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Study Suggests Link Between Smoking, Increased Risk of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Smoking appears to be associated with an increased risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer, according to a report of a meta-analysis and review of available medical literature published Online First by Archives of Dermatology
JAMA/Archives Media Relations
added Jun 19, 2012 04:59
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Raising the Excise Tax on Cigarettes: Effects on Health and the Federal Budget

By themselves, the effects of improvements in health (including greater longevity) on revenues and outlays would have the net result of reducing deficits for roughly the next 50 years (see figure below). After that, however, the increase in spending (spur
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
added Jun 16, 2012 08:43
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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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Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06
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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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Are E-Cigarettes a Boon or a Menace?

A new study says they may aid folks who want to quit smoking. But doctors fear there's a darker side to the electronic devices.
National Geographic
added Sep 16, 2013 11:27
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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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[Brazil] Plain packaging reduces the appeal of smoking

Central's open access journal BMC Public Health provides a report on the appeal of plain cigarette packs, compared to branded packs, among women in Brazil, and finds that plain packs reduce the appeal of their contents.
EurekAlert
added Sep 4, 2012 08:30
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