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[Denmark] High tobacco consumption lowers body weight: a Mendelian randomization study of the Copenhagen General Population Study

High tobacco consumption causes lower body weight among current smokers. However, smoking does not seem to affect body shape or fat distribution causally. The lack of association between CHRNA3 genotype and body weight among former smokers and never smoke
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Mar 18, 2015 09:00
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[Denmark] Genetic analysis of current smokers shows that high tobacco consumption lowers body weight

smokers who consume a high amount of tobacco are more likely to weigh less. Concern about gaining weight is one of the most common reasons that smokers give for not giving up the habit. Furthermore, previous research has shown that an increasing number o
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 18, 2015 08:58
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[Denmark] Government tightening e-cigarette regulations

As of 1 November, children under 18 will no longer buy electronic cigarettes and vape pens. The government will consider a bill on Monday that will tighten rules....Haekkerup, the health minister, told Politiken. “I can not rid myself of the idea that smo
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28
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[Denmark] Ban on smoking in cars pointless, says cancer society

The Danish cancer society, Kræftens Bekæmpelse, does not agree with the idea of a legislative ban on smoking in a car when children are inside...education about the dangers of smoking in cars, whether or not children are along for the ride, is more impor
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:33
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[Denmark, Sweden] Swedish Match says looking at Scandinavian Tobacco Group IPO

said on Monday it was evaluating a potential initial public offering (IPO) of Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) together with shareholder Skandinavisk Holding but that no final decision had been made.
Reuters
added Feb 11, 2015 06:16
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[Denmark] Smoking is the main cause of increased risk of heart attack in people with HIV

People living with HIV who smoke have an almost three-fold greater risk of heart attack than HIV-negative smokers, according to Danish data published online ahead of print in Clinical Infectious Diseases. The study suggests that smoking drives the larger
aidsmap (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:50
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[Denmark] Exploratory survey study of long-term users of nicotine replacement therapy in Danish consumers

A significant majority of users wished to quit NRT because of the cost of products, being tired of feeling addicted and fear of adverse health consequences...Better counselling of long-term users on the benefits of using NRT compared to smoking should be
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jan 19, 2015 11:32
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[Denmark] Buyout Firms Said Vie for World's Biggest Cigar Company

The owners of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, a Danish manufacturer of cigars, are in talks with private-equity firms about a possible sale of the company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 1, 2014 07:14
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[Denmark] Tobacco giants wins historic case against ex-smoker

Allan Lykke Jensen, an ex-smoker who puffed away for over 50 years, sued what was then called Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni ten years ago, accusing them of a number of irregularities, including adding a number of addictive substances to their cigarettes du
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:50
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[Denmark] Supreme Court sides with tobacco companies

In the first lawsuit of its kind in Denmark, the Supreme Court rules against a long-term smoker's claims ... “Tobacco companies are not responsible for permanent damage that comes from long-term cigarette smoking,” the court wrote in its ruling according
The Local (dk)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:33
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