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These Doctors Were Paid To Testify That Smoking Doesn't Cause Cancer

A Vocativ investigation reveals the six ear, nose and throat doctors mentioned...we list the doctors, with select excerpts...Willard Bill Fee Jr. / MIchael H. Bertino / Ellis L Webster / Dr. Trina Espinola / Merill A. Biel / Kim R. Jones
Vocativ
added Aug 4, 2015 09:50
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[Florida] Physicians testified for tobacco companies against plaintiffs with head, neck cancers

a small group of otolaryngologists have repeatedly testified, on behalf of the tobacco industry, that heavy smoking did not cause the cancer...The cases occurred between 2009 and 2014. One physician said he was paid $100,000 to testify in a single case
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Jul 17, 2015 11:12
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[Texas] UTSA research suggests ‘vaping’ may not be as risk-free as it appears

The researchers also worry that in addition to causing blood pressure spikes, prolonged vaping could lead to long-term cardiovascular problems, especially in people with undiagnosed hypertension.
University of Texas at San Antonio
added Jul 9, 2015 15:41
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[Fiji] Passive smokers a concern to the Ministry of Health

Fifty five percent of children 13 to 15 years old are reported to have adults smoking in their vicinity in a week. This was revealed by Minister for Health Jone Usamate after receiving the World No Tobacco Day Award today.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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The Blight of the Honey Bee

science of bee death is significantly more straightforward. There are two primary...culprits: the varroa mite...and pesticides themselves, especially a new class of “sublethal neonicotinoids,” which do not kill pests but turn them into cigarette fiends
New York Magazine
added Jun 21, 2015 17:01
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[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29
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[Canada] E-cigarettes more popular than tobacco among youth

More Canadian youth are choosing electronic cigarettes over their traditional tobacco counterpart, according to recently released government statistics. Among youth aged 15–19, 20% have tried vaping, compared to 11% who smoke tobacco, states the Canadian
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 5, 2015 16:47
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GLANTZ: ACS. Harvard, and NCI researchers conclude that smoking causes breast cancer: This is important to all women

It is time to actively integrate breast cancer into tobacco control efforts, particularly for the CDC and US Surgeon General to add breast cancer to the official list of disease smoking and secondhand smoke “causes.” This recognition will be particularl
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:13
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Number of Russian Smokers Down 17% Since 2013

"The level of compliance with the [smoking] bans remains high, exceeding 90 percent," Health Ministry spokesman Oleg Salagai said in comments carried by Interfax. He added that smoking scenes in the country's most popular television series have become a
Moscow Times (ru)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:30
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[Asia] Cigarettes kill 50k Iranians each year: health official

Iranian Deputy Health Minister Ali Akbar Sayyari said on Sunday that each year 50,000 Iranians die by smoking related causes, IRNA reported. 5.3 million people are presently smoking cigarettes in Iran, Sayyari told a press conference.
Tehran Times
added Feb 1, 2015 16:57
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