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[UK] Forest slams ASA decision on DoH smoking ad claims

Smoking rights campaign group Forest has clashed with the Advertising Standards Authority and the Department of Health over claims in a television ad that smoking can cause "mutations" in the body.
Campaign (uk)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:06
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[UK] ASA Adjudication on Department of Health

A TV ad for the NHS smoke free campaign showed a man who lit up a cigarette outside his house. A growth appeared on the cigarette ... We investigated the ad under BCAP Code rules 3.1 (Misleading advertising) and 3.9 (Substantiation) but did not find it i
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:41
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[Florida] Professor to Receive Alton Ochsner Award for Pioneer Work on Smoking and Health

Hennekens seminal work on smoking includes being among the first to discover that for heart disease it is never too late to quit, but for cancer it is never too early. He was also among the first to demonstrate that in women of childbearing age, oral con
Newswise
added Jul 11, 2014 07:09
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Leading Health Groups Urge Major League Baseball to Prohibit Tobacco Use at Ballparks and on Camera

The letter was sent following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn from cancer that he attributed to his longtime use of chewing tobacco. Tony Gwynn’s death has generated significant media coverage about the use of chewing tobacco in baseball.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 27, 2014 16:27
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[California] VIDEO: Tony Gwynn contributed to tobacco awareness film weeks before his death

One of Tony Gwynn's last acts was issuing a simple message about the habit he blamed for his cancer. About two and half months ago, Gwynn received a request from the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society – known as PBATS – to do a taped interv
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Jun 27, 2014 16:25
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[USA] Deadliest cancers more likely to strike the poorest people

Out of 39 types of cancer examined, 32 showed a significant association with poverty. Cancers associated with “lower incidence and higher mortality”, such as those of the larynx, cervix, penis and liver, were more likely to occur in the poorest communitie
Times Of London (uk)
added May 27, 2014 10:34
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Time to first cigarette predicts 4‐(methylnitrosamino)‐1‐(3‐pyridyl)‐1‐butanol (NNAL) in adolescent regular and intermittent smokers, National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–10

Conclusions Time between waking and the first cigarette of the day is correlated in daily and non‐daily adolescent smokers with overall nicotine and therefore carcinogen intake.
Addiction
added May 21, 2014 13:55
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Water pipe smoking causes significant exposure to nicotine and cancer-causing agents

Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic diseas
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 16, 2014 10:41
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Chemist Direct reviews the risk to children exposed to second-hand or passive smoking and investigates the increases of disease and the ageing of arteries

Multiple studies from around the world show evidence of the danger of tobacco and cigarette smoking from as far back as 1964, continued studies show that the range of disease risks also apply to those exposed to second-hand smoke, particularly for childr
PR Web
added Apr 25, 2014 15:47
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[Kentucky] Tobacco state's biggest health challenge, commissioner says

single biggest factor affecting public health in Kentucky is tobacco, according to the state’s public health commissioner. Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson addressed public health students Tuesday at Western Kentucky University. Gibson, a board-certified ana
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Apr 9, 2014 14:41
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