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Russia's recession is so bad it's changing people's smoking habits

"The decline in cigarette industry volume accelerated to 4.2% in the quarter resulting in a June year-to-date decrease of 6.5%. We now expect a full year decline towards the lower end of our 8% to 10% forecast range," said Jacek Olczak, CFO of Phillip Mo
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2015 16:09
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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HHS Releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

Four substances have been added ...cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke...ortho-Toluidine Known to be a human carcinogen... found in tobacco smoke
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Oct 3, 2014 02:00
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Adult tobacco use practice and its correlates in eastern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

There is paucity of data on the smoking habits of rural populations in developing countries.... Conclusion: Cigarette smoking is prevalent among the male rural town population in Ethiopia.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:31
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[Greece] Clinical Study on E Cigarettes by Greek Researchers Unveils DeltaScan.org

Greek Researchers reveals that E Cigarettes have no adverse effects on Cardiac Functions that Real Cigarettes has.
SBWire
added May 16, 2013 16:40
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[USA] Menthol Cigarettes, Race/Ethnicity and Biomarkers of Tobacco Use in US Adults: The 1999- 2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

current menthol cigarette use was associated with increased concentration of blood cadmium, an established carcinogen and highly toxic metal, but not with other biomarkers. Impact: These findings provide information regarding possible differences in expos
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 7, 2013 14:31
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40% Of Health Care Workers Still Smoke Cigarettes In China

Although 40 percent of male health workers smoked in 2010, the figure represented a decrease from previous years. Around 56 percent of male health care workers were smokers in 1984, 60 percent in 1996 and 57 percent in 2002. China is the largest tobacco
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2012 15:06
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[China] Tobacco consumption rises amid economic slowdown

Chinese smoked more cigarettes in the first half of this year, helping the tobacco industry's profits to climb rapidly despite the current economic slowdown, according to data from the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration on Wednesday.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 10:51
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How the American Cancer Society Fights Lung Cancer

takes a comprehensive approach to combatting lung cancer through funding research, providing information, and with services that help people with lung cancer and their families cope with the disease. The Society also takes an active role in fighting tobac
American Cancer Society
added Nov 18, 2014 11:14
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Biomarkers of Exposure among U.S. Cigar Smokers: An Analysis of 1999–2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Data

Conclusions: Cigar smokers have higher concentrations of several toxic and carcinogenic substances than nontobacco users. Impact: Our results are consistent with epidemiologic evidence demonstrating cigar smoking as a cause of disease and premature deat
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Nov 7, 2014 11:41
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