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Smoking remains Portugal's top killer

The report, “Portugal – Prevention and Control of Smoking in Numbers 2015”, from the General Health Department, atates that the latest numbers about deaths related with tobacco show that smoking was the number one cause of death in Portugal for both sexe
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:54
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PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF THE POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF MENTHOL VERSUS NONMENTHOL CIGARETTES (PDF)

These findings, combined with the evidence indicating that menthol’s cooling and anesthetic properties can reduce the harshness of cigarette smoke and the evidence indicating that menthol cigarettes are marketed as a smoother alternative to nonmenthol cig
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 18, 2016 05:17
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The iFuse 'hybrid' cigarette combines e-cig technology with tobacco to improve the flavour of the vapour

According to Kingsley Wheaton, director of 'new technology' at the tobacco giant, hybrid cigarettes will be 'cleaner' than other cigarettes, warming tobacco instead of burning it. But he admitted health research is still in its early stages. 'On the basi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:16
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[Iceland] Denmark: Almost 1 in 2 upper-secondary students smoke

46% of Danish upper-secondary students smoke either daily or occasionally, according to a new survey by the State Institute of Public Health (SIPH), with the numbers revealing a huge increase in young smokers over the past two decades.
Icenews (is)
added Sep 23, 2015 19:42
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[Africa, South Africa] First e-cigarette ad flights in SA on TV, in cinemas and online

On Monday night, South Africa’s first e-cigarette ad was flighted in the first part of a campaign that will see Twisp ads on television, in cinemas and online. “Twisp is aimed at adults and, as such, all adverts will appear in suitable programmes after t
TheMediaOnline (za)
added Sep 15, 2015 16:27
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The tobacco endgame: a qualitative review and synthesis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tobacco control endgame discourse is relatively new; the term ‘endgame’ can include models first proposed before the term itself was widely adopted. We identified and synthesised the literature on tobacco control endgames from multiple nations. The
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2015 16:51
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[Fiji] Passive smokers a concern to the Ministry of Health

Fifty five percent of children 13 to 15 years old are reported to have adults smoking in their vicinity in a week. This was revealed by Minister for Health Jone Usamate after receiving the World No Tobacco Day Award today.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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[Canada] Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study

"E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular among Canadians," study author David Hammond..."Now one in five youth will try vaping before graduating high school." More than 2.5 million Canadians have tried e-cig
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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Lorillard's Landscape Is Changing

Researchers in Japan have just found that some e-cigarettes are 10 times as carcinogenic as traditional cigarettes. Lorillard’s e-cigarettes sales in the third quarter of 2014 declined by almost 40%. The current merger deal with Reynolds American will gi
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jan 12, 2015 13:45
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[Africa] 2.5 million adults in Kenya use tobacco - study

11.6 per cent of the adult population either smokes or uses smokeless ... The findings were released yesterday at Laico Regency by the ministry of Health in conjunction with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. While majority of males prefer smoked t
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:15
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