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Hydrazine Speculation Can End: It's Not In Snus, Snuff Or Chewing Tobacco

Hydrazine was reported once in a limited sample of cigarette tobacco and tobacco smoke over 40 years ago[1] but ever since then it has been assumed as fact that hydrazine must be present in smokeless tobacco products as well, without anyone actually ex
Science 2.0
added Mar 17, 2015 15:07

'Cancer-causing compound not prevalent in smokeless tobacco'

Hydrazine is used as a sucker growth inhibitor on tobacco crops.... "Our results indicate that hydrazine is not a prevalent contaminant of contemporary STPs. In the minority of cases where hydrazine might possibly be present, the levels are substantially
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 17, 2015 14:50

Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival — United States, 2011

By cancer site, rates were highest for cancers of the prostate (128 per 100,000 men), female breast (122 per 100,000 women), lung and bronchus (61 per 100,000 persons), and colon and rectum (40 per 100,000 persons) (Table 1). These four sites accounted f
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 12, 2015 14:20

[Ireland] Plain Packaging FAQs

On this page you will find out about how tobacco branding works, what exactly standardised packaging is and how you can help the Irish Cancer Society's campaign.
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:20

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] MGA BABAE NAMAN | Women next target of tobacco companies - anti-smoking activist

In the view of Engr. Emer Rojas, president of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), now that they are no longer allowed to tag cigar sticks as “low tar” or “light” because it is false and misleading, the tobacco companies have resorted to creat (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 8, 2015 15:12

[Asia, India] Patil's death spurs Maha to push for public ban on tobacco / The move comes after former state home minister RR Patil’s death on account of severe oral cancer

the government has created the Maharashtra Public Health Act, which will impose a complete ban on consumption of all forms of smokeless tobacco in public, making it the first in the country to pass such stringent regulations. Chief Minister Devendra Fadna (Times of India) (in)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:22

[Australia, USA] 'Smoking is even deadlier than we thought': 67% of smokers WILL die from the habit, says new research

doctors had a low estimate of smokers who die from their habit and that the actual figure was roughly 67 per cent / Smoking can lead to elevated risks of at least 13 different types of cancer / One in five U.S. deaths is tied to smoking, the country's nu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:38

[Norway] Risk factors for heartburn: excess weight, smoking

Excess pounds and smoking might each raise the likelihood of frequent heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), according to a large study from Norway. Other factors linked to higher odds of new GERD symptoms included getting older, being a wo
added Mar 1, 2015 10:12

[Asia, India] Docs’ study warns against effects of nicotine replacement therapy

MUMBAI: Nicotine chewing gums, meant to wean smokers from tobacco, could increase the risk of cancer, too, said a new research paper published by Tata Memorial Hospital doctors.
Times of India
added Feb 25, 2015 19:37

[India] Harmful effects of nicotine [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nicotine poses several health hazards. There is an increased risk of cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal disorders. There is decreased immune response and it also poses ill impacts on the reproductive health. It affects the cell proliferation, o
Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
added Feb 22, 2015 16:12
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