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Even Outside, Harmful Smoke Spreads

A recent study in Environmental Health Perspectives found that nonsmokers who visited outdoor restaurants and bars where smoking was allowed had elevated levels of tobacco-related chemicals in the body compared with people at a smoke-free control site.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 14, 2012 07:42
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Serbia leader in the number of cigarettes smoked

“World Tobacco Atlas”, Serbia is leading convincingly in the number of cigarettes smoked during the year. A smoker from Serbia consumes 2.861 cigarettes per year. We can abandon the comparison that we are smoking like Turks, because smokers in Turkey smok
InSerbia (rs)
added Nov 6, 2014 15:33
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

progress has slowed... one in five U.S. adults (50 million persons) currently used any tobacco product every day or some day...Full implementation of comprehensive tobacco control programs at CDC-recommended funding levels, in conjunction with FDA regulat
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:29
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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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[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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E-cigarettes: No smoke, but fiery debate

"Many people use them as a bridge product" to avoid smoke-free laws — and as a result, they delay or avoid quitting, says David Abrams, executive director of the Shroeder Institute, operated by the anti-tobacco group Legacy. He co-authored a study in the
USA Today
added Aug 19, 2012 03:44
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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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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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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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