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[Canada] Hookah smoking is no safer than tobacco warn researchers

New research has shown that smoking hookah exposes users to potentially dangerous levels of a chemical believed to cause cancer and heart disease.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:53
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[Asia, India] 'It's a grim reality': Doctors blame a rise in heart attacks among Delhi's young people on smoking

Increasing numbers of people are suffering from heart attacks in their early 20s because of smoking, doctors have said. Chain smoker Rohan (name changed), 26, is among those to have been affected and was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) wit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:22
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Electronic cigarettes—A review of the physiological health effects

We concluded that EC use causes acute effects on health but not as severe as those of conventional cigarettes (CCs). These devices could, therefore, be of use for smokers of CCs wishing to quit. However, as EC aerosol introduces new toxicants not found in
FACETS (ca)
added Aug 24, 2017 20:15
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The Pharmaceuticalization of the Tobacco Industry

Is developing and legitimizing pharmaceutical-like, reduced-harm tobacco products giving the tobacco industry a new lease on life?...pharmaceuticalization represents the tobacco industry's actual and perceived transition into a pharmaceutical-like in thr
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Aug 24, 2017 20:09
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco companies’ use of retailer incentives after a ban on point-of-sale tobacco displays in Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

tobacco companies continue to incentivise retailers to sell and promote their brands and have developed new promotional strategies. For countries that have implemented tobacco display bans, or are considering doing so, one option to combat these practices
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2017 14:59
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"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Are light cigarettes less hazardous than regular cigarettes? No. Many smokers chose so-called low-tar, mild, light, or ultralight cigarettes because they thought these cigarettes would expose them to less tar and would be less harmful to their health th
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Jul 21, 2017 15:56
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The death of smoking: how tobacco will be eradicated for good

The best approach, says Glantz, is to continue raising taxes, and further restrict advertising and where people can smoke in public. The next target should be cutting out smoking in movies and other media, he says, perhaps by giving any films that contai
New Scientist
added Jul 21, 2017 15:21
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Dissecting Heat-not-Burn

[FDA] recently published several of PMI’s filed documents, revealing a wide range of details, including a description of the product itself, advertising plans and studies to prove various health claims as compared to traditional, combustible cigarettes.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:21
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Heat-not-Burn Studies Remain Cloaked / PMI documents on iQOS research heavily redacted

has filed an extensive number of documents with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in an effort to gain approval to sell its new heat-not-burn iQOS device in the United States. And while the FDA recently published much of the material, product research
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:20
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[UK] National plan calls on nurses to ‘engage’ with smokers to quit

Nurses will have access to training on helping patients quit smoking as part of a new national anti-tobacco drive, which also calls on health professionals to promote cessation at every opportunity.
Nursing Times
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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