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BROKEN PROMISES TO OUR CHILDREN / A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 20 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:27
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New Report: 20 Years After Tobacco Settlement, States Still Shortchanging Prevention Programs That Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

States Challenged to Close Big Gaps in Who Still Smokes, Confront Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2018 15:24
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[Australia] Lung cancer mortality rates set to decline

Lung cancer mortality rates in Australia will continue to fall in the next quarter-century, possibly as a result of tobacco control regulations from the early 1990s, research has found.Led by Cancer Council NSW researchers, and published in the journal Lu
The New Daily (au)
added Dec 14, 2018 05:37
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[Australia] Vape laws in SA based on 'ideology rather than science', but e-cigarette debate far from settled

Is Australia missing out? E-cigarettes have been endorsed in England, Scotland and New Zealand, but public health experts in Australia say there isn't enough evidence to show vaping is safe. How do e-cigarettes work?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 14, 2018 02:37
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Low-income, rural kids at greater risk of smoke exposure

Researchers found that about 15% of children had levels of a byproduct formed when the body breaks down nicotine that was similar to adult smokers
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 14, 2018 14:14
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[California] ‘Thirdhand smoke’ can be embedded in furniture, fabrics, SDSU research says

A new San Diego State study shows tobacco smoke can embed traces of toxins into furniture and fabrics. SDSU Department of Psychology Chairman Georg E. Matt led the study that investigated concentrations of residual nicotine in the air and in traces left o
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Dec 14, 2018 05:33
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[Ireland] Mum, 42, eats eight used FAG BUTTS every night due to Pica eating disorder – and says she can’t stop

Karen – who smokes between 60 and 80 cigarettes a day – realised it wasn’t a one off craving but a full-blown addiction,. Ashamed of her bizarre habit, Karen, who has been blind since suffering meningitis when she was 12, kept it from her p
Irish Sun (ie)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tax on tobacco will help fund universal health care — Pacquiao

Senator Manny Pacquiao renewed his call for the passage of a bill which seeks to raise the excise tax on tobacco products. Senate Bill 1599, filed by Pacquiao, seeks to raise the cigarette excise tax to P60 per pack. ADVERTISEMENT googletag.cmd.push(funct
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:24
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Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Found in E-Cig Liquids

The two HelloCig e-liquids contain tadalafil and sildenafil, the main ingredients in two of the most popular male enhancement drugs (Cialis and Viagra) on the market, according to the FDA, CNN reported. Lab tests found both sildenafil and tadalafil in E-C
WebMD
added Dec 13, 2018 04:17
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[Asia, Pakistan] 60pc pictorial health warning to be printed on cigarette packs

Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) is in the process of notifying 60percent pictorial health warning on cigarette packs which will be implemented next year, said parliamentary secretary for health
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 12, 2018 17:00
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