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[Netherlands] Top Dutch cancer hospital joins tobacco class action lawsuit

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer hospital in Amsterdam said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining an ongoing legal action against four Dutch-based tobacco firms...against Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:49
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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Are Blunts Bad For Your Health? Blunts can lead to longer lasting smoke sessions. But can they also lead to poor health?

due to the tobacco content, prolonged blunt use can come with some nasty side effects...Weed smoke is typically inhaled and held in the lungs briefly before being exhaled. In the case of blunts, that means you’re holding tobacco smoke in your lungs.
High Times
added Jan 30, 2018 15:31
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Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study Suggests

seems to damage DNA in ways that may increase cancer risk, a new study in mice suggests. The damage was seen both to DNA and its ability to repair itself, making cells more likely to mutate and develop into cancer, said lead researcher Moon-shong Tang, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2018 03:22
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Public misperception that very low nicotine cigarettes are less carcinogenic

Many smokers had the misperception that smoking VLNC cigarettes is less likely to cause cancer, and some stated that they would be less likely to quit. A VLNC standard may be more effective if accompanied by a communication campaign that emphasises the co
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 22:09
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Exposure to Nicotine and Selected Toxicants in Cigarette Smokers Who Switched to Electronic Cigarettes: A Longitudinal Within-Subjects Observational Study

Conclusions: After switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes, nicotine exposure remains unchanged, while exposure to selected carcinogens and toxicants is substantially reduced.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2018 16:34
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Cancer death rates continue to fall as more Americans quit smoking, new report reveals

Cancer death rates in the US continued to fall between 2014 and 2015, extending a 24 year decline, according to the latest figures from the American Cancer Society. The 1.7 percent decrease means that nearly 2.4 million fewer people died of the disease
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:39
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Electronic cigarette: A recent update of its toxic effects on humans†

this review is intended to draw the limelight that like c-cigarettes, e-cigarettes could also be accompanied with toxic effects on whole human body, which are especially apparent on respiratory system. From head to foot, from physical aspect to chemical a
Journal of Cellular Physiology
added Dec 8, 2017 17:56
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[North Carolina] Tobacco control research drives expert to join Wake Forest Baptist cancer center

A focus on pursuing relevant and realistic tobacco-cessation initiatives has not only driven the research career of Eric Donny, but also it led him to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center this month to serve a professor of physiology and pharmacology in it
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 8, 2017 10:33
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American Association for Cancer Research Releases Cancer Progress Report 2017

Thanks to public education and policy initiatives, total U.S. adult cigarette consumption, which is the leading cause of lung cancer, decreased by 38.7 percent from 2000 to 2015.
PR Newswire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:31
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