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Worst types of litter: Plastic straws not even in the top 5

tobacco trash is among the most frequently littered items in America, according to Keep America Beautiful...Ocean Conservancy collected more than 2.4 million cigarette butts with plastic filters along the world’s beaches and waterways... Most cigarette f
USA Today
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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How Do You MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality 16th Edition 2018 (PDF)

There are three proven ways to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Like a three- legged stool, each component works in conjunction with the others, and all three are necessary to overcome this country’s tobacco epidemic. • Increase the
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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ACS CAN Report Measures State Progress in Fight Against Cancer

(ACS CAN) annual How Do You Measure Up? report reveals that a majority of states are still missing opportunities to save lives and protect the health of their residents.... Tobacco Excise Taxes: In Oklahoma, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill that included a
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:03
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[Massachusetts] Black Women’s Lupus Risk Increases with Smoking, Decreases with Moderate Drinking

The investigators assessed data from the Black Women’s Health Study... toxic substances from cigarette smoke have been associated with oxidative stress and autoantibody production, and they can directly damage proteins and DNA, the authors wrote....both
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Aug 11, 2018 14:58
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[UK] Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense

the majority of tweets in praise of vaping were just automated messages written by electronic devices about electronics. So, the researchers worry, bots may actually be behind the driver's seat of the vaping discussion, skewing public perception to se
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:48
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[UK-Scotland] New Health Secretary Jeane Freeman to lead by example after kicking a 42-year smoking habit

Jeane Freeman hopes to lead by example in her new job as Health Secretary – and she’s off to a good start after kicking a 42-year smoking habit. As she sat down with the Daily Record to discuss her plans to tackle waiting times and other pressing proble
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:45
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VIDEO: Juul and the vape debate: Choosing between smokers and teens

Ashley Gould, the chief administrative officer for Juul Labs, said they designed Juul for adult smokers trying to switch from combustible cigarettes, but data show the product's startling popularity among youth. "It's been devastating to us," Gould said.
CNN
added Aug 10, 2018 17:29
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ROWLAND: CDC research debunks claims that e-cig vapor contains toxic formaldehyde

According to the nation’s top public health agency, e-cig vapors contains no more formaldehyde than the normal, everyday air found in the average American home....not the first group of reputable scientists to actually prove the bogus paper from 2015 to b
VAPES.COM
added Aug 10, 2018 16:42
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[Europe, USA] When social policy saves lives: Analysing trends in mortality inequality in the US and France

since information about the dangers of smoking eventually reached all parts of society and smoking rates are low across the entire socioeconomic spectrum in younger cohorts, it is likely that old age mortality gaps due to smoking-related causes will decre
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:53
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Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

After publication of the 1988 Surgeon General’s report on nicotine addiction, tobacco companies (particularly RJ Reynolds) intensified efforts to promote the benefits of nicotine while downplaying its addictiveness and health risks.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:02
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