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[Canada] Society congratulates province for banning smoking in public places frequented by children

supports the Government of New Brunswick's announcement today to expand the Smoke-Free Places Act to include a ban on smoking in public places frequented by children. "We are pleased to see the Government of New Brunswick taking steps toward protecting t
Canadian Cancer Society
added May 30, 2015 17:11

[Asia, India] 'Smokers are three times more at risk of diabetes than non-smokers'

Kumar, MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Multi-speciality hospitals, Bangalore, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp on why tobacco use is particularly bad for people with diabetes.
Zee News (in)
added May 30, 2015 15:40

[Africa, Nigeria] Intensify public awareness on dangers of tobacco, Consultant urges govt

Jafar, a Medical Consultant, Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja, on Saturday urged government at all levels to intensify public awareness on the dangers of tobacco consumption. Jafar made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added May 30, 2015 15:38

[Africa, Nigeria] 'Over 600, 000 persons die from indirect smoking yearly' - Expert

Jafar made the call in an interview with the NAN in Lokoja on the sidelines of this year’s “World No Tobacco Day 2015 (WNTD).” World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is marked on May 31 of every year to raise awareness on health risks associated with tobacco and to (ng)
added May 30, 2015 15:37

[Asia] Smoking kills 100,000 Pakistanis annually

Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 6, 00,000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke, said Consultant Pulmonologist SIH Dr. Sohail Naseem during a seminar with the theme of “work together to end the illeg
ONLINE International News Network (pk)
added May 30, 2015 15:32

[UK] The research behind giving up cigarettes: a Q&A with leading expert Peter Hajek

Cytisine and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have not passed the licensing hurdles yet but are also effective. In the context of the NHS Specialist Stop Smoking Service which treats over 600,000 smokers a year, we know which of the licensed options
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 30, 2015 15:29
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The Views and Experiences of Smokers Who Quit Smoking Unassisted. A Systematic Review of the Qualitative Evidence

A better understanding of what motivation, willpower and commitment mean from the smoker’s perspective may provide new insights and direction for smoking cessation research and practice.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 30, 2015 13:05

[UK, USA] Obesity will cause more cancers than smoking in ten years: Being overweight already causes 32,000 cancer-related deaths annually

Growing problem: Within the next ten years in the US and the UK obesity will cause more cancers than smoking, the Harvard University academics said
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2015 12:57

[Maryland] August - Biomarkers of Tobacco Exposure: A Public Workshop

August 3 and 4 / FDA White Oak Conference Center / to gather information on potential strategies and criteria for evaluating biomarkers of tobacco exposure and to start identifying biomarkers of tobacco exposure which could be useful in tobacco product re
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 30, 2015 11:52

[UPDATE] June: A Public Workshop – Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health

June 1 and 2, 2015 / The Marriott Inn / to gather scientific information and stimulate discussion among scientists about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). This is the final of three workshops intended to obtain information on e-cigarettes and the publ
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 30, 2015 11:50
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