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[Asia-pacific, Macau] KPMG FULL SMOKING BAN REPORT RELEASED

The report, entitled “Impact of Proposed Changes in Smoking Policy in Casinos in Macau,” has projected a 16 percent reduction in GDP and a 20 percent drop in total fiscal receipts if the smoking ban is enacted. The international audit firm study was commi
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:46
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Majority of Young Tobacco Users Tried a Flavored Product First

Among those reporting that the first product they used was flavored were 89 percent of hookah users, 81 percent of e-cigarette users, 65 percent of cigar users and 50 percent of cigarette smokers.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Nov 12, 2015 14:43
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Alternative Tobacco Products as a Second Front in the War on Tobacco

Water pipe tobacco smoking and the use of snus independently predicted the onset of cigarette smoking and current cigarette smoking at follow-up. Comprehensive Food and Drug Administration regulation of these tobacco products may limit their appeal to you
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Oct 13, 2015 18:06
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Passive smoking

A WHO inquiry, conducted after the release of the tobacco-industry documents, found that this controversy was generated by the tobacco industry as part of its larger campaign to cut the WHO's budget, distort the results of scientific studies on passive sm
Wikipedia
added Aug 6, 2015 13:21
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[California] New Study Claims E-Cigarette Vapor No More Dangerous Than Air

“Decades ago, the tobacco industry tried to fool us into believing that filtered cigarettes were a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, and now they’re making the same claims about e-cigarettes,” said Leno. He went on to claim that the tobacc
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jul 18, 2015 14:22
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[Canada] Smokers who also use E-Cigarettes still smoke on average 13 cigarettes per day

This survey of almost 2,000 smokers, sponsored by Pfizer Canada, found that most dual-users (78%) were considering quitting smoking tobacco cigarettes, and almost half (49%) believe e-cigarettes helped them cut back. But the survey found that dual-users
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:32
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[Korea - South] Popularity of e-cigarettes is lighting up Korea

Demand for e-cigarettes has shot up since the government raised the tobacco tax by 2,000 won at the beginning of the year, translating to an increase of about 80 percent. However, electronic cigarettes have ignited a firestorm of controversy over how s
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:09
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[Canada, USA] Global Cancer Diagnostics Grants First International License for The Lung Cancer Test™ to Bertech Pharma Ltd.

The Lung Cancer Test™ is recommended for annual screening for Lung Cancer in current and former smokers. The Test has been clinically proven to detect Lung Cancer in its early stages. With early detection comes early treatment and higher survival rates.
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2015 08:50
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[Tanzania] Tobacco consumption affects food budget - Study

Prof Asmerom Kidane said that implementing the World Health Organisation (WHO) framework on tobacco control would help reduce the impact of cigarette and tobacco smoking on food poverty. “The report hypothesizes that the majority of smokers belong to a
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:23
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GLANTZ: Lorillard finds that ecigs a little bit less bad for cardiovascular system than Marlboros

"Effects of using electronic cigarettes on nicotine delivery and cardiovascular function in comparison with regular cigarettes," in the industry-friendly journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology in which they compared several models of Lorillard's
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 21:50
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