15, 2018 16:06
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[France] Early Exposure to Passive Smoke May Up Risk for RA Later in Life

In a large prospective cohort study involving women followed for up to 3 decades, active smoking, light smoking, and passive exposure to tobacco smoking in childhood were all associated with an increased arthritis risk, reported Marie-Christine Boutron-R
MedPage Today
added Aug 15, 2018 14:58
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[France] Secondhand smoke increases risk of children developing arthritis later in life

A new study in the journal Rheumatology indicates that being exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood could increase the risk of someone developing arthritis as an adult.
EurekAlert
added Aug 15, 2018 14:53
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[UK] Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'

may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation. The researchers "caution against the widely held opinion that e-cigarettes are safe
BBC Online
added Aug 15, 2018 05:02
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Content analysis of tobacco content in UK television [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These findings are virtually unchanged from our earlier analysis of programme content from 2010. Audiovisual tobacco content remains common in UK television programmes.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 15, 2018 05:02
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[France] Children exposed to tobacco fumes are just as likely to develop agonising arthritis as smokers

Children exposed to tobacco fumes are just as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis as smokers, research suggests. Scientists have found they face 40 per cent higher odds of being diagnosed with the agonising condition when they grow older. By compari
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 03:18
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[UK] Tobacco content still common in a THIRD of prime time TV programmes

A total of 611 programmes, 909 adverts and 211 trailers were analysed for study / Channel 5 was the channel with most tobacco content, while BBC2 had the least / Continued presence thrives despite guidelines by UK's media regulator, OfCom
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 02:33
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