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[Asia, India] '60 Cigarettes a Day Didn't Kill Someone I Know': Another BJP Lawmaker Defends Tobacco

"I know two elderly people who drank a bottle of alcohol and smoked 60 cigarettes every day..." Mr Sarmah, 60, has become the third parliamentarian in as many days from the ruling BJP to side with the tobacco industry.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Apr 3, 2015 23:19

Top 10 Quotes From The 2nd Episode Of Ken Burns Documentary: 'Emperor Of All Maladies'

"The tobacco industry really developed this strategy of creating doubt. It’s really quite brilliant because it’s not so often that they would say it – smoking does not cause disease. They would say it’s an open question. We need to keep an open mind. Thi
added Apr 3, 2015 14:50

Nicotine Levels and Presence of Selected Tobacco-Derived Toxins in Tobacco Flavoured Electronic Cigarette Refill Liquids [FREE FULL TEXT]

Some electronic cigarette (EC) liquids of tobacco flavour contain extracts of cured tobacco leaves produced by a process of solvent extraction and steeping. These are commonly called Natural Extract of Tobacco (NET) liquids....all EC liquids contained far
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 2, 2015 19:28

CDC Grand Rounds: the Future of Cancer Screening

Grade B: USPSTF recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography for adults aged 55–80 years who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. Screening should be discontinued
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:58

[Asia, India] 'No link between tobacco and cancer,' says BJP MP & beedi baron Shyam Charan Gupta

A controversy broke out on Thursday over remarks by 'beedi' baron and a parliamentary committee member from BJP Shyam Charan Gupta suggesting "nil" effect of smoking, evoking sharp reaction from Opposition parties which sought his removal from the panel.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:40

[Asia, India] Congress slams Bharatiya Janata Party MP's remark on tobacco and cancer

Congress on Tuesday mounted an attack on Narendra Modi government coining a phrase “Abki Baar Tobacco Lobby ki Sarkar” as it condemned BJP MP Dilip Gandhi’s remarks that all studies linking cancer to tobacco have come from abroad and that there is no Ind
Financial Express (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:39
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[Asia, India] BJP MP's comments on tobacco and cancer kick up storm

A huge controversy broke out on Tuesday over comments by a Parliamentary panel head and BJP MP Dilip Gandhi that there was no Indian study to confirm tobacco use leads to cancer, leaving the Government embarassed and rival parties and the medical fratern
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:38

Smoking doubles the risk of prostate cancer recurring after surgery

Current smokers and those who have quit smoking less than 10 years previously have twice the risk of suffering a recurrence of their prostate cancer after surgery, a new study presented at the European Association of Urology (EAU) conference in Madrid ha
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:29

[Australia] People focus on wrong cancer risks: survey

Australians too often blame cancer on factors they do not control... found most people were able to recite the well-known risk factors for cancers, including smoking and sunburn. But many put too much emphasis on factors including pollution, chemicals in
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 2, 2015 12:54

Oral Cancer Awareness Month and tobacco update

The Oral Cancer Foundation invites you to join their national screening campaign to end oral cancer. Oral cancer awareness in the general population is low, and approximately 43,250 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. (1
DentistryIQ (PennWell Dental Group)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:48
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