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[Missouri] Community group wants to revisit indoor smoking ban

Kearney-Holt CAN group is making plans to approach the community with another indoor smoking ban. On Oct. 14 the group held an open forum for anyone interested in the prospect of an indoor smoking ban. The group, along with the Northland Coalition, appro
Kearney (MO) Courier
added Oct 23, 2014 09:59
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[UK] NHS needs £8 bn funding boost and 'major reforms' says health chief

Simon Stevens says the funding boost, combined with reforms and ambitious efficiency savings is needed to close a £30bn funding black hole which would otherwise open up by 2021
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:44
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Death rates in prisons from smoking-related illnesses are higher than in the general US population

the research shows the most common causes of death related to smoking among people in prison were lung cancer, ischemic heart disease, other heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, and chronic airways obstruction.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:34
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Regulate E-Cigs Sooner, Not Later

Carefully crafted regulatory control can provide a "national harm-reduction framework," Nathan K. Cobb, MD, and David B. Abrams, PhD, of Georgetown University in Washington and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, wrote in the New England Jour
MedPage Today
added Oct 23, 2014 09:20
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[Denmark] 'Neuroprotective' effects of smoking disputed

apparent neuroprotective effect of smoking may simply be because ease of quitting smoking is a marker of prodromal Parkinson’s disease (PD), say researchers. Their findings...indicate that former smokers who struggled to quit smoking had a lower risk of
News-Medical.net
added Oct 22, 2014 19:25
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Day 244:The history of tobacco in Canada: JTI-Macdonald's counter-narrative

While not conceding that it mattered whether people believed that smoking caused disease, Mr. Pratte argued that the evidence showed that they did. He pointed to the plaintiff's claims that a large percentage of people did not agree with statements about
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:34
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[Florida] KENNEDY: Fred Levin and the Big Fist Fight | Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Levin's greatest contribution to America's health, welfare and democracy was his clandestine scheme to devise, and deftly marshal to passage, a law allowing the state of Florida to sue the tobacco industry to recover Medicaid expenses for smoking related
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:09
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The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China

The adverse health effects of SHS exposure result in a large economic burden in China. Tobacco control policies that reduce SHS exposure could have an impact on reducing healthcare costs in China.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:03
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A content analysis of electronic cigarette manufacturer websites in China

Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women. Regulators s
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:02
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Relation between national-level tobacco control policies and individual-level voluntary home smoking bans in Europe

Conclusions Government tobacco control policies are positively related to the individual-level tobacco policy of having an in-home smoking ban.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:01
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