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National Survey Reveals Most Americans Are Unaware of Key Cancer Risk Factors

While a majority of Americans correctly identify tobacco use (78%) and sun exposure (66%) as risk factors for cancer, far fewer are aware of other lifestyle factors that increase their cancer risk.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:44
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Temporal Trends of Sources of Cigarettes among U.S. High School Students: 2001-2015

Patterns of high school student access to cigarettes have changed from 2001 to 2015, with access from “some other way” becoming more prevalent. The differences in cigarette acquisition by age, sex, race/ethnicity, and smoking frequency highlight the impo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:36
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Smoking Rate Among U.S. Adults Remains at 15%

The smoking rate among adults has dropped precipitously during the last 5 decades, from a high of around 43% in the mid-1960s to the current rate of 15.5%. But for the first time in a decade in 2016, the rate at which adults smoked cigarettes inched upw
MedPage Today
added Jan 20, 2018 16:34
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Smoking status and survival among a national cohort of lung and colorectal cancer patients

Among both LC and CRC patients, current smokers at diagnosis have higher mortality than never-smokers. This effect should be further studied in the context of tumor biology. However, smoking cessation around the time of diagnosis did not affect survival
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:32
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[New York] Are Smoking Bans About to Get a Boost?

But there is widespread speculation that the new law will give momentum to a trend that has been building or several years – the move by co-op and condo boards to impose building-wide bans that prohibit smoking inside apartments and in private outdoor sp
Habitat Magazine
added Jan 20, 2018 16:05
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American Lung Association in Georgia to offer ‘quit smoking’ support to residents of public housing

Through the Smoking Cessation for Low Income Housing Residents initiative, the Lung Association will work with Public Housing Agencies and other local partners to provide smokers wanting to quit access to proven-effective tobacco cessation services such a
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Jan 20, 2018 16:04
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Americas Tobacco: Expect regulation news to heat up in the coming months

We expect increased newsflow around tobacco regulation in the US in the coming months including (1) the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) meeting to discuss PM's IQOS Modified Risk Tobacco Products Application (MRTPA) next week; and (
Goldman Sachs Research
added Jan 20, 2018 02:00
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Trump Envisions an A.T.F. Without the A or T

the agency has all but abandoned its legacy of fighting liquor and tobacco smugglers....tobacco smuggling — a little-known crime that costs the government billions in lost taxes each year — goes largely unenforced.
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 21:21
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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative. The proposal from the Food and Drug Administration is two-fold: cut nicotine
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2018 10:15
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[Kansas] Kansan smokers spend and lost average of $27,000 a year on habit

Kansans who smoke spend or lose an average of over $1,400,000 in their lifetime on their habit. According to the personal finance website WalletHub, Americans spend more than $300 billion dollars on smoking, including medical care and lost productivity.
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:00
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