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[Canada] EPP: Determining marijuana's 'safety'

perhaps marijuana -- if it ever is decriminalized -- should be treated the same as tobacco. That is... heavily taxed, regulated, its sale to minors restricted, and its use as a cigarette not permitted in public buildings, places of employment, government
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Sep 6, 2013 17:01
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[UK] Lung diseases kill one in 10 Europeans, with greatest risk in Britain

A comprehensive study of mortality rates across the continent, carried out by the European Respiratory Society (ERS), concluded that respiratory diseases cost nearly a million lives and 400 billion euros every year. Conditions including lung cancer, chr
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:08
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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars to give kids chance to thrive

The Asthma Foundation supports Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia’s intention to make cars with young passengers smokefree as part of the Government’s goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025.
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 14, 2013 16:43
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Secondhand Smoke, Asthma Link Remains

* Although the study design can not confirm causality, the weight of evidence suggests a pathologic link between secondhhand smoke and respiratory illness in children. Children with asthma were more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke than those wi
MedPage Today
added Aug 12, 2013 09:19
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Indoor Incense Triggers Lung Cell Inflammation, Study Shows

The inflammatory response in the lung cells exposed to the incense was similar to that seen in lung cells exposed to cigarette smoke, according to the study in the August issue of the journal Science of the Total Environment.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 6, 2013 14:44
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Taking Her Breath Away / The rise of COPD in women (PDF)

changing gender roles and aggressive targeted cigarette advertising contributed to a dramatic increase in smoking rates among women. Sadly, those old TV ads that declared to women “you’ve got your own cigarette now,” have resulted in a steep rise in COPD
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:55
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American Lung Association Report: Women at Greater Risk of COPD

Women are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half ... Foremost, the rise of COPD in women is closely tied to the success of tobacco industry marketing. Cigarette smoking was
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:49
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Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women

This report examines the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, among women.
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:48
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The FAMRI-IELCAP Collaborative Network to study Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure

If you are over the age of 40, have never smoked ... and you have had significant exposure to secondhand smoke, you may be eligible for this study. What happens when someone enrolls? People who participate in the study will receive a free non-invasive l
International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP)
added Jul 31, 2013 19:39
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Smokers top list of those with new lungs

Half the patients in Hong Kong who have had a lung transplant to save their lives could have avoided the operation if they had not been a smoker, a doctor said yesterday. The head of the city's lung-transplant programme, Dr Wong Chi-fong, said he was di
South China Morning Post
added Jul 30, 2013 04:57
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