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[Asia, India] Tobacco epidemic is biggest tragedy in history of mankind: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

In his lecture on Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts organised by Public Garden Walkers Association here on Sunday, Dr Hakeem said, "Tobacco was a significant public health hazard and killing almost 7 million people a year. Out of the
United News of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:18
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[North Carolina] Tobacco control research drives expert to join Wake Forest Baptist cancer center

A focus on pursuing relevant and realistic tobacco-cessation initiatives has not only driven the research career of Eric Donny, but also it led him to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center this month to serve a professor of physiology and pharmacology in it
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 8, 2017 10:33
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Tobacco Addiction Influenced by Cigarette Nicotine Content

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, assessed the dose-dependent effects of cigarettes with reduced nicotine content on tobacco addiction, in vulnerable populations...showed that reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes decreased the reinforcing e
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:32
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RODU: E-cigarette Use Among US Adults: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes were used primarily by current smokers and recent former smokers. The main reasons for use center around perceptions that e-cigarettes are less harmful than cigarettes to users and others. Implications This study reports detailed information
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 10, 2017 20:28
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Systemic Toxicity of Smokeless Tobacco Products in Mice

Chronic exposure to snuff and snus suppresses circulating levels of EPCs, endothelial microparticles and immune cells, but increases plasma TNF- levels. These effects of smokeless tobacco products are attributable, at least in part, to nicotine.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2017 10:47
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Associations between Early Onset of E-Cigarette Use and Cigarette Smoking and Other Substance Use among U.S. Adolescents: A National Study

Early onset of e-cigarette use was significantly associated with increased odds of cigarette smoking and other substance use behaviors. E-cigarette use is often preceded by alcohol use, cigarette smoking, and marijuana use, suggesting that more long-term
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2017 10:46
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E-cigarette Use Among US Adults: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study-- Brad Rodu, DDS Nantaporn Plurphanswat, PhD

E-cigarettes were used primarily by current smokers and recent former smokers. The main reasons for use center around perceptions that e-cigarettes are less harmful than cigarettes to users and others. Implications This study reports detailed information
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2017 10:45
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GLANTZ: I hope former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin reverses his endorsement of PMI's foundation

The Cancer Letter just published several related stories about the fact that former ACS CEO John Seffrin enforsed PMI's new "Foundation for a Smoke-Free World" run by Derek Yach that is a transparent attempt to help promote PMI's iQOS "heat not burn" pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:27
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[Canada] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS OF FOUNDATION FOR A SMOKE-FREE WORLD, INC (PDF)

A. Independent Research Agenda: The goal of the Corporation is to promote and support significant scientific research that advances the field of tobacco harm reduction and reduces the public health burden of smoking-related diseases. The Corporation sh
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Oct 7, 2017 04:26
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