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Florida Jury Sides With Tobacco Company In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

found in favor of a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and that his addiction was the cause of his oral cavity cancer and death (Dorothy Mae Kelse
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:52
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[South Africa] Cancer is costing BRICS economies billions each year

South Africa has the highest cost per cancer death (USD$101,000) compared with the other BRICS countries. Its cost is five times that of India...Combining tobacco control, vaccination programmes and cancer screening with access to adequate treatment coul
African Independent (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:00
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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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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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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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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 01:09
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[Wisconsin] VIDEO: ‘You can’t see it, smell it, taste it,’ but it can cause cancer: How to protect your family from radon

The leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers isn't second-hand smoke -- it is radon... The numbers are especially high in southeast Wisconsin where nearly half of all homes have elevated levels of radon in their main living rooms. An interactive ma
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Jan 23, 2018 22:38
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Smokers who take the pill cut their ovarian cancer risk by 66%: The extra hormones offset the damage of cigarettes, study finds

Birth control pills greatly reduce the risk of developing ovarian cancer in smokers, according to a new study. The long-term use of oral contraceptives was associated with a 40 percent reduced risk of developing ovarian cancer overall, and a 66 percent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48
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[Canada] Quebec Tobacco-Free Week to raise awareness of smoking-related cancers

85 per cent of lung cancers and 60 per cent of throat cancer deaths are linked to smoking, the council said on the first day of Quebec Tobacco-Free Week 2018. The campaign slogan, “Le tabac laisse des marques” (roughly, “tobacco leaves its imprint”), ai
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:44
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Pipe Smoking

He used to be a pipe smoker -- but he found good reason to quit. "Tobacco is highly addictive and remarkably destructive, however you use it," Thun says. In other words, it's doesn't matter if you smoke tobacco or puff it in a pipe: it's a potent cause o
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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