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[Canada] VIDEO: New study shows costs of smoking on health-care system

The University of Manitoba says the province spends an additional $244 million on health care for smokers per year. The study compared two similar groups of people. One group that smoked and one that did not.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 20:54
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[Canada] Cigarettes with lower levels of nicotine 'do NOT lead to increased smoking intensity' to satisfy cravings

He said: 'Our study suggests that smokers are unable or unwilling to compensate when there is markedly less nicotine in the cigarette and when the experience of smoking is far less rewarding. 'Our study may help regulators anticipate the possible conseq
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:36
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[Canada] Heart Institute's 'Ottawa Model' to stop smoking taking off worldwide

In 2002, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute created the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation — a program that helps people quit smoking by changing how doctors approach the issue. "Our immediate goal is not to help smokers quit — it's actually to he
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 14:32
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[Canada, USA] Toronto: ‘Merchants of Doubt’ Director Exposes Energy and Tobacco Lobby

pulls back the curtain on the illusionists deployed by oil, gas and tobacco companies to use pseudo-science and spin to create an alternate reality in which cigarettes and gas guzzlers are our friends... a mordantly funny indictment of this army of well-h
Variety
added Sep 10, 2014 17:05
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[Canada] Active cigarette smoking and risk of breast cancer.

These results strongly support a role for cigarette smoking in breast cancer etiology and emphasize the importance of timing of this exposure.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 10, 2015 11:10
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[Australia, Canada, New York] Graphic labels are seen as key to anti-smoking campaign

International cigarette advertising research has shown that “smokers have misperceptions about their products,” Bansal-Travers said, “and colors and labels on packs communicate misperceptions to smokers. Graphic warning labels are a cost-effective and ve
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 16, 2014 18:29
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FDA tobacco chief says health community grappling with idea that some products are less risky

Changes in the marketplace have forced the public health community to wrestle with the idea that some tobacco products may pose less of a health risk than others, the new head of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco control efforts told an industry
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2013 14:23
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[Canada] Hookah smoking called worse than tobacco as St. John's lounge opens

The Canadian Cancer Society is concerned that smoking shisha in the first hookah lounge in St. John's will hurt patrons more than if they smoked cigarettes. Aladdin's Hookah Lounge, which opened on Water Street in downtown St. John's on Thursday, serves
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:00
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[Canada] Tobacco-free e-cigarettes are a healthier choice for smokers, right? No, life-insurance companies say

When the Toronto resident went to buy life insurance after being tobacco-free for a year, however, he discovered the insurance industry was not so impressed. Underwriters are insisting that e-cigarette “vapers” like him pay smokers’ premiums that can be
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:33
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[Malaysia] E-cigarettes popularity alarming

MOREwomen and students are turning to electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes which pose a worse health hazard than regular cigarettes, warns the Consumer Association of Penang (CAP)
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:50
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