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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Singapore] Macau Casinos Are Fuming as China's Gamblers Puff Away Elsewhere

A bill being considered by Macau legislators to fully outlaw smoking in casinos promises to set the city’s 35 betting parlors further apart from rivals in Singapore and other Asian gaming destinations. While a blanket ban would be a victory for public hea
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2015 00:23
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[Korea - South, Singapore] Macau Casinos Are Fuming as China's Gamblers Puff Away Elsewhere

A bill being considered by Macau legislators to fully outlaw smoking in casinos promises to set the city’s 35 betting parlors further apart from rivals in Singapore and other Asian gaming destinations. While a blanket ban would be a victory for public hea
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2015 00:23
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[Michigan] A Word from Dr. Pfenninger: Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm and lung cancer in smokers

Conclusions: Smokers should be aware of two screening tests that are now covered by private insurances and Medicare to reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Guidelines are noted above.
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Sep 10, 2015 09:28
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[UK] LETTER: BATES: The real challenge is to make e-cigarettes accessible for poor smokers

By saving money, improving wellbeing, relieving chronic illness, and reducing risks of serious disease, a switch from smoking to vaping could be a major life-enhancing option for the poorest smokers. ...creation of a supportive policy environment that doe
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:29
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financial dependence correlated with different smoking rates among millennials socioeconomic status

The results show that most participants were financially independent and current or previous tobacco users. Income, education, and employment interacted with financial dependence to predict tobacco use. Greater financial dependence on parents was associat
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:17
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state-by-state smoking trends reveal big tobacco’s targets - patterns of use / socioeconomic status

why do Americans still smoke? The tobacco industry spent more than $9 billion on advertising and promotion of cigarettes in the U.S. in 2012—that’s more than $25 million every day... it’s important for states to invest in tobacco prevention and control
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:12
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[UK] Do lung cancer scans deter smokers from giving up?

Getting the ‘all clear’ can provide false reassurance – meanwhile, positive results can lead to needless investigations / ‘We should take all this money being spent on screening and double down on smoking cessation efforts,’ said Dr Steven B Zeliadt.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:54
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New Smoke Free Movies ad signed by major health organizations urges R rating based on uneven studio performance

Five hard-nosed reasons to R-rate movies with smoking Kid-rated movies with smoking will recruit 3.2 million new young smokers in this generation, resulting in a million deaths. Smoking in movies is the only movie smoking "with full knowledge of the d
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:47
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[UK] NHS is 'wasting millions on pointless ops for heart attacks and strokes' - and should instead tell people to quit smoking and lose weight

Hospitals are wasting millions of pounds a year on unnecessary treatments for heart attacks and strokes, leading cardiologists have warned. Calling for a complete overhaul of NHS cardiac care, experts say that we should focus on prevention rather than cu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:04
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SMOKING OUT E-CIGARETTE AD CLAIMS

It’s been more than a year since the FDA signaled it was going to regulate e-cigarettes. But while the agency works on specific regulations — including banning sales to underage youth — many online e-cigarette companies are taking advantage of the regula
Truth in Advertising / TINA.org
added Sep 3, 2015 22:05
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