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Ninety percent of U.S. tobacco is GMO; hey smokers, you're smoking pesticide!

What is the TRUE driving force of the cigarette addiction? Could it possibly be that the 4,000-plus chemicals, which are comprised of pesticide and different super strength herbicides, cause a "hangover" which beckons for relief? GMO tobacco means that s
NaturalNews Network
added Jun 14, 2013 19:27
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[Asia] Pictorial Health Warnings on Cigarette Packages in Qatar: Preimplementation Awareness and Perceptions of Ever-Smokers Versus Never-Smokers

pictorial health warnings (PHWs) on cigarette packages were significantly associated with increased awareness ... These findings suggest the needs for increased awareness about the value of PHWs and call for further research to determine the effectiveness
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2013 11:48
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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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[India] The Endgame for Tobacco from September 10-12, 2013

The Conference is a call for collective resolution to fight tobacco through global cohesion and integration of tobacco control into broader health and development agendas for the achievement of our common health and development goals. With India making c
International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco (in)
added Apr 13, 2013 16:36
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Reducing smokers' exposure to cigarette smoke toxicants -- our first clinical study results

We have shown in our first clinical study of our novel prototype cigarettes that it is possible to reduce smokers' exposure to certain smoke toxicants. ... We have spent several decades researching the nature of tobacco smoke, identifying key toxicants
EurekAlert
added Mar 25, 2013 20:58
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[New York] More people are smoking e-cigarettes, but as a quitting tool, they may be all smoke and mirrors

Evidence suggests that heavy smokers who try e-cigarettes combine their use with regular cigarettes, potentially increasing their nicotine consumption, a leading researcher says.
New York Daily News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:53
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Clinical Notes: Users Deem E-Cigs Safer

Some 80% of individuals who reported using so-called electronic cigarettes in a large survey said the products are safer than traditional cigarettes.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2013 11:28
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Electronic Cigarettes: A New Nicotine Gateway?

What can be done to prevent e-cigarettes from becoming the newest gateway to addiction for millions of youth? Lessons from years of dealing with the tobacco industry and burden of tobacco in our society, especially our youth, should be heeded.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jan 21, 2013 12:40
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American Lung Association Releases "State of Tobacco Control 2013" Report January 16, 2013, at 5 a.m. (ET)

WHAT: The American Lung Association is releasing the results of its eleventh annual "State of Tobacco Control"report which tracks progress on key tobacco control policies at the federal and state level, assigning grades based on whether laws are adequate
PR Newswire
added Jan 7, 2013 17:02
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Teen Smoking Has Fallen Across Most of U.S.: Report

Overall youth smoking is now under 9 percent nationwide, with highest rates in Wyoming, lowest in Utah
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 21, 2012 15:40
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