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[Kansas] Getting a clear picture of patient smoking quit rates

According to a recent study led by The University of Kansas Cancer Center researchers, a high proportion of smokers enrolled in bedside tobacco cessation programs who said they had quit were misreporting their smoking status. Kimber Richter, PhD, MPH,
University of Kansas
added Aug 30, 2017 21:01
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[Asia] Banning e-cigarettes may do more harm than good in India: Experts

While tobacco-associated cancer is easily preventable by cessation of tobacco usage, a prohibitive environment may do more harm than allowing smokers, who wish to cease tobacco use, an alternative option based on nicotine replacement via e-cigarettes, th
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 26, 2017 14:41
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[California] Judge Grants Vaping Company’s Motion To Dismiss 2nd Amended Complaint ($$)

granted a vaping company’s motion to dismiss a second amended complaint filed against it by a man who claims that the company failed to warn him and others that its vaping products emit cancer-causing chemicals because the claims are not properly pleaded
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 25, 2017 21:27
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[California] RJ Reynolds Beats Second Try In False Ad Suit Over E-Cigs ($$)

A California federal judge Wednesday again sided with R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. in dismissing with leave to amend a proposed class action alleging the e-cigarette maker failed to warn California consumers that the smoking devices contain carcinogens, saying
Law360
added Aug 25, 2017 19:09
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoker at 17, cancer patient at 24

Muhammad Faid started smoking at age 17 and smoked five sticks a day with his friends. He is now 24 and is one of the youngest patients to have been diagnosed with oral cancer. He is now undergoing chemotherapy at Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL). Although th
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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[Asia, India] The battle against cancer is heating up

R Venkataramanan, a suave corporate manager...and Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, and their band of friends are asking Indians to cut down on tobacco consumption because it – sooner or later – leads to cancer. Those who argue against them are asked by Venkataraman
Times of India
added Aug 21, 2017 00:34
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[South Carolina] SC scores poorly on cancer report card

The document, How Do You Measure Up?...tobacco use is responsible for more than 30 percent of cancer deaths in the state. So raising the state’s cigarette tax, a proven method to keep young people from smoking, by $1.50 or more would save lives and reduc
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 13, 2017 01:39
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Substance in kidneys, liver and shellfish, mushrooms and tobacco raises risk of womb cancer by 22%

The metal cadmium - which is also found in tobacco - which was discovered in high amounts in patients who had the disease. Smoking was shown to more than double our cadmium exposure, according to experts from The University of Missouri. They say that
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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Cancer Risk Low For Most, But Not All, E-Cigs in Modeling Study

Emissions from most, but not all, electronic cigarettes were more than 100 times less carcinogenic than emissions from traditional combustible cigarettes, according to a British study. Most of the e-cigarettes tested had cancer causing potencies falling
MedPage Today
added Aug 8, 2017 20:07
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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