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Tobacco Products Sold by Internet Vendors Following Restrictions on Flavors and “Light” Descriptors

Noncompliance with the ban on characterizing flavors and restriction on misleading descriptors has been high, especially among international vendors. Many vendors appear to be circumventing the intent of the flavors ban by selling unbanned flavored cigars
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 19, 2014 12:59
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scottish referendum: Glasgow No supporters celebrate with cheers at dawn

"I think there was a big silent No vote," said one man in his 20s. "... it was won by people who were concerned for their pension, the NHS and the overall welfare not just of Scotland but the wider United Kingdom."
BBC Online
added Sep 19, 2014 12:18
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[UK] Higher 'sin taxes' would punish poor Brits, Labour warned ($$)

LABOUR was warned last night that hiking tax on booze and cigarettes to help fund the NHS would punish the poorest Brits.
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:12
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[UK] Labour considers staking all on saving the NHS

Extra spending and raising profile of service could form key plank of 2015 election strategy
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:10
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[Malaysia] Is Asia too slow when it comes to fighting the tobacco epidemic?

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health epidemic. Researchers say inadequate public awarene
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:02
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[Sweden] Salt and smoking may interact to raise rheumatoid arthritis risk

Eating a diet high in salt may increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis among smokers, according to a large study from Sweden. Researchers set out to see if a salty diet might be linked to the onset of RA, but found a connection only among smokers – w
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2014 18:34
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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Smoking And Schizophrenia Associated With Alterations In Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is linked with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking, according to a new study. The study found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. The study fur
Counsel & Heal
added Sep 18, 2014 18:27
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CVS Health Finds Benefit in Banning Cigarettes From Pharmacies

After the policies were implemented, the average number of unique tobacco customers decreased by 13.29%, CVS Health found. After controlling for baseline rates of smoking over time, the number of unique patients purchasing cigarettes decreased by 5.5% fo
Pharmacy Times
added Sep 18, 2014 17:58
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[Missouri] ROSS: Gov. Nixon’s e-cigarette veto: harming smokers, not protecting kids

predicted that electronic devices will outstrip deadly combustible cigarettes within a decade or so — IF government tax collectors and nanny-state regulators will get out of the way. This technology should be a public health miracle.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:24
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