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[North Carolina] Jerome Vick honored with Tobacco Great award

Wilson County farmer Jerome Vick told about 250 tobacco farmers to “never give up.” Vick was presented with a prestigious Tobacco Great award Thursday at the 2017 Tobacco Day event held at the Johnston County Agricultural Center.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco tax to cover public healthcare deficit: Ministry

Finance Deputy Minister Mardiasmo has said the government would start setting aside revenues from the tobacco excise duty next year to fund the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan), which has suffered a deficit since the program kicked
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[UK] Tony Garrett, tobacco industry leader, 1918-2017

The chairman of Imperial who pioneered the group’s sponsorship of sports and arts...In early June 1977...launched Operation Berkshire.  Tony Garrett, who has died at the age of 99, hosted a secret summit of the world’s largest tobacco companies to formul
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:24
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Thirdhand Smoke: Your Skin Absorbs Nicotine from Air and Clothing

Nicotine from the air penetrates the skin and enters the bloodstream, and leaving it on your clothes or skin after exposure can be similar to inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke, according to a study published in November in the journal Indoor Air. But w
Inside Science (American Institute of Physics)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:21
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[California, Oklahoma] Butt in: Ask patients about nicotine use

students at 10 Los Angeles high schools were surveyed about their use of e-cigarettes... For more than a decade, Daniel Bintz, O.D., who practices in Elk City, Oklahoma, has been educating his patients about smoking's effect on their health. Like Dr. Bint
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[Canada] Nunavut's chief coroner reminds residents not to smoke cannabis around kids

Padma Suramala says it's the responsibility of her office to warn residents about dangerous practices. She says infants and young children exposed to second-hand smoke are sick more often than children who are not. They are at increased risk for pneumon
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:57
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Heat-not-burn cigarettes may still harm the heart, as FDA mulls approval

Tobacco control researcher Stanton Glantz, Ph.D., is publicly urging the FDA to deny Philip Morris’s application. He said a close reading of the company’s FDA application shows no detectable difference between the health effects of IQOS and regular cigar
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:11
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Primary School Children: A Survey in Dhaka, Bangladesh

What remains unknown is if children living in low-income countries are still exposed to SHS. Our study suggests that despite having a ban on smoking in public places, most primary school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh are still likely to be exposed to SHS.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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GLANTZ: PMI’s MRTP Application for IQOS Does Not Consider IQOS’s Appeal to Youth or Adolescents

PMI’s MRTP Application for IQOS Does Not Consider IQOS’s Appeal to Youth or Adolescents, or the Likelihood that Youth and Adolescents will Initiate Tobacco Use with IQOS or Use IQOS with Other Tobacco Products
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:50
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