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[Netherlands] Over 1,000 people sign up for criminal case against tobacco industry

The Sick of Smoking foundation was formed in April this year to put together a class action campaign against the industry on behalf of patients. The aim is not to win damages, but to ensure ‘the tobacco industry really starts behaving differently,’ the FD
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:57
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[Mid-east] Waterpipe smoking may cause many forms of cancer afterall

Analysis of a selection of studies has shown that misconception among the general public has led to many Arab-world smokers replacing cigarettes with water pipes in the mistaken belief that it’s safer. Sustained exposure to tar, nicotine and smoke, com
Nature Middle East (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 17:45
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Why you should NEVER smoke inside: Carcinogenic third-hand smoke lingers in your carpet, walls, and loved-ones for at least six months

Even when you quit smoking, carcinogens from tobacco remain embedded in sofas, wall, and carpets long after. And people within the home - whether smokers, ex-smokers, or non-smokers - will also have elevated levels of the dangerous chemicals. Research
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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Thirdhand smoke lingers in the home long after smokers have quit

Even when you quit smoking, residue left behind by cigarette smoke can stick to surfaces, penetrate deep into materials in your home and settle in for a long time to come. A new study led by researchers at San Diego State University finds that even six m
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:23
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the truth about: smokeless tobacco

Smokeless tobacco is far from safe and is linked to three types of cancer—oral, esophageal and pancreatic—and chronic use can still result in nicotine addiction. To spread the truth about smokeless tobacco, we’ve summarized the key facts for you to kno
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:34
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[UK] Barnet Council's health and wellbeing board set to approve campaign to alert public to risks of cancer and addiction from smoking shisha

Smoking shisha can double the risk of cancer, according to evidence which has inspired an upcoming Barnet Council campaign. In March 2016, the health and wellbeing board formed a shisha health task group to find out the health risks of smoking shisha pi
Hendon Times (uk)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:47
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Cancer overtakes heart disease as Australia's biggest killer

Lung cancer is Australia's most common fatal cancer. "People are now living long enough to get cancer in greater numbers," said Professor Lisa Horvath, director of research at the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse cancer hospital in Sydney. "Age is the biggest r
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2016 01:51
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a big shout out to cancer “moonshot” for focusing on tobacco

We applaud the blue-ribbon panel for acknowledging the important role that tobacco plays in addressing our nation’s cancer epidemic. We strongly support the recommendations for new research to advance our understanding of how best to reduce smoking, and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 01:02
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[Florida] Tobacco Industry Deceit Caused Cigarette Seller's Cancer, Attorney Says as Trial Opens Against Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds

Attorneys debated what drove a Florida merchant who spent much of his career selling cigarettes to smoke himself, as trial over his lung cancer opened this week against the nation’s two largest tobacco companies. Oshinsky-Blacker v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.,
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 11, 2016 01:00
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BLUM: Conde Nast Promotes Cancer Research ... and Cancer: A Guest Commentary and Open Letter by Alan Blum, MD

Stand Up To Cancer holds its fifth fundraising telethon for cancer research. Its slogan is "This is where the end of cancer begins." But several of SU2C's Publishing Partners still accept advertising for the leading cause of cancer, cigarettes. Becaus
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 10, 2016 20:42
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