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[Louisiana] Bits of cigarettes and other plastic found in every sea turtle tested in new study: report

“This study provides more evidence that we all need to help reduce the amount of plastic waste released to our seas and maintain clean, healthy and productive oceans for future generations,” lead researcher Pennie Lindeque told CNN. While the study didn
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 12, 2018 16:25
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[District of Columbia] Meetings: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

(FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee...The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Februa
Federal Register
added Dec 11, 2018 04:31
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Health Experts Warn that Electronic Cigarette Smoking Among Teens is Surging in Kentucky, Elsewhere

Kentucky Youth Advocates and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky held a statewide briefing on Monday in several cities aimed at increasing awareness of the dangers of electronic cigarettes. One of the attendees at the Bowling Green location was Rich
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:48
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Survey indicates differences in Virginia smoking rates by region, income and education

About 14 percent of Virginia adults are current cigarette smokers, but smoking rates differ significantly in various regions of the state and based on income and education, according to a survey.Rates of adults having used electronic nicotine delivery dev
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Dec 10, 2018 23:07
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Graphic warning labels cancel out cigarettes' appeal to young peoplew/Photo

suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. The labels - which contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips - also cancel out the effect of ads that prompt c
News-Medical.net
added Dec 10, 2018 15:00
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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline By

A state-administered survey of Utah youth in eighth grade, 10th grade and 12th grade, carried out in 2017, found that 23.1 percent of respondents reported they had tried an electronic cigarette — slightly higher than the proportion who said they had ever
Deseret News
added Dec 12, 2018 16:16
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[Australia, Philippines] Death rates from cancer will fall in Australasian countries and Russia in 2018

However, a greater proportion of the population will die in Russia from the disease than in any of the other countries, mainly because of the large numbers of men who still smoke.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:56
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LIEBERMAN: Thinking About Health: Government trying to regulate tobacco products

It’s unlikely the power of the tobacco industry has diminished since Kessler left office in 1997. And therein lies a cautionary tale for current FDA regulators who are tiptoeing ever so carefully through the regulatory mine field surrounding big tobacco.
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Dec 10, 2018 19:07
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax increase vital step to better health

Now it's time for those who concur with the message of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana to push for solutions. Job One should be increasing the tax on cigarette purchases.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2018 04:41
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Virginia Health Officials Release Adult Tobacco Use Survey Results

, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Tobacco Control Program (TCP) launched the first Virginia Adult Tobacco Survey (VATS) to guide the state’s tobacco control activities.VATS assessed tobacco use as well as attitudes and opinions on tobacco such as
WVIR-TV NBC29
added Dec 10, 2018 17:03
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