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THE U.S. IS NOT LIVING UP TO ITS OBLIGATION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF ITS CITIZENS

The tobacco problem is so big and costly that it is no surprise governments have taken “global” steps to reduce the harm tobacco causes...and the inclusion of a tobacco specific target in the Sustainable Development Goals that were universally adopted in
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:15
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[USA] Does Adding Information on Toxic Constituents to Cigarette Pack Warnings Increase Smokers’ Perceptions About the Health Risks of Smoking? A Longitudinal Study in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results suggest that information about toxic constituents on prominent HWLs not only increases smoker’s knowledge of toxic constituents, but that it may also reinforce the effects of HWL messages about specific, smoking-related health outcomes.
Health Education & Behavior
added Jul 19, 2017 14:24
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In U.S., Majority of Smokers Feel Discriminated Against

56% of smokers believe they are discriminated against 17% who are overweight say they are victims of discrimination Discrimination against overweight essentially unchanged since 2003
Gallup Organization
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Finland] Can this pill help smokers quit?

A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, nontoxic smoking-cessation product, according to researchers in Finland. At least two US experts are not convinced, however.
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study

''Late adolescence is when some teenagers adopt risky behaviors, such as smoking and alcohol use, worse dietary choices and decreased physical activity, all of which can impair bone development,'' McCormack said. ''This period is a time for parents and c
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 18, 2017 12:50
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What Impact Has the UK Smoking Ban Had?

More Brits are kicking the habit / Kids are less keen / Fewer people are hospitalised / Glossy packs are gone / Awareness of passive smoking has increased / No smoking at train stations / A drop in the number of teen smokers / Smoke free cars / E-cigs are
Labmate (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:52
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NICOTINE IS NOT ADDICTIVE.

Decades of the assertion of nicotine addiction is wrong. Millions of smokers have been lied to. Millions have believed the addictive property in cigarettes is nicotine alone by default or design. MILLIONS have tried to “quit or die” with “approved” meth
Vaping Links Blog
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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ECOSOC Resolution calls for the UN agencies to prevent interference from the tobacco industry

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted a resolution (E/2017/L.21) by consensus which is a breakthrough in terms of promoting the implementation of the WHO FCTC and ensuring a consistent and effective separation between the activities
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 17, 2017 21:11
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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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[California] SDSU Study: The Hidden Chemicals in Hookah Tobacco Smoke

Burning hookah tobacco creates a byproduct that’s believed to cause lung cancer and heart disease...A metabolite of the chemical compound acrolein, called 3-HPMA, was found in the urine of 105 hookah smokers and 103 non-smokers exposed to secondhand smok
Times of San Diego
added Jul 17, 2017 20:23
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