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[Africa] Rwanda ranked least EAC country on death attributable to tobacco

Kigali: Research findings from the 2012 study indicate that, 7.5% of the Rwandan population are tobacco consumers a fact that ranks Rwanda the least tobacco consumer compared to other EAC countries ... The proportion of death attributable to tobacco vari
Rwanda News Agency (rw)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:39
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Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21
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[Canada] E-cigarette use slapped with growing provincial regulation

In Canada, however, there are no e-cigarettes with nicotine that are legally approved for sale. Electronic cigarettes that do not contain nicotine are legal and readily available, in many places to minors as well, as long as they make no health claim.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 6, 2015 15:01
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[Texas] E-Cigarettes may be hazardous to your health

Millions of Americans have used electronic cigarettes. Advocates say they're a safe and effective alternative to cigarettes, but as Susan McGinnis reports, the Food and Drug Administration says e-cigarettes may be hazardous to your health.
KYTX-TV - CBS19 & MYTX (Tyler, TX)
added Jul 7, 2012 17:51
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[Canada] White Rock residents' claim of discrimination of second-hand smoke dismissed

A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision has dismissed ... claimed the smoke at their subsidized White Rock residence had worsened their existing physical or mental disabilities ...Crescent Housing Society ... failed to reasonably accommodate their disabili
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 8, 2014 14:17
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[Europe, UK] Alert over electric cigarette hazard

The eHealth - Cigarette is currently subject to a European Safety Recall because the brand’s charger unit could give users an electric shock and overheat, while its labelling has also been ruled inadequate.
York Press (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 15:06
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[Florida] GUS: RJ Reynolds takes another hit. Updated with add'l info on the 9/15 diary about RJR.

So much for the decades of shoulder shrugging, "I din't no nuttin" persona put on by Big tobacco. They were not only keeping up on current research, they were investing millions of dollars not only into whether or not cigarettes were addictive and le
Daily Kos (blog)
added Sep 28, 2015 19:46
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[Canada] Cancer: Now available in strawberry

During National Non-Smoking Week 2015 the Canadian Cancer Society BC and Yukon is trying to get B.C.'s smoking rate from 13 per cent to nine. B.C. has Canada's lowest tobacco use rates but youth are still experimenting with flavoured tobacco.
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:08
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40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of 15 countries with the highest numbers of smokers in the world, and around 40,000 Vietnamese people die of smoking-caused diseases every year – or more than 100 people per day, the health ministry has warned.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:41
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Study finds cigarette alternatives may not be safer than cigarettes

UC Davis pulmonary physicians recently published a study concluding these replacements can be addictive gateways to cigarette smoking. The assessment — which focused on cigars, hookah, e-cigarettes and a Swedish smokeless tobacco called snus — provides ne
The California Aggie (UC Davis)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:09
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