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[UK] Obesity linked to increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency

Being obese is associated with an increased risk of taking up smoking and smoking frequency (number of cigarettes smoked per day), finds a study published by The BMJ today. These results strongly suggest that obesity influences smoking behavior, which
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 19, 2018 19:52
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Prison staff and prisoner views on a prison smoking ban: evidence from the Tobacco in Prisons Study

Given that prison smoking bans may be contentious, we recommend creating regular and open opportunities for dialogue between stakeholders when preparing for and maintaining smoke-free environments.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:49
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Tobacco industry denormalisation beliefs in Hong Kong adolescents

The TI’s misconducts and responsibility for the tobacco epidemic were not well known by Hong Kong adolescents. TID beliefs in this population were inversely associated with smoking. These findings suggest that TID programmes in local adolescents may be o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:48
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Common and rare variants genetic association analysis of cigarettes per day among ever smokers in COPD cases and controls

we found genome-wide significant associations on chromosome 15q25 with CPD for common variants, but not for rare coding variants. These results were directionally consistent among COPD cases and controls.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:45
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E-Cigarettes Lose Popularity Among Adult Smokers

Concurrent use of electronic and conventional cigarettes declined among adults during 2014-2016, researchers found, as did overall current use of e-cigarettes in Americans 18 and older. A review of National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data over the 3
MedPage Today
added May 16, 2018 18:43
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Examining perceptions about IQOS heated tobacco product: consumer studies in Japan and Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS was marketed as a sophisticated, high tech and aspirational product. Because youth and young adults are more interested in such product positioning, this approach raises some concern about youth appeal. This research shows cultural factors appeared t
Tobacco Control
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children?

So what does this mean? Should cannabis continue to be tightly regulated, if children are breathing the smoke? Are they harmed by it? Really, we don’t have those answers yet.
ABC News
added May 16, 2018 15:56
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FDA Cigar Warnings Don't Violate 1st Amendment, Judge Says ($$)

since they’re aimed at informing the public of health risks in a suit brought by advocacy groups representing smokers and industry against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said that the agency’s rule increasing the s
Law360
added May 16, 2018 04:53
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[Latin America] Illicit Cigarette Trade in Five South American Countries: A Gap Analysis for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Evolution of cigarette illicit trade in five Latin American countries show different trajectories, not in line with tobacco industry estimates, which highlight the importance of producing solid, independent estimates. There are inexpensive methodologies
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 16, 2018 03:30
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Millions Try E-Cigarettes, But Many Stop

"The decline in current use, but increase in those who have tried e-cigarettes, may suggest that some individuals are trying but not continuing use of e-cigarettes," said lead researcher Dr. Wei Bao. He's an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Uni
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 15, 2018 22:02
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