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[New Zealand] 'Fat people' to blame for tobacco tax: Winston Peters video

Peters said the Government should put as much effort behind tackling the "tsunami of obesity". He blamed the tax hike on "fat people sitting in their ivory towers telling smokers what to do".
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 28, 2016 16:26
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[UK] Plain tobacco packaging

The matter is of such importance to tobacco manufacturers that two of the four applicants for judicial review have already said that they will seek permission to appeal. However, the principle behind the Regulations should be of concern to all owners of
Lexology (uk)
added May 25, 2016 03:15
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[Canada] Tobacco, marijuana exactly the same when it comes to insurance premiums

Is eating a pot brownie each day to help with your chronic pain as bad for you as regularly lighting up a cigarette? Canadian life insurers say the two activities pose the same risk and demand the same higher premiums from clients.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2016 19:15
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Smoking can help you shed those extra kilos: study

Turns out, all those smoking supermodels were actually on to something. A new study has demonstrated in a carefully controlled series of studies that the self-administration of nicotine by rats suppresses body weight gain independent of food intake. The
ANI (in)
added May 19, 2016 22:48
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Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More

their heavy drinking speeds up how quickly their body breaks down nicotine, a new study suggests. "Our study showed that chronic heavy alcohol consumption may lead to an increase in the rate of nicotine metabolism, which could be one contributing factor
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 19, 2016 16:20
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[California] Beverage Industry Loses Bid To Halt San Fran Soda Warning ($$)

A California federal judge on Tuesday refused to block a San Francisco ordinance ... have a chilling effect on speech, pointing out that the tobacco industry successfully incorporated...
Law360
added May 18, 2016 16:38
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[New Zealand] Books and reports: The Health of the State

This report is about lifestyle regulation and the growing reach of the state into what should be personal decisions. The report argues that such regulations challenge the nature of a free society. Further, the report finds that some of the regulations th
New Zealand Initiative (nz)
added May 17, 2016 17:10
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[California] Ask Mr. Dad: Teen son needs help and love to quit smoking

Bottom line, you need to do everything you can to encourage your son to stop smoking -- and to keep him away from e-cigs. Without getting angry, offer to help, and make sure he knows that you're concerned about his health and his future. Finally, offer t
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added May 13, 2016 18:06
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[UK] Study Links Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Smoking to Heavy Kids

British researchers say two key reasons explain why kids from disadvantaged families are more often overweight and obese than other children: mom smoking in pregnancy and being overweight before pregnancy.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 10, 2016 13:38
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[Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont] Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England

"But we should emphasize that smoking remains the most common and strongest risk factor for bladder cancer, and therefore smoking cessation is the best method for reducing bladder cancer risk."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 3, 2016 16:07
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