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U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping: Report

Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop in deaths from the disease, a new report shows. That means more than 2 million lives have been saved, the American Cancer Society statistic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2018 18:17
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[UK] Tobacco Giant's New Year's Resolution: 'Give Up Cigarettes'

"Incredulous" may best describe reactions from anti-smoking groups to an advertising campaign launched this week by tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) vowing to stop selling cigarettes. The full page ads, which first ran Tuesday in several
MedPage Today
added Jan 5, 2018 12:47
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There are more quitters than smokers in Ireland

The HSE’s latest Quit campaign has seen the publication of a new survey which shows that there are now over 1 million people in the country who’ve successfully quit smoking. The Healthy Ireland Survey found that about 22% of Irish adults are smokers, 18
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:42
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Cancer death rates continue to fall as more Americans quit smoking, new report reveals

Cancer death rates in the US continued to fall between 2014 and 2015, extending a 24 year decline, according to the latest figures from the American Cancer Society. The 1.7 percent decrease means that nearly 2.4 million fewer people died of the disease
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:39
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[Missouri] LETTER: Taxes on unhealthy products pay for their true price

I think George Will has it wrong about tobacco taxes in his column "We don’t need government to remind us that smoking kills"... I am still mad at Missouri for our low cigarette tax, which encourages young people to start smoking by making them affordabl
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 4, 2018 07:26
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GLANTZ: California Office of Traffic Safety running an ad glamorizing marijuana use

To avoid future embarrassments like this Governor Brown should require the California Department of Public Health, which includes the California Tobacco Control Program that knows how to do proper public education on addictive and dangerous products, to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:18
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[Kentucky] Teens using marijuana, vaping more than cigarettes

More American teenagers are using marijuana and vaping than are smoking cigarettes, but Kentucky teens use the three products about equally, according to national and state surveys of them. The national "Monitoring the Future" survey found that in 2017,
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jan 5, 2018 13:07
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Teen Use of Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products Increases Smoking Risk

Teens who used e-cigarettes, hookahs, cigars and smokeless tobacco products were twice as likely to begin smoking cigarettes within a year of use in a newly published analysis of data from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study.
MedPage Today
added Jan 4, 2018 17:46
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The Link Between E-Cigarette Design And Explosions

A 2017 U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report has linked e-cigarette product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. ... The results show that the dual-cylindrical construction of the e-cigarette product and batteries is
Law360
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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A Naturalistic, Randomized Pilot Trial of E-Cigarettes: Uptake, Exposure, and Behavioral Effects

Conclusions: Results suggest that cigarette smokers are willing to use ENDS with trends toward reduced cigarette smoking and positive changes in cessation-related behaviors.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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