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More Than 1 in 5 Working Adults Use Some Form of Tobacco

Tobacco use among US working adults varies by industry and occupation, a recent CDC analysis found. The study used 2014-2016 data from the National Health Interview Survey.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Dec 13, 2017 14:14
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West Virginia’s adult smoker ranks decline

has declined over the past five years, according to a report released Tuesday by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health. According to the DHHR’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, the number of adult
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Dec 13, 2017 14:05
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[UK] Call for more hospital beds to cope with winter breathing difficulties

The report from the British Lung Foundation says more and more people are ending up in an already hard-pressed A&Es because of the increase in breathing problems caused by air pollution, an ageing population and the long-term effects of heavy smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:52
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[Australia] Four out of 10 men who die of cancer could have avoided it

The cancers responsible for the largest numbers of potentially preventable deaths were lung, bowel, melanoma, liver and stomach cancers. "By far the biggest preventable cause of cancer deaths in Australia is tobacco smoke," says Professor Whiteman. It
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:46
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[Ohio] Man Says Asbestos Law Doesn’t Require Medical Opinion On ‘Smoker’ Status ($$)

Requiring every asbestos lung cancer plaintiff who ever smoked tobacco to provide a medical expert opinion that the person doesn’t qualify as a “smoker” would produce absurd results, burden nonsmokers and is at odds with a decade of precedent and the law’
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2017 13:38
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ELIAS: Fool us once

r Some of the same “experts” worked on these respective campaigns. Both Frederick Seitz and Fred Singer, scientists associated with the conservative think tank, the George C. Marshall Institute, worked for the tobacco industry to cast doubt on the connec
Lock Haven (PA) Express
added Dec 13, 2017 13:32
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'Heat-not-burn' tobacco may be safer but still a risk: UK panel

A new wave of “heat-not-burn” tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful compounds, some of which are carcinogenic, a British panel of experts said on Tuesday. Cigarette m
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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[UK] Proof cigarettes really DO take a toll on your looks: Survey of 500 twins found the one who smoked is less attractive to the opposite sex

A group of 500 people were asked to pick the more attractive twin out of a smoker and a non-smoker Two thirds of the time men found female non-smokers more attractive Women also found non-smoking men to be more attractive than smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 06:12
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TOC: December 2017 - Volume 26 - e2

Electronic cigarette retailers use Pokémon Go to market products / Public reactions to e-cigarette regulations on Twitter: a text mining analysis / Global sale of tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems in community pharmacies
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 06:03
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ten years after ratification of the [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:05
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