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More Americans are trying e-cigarettes - but fewer are taking it up as a long-term habit, new figures show

Adults who said they have tried vaping at least once reached just over 15 percent in 2016, versus 12.6 percent in 2014. That means an estimated 33 million...Bao warns it could mean more non-smokers may be exposing themselves to nicotine, while fewer smoke
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2018 22:01
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The Child Labor in Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Fields

HRW researcher Margaret Wurth tells The Nation that “if authorities want tobacco to be central to the economy, to be a pillar of the country’s economic recovery, they need to make sure that the workers and the small-scale farmers sustaining the industry
The Nation
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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Big Tobacco in the Big Apple: How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry…and Anti-Smoking Activism

Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added May 15, 2018 16:19
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WADE: What anti-smoking advocates can learn from the opioid crisis

policymakers must adopt the most effective strategies to protect our populace from the most dangerous outcomes of tobacco use. As such, harm-reduction approaches to smoking offer a promising option to explore.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 15, 2018 15:42
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How an injection to thin the blood can also help you breathe more easily

A blood thinner normally injected into patients at risk of clots can help ease chronic lung diseases when it’s inhaled. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth found that heparin, a drug that has been around for more than 100 years, significantly im
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:29
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How healthy is YOUR city? Study reveals Oklahoma City has the worst nutrition and disease rates - and Arlington, Virginia is the healthiest place in America

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was named as the unhealthiest city in the US. In its 2018 American Fitness Index, the Cinderella City was found to be the worst overall when it comes to levels of smoking...THE TOP 10 HEALTHIEST CITIES... 1. Arlington, Virginia
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:20
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[California, Virginia] America's Fittest City: Arlington, Va.

American College of Sports Medicine....Arlington had the lowest smoking rate... The average smoking rate in all cities was 15 percent, with the highest rate nearly 26 percent. The average in all 16 California cities included in the index was less than 11
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 15, 2018 15:11
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Annual conference aims to clear the air, emphasize that smokeless isn’t harmless

The Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is hosting the 15th Annual “Clearing the Air in Communities of Color” Conference. This event raises awareness about tobacco use in minority com
University of Arkansas
added May 15, 2018 15:04
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Illinois banned smoking in businesses 10 years ago. Here's what owners and smokers have learned

there’s been a 20.5 percent decrease in hospitalizations for conditions aggravated by secondhand smoke -- like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart attacks -- according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The youth smoking rate
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added May 19, 2018 19:03
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[UK] Plain tobacco packs failing, reveals new industry data

Plain cigarette packaging is failing in the UK, according to new data from the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA), released to mark the first anniversary of its introduction. The Smoking Toolkit Study has found that on a three month rolling averag
Talking Retail (uk)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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