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Chemical pick's books hint at faith-based view of science

Michael Dourson, President Trump's pick to lead U.S. EPA's chemical safety office...Dourson led Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment... In 1999, he co-authored a study paid for by the tobacco industry that downplayed the health impacts of secondhand
E&E News
added Oct 4, 2017 19:56
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[UK] Health matters: preventing ill health from alcohol and tobacco

This professional resource focuses on preventing ill health caused by alcohol and tobacco use and makes the case for why NHS providers should implement the preventing ill health by risky behaviours – alcohol and tobacco Commissioning for Quality and Inno
GOV.UK
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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[UK] Health matters: preventing ill health from alcohol and tobacco NHS England

Tackling smoking provides the biggest opportunity for making services across the entire health and care system more sustainable. Smoking costs the NHS in England approximately £2.5 billion a year for treating diseases caused by smoking, according to Towar
GOV.UK
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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CHAN: Who should Malaysia blame for its booming illicit cigarette trade?

The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
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[Virginia] Man accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Richmond-based tobacco trade association

Federal authorities are accusing the co-founder of a tobacco trade association of stealing more than $833,000 from it over a five-year period. Ronald Tully, 57...the scheme, which victimized the Council of Independent Tobacco Manufacturers of America, be
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 6, 2017 02:49
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Switch From Smoking to Vaping Could Save Over 6 Million U.S. Lives

As many as 6.6 million cigarette smokers could live a combined 86.7 million more years under policies that encourage them to swap their smokes for e-cigarettes, according to "optimistic" projections from cancer researchers at Georgetown University in Was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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[Indiana] Celebrating World Heart Day

Sept. 29 is World Heart Day...24 percent of coronary heart disease deaths among U.S. adults age 35 and older are due to smoking, and about 34,000 heart disease deaths nationwide are due to secondhand smoke.
Washington (IN) Times-Herald
added Sep 30, 2017 21:36
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[California] Cali. Court Affirms $765,000 Fine For Tax-Free Cigarettes

A California appeals court on Thursday held up a $765,000 fine given to a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria tribe for selling tax-free cigarettes at two of his shops in Indian Country, ruling that federal law and tribal sovereignty do not trump stat
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 01:37
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Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Sri Lanka has been selected to receive dedicated international support through the United Nations to take action to reduce tobacco use. Tobacco use is extremely harmful for health and is one of the world’s leading causes of premature death. Tobacco use i
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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[Asia] Full Text: Development of China's Public Health as an Essential Element of Human Rights (4)

the government is continuing to tighten control on the use of tobacco and implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. In 2014, Shenzhen began to activate the Regulations of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone on Smoking Control; in 2015, Bei
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 30, 2017 01:17
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