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BERMAN/HATSUKAMI: Reducing tobacco-related harm: FDA’s proposed product standard for smokeless tobacco

This Special Communication discusses the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed rule that would limit N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) levels in smokeless tobacco products. It argues that finalising and implementing this first 'product standard' would
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:39

[Canada] ‘Considerable proportion’ of cancer patients keep smoking despite risks, study finds

Not even cancer can be enough to scare smokers off cigarettes, suggests new Canadian research that shows a significant proportion keep smoking after being handed a cancer diagnosis. Researchers found “minimal differences” in smoking behaviours between
National Post (ca)
added Jun 27, 2016 14:29

Hookah, as Health Risk, Still Qualifies as Smoking

Smoking through a hookah is not harmless, according to a new study. In addition to the usual tobacco carcinogens, dangerous levels of benzene are inhaled from the lump of smoldering charcoal that ignites the moist tobacco mixture.
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 20:45

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014 (PDF)

these statistics can be useful for prioritizing services to help Canadians and their families who have been affected by cancer and who may need supportive care after their treatment has ended. We hope that our readers think critically about what these num
Canadian Cancer Society
added May 29, 2014 11:31

The Surgeon General Report on Smoking and Health 50 Years Later: Breast Cancer and the Cost of Increasing Caution

the decision making process for concluding “causality” in Surgeon General reports has become increasingly cautious and defensive ... The evidence has continued to strengthen since 2005: there are now 12 large cohort studies that consistently demonstrate a
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 13, 2014 13:29

[USA] U.S. cancer death rates fall 20 percent in the last 20 years - mostly thanks to Americans quitting smoking

Deaths from cancer in U.S. have declined continually over the last 20 years, mostly thanks to adults quitting smoking, earlier diagnosis and better treatment, according new research. The American Cancer Society's annual report, published on Tuesday, show
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:40

KRISTOF: This Is Why We Need Obamacare

a tumor in his colon that may kill him because Obamacare didn’t come quite soon enough. … tried to buy individual health insurance but, as a lifelong smoker in his late 40s, couldn’t find anything affordable — so he took a terrible chance and did withou
New York Times
added Nov 2, 2013 15:51

[Asia, India] Tobacco brought their world crashing

Today, my stationery business is completely ruined and family is badly suffering." All due to his addiction to tobacco. He is suffering from oral cancer as he consumed gutkha. "My wife used to warn me but I didn't pay heed to her. I thought if others are
Times of India
added Sep 29, 2013 21:20

[North Carolina] Woman in graphic anti-smoking ad dies from cancer

Terrie Hall died at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., federal officials said. She was 53. "She was a public health hero," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which conducted the campaign. "She may well have
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2013 07:18

[New York] RJ Reynolds Asks 2nd Circ. To Snuff Ex-Smoker's $24M Verdict ($$)

Tests cannot pinpoint the exact reason cancer strikes a particular person, and data on the throat cancer plaintiff Barbara Izzarelli was diagnosed with suggests that smoking was not responsible, a lawyer for Reynolds told a panel of judges at oral argume
added Mar 19, 2013 23:34
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