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[Canada] Study indicates teens smoking marijuana more than tobacco

"We all know about the problems with cigarettes," said Orillia high school student Brayden, 17. "They're bad for your health, but the long-term effects of marijuana are way better." A new study by the University of Waterloo's Propel Centre for Populatio
Orillia Packet and Times (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State

The highest inbound cigarette smuggling rates are in New York (56.9 percent), Arizona (51.5 percent), New Mexico (48.1 percent), Washington (48 percent), and Wisconsin (34.6 percent). The highest outbound smuggling rates are in New Hampshire (24.2 percent
Tax Foundation
added Apr 20, 2017 23:49
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[Canada] Becoming tobacco-free is feasible, boosts safety in a mental health hospital

A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) showed positive changes in attitudes and a reduction in patient agitation after implementing a fully tobacco-free environment at Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospit
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:20
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Vaping and the Law / Comparing legislation across Canada (PDF)

Vaping is probably the most significant alternative to lethal cigarettes that we have seen in my third of a century of work to reduce smoking. It is consumer led, the technology is improving at the extraordinary rate we have come to associate with ele
Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 21:55
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] Health Department won't clarify anti-smoking initiative

A spokeswoman for the V.I. Health Department abruptly ended an interview about measures taken to enforce a smoking ban on Tuesday. Health Department spokeswoman Nykole Tyson hung up on The Daily News when she heard notes being taken during an interview
Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Canada, USA] US warnings debate under way

the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE), has issued a mild warning about the effectiveness of shocking warnings... Sontag said a study had ‘somehow calculated’ that packs with such pictures would be 60 times more likely to inspire smokers to quit th
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 21, 2016 22:46
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Philip Morris research on precursors to the modern e-cigarette since 1990

PM started developing a nicotine aerosol device in 1990...Conclusions Rather than a disruptive technology, PM developed e-cigarette technology to complement, not compete with, conventional cigarettes and evade tobacco control regulations.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2016 03:10
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[Taiwan] Study develops prediction model for lung cancer risk in never smokers

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a new personalized assessment tool that could better predict lung cancer risk in never, light and heavy smokers using a large Taiwanese prospective cohort study. By incorpora
ScienceDaily
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03
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Smoking a pack a day causes 150 mutations in every lung cell, research shows

researchers said the findings show a direct link between the number of cigarettes smoked in a lifetime and the number of mutations in the DNA of cancerous tumors. The highest mutation rates were seen in lung cancers, but tumors in other parts of the body
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2016 21:33
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[Canada] PMI asks the Supreme Court to "guide" provincial courts towards disclosing medical records

an Ontario case manager exhorted the provincial governments who have launched cost-recovery lawsuits against the tobacco companies to pool efforts... But what should happen when provincial courts make opposing decisions on similar issues? That is the ch
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:57
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