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Marijuana Use and Heart Disease: Potential Effects of Public Exposure to Smoke

similarity of the chemical composition of secondhand smoke from tobacco and marijuana, along with our observation that both kinds of smoke can impair blood vessel function, indicate that marijuana secondhand smoke is not harmless and that legal limitation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:50
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[Germany] Quit smoking at age 60: Lower risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years

Smokers increase their risk of heart attack and stroke with every cigarette they smoke. Furthermore, smokers who die from heart disease are, on average, five and a half years younger than non-smokers who die from it. Conversely, those who quit smoking, e
German Cancer Research Center
added Apr 23, 2015 09:39
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[Germany] Study examines impact of smoking on cardiovascular risk in older people

They found that the age of smokers who die from cardiovascular disease is, on average, five and a half years younger than people who have never smoked in their lives. By contrast, the age for former smokers drops to just over two years younger than life-l
News-Medical.net
added Apr 23, 2015 09:38
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[Finland] Carotid plaque in adulthood after childhood exposure to parental smoking

“Exposure to parental smoking early in life has an irreversible effect on arterial health in adulthood,” state the investigators in the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. However, “parents who are unable to give up smoking can nonetheless lessen th
Nature
added Apr 14, 2015 17:18
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[Finland] Kids exposure to secondhand smoke tied to clogged arteries | Reuters

In a Finnish study spanning 26 years, kids exposed to parental smoking were more likely to develop plaque in their carotid arteries as young adults than kids who were not exposed to secondhand smoke.
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2015 18:52
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[Ireland] Mums warned of smoking risks while breastfeeding

New research published today shows that children of mothers who smoke while breastfeeding are more likely to develop serious health problems such as obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:26
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[California] HEALTH ADVISORY – January 28, 2015 / Electronic Cigarettes: A Summary of the Public Health Risks and Recommendations for Health Care Professionals (PDF)

This health advisory seeks to inform health care professionals of the public health risks posed by the marketing, sale and use of electronic cigarettes (e‐cigarettes) especially to children and young people.
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 28, 2015 23:54
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[Asia-pacific] Chronic Diseases Are Killing More in Poorer Countries

Deaths from chronic diseases have risen by more than 50 percent in low- and middle-income countries over the past two decades, according to the report, by the Council on Foreign Relations...more exposure to health risks, such as...lax antismoking laws
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2014 12:47
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BASULTO: Why the dangers of secondhand smoke could change the innovation dynamics of the marijuana industry

We’re so focused on the potential economic benefits of a potential $40 billion annual business that we haven’t focused enough on the potential health risks. That’s where the latest research presented by the American Heart Association,
Washington Post
added Nov 18, 2014 10:39
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AHA: Secondhand Pot Smoke Impairs Arterial Function in Rats

Action Points Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. Note that this study found a decrease in flow-medi
MedPage Today
added Nov 18, 2014 10:31
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