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[Kentucky] Editorial | Free smoke-free bill

“Live long and prosper” ... Except Mr. Nimoy couldn’t live by that advice.... Really? The lives of Kentuckians aren’t a priority?... contact the legislature at 1-800-372-7181. Better yet, tell lawmakers in person. Mr. Robinson’s committee meets Thursday
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 3, 2015 13:40
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[Canada] Bans don’t help smokers quit

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, in which a team that included Sylvia Kairouz of Concordia found no significant change in home habits in the aftermath of a ban. But the measures could have an impact in more complex ways.
Concordia University (ca)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:15
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Presence of emphysema on CT scans increases lung cancer risk

Emphysema identified in low-dose CT scans increases the risk for lung cancer regardless of a patient’s smoking history, according to findings from the International Early Lung Cancer Action Program.
Healio.com
added Mar 3, 2015 13:10
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Editorials: What doctors should know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

leaked documents show that an investor–state dispute settlement mechanism is being negotiated for the TPPA...A similar mechanism in another treaty enabled Philip Morris Asia to sue the Australian Government over plain tobacco packaging.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Mar 3, 2015 04:19
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GLANTZ: The SRNT meeting was great this year

Society for Nicotine and Tobacco Research meeting last week and it was one of the best meetings on tobacco control I ever attended. All the presentations I saw were intelligent and well-balanced and I learned a lot.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:15
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GLANTZ: ACS. Harvard, and NCI researchers conclude that smoking causes breast cancer: This is important to all women

It is time to actively integrate breast cancer into tobacco control efforts, particularly for the CDC and US Surgeon General to add breast cancer to the official list of disease smoking and secondhand smoke “causes.” This recognition will be particularl
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:13
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GLANTZ: Merchants of Doubt opening this week

It starts out with Big Tobacco (and me wearing a suit) talking about how the tobacco companies invented modern science denial... I've done a lot of media work over the years and this is one of the best things I've ever helped with.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:07
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[UK] So how can non-smokers like the BBC's Nick Robinson get lung cancer?

Bronchial carcinoid tumours are a form of cancer known as neuroendocrine tumours. ...10 to 20 per cent occur in the lungs... In fact, while smoking is by far the most common cause of the 43,000 cases of lung cancer each year, 14 per cent of people who dev
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2015 01:02
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[Oregon] Cigarettes DON'T keep you slim: Young women who smoke actually gain three times as much weight as non-smokers

Researchers at the Oregon Research Institute in the U.S. tracked 400 young women over two years. The smokers gained significantly more weight than non-smokers after taking into account weight at the start of the study, parental obesity, and other factors
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 23:45
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[North Carolina] Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors via the Internet

Minors are easily able to purchase e-cigarettes from the Internet because of an absence of age-verification measures used by Internet e-cigarette vendors. Federal law should require and enforce rigorous age verification for all e-cigarette sales as with t
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Mar 2, 2015 23:37
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