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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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[India] New survey shows health warnings have helped smokers quit

New evidence from a Government sponsored survey of tobacco use prevalent in north India has shown that health warnings helped a large majority of smokers in quitting the killer habit.
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 29, 2012 22:12
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[New York] Is Mayor Bloomberg’s Nanny State Already Saving Lives?

We hate to admit it but what if Mayor Bloomberg is right? The smoking ban, the bike lanes, the soda ban, the mass force-feeding of cruciferous veggies—all of it may already be making us healthier.
New York Observer
added Jun 21, 2012 08:57
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Smoking history not assessed in cancer trials, study finds

Cancer trials typically do not assess smoking history of participants even though studies have shown tobacco use has adverse effects on cancer treatments, researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Yale Cancer Center report in a study published in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 15, 2012 11:05
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[North Carolina] Duke To Add Tobacco Surcharge To Insurance

Employees who are smokers or tobacco users will pay $10 per month beginning in 2013
Duke University News Service
added Jun 6, 2012 08:16
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[Trinidad And Tobago] Women and smoking - an unhealthy mix

Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Aug 17, 2010 00:00
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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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Australia put cigarettes in standardized packs with graphic labels — and they’re working

Now, 49 percent of smokers support the new packaging -- as gruesome as it is -- compared with about 35 percent who oppose them. And more surprisingly, they were more likely to go from opposing the packaging to supporting it if they wanted to quit smokin
Washington Post
added Nov 12, 2014 18:21
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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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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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