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Around 30% of Bulgarians are smokers

are active daily smokers, as seen in the Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic of the World Health Organisation released on the occasion of May 31 - World No Tobacco Day. According to the organisation, nearly 6 million people die from tobacco-related illn
Focus English News (bg)
added Jun 2, 2014 20:59
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[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke revealed in Elgin

SMOKERS will be able to see the invisible chemicals from second-hand smoke lingering in a room where there appears to be none, as a national tour visits Elgin tomorrow (Thursday).
The Northern Scot (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 12:01
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[Georgia] Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

Researchers from Boston University grew a batch of human bronchial cells in the presence of electronic cigarette vapor, Consumer Affairs reports. They had a second batch in presence of tobacco smoke. The two batches of cells showed similar patterns that c
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Apr 14, 2014 15:40
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[North Carolina] Tobacco companies respond to CDC report on e-cigarette poisionings

Jason Healy, the president of e-cigarette manufacturer Blu eCigs, told ABC News the report is part of “an ongoing attack on the e-cigs industry by various anti-smoking groups.” “The product is for adult smokers, and therefore the responsibility for chil
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 7, 2014 16:58
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[Canada, UK] Pot-smoking students 'perform better academically' than those who smoke tobacco

* Marijuana smokers achieve better grades than cigarette smokers * Teenagers who smoke tobacco are more likely to commit crime, say experts * It is thought as tobacco has become more stigmatised, fewer intelligent students have started smoking it
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 31, 2014 11:42
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Thirdhand Smoke Is Real—And Risky to Your Health

Indoor cigarette smoke combines with air pollutants to form compounds that might cause cancer—and that can linger for decades. In addition to cancer, thirdhand smoke could be responsible for asthma attacks and allergic reactions.
National Geographic
added Mar 21, 2014 16:49
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[Canada] Day 217: The variable views of Kenneth Mundt

Today was the second-last lap in the defendant's tag-team wrestling match against the conclusions of the plaintiff's expert epidemiologist (Jack Siemiatycki). This morning was the end of (epidemiologist) Kenneth Mundt's turn, and this afternoon statistic
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 19, 2014 12:48
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Free webinars in Population Health - #371 PROPEL Centre for Population Health Impact: Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2014 Edition: An overview and orientation

This Fireside Chat is in collaboration with the PROPEL Centre for Population Health Impact. Launched in January 2014, Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2014 Edition synthesizes and provides users with the latest available data from national
CHNET-Works! (University of Ottawa Population Health Improvement Research Network) (ca(
added Feb 25, 2014 12:45
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RODU: Tobacco harm reduction endorsed in New England Journal of Medicine

The authors of “Smoke, The Chief Killer – Strategies for Targeting Combustible Tobacco Use,” are Michael Fiore and Timothy Baker from the University of Wisconsin, and Steven Schroeder from the University of California-San Francisco. In the past, they st
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 23, 2014 17:09
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Measuring changes in the illicit cigarette market using government revenue data: the example of South Africa

Other than in 2010, there is no evidence that illicit trade is significantly undermining government revenue. Claims that illicit trade has consistently increased over the past 15 years, and has continued its sharp increase since 2010, are not supported.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 16, 2014 04:17
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