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[Asia, India] Tobacco litter a potential threat

leaving the environment polluted, spreading diseases and possibly contaminating food, says a body of oncologists in Kolkata. Cigarette and bidi butts, along with chewing tobacco spits littered on streets, should be classified as toxic wastes, they have
Times of India
added Nov 25, 2015 16:57
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[UK] Rates of mouth cancer increase to all time high

The dramatic increase has been put down to changes in the prevalence of oral cancer risk factors such as alcohol consumption, tobacco use (smoking and smokeless) and human papilloma virus (HPV) infection, which can be transmitted through oral sex. Speak
The Dentist (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:02
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[Maryland] Chesapeake Urology Encourages Individuals To Get Educated About Bladder Cancer During Bladder Health Awareness Month

November is National Bladder Health Awareness month ... "The number one thing you can do to help prevent bladder cancer is to quit smoking," emphasized Dr. Dickstein. Chemicals in tobacco smoke are absorbed
PR Newswire
added Nov 23, 2015 23:59
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Smokeless tobacco users exposed to more nicotine, cancer-causing chemical

users of smokeless tobacco are exposed to equal or higher levels of nicotine and NNK, a cancer-causing chemical in tobacco products, according to a study from the U.S. government. More research is needed on the toxic components of smokeless tobacco produ
Reuters
added Nov 21, 2015 19:41
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $8M For Pilot's Bladder Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A retired pilot who developed bladder cancer and heart and lung diseases after smoking for decades urged a Florida jury Friday to award him more than $8 million in compensatory damages against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, saying the tobacco companies
Law360
added Nov 21, 2015 19:38
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LAWSUIT EXPOSES CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICALS FROM E-CIGARETTES

it has filed lawsuits against leading tobacco companies and other e-cigarette companies, including RJ Reynolds (Vuse brand), Fontem/Imperial Tobacco (blu brand), NJOY and 12 others for high levels of two cancer-causing chemicals found by independent testi
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Nov 19, 2015 18:12
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[California] Tobacco, Vaping Companies Fail to Warn Public of Cancer Dangers: Lawsuit

Center for Environmental Health said its goal is reduce the number of young people who smoke and vape. Teen use of e-cigarettes is skyrocketing, the organization said: among 8th and 10th graders, twice as many say they use e-cigarettes as compared to thos
NBC Bay Area
added Nov 19, 2015 18:03
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[California] Tobacco Companies Sued Over Cancer-Causing Substances in E-Cigarettes

media director for CEH, told Healthline, and “many of the products were quite high.” The tests prompted the nonprofit to file lawsuits against tobacco and other e-cigarette companies for failing to warn consumers about these chemicals, as required by Pro
Healthline Networks
added Nov 20, 2015 03:14
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Nicotine and Toxicant Exposure among U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Users: Results from 1999 to 2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data

Exclusive smokeless tobacco users have higher observed levels of exposure to nicotine and carcinogenic tobacco-specific nitrosamines, as measured by cotinine and NNAL biomarker concentrations, than exclusive cigarette smokers. These patterns in NNAL level
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Nov 19, 2015 16:10
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Higher nicotine, carcinogen levels among smokeless tobacco users compared with cig users

Bottom Line: U.S. adults who used only smokeless tobacco products had higher levels of biomarkers of exposure to nicotine and a cancer-causing toxicant -- the tobacco-specific nitrosamine NNK -- compared with those who used only cigarettes.
EurekAlert
added Nov 19, 2015 16:09
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