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Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ≥18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020

Costs attributable to COPD and its sequelae are substantial and are projected to increase through 2020. Evidence-based interventions that prevent tobacco use and reduce clinical complications of COPD may result in potential decreased COPD-attributable co
Chest
added Jul 25, 2014 10:20
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LAMMI: FDA Advisory Committee Not Rife With Conflicts Of Interest? -- "Please!" Quips Federal Judge

Judge Leon explained that they had a financial incentive not to make any recommendations that would compromise the lawsuits in which they would testify. On the product consulting work, the judge noted that any FDA regulation of menthol would likely inspir
Forbes
added Jul 24, 2014 22:10
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco Use Target of Government Surveys

Census Bureau is currently collecting data about tobacco use as a voluntary supplement to its monthly July 2014 Current Population Survey...“The Black community is saturated with cigarette advertisements to promote smoking unlike the non-Black areas of th
Dallas Weekly
added Jul 24, 2014 20:11
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[UK] Number of children trying smoking drops to record low

NHS statistics show one in five pupils aged 11 to 15 have tried cigarettes, the lowest level since records began in 1982
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:46
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MAKADON: Many Still Don't Realize Disproportionate Impact of Smoking on LGBT People

Clearly public health outreach is critical to help LGBT people -- and clinicians -- understand how smoking disproportionately affects the LGBT community. In recognition of LGBT Pride Month in June, the CDC released an enlightening video called "Smoking W
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:09
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[Ireland] Reilly won't be taking crucial health policies to his new job

CHILDREN'S Minister James Reilly will only have a minor role working with the Department of Health... won't have direct responsibility for public health ...Health Minister Leo Varadkar is understood to have been opposed to having elements of his departmen
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:14
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[Utah] Officials Focus on E-Cigarette Ads Aimed at Youths

State attorneys general must investigate, and consider taking legal action against, e-cigarette companies that appear to be using some of the same advertising tactics that once drew young adults into smoking, a Kentucky deputy attorney general told his la
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 11:59
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Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
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Aqua-tine™, New Easy-To-Use Liquid Alternative To Tobacco Consumption, Launches Nationwide

New homeopathic liquid nicotine formulation to satisfy tobacco cravings
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2014 15:24
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US e-Cigarette Market: State Legislation Map

how do you keep track of legal status of e-cigarettes this dynamic market? In light of this and in preparation to the eCig Vegas: Industry Conference, eCig Global has assembled an interactive map highlighting the legal status of electronic cigarettes in
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2014 15:23
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