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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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[New York] E-cigarettes Are Not Safe

Just when it appeared that many of our youth were deciding that cigarette smoking was not a good idea, a new form ... SAFE, Inc. is committed to educating Glen Cove youth and their parents regarding this new form of smoking and will continue to partner
Anton Newspapers
added Sep 23, 2013 04:45
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[Texas] Coffee & Cigarettes? Not at Starbucks, Even E-Cigarettes Banned

If you've ever passed by the Smoke Smart kiosk at La Palmera Mall, you may think you see cigarette smoke, but it's actually vaporized nitrogen. They sell E-cigarettes, and at more than $100 a piece, they're selling a lot of them. "We're selling 5-6 a da
KRIS Channel 6 (Corpus Christi, TX)
added Aug 15, 2013 10:29
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Peering through the mist: What does the chemistry of contaminants in electronic cigarettes tell us about health risks? (PDF)

an analysis of current state of knowledge about chemistry of liquids and aerosols associated with electronic cigarettes indicates that there is no evidence that vaping produces inhalable exposures to contaminants of the aerosol that would warrant health
Drexel University School of Public Health
added Aug 9, 2013 01:49
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New Legal Synthetic Drug Epidemic Sweeps Smoke Shops Among Young Adults

known as "Blue Blossoms." Available at most smoke and head shops, this synthetic liquid when smoked through an electronic cigarette (e-cigarettes) creates psychological effects similar to marijuana, Spice/K2, and even ecstasy.
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2013 06:01
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[Utah] Are e-cigarettes really safe?

“Patients have come in and say, ‘Gee, I’ve tried this new form of cigarette. It’s great. I’m smoking a non-toxic form of cigarette,’” said Dr. Neil Schachter, a lung doctor in New York, in an interview with CBS News. “I say to them ... ’I don’t know if t
Deseret News
added Jul 28, 2013 21:12
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