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Electronic Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes may contain ingredients that are known to be toxic to humans. Because clinical studies about the safety of e-cigarettes have not been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), you have no way of knowing:
BeTobaccoFree.gov (DHHS)
added Nov 19, 2012 15:37
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Tobacco Facts and Figures

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. It causes many different cancers as well as chronic lung diseases such as emphysema and bronchitis, heart disease, pregnancy-related problems, and many other serious h
BeTobaccoFree.gov (DHHS)
added Nov 19, 2012 15:36
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Trends in the prevalence of smoking in Portugal: a systematic review

Conclusions This study provides robust evidence to place Portuguese women at stage II and men at the later stages of the tobacco epidemic.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:23
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2011

19.0% of adults smoked cigarettes in 2011 and no statistically significant change in current adult smoking prevalence occurred from 2010 (19.3%) to 2011 (19.0%). Among daily smokers, the proportion who smoked ≥30 cigarettes per day (CPD) declined signific
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2012 11:04
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[Argentina, Delaware] Tobacco Class Action

Dozens of Argentinean tobacco workers claim their children suffered birth defects because Altria and other Big Tobacco companies sprayed their crops with toxic chemicals made by Monsanto, in Superior Court.
Courthouse News
added Oct 29, 2012 14:15
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Highlights from the American Journal of Public Health: November 2012 issue

1) Secondhand smoke exposure is attributable to health and economic burden . . . 3) Tobacco use patterns differ across U.S. states and subpopulations
Newswise
added Sep 20, 2012 17:45
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A cross-sectional analysis of how young adults perceive tobacco brands: implications for FCTC signatories

Given this evidence, signatories should see plain packaging policies as a priority consistent with their FCTC obligations to eliminate all tobacco advertising and promotion.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:12
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[Qatar] More teenagers taking to chewing tobacco: Experts

Use of smokeless (chewing) tobacco is increasing in Qatar - especially among school-going teenagers, health and education experts were quoted saying by Al Sharq on Tuesday.
The Peninsula (qa)
added Sep 7, 2012 12:14
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[Asia-pacific, East Timor, Thailand] Butting out: how some countries are starting to put their health first

In 1991, 60 per cent of men in Thailand were smokers. Since then, the country has introduced some of south-east Asia's toughest smoking laws, with significant success. They include tax increases on cigarettes, advertising bans, anti-smoking campaigns, cle
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:37
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[Asia-pacific] In Indonesia, Big Tobacco hasn't got a worry

health experts warn of a humanitarian disaster looming in poorer countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. ''They [cigarette companies] are just wilfully imposing a pandemic on developing countries,'' says Professor Mike Daube
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:29
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