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[Asia] Cigarettes kill 50k Iranians each year: health official

Iranian Deputy Health Minister Ali Akbar Sayyari said on Sunday that each year 50,000 Iranians die by smoking related causes, IRNA reported. 5.3 million people are presently smoking cigarettes in Iran, Sayyari told a press conference.
Tehran Times
added Feb 1, 2015 16:57
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[Kazakhstan, USA] HEFLER: Tobacco industry confronted with child labour

every time a new report is published tobacco companies react with apparent surprise...industry is extremely monopolised, has a record of collusion and suppression of leaf prices, interferes with policy development and invests in NGOs such as ITGA, ECLT an
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2015 12:54
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[Asia, Taiwan] Trying to quit smoking? Avoid pretty women

Men are less likely to quit smoking when looking at attractive women, according to a new study which asked men to rate how appealing pictures of different women were. In an experiment, scientists from Taiwan asked 76 men to rate pictures of various wome
The Economic Times (India)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:44
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Effects of using electronic cigarettes on nicotine delivery and cardiovascular function in comparison with regular cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Use of e-cigs had no impact on the exhaled CO levels, whereas the Marlboro® cigarette significantly increased the exhaled CO more than 8 times above the baseline. In conclusion, e-cigs could be a less harmful alternative for tobacco users.
Science Direct
added Nov 28, 2014 21:51
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GLANTZ: Substantial evidence of e-cigarette use among never and former smokers (both adults and youth): That's not harm reduction

Lauren Dutra and I recently reviewed the evidence that a substantial and growing minority of youth using e-cigarettes have never smoked conventional cigarettes. There are several recent papers that show substantial e-cigarette use among never-smoking a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 11, 2014 15:59
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[Mid-east, Qatar, Saudi Arabia] Expert warns against smoking shisha

The warning came in a paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking Research by Dr. Tawfeeq Khoja, who is also the general director of the Riyadh based executive office of health ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (G
Arab News (sa)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:24
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Response to McNeill et al criticism of the report we prepared for WHO and subsequent review paper in Circulation on ecigs

a detailed response to the McNeill et al paper prepared by David W Bareham, which I reproduce in full below... I am a respiratory clinician with a great interest in this issue, and I would like to point out that, from the first, I DO refer people to the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:18
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Why Thousands Of Men Like JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Are Getting Throat Cancer

Traditionally, head and neck cancer patients were older men who smoke and drank heavily. The alcohol and tobacco damaged the cells in the throat, eventually leading to cancer. HPV-caused cancer is different. The men (and it’s still mostly men) who get
Forbes
added Jul 7, 2014 10:40
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Smokers slow to embrace routine use of electronic cigarettes

Sales of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. reached nearly $1.8 billion in 2013, but few of the smokers who tried the product have made the permanent switch from regular tobacco cigarettes, finds a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 8, 2014 16:32
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[East Timor] The country where nearly two-thirds of men smoke

nearly two-thirds of its men hooked on the habit. Why is one of South East Asia's poorest nations so addicted to tobacco? Tobacco is part of the fabric of East Timor - walking through the dark alleyways of market stalls, the air is sweet with the smell o
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2014 08:23
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