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Some Americans expected to live 20 YEARS longer than others: Map reveals shocking disparities in health and medical care across the US

'Risk factors like obesity, lack of exercise, high blood pressure, and smoking explain a large portion of the variation in lifespans, but so do socioeconomic factors like race, education, and income.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2017 20:37
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[UK] The vaping laws are changing on May 20 - here's what you need to know

But vapers face getting to grips with a set of new laws which will be enforced later this month alongside new tobacco laws - despite the fact that vaping is believed to be a better option than smoking with some choosing it to help beat their addiction to
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added May 8, 2017 19:08
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DOL Sues Reliance Trust Over $104M Tobacco Rag Stock Deal

Reliance Trust Co. is accused by the Labor Department of breaching its fiduciary duties by allegedly causing an employee stock ownership plan to overpay for Tobacco Rag Processors Inc. stock ( Acosta v. Reliance Trust Co., Inc. , E.D.N.C., No. 5:17-cv-00
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added May 8, 2017 19:08
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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On Health and Welfare, Moral Arguments Outweigh Economics

In pushing for repeal of the Affordable Care Act last week, Mr. Brooks...suggested that people with pre-existing conditions deserved to pay higher premiums, because they had not “done things the right way.” That could include a cigarette smoker’s lung can
New York Times
added May 7, 2017 19:59
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[UK] Council tenants ‘must stop smoking’

Smoking should be banned in new council houses to protect children, a public health chief has said. Tenants would be required to sign an agreement not to smoke in new local authority or housing association homes. Smoking in cars carrying children has b
Times Of London (uk)
added May 7, 2017 19:40
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Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High

New research shows that social smokers have the same risk for high blood pressure and high cholesterol as regular smokers do. "Not smoking at all is the best way to go. Even smoking in a social situation is detrimental to your cardiovascular health," sa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 8, 2017 19:08
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what 2017’s first congressional appropriations deal means for tobacco control

provides money for critical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state programs and ensures that the Tips From Former Smokers™ campaign will continue. The bill also excludes policy riders intended to erode the Food and Drug Administration’s authorit
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 8, 2017 14:18
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[Africa, Nigeria] Activist accuses tobacco industry of ‘aggressive attempt’ to derail anti-smoking law

Oluwafemi said the industry had been coercing government officials to advocate on their behalf, interfering in policy making through trade committees and third parties, and aggressively lobbying and bribing policy makers. “As we speak today, there is an a
Premium Times (ng)
added May 5, 2017 18:10
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[Asia] Awareness about anti-smoking related laws and legislation among general population in slums of Delhi, India

The study depicts opinion of one of the susceptible populations regarding tobacco control legislation, which has hitherto not been studied in the Indian context. This study has an important implication as it highlights the need for stringent enforcement
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:41
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