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Cigarette Smokers Die Early: 4 Disturbing Facts

Recent findings published in the journal BMC Medicine show that close to two-thirds of smokers will die early from a cigarette-triggered illness, despite excessive warnings about the dangers of smoking. The study is based on data from more than 200,000 in
ScienceWorldReport
added Feb 27, 2015 17:21
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[Indiana] BOEN: Increase in 'vaping' raising health concerns

“E-cigarettes are not completely free of carcinogens and toxins,” Ghanem said, but because e-liquid manufacturers do not have to list all the substances in the liquids, the jury is still out on what harms they may hold. As what eventually occurred with c
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Feb 27, 2015 16:42
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Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine

The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. It's a preliminary finding, but it highlights some key questions as health officials assess electronic cigarette
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2015 16:37
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reply to speech by Senator John Madigan (PDF)

On the evening of June 17, 2014 Senator John Madigan spoke at length in the Senate, in a speech entirely focused on me. ... On April 15, 2014 I commenced legal action for defamation against Senator Madigan, following public remarks he made about me on th
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:35
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[UK] Cancer charity plea on smoking rate

Half a million children in the UK will have their lives cut short by tobacco unless more is done to reduce smoking rates, a report has claimed....The charity made the claim as it renewed a call for MPs to back the introduction of plain, standardised toba
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:10
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CHAPMAN: Smoking: new Australian data to die (or live) for

We can now say with confidence that up to two-thirds of smokers will die from their smoking, on average ten years early. Stopping smoking before age 45 appears to eliminate most of this risk. Only about one in ten smokers do not regret having started,
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 14:08
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TFK working with legislators to get spit tobacco out of baseball

Today Tobacco Free Kids launched its "Knock Tobacco Out of the Park" campaign to get spit tobacco out of Major League Baseball.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:53
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[California] Our Annual free Tobacco Documents Workshop for advocates, journalists, and regular people will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015

This one day event is to introduce advoactes, students, health professionals, journalists and anyone else is interested in how to use tobacco industry documents in their work. The workshop is at the UCSF Library at 530 Parnassus in San Francisco.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:52
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Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campus tobacco policies are working in California, with high compliance, less secondhand smoke exposure, and lower intentions to smoke on campus. With each successively stronger tobacco policy, fewer students report exposure to secondhand smoke and havin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:51
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1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

High levels of nicotine were found in the hair of many children with premature birth-related lung disease whose parents claimed not to smoke, a new study finds. The lung disease bronchopulmonary dysplasia often occurs in children who were born prematurel
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 27, 2015 13:41
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