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Why you REALLY shouldn't smoke indoors: Sticky residue left on furniture can stunt the growth and weaken the immune system of babies

Dubbed third-hand smoke, the yellow stains in homes of tobacco users could also weaken immune systems of newborns - leaving them susceptible to deadly bugs. Infants are more likely to be at risk to the pollutant because they crawl and put objects in the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:48
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[UK] Cancer is rising six times faster in women than men due to bad lifestyle choices - as more smoke and drink than ever before

New analysis by Cancer Research UK estimates incidences of the disease will rise 3.2 per cent for women until 2035, compared to just 0.5 per cent for men. In the past cancer was much more likely to afflict men / One reason is that many more women smoke an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 01:40
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Brand Battles: Gruyere, Dr Pepper, The Gap ($$)

In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board...Dr Pepper tries to "crush" a registration for fruity e-cigarette juice...The second is more straightforward: Reynolds American...
Law360
added Jan 29, 2017 17:20
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Deceptive Marketing — Is Coca-Cola taking a page book from the tobacco industry?

Coca-Cola has been called out in California for deceptively advertising is sugar-saturated sodas so it can sell more of them. A 39-page lawsuit filed in San Francisco makes 13 claims against the iconic beverage brand under unfair-competition and false-a
JD Supra, LLC
added Jan 25, 2017 01:05
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[Florida] Trials Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

for promoting Star’s tobacco-based dietary supplements....won the majority of cases tried against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., including two wins — in Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. — that came back from the jury
Law360
added Jan 24, 2017 17:37
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Colorful compound in fruits, vegetables could lower smokers' lung cancer risk

Beta-cryptoxanthin - found in oranges, sweet red peppers, and other fruits and vegetables - may help to lower the risk of lung cancer. Published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, the study describes how the pigment, called beta-cryptoxanthin (BC
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 24, 2017 00:36
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UK scientists give cancer risk warning on overdone chips, toast

But some experts said there were far more well-established and significant foods and habits linked to cancer risk - such as smoking, drinking and being overweight - and consumers should focus on changing those above all else.
Reuters
added Jan 23, 2017 19:16
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[California] THE PRAXIS PROJECT, Plaintiff v. THE COCA-COLA COMPANY and AMERICAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION, Defendants: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of “cultivating relationships” with scientists as a way to “balance the de
Center for Science in the Public Interest
added Jan 7, 2017 18:07
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Coke is sued: Are soda companies going the way of tobacco companies?

“Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of ‘cultivating relationships’ with scientists as a way to ‘balance the de
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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Smoking Habits and Body Weight Over the Adult Lifespan in Postmenopausal Women

These results suggest that excess weight gain associated with smoking cessation occurs soon after quitting and is modest relative to weight gain in never smokers over the adult lifespan.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:53
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