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ROWLAND: CDC research debunks claims that e-cig vapor contains toxic formaldehyde

According to the nation’s top public health agency, e-cig vapors contains no more formaldehyde than the normal, everyday air found in the average American home....not the first group of reputable scientists to actually prove the bogus paper from 2015 to b
VAPES.COM
added Aug 10, 2018 16:42
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[Europe, USA] When social policy saves lives: Analysing trends in mortality inequality in the US and France

since information about the dangers of smoking eventually reached all parts of society and smoking rates are low across the entire socioeconomic spectrum in younger cohorts, it is likely that old age mortality gaps due to smoking-related causes will decre
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:53
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Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

After publication of the 1988 Surgeon General’s report on nicotine addiction, tobacco companies (particularly RJ Reynolds) intensified efforts to promote the benefits of nicotine while downplaying its addictiveness and health risks.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:02
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be accelerated, and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:01
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Distributional health and financial benefits of increased tobacco taxes in Colombia: results from a modelling study

The tobacco tax increase passed by Colombia has substantial implications for the country’s population health and financial well-being, with large benefits likely to accrue to the two poorest quintiles of the population.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 22:55
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over ¥2 trillion

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry says, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses. Of the losses, smokers' medical fees added up to 1.26
Japan Today
added Aug 9, 2018 15:32
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[Ireland] Casual smokers ‘dangerously unaware’ of the health risks

People who smoke only a few cigarettes a week are more at risk of developing cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, fertility problems and other health problems compared with non-smokers, a report suggests. A group of doctors said occasional smoking, whic
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 9, 2018 15:21
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Health ministry: No reduction of special consumption tax on cigarettes

Any expectation that the special consumption tax on cigarettes will be reduced has been stumped by the Ministry of Health, which has said that it was not going to happen anytime soon. The leading marketer and distributor of cigarettes and tobacco produc
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:16
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Respiratory Symptoms and ED Use in Non-Smoking Teens with Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure

more likely to experience shortness of breath, difficulty exercising or wheeze after exercise, or even a dry cough at night. Increased duration of exposure, especially in the home, was associated with worse symptoms. The teens exposed to secondhand smoke
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Aug 9, 2018 16:39
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[Minnesota] Cancer-causing chemical formed in e-cigarette users

found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) – a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer – the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes. The study
Insight News (Minneapolis, MN)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:04
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