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[Bangladesh] FUAD: Cancer and tobacco farming

However, our hope is that the 'Smoking & Tobacco Products Uses (Control) (Amendment) Act 2013' may create more restriction and more awareness on tobacco products, which will intimately help to reduce tobacco consumption and consequently curb its farming.
Financial Express (bd)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:31

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

"Prevention has been the biggest contributor, with smoking cessation as a bigger overall driver of the decline in mortality" than scientific treatment advances, Brawley said. "People who stopped smoking in the 1960s and 1970s did not die in the 1990s and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2014 15:22

Tobacco Interests Contribute a Portion Of the $109 Million Raised by SU2C

The trio identified by Blum is: SIEMENS, Safeway Foundation and the Steve Tisch Foundation... Instead of responding to specific questions, Kathleen Lobb, co-founder and spokesperson for SU2C, said in a statement to The Cancer Letter: "The mission of Sta
The Cancer Letter
added Sep 15, 2014 17:34

“Stand Up To Cancer” Not Standing Up to Cigarette Promoters; Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Alan Blum

“It is shameful,” Blum said, “that after decades of efforts to end the leading cause of cancer, the organizers of this cause would welcome the participation of manufacturers, promoters and sellers of cigarettes.”
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2014 17:26

[Asia, India] Tobacco Burned Rs 1,171-Cr Hole in TN Pocket

Despite all the anti-tobacco campaigns and hikes in tobacco tax, a study shows that people in Tamil Nadu spent a whopping `1,171 crore as medical expenses due to tobacco use in a year. The report on ‘Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in Tamil N
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:47

Have The Health Risks of E-cigarettes Been Underestimated? Alarming New Study Results Revealed

And e-cigarette vapors can even make dangerous germs harder to kill ... She exposed methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA, to e-cigarette vapors. One day later, mice getting vapor-exposed germs had three times as many bacteria
Design & Trend
added Sep 13, 2014 17:57

[Asia, India] High levels of tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines and nicotine in Chaini Khaini, a product marketed as snus

Chaini Khaini, which is labelled as snus and is marketed as a safe alternative to other tobacco products contains very high levels of carcinogenic nitrosamines and biologically available nicotine. Interventions are urgently needed to educate current and p
Tobacco Control
added Sep 13, 2014 07:52

ARCHIVE: Tobacco manufacturers' defence against plaintiffs' claims of cancer causation: throwing mud at the wall and hoping some of it will stick

The cigarette companies, through their public admissions and courtroom arguments, seem to be saying, “Yes, smoking causes lung cancer, but not in people who sue us”.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 13, 2014 05:54

BLUM: "Stand Up To Cancer" not standing up to cigarette promoters

Among SIEMENS's customers is Philip Morris USA...Safeway continues to sell cigarettes ...Steve Tisch Foundation...four of eight Publishing Partners of Stand Up To Cancer own mass circulation magazines that advertise is shameful that the or
added Sep 9, 2014 12:03

e-Cigs: Less Carcinogens, More Metals

research published in the journal Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts has helped to clear the smoke surrounding one of these questions: is secondhand e-cigarette smoke less harmful than its traditional counterpart? Its conclusion is yes, but expert
Laboratory Equipment
added Sep 5, 2014 15:30
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