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[Australia] Pot-Smokers Healthier Than Tobacco Smokers, Study Finds

A study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors this January finds that “using tobacco on its own [and/or] mixing it with cannabis may lead to worse physical health outcomes than using cannabis alone.”
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Apr 9, 2013 14:54
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[Asia] Don’t ignore smoker’s cough, UAE experts say

Dubai: Smokers who dismiss a slight but persistent cough, commonly referred to as smoker’s cough, should be cautioned about the indication of a serious respiratory syndrome, said experts on Sunday.
Gulf News (ae)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:16
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[India] 50 years ago: Research on evils of smoking

Smoking might lead to an increase in pressure in the blood vessels in the lungs, according to a study of the Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute. In a review of the progress of the Institute, which celebrated its tenth Foundation Day here yesterday, the d
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 8, 2013 08:26
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[California] Santa Monica Housing Discrimination Complaints Surge

Did Zelda’s request for a smoke-free apartment qualify as a reasonable accommodation to G & K’s wait-list rules? There are two basic legal requirements for a reasonable accommodation. First, the accommodation must be needed in response to the nature of
Santa Monica (CA) Mirror
added Apr 2, 2013 15:32
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[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28
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[Canada] Ralph Klein, Ex-Alberta Premier, Dies at 70

dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ... At the Olympics, Mr. Klein mistook the King of Norway for his driver ... The startled king explained who he was as he pulled out his silver cigarette case. Mr. Klein apologized and bummed a cigarette.
New York Times
added Apr 2, 2013 09:15
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[Australia] Addictive Behaviors - Health outcomes associated with long-term regular cannabis and tobacco smoking

► Cannabis, tobacco, and combined cannabis-tobacco use are linked with emphysema. ► Adding tobacco to cannabis is linked to more smoking-related health symptoms. ► Cannabis-only users report better health than tobacco and cannabis-tobacco users.
Science Direct
added Apr 2, 2013 08:34
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, UK] Smoking poses TB risk to young

The link between tobacco consumption and tuberculosis could do for the developing world what lung cancer – among the most commonly cited smoking-related diseases – did in the west: drastically reduce smoking rates. “We’ve known for a long time that smoki
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 30, 2013 10:44
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Smoking poses TB risk to young

The link between tobacco consumption and tuberculosis could do for the developing world what lung cancer – among the most commonly cited smoking-related diseases – did in the west: drastically reduce smoking rates.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 12:02
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[UK] Cumbria's hospitals treat 100 children a year for second-hand smoke illnesses

Dr Nigel Calvert, of NHS Cumbria, wants to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand smoke on children and said adults smoking in cars led to them suffering from illnesses such as bronchitis and asthma. "Attitudes to smoking at home vary and some pe
Cumberland News (uk)
added Mar 20, 2013 15:53
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