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NEAL: E-Cigarettes: Now with Vitamins

VitaCigs are disposable, flavored e-cigs infused with vitamins. They're also nicotine-free, which on its own makes them at least a bit healthier than most e-cigarettes on the market, which are already a bit healthier than analog tobacco cigs. But nutriti
Vice.com
added Aug 22, 2014 12:50
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[Africa, Kenya] Hunger fears over tobacco

OVER reliance on tobacco farming in Migori county might create food shortage, a local NGO has said ... tobacco cultivation is to blame for widespread school dropout rates and child labour...more farmers will take up tobacco farming because of the current
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 22, 2014 09:29
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[Africa, South Africa] EDITORIAL: Learn from cigarette tax

using taxes as a blunt instrument to achieve social goals does not work. Alcohol is also heavily taxed, yet alcohol abuse remains rampant. Sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs have actually increased since an emissions tax was imposed. Taxing sugar is not the way
Business Day (za)
added Aug 21, 2014 07:00
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Smoking during pregnancy affects future grandkids' growth

found that if a maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, her grandsons became heavier than expected during adolescence, with increased lean mass, grip strength and cardiovascular fitness. When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked,
ANI (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:34
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Eighth Day of Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Focuses on Role of His Wife’s Chief of Staff

that her chief of staff — and not Ms. McDonnell — had inappropriately wooed the support of the donor at the core of the corruption case against Ms. McDonnell and her husband, Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:11
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The Relationship Between Waterpipe Smoking and Body Weight: Population-Based Findings From Syria

Conclusion: Results indicate that daily waterpipe users, compared to never-users, have higher BMI, translating into 6 extra kilograms of weight on average, and are 3 times as likely to be obese.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 5, 2014 12:19
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[Austria] Smoking might lead to weight gain

A new Austrian study has claimed that contrary to popular belief, smoking does not have the slimming effect people believe it has, but may actually contribute toward putting on weight, a medial journal said on Monday.
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:21
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Cross-sectional association between cigarette smoking and abdominal obesity among Austrian bank employees [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the beliefs of many smokers, heavy smoking is associated with higher body weight and unfavourable metabolic changes.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:19
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[Massachusetts] Researching how tobacco and food companies shift blame to consumer

A $2.7 mil­lion grant from the National Cancer Insti­tute will fund research on how the tobacco, fast-​​food and sweetened-​​beverage indus­tries use and exploit the con­cept of per­sonal respon­si­bility and choice, and the resulting effect on public he
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:24
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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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