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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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Smoking during pregnancy linked to cerebral palsy, animal studies show

Scientists investigating the underlying mechanism causing cell death and damage have confirmed links between maternal smoking and cerebral palsy, the most common physical disability in childhood.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:18
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SIEGEL: My Response to an Invitation to Consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Since Philip Morris International (PMI) continues to aggressively market cigarettes internationally and to aggressively fight public health efforts to reduce tobacco use, this is just not a project that I can participate in as a public health practitioner
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:35
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[UK] 'A love story shattered': Devoted father who has never smoked battles terminal lung cancer as his devastated partner reveals he 'doesn't want to know' how long he has left

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:03
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[Latin America] Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile

may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase the burden that the rest of society must bear for the increased healthcare that they require because of tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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What Impact Will Self-Critical Ads Have on Tobacco Stocks?

the FDA's role to lower cigarette consumption is worth praising, keeping in view the rising deaths due to smoking. The latest initiative to provide statements against smoking is a significant step and is expected to have a great impact on consumers. Compa
NASDAQ
added Oct 7, 2017 03:17
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Banning e-cigarette flavors could boost cigarette sales

John Buckell of Yale University and his team surveyed 2,031 adult American smokers and recent quitters about their preferences. Their findings present the net impact of different policy proposals, such as banning e-cigarette flavors, banning menthol ciga
Journalist's Resource (Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center and the Carnegie-Knight Initiative)
added Oct 6, 2017 16:15
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[Australia, Japan] NEWS AND CONFERENCES / SSPT 2017 - CORESTA

Some of British American Tobacco’s top scientists are on their way to the Joint Meeting of the Smoke Science & Product Technology (SSPT) Study Groups for CORESTA in Kitzbuhel, Austria for the 8th-12th October to present some of our latest research and th
BAT Science.com
added Oct 6, 2017 15:46
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Phase III Study using 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Research Cigarettes Demonstrates Immediate Reduction to Very Low Nicotine is Most Likely to Lead to Less Harm

22nd Century’s proprietary SPECTRUM® research cigarettes facilitate independent studies on nicotine reduction strategies. The FDA plans to mandate lower nicotine – at non-addictive levels – in all cigarettes sold in the United States. (Photo: Business Wi
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2017 15:44
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