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[Asia] Officials in India are really sick and tired of their country's tobacco habit

The Indian government is also locked in a battle with the country's enormous tobacco companies over new regulations that stipulate that cigarette packets must be 80 percent covered by health warnings. Besides a line or two about the negative consequences
Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2016 23:01
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FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

We conclude that FDA has not implemented the premarket review process in a manner that prioritises the protection of public health. In particular, FDA has (1) prioritised the review of premarket applications that allow for the introduction of new tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Apr 16, 2016 11:19
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Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2015

What are the implications for public health practice? Use of emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, is on the rise among middle and high school students; therefore, it is critical that comprehensive tobacco control and prevention strategies f
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 14, 2016 17:31
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Statement published on pairing smoking cessation with lung cancer screening

Researchers, including an associate professor from the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center, say smokers who go to a doctor to be screened for lung cancer should also be encouraged to quit smoking during their visit, according to a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 29, 2016 23:16
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Smoking remains Portugal's top killer

The report, “Portugal – Prevention and Control of Smoking in Numbers 2015”, from the General Health Department, atates that the latest numbers about deaths related with tobacco show that smoking was the number one cause of death in Portugal for both sexe
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:54
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Former cigarette smokers may still need lung cancer screening

They found that patients in the largest subgroup were those with a smoking history of 30 pack-years or more, had quit between 15 years and 30 years ago and were aged 55 to 80 years, according to the abstract. “We were surprised to find that the incidenc
Healio.com
added Feb 15, 2016 20:21
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PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF THE POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF MENTHOL VERSUS NONMENTHOL CIGARETTES (PDF)

These findings, combined with the evidence indicating that menthol’s cooling and anesthetic properties can reduce the harshness of cigarette smoke and the evidence indicating that menthol cigarettes are marketed as a smoother alternative to nonmenthol cig
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 18, 2016 05:17
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[India] Mizo people highest tobacco consumers in country

Mizoram has the highest rate of tobacco consumption in the country with a record of 67.2 per cent of its population using different kinds of tobacco products, Dr Jane R Ralte, Nodal Officer of Mizoram State Tobacco Control Society said, while quoting the
Assam Tribune (in)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:17
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The iFuse 'hybrid' cigarette combines e-cig technology with tobacco to improve the flavour of the vapour

According to Kingsley Wheaton, director of 'new technology' at the tobacco giant, hybrid cigarettes will be 'cleaner' than other cigarettes, warming tobacco instead of burning it. But he admitted health research is still in its early stages. 'On the basi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:16
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Acute Inhalational Lung Injury Related to the Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS)

This case illustrates an acute inhalational lung injury occuring in a patient using ENDS. The temporal relationship between his use of ENDS and development of respiratory illness is compatible with acute hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Chest
added Oct 21, 2015 12:06
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