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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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Armenia has fourth highest smoking prevalence in world: mass media

East Timor tops the list, followed by Indonesia and Kiribati. Papua-New Guinea is the fifth. The twin Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda are bottom at 5%. The total number of smokers is growing edging close to one billion, global figures reveal.
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Jan 8, 2014 06:54
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KABAT: The Passive Smoking Issue Is A Rorschach Test For The Ability To Think Scientifically

One analytical chemist who wrote the foremost textbook on the composition of, and exposure to, passive smoking used to end his lectures with the words: “If you like to get verbally abused, study ETS and publish politically incorrect scientific findings.”
Forbes
added Dec 21, 2013 13:00
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[Cambodia] Higher tax, healthier kids: study

The World Bank report, which was released on November 20 and titled Risking Your Health, claims nearly 50 per cent of all Cambodians under the age of 15 are “exposed” to second-hand smoke. Cambodia was listed ninth among countries surveyed with the high
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Nov 26, 2013 23:27
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[USA] EDITORIAL: Europe Cracks Down on Tobacco

More than 700,000 Europeans and more than 440,000 Americans die from smoking-related illnesses every year. Lawmakers in Europe have taken some important steps; United States regulators should do the same.
New York Times
added Oct 17, 2013 02:14
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FLAVOURED TOBACCO USE AMONG CANADIAN YOUTH: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA’S 2010/2011 YOUTH SMOKING SURVEY ($$)

Of particular interest for this report are questions asked on the YSS questionnaire that determine tobacco usage in the last 30 days. Table 2 indicates the specific wording of items used in the subsequent analyses.
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Oct 7, 2013 11:26
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