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Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels

tobacco companies are increasingly labeling flavored little cigars and other tobacco products with names that are ambiguous and non-descriptive to get around these restrictions, CDC researchers report. They found that between 2012 and 2016, cigar sales i
MedPage Today
added Aug 7, 2018 17:49
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CVS Health Commits $10 Million to American Cancer Society in Support of Cancer Patient Services and Breakthrough Research

The new funding will be raised to support cancer patient services programs, breakthrough research, and cancer prevention efforts, including tobacco control. According to the American Cancer Society, almost 30 percent of cancer deaths this year will be ca
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:28
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National and State-Specific Unit Sales and Prices for Electronic Cigarettes, United States, 2012–2016

US e-cigarette unit sales generally increased as product prices decreased. These findings demonstrate the rapidly evolving landscape of US e-cigarette retail marketplace. Ongoing surveillance of e-cigarette unit sales and price is critical for informing a
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:22
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[New York] Smoke and mirrors: Smoking banned in NYCHA housing

The member of the December 12th Movement community organization continued, “Having said that, NYCHA’s implementation of an open no smoking policy while hiding a policy of lying about lead paint and repairs will, in my view, greatly hinder tenant’s accept
New York Amsterdam News
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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Hookah smoking raises cardiovascular risk comparable to traditional cigarette smoking, study finds

“Our findings challenge the concept that fruit-flavored hookah tobacco smoking is a healthier tobacco alternative. It is not,” said Mary Rezk-Hanna, the study's lead author. In direct contradiction to marketing efforts claiming that hookah (water pipe)
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:45
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Smoking can affect breastfeeding habits

Researchers have determined that new mothers exposed to cigarette smoke in their homes, stop breastfeeding sooner than women not exposed to second-hand smoke.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 2, 2018 23:57
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Smoking linked to increased atrial fibrillation risk

Current smokers are more likely than nonsmokers to develop the most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation, suggests an analysis of existing research. The more a person smokes, the greater the risk, but quitting smoking appears to lower it si
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 23:53
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[Dominican Republic] Death by hookah: Model, 26, dies after night out smoking hubble-bubble and complaining she had a 'pain in her neck'

A young mother in the Dominican Republic fell sick and passed away last Sunday after a night out with friends drinking liquor and smoking hookah. According to news reports, Jennifer Munoz, 26, had visited a bar when she started complaining of headaches,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:31
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INTERVIEW: NATHANIEL RICH: “Losing Earth”: How Humanity Came to Understand Climate Change & Failed to Act in Time

NYT Mag...August 1 in a special edition of the magazine dedicated entirely to climate change...."coordinated disinformation campaign, the bribing of scientists, the bribing of politicians, the enormous PR campaigns modeled after the tobacco industry’s eff
Democracy Now!
added Aug 2, 2018 19:40
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More in U.S. Say Drug Abuse Has Caused Family Trouble

Forty-three percent now say smoking has caused health problems. Gallup has asked this question eight times beginning in 1999, and the results have varied little -- ranging between 39% and 45% -- even as the overall rate of smoking in the population has de
Gallup Organization
added Aug 2, 2018 18:35
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