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[Wisconsin] Gasping For Action

It’s been known for years that diacetyl destroys lungs. Yet the federal government has failed to regulate it. Now, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation has found the buttery flavor chemical is injuring coffee workers and has seeped into other produ
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 10, 2015 15:16
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[China, UK] Big Tobacco Targets Chinese Females in the 'She Economy'

Whether a young woman is smoking because she wishes to appear sophisticated, charming or independent, or because she thinks that nicotine will keep her weight under control, the main issue is the smoker's image. Even when cigarettes are used for stress r
Yibada (cn)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:43
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[Bangladesh] Tobacco farming doubles in BD despite worry over ill effects

Campaigners made a fervent call for the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of farmers ... On the eve of the World Food Day -- October 16 -- they especially expressed worry about ill effects of aggressive expansion of the evil empire of tobacco on f
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:35
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The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics / And the Big Tobacco-style campaign to bury it.

when tobacco companies agreed to drop deceptive marketing practices under a settlement agreement with 46 states, many of the scientists and consultants on the industry's payroll transitioned seamlessly into defending BPA.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 9, 2014 10:10
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking themselves skinny: More women are smoking now than ever before

Dr. Elizabeth Azubike works at WellSpan's Lung, Sleep and Critical Care office in York Township and said there is a misconception that fewer women are smoking because they know it's bad for their health. In reality, Azubike said, an increasing number of
York (PA) Daily Record
added Jul 14, 2013 11:50
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[Finland] Supplements do not offer protection to smokers

A follow up study shows that vitamin supplementation does not protect male smokers from heart attack and may even increase the risk. The Finnish alpha-tocopherol beta-carotene cancer prevention (ATBC) study has been looking into the effect of antioxidant
NewsFix (ca)
added May 13, 2013 14:23
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[California, New York] SAUNDERS: Smoke Gets in Your Rights

Bloomberg and Levine have chosen the easiest targets a politician can pick on -- fat people and smokers. Not that they would call them fat people and point with derision. No, they moan about the ill effects of obesity on health. Ditto smoking. These guys
Town Hall
added Mar 17, 2013 11:05
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EDITORIAL: Quitting smoking and gaining weight: the odd couple ($$)

We need observational data to settle this question
British Medical Journal
added Jul 11, 2012 16:04
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[New York] Mayor Mike Bloomberg, public health autocrat: A brief history

Over the course of a decade he has made New York City a laboratory to test policies that manipulate the healthiness of public environments
Washington Post
added Jun 4, 2012 12:57
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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