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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco

In view of this information brought to light in this paper, any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first p
Tobacco Control
added Oct 17, 2016 15:52

'We do NOT need a cancer moonshot': Harvard professor insists we have the tools to fight the disease - and trying to find a new one will set us back

Harvard professor David Hunter says we have the tools to fight cancer...reductions in France and South Africa have been achieved by increasing cigarette prices. However, the number of smokers is still increasing in countries such as China and Indonesia
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 16, 2016 14:50

White House weighs rule on cancer-causing chemical in chewing tobacco

The White House is reviewing a proposal from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that apparently would require lower levels of a well-known carcinogen in chewing tobacco. While it has not yet been made public, the proposed rule under review by the Wh
The Hill
added Oct 14, 2016 17:10

[Sweden] Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death

"Snus has been suggested as a less harmful alternative to smoking because it lacks the combustion products of smoking that are associated with cancer risk," said study co-first author Kathryn Wilson..."However, we found that men with prostate cancer who u
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 14, 2016 14:46

[Sweden] Snus May Increase Prostate Cancer Progression, Death

Use of the smokeless tobacco product snus may be associated with an increased risk of death among men with prostate cancer comparable to that associated with smoking, according to findings from a large cohort study. Compared with Swedish men who did not
MedPage Today
added Oct 14, 2016 14:37

[Cuba, Spain, Florida] Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. Philip Morris USA Inc. (PDF)

Morris’s position was that Vila’s laryngeal cancer was caused by the human papillomavirus, not by smoking cigarettes, but if smoking cigarettes did cause Vila’s cancer, then it was not caused by smoking cigarettes manufactured by Philip Morris
Amazon CloudFront
added Oct 13, 2016 23:04

[Cuba, Spain, Florida] Fla. Court Affirms Defense Verdict In Smoker's $29M Suit ($$)

contested Vila's fraud and concealment claims on the grounds that the Engle findings do not extend to smoking activity that occurred outside of the United States....The cigarette maker raised doubts about whether Vila really smoked the company's Marlboro
added Oct 13, 2016 21:25

[Massachusetts] Smokeless tobacco product snus may increase risk of death among prostate cancer patients

The smokeless tobacco product snus, which is used mainly in Sweden but also is sold in the U.S., may increase the risk that men with prostate cancer will die from their disease, and the risk that they’ll die prematurely from any cause, according to a new
Harvard School of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2016 20:14

[UK] Cancer rates will rise for women but FALL for men over the next 20 years: Experts blame alcohol, smoking and obesity for soaring levels in females

Despite the fact smoking rates have now dropped again, for both men and women, the health impact of habits 40 and 50 years ago are now beginning to be seen. The effect can be seen in the lung cancer statistics detailed in the report, with annual cases e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
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[Asia, India] Tobacco ban goes up in smoke, puts Genration Young at risk

eight years after the Centre declared a ban on public smoking, there has not been a single fine imposed in Bhopal. This is despite the fact that state capital has earned dubious distinction of having the maximum number of tongue cancer patients in the wor
Times of India
added Oct 11, 2016 20:42
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