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[Vermont] Advocates pushing to raise legal tobacco age

A cohort of cancer patients and survivors are holding an all day meeting on anti-cancer policy in the state. The meetings follows the Senate’s tabling of a bill to raise the tobacco sale and use age to 21 in Vermont. The meeting, hosted annually by the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 19:33
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[Vermont] Advocates to push lawmakers to raise tobacco age

A cohort of cancer patients and survivors are holding an all day meeting on anti-cancer policy in the state. The meetings follows the Senate's tabling of a bill to raise the tobacco sale and use age to 21 in Vermont. The meeting, hosted annually by the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2017 15:13
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NIESEL: Smoking Mutates You

researchers solved part of the puzzle when they discovered that smoking causes extensive damage to DNA in the genome of the tissues directly exposed to smoke and also in organs all over the body. Smoking is associated with at least 17 types of cancer, an
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 7, 2017 17:22
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Parental smoking linked to genetic changes in kids with cancer

Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in their kids that are associated with the most common type of childhood cancer, a recent study suggests. Some previous research has linked parental smoking to an increased risk of childhood leukemia, b
Reuters
added Apr 6, 2017 19:10
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Parental smoking linked to genetic changes found in childhood cancer

Smoking by either parent helps promote genetic deletions in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, according to research headed by UC San Francisco. While the strongest associations
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:17
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Study Identifies Why Passive Smoking Promotes Tumor Growth

In a new study published by Science Reports, investigators found that the organic compound found in cigarette smoke promotes tumor growth. While smoking a cigarette, the toxin acrolein (acrylic aldehyde) is released into the atmosphere via sidestream s
Specialty Pharmacy Times
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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UC Chemistry Study Finds Heat Of Hookah Pipe Could Be Biggest Health Culprit For Smokers

Saadawi said heavy metals in charcoal are just one potential health risk inherent to smoking a hookah pipe. He suspects the culprits that killed the lung cells were volatile organic compounds such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which are released w
Public.
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29
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UCSF Chemical Industry Documents Archive Goes Live

tobacco documents are now part of the larger multi-industry UCSF Industry Documents Library that has included documents from Pharma for several years. Now we have added a third collection of documents, the new Chemical Industry Documents Archive that h
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:19
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U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

Smoking is another potent risk factor. While fewer Americans smoke now than they used to, obesity and smoking together "have been estimated to be related to more than 40 percent of all new cases of thyroid cancer annually in the United States," the study
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 1, 2017 16:16
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[Massachusetts] State lawmakers urged to increase legal smoking age

More than 100 cancer survivors, teenagers, and their families gathered at the State House, urging lawmakers to support a bill to raise the state smoking age from 18 to 21. Young adults are a key market for the tobacco industry with 95% of smokers startin
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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