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[Italy] Non-Smokers, Former Smokers are Using Heatsticks

(TPSAC) expressed concerns that the device would prove attractive to non-smokers, especially non-smoking teens. Now data from a small study examining IQOS use and product awareness in Italy appears to confirm those fears. Three years after IQOS was laun
MedPage Today
added Feb 3, 2018 13:26
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How healthy is YOUR state? Map reveals tobacco-loving North Dakota has the highest rate of life-threatening illness - but its neighbors are fitter than anywhere else

North Dakota is the least healthy state with 12.4 percent of people living with an ailment More than a third of North Dakotans smoke tobacco, higher than the national average of 20 percent Life insurance applicants are overall healthier than the average
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:24
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[California] Public Smoking Bans Help Children of Smokers, SDSU Study Finds

Public smoking bans even help the children of smokers, laying to rest a theory that bans force adult smokers to light up more often at home, according to a new study at San Diego State University.
Times of San Diego
added Feb 3, 2018 00:07
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NATO Summarizes TPSAC Decisions

During the second day of the hearing, 30 members of the public provided comments on the application. While a few people testified in opposition to the MRTP application, a significant majority of them, including several representatives from health organiz
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:04
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When It Comes to Air Pollution, the Tiniest Particles Might Be the Worst

But other types of burning — wood fires, burning leaves, secondhand smoke from cigarettes, for example — also produce ultrafine particles
How Stuff Works
added Feb 3, 2018 00:04
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[New York] Perceived interrelations of pain and cigarette smoking in a sample of adult smokers living with HIV/AIDS

The PSI total score was significantly higher for PLWH who smoke and had current pain versus no current pain. Among smokers with HIV and pain, higher PSI scores were associated with higher pain interference, pain severity, and certain neuropathic pain symp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:27
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Stillbirth among women prescribed nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy: Analysis of a large UK pregnancy cohort

We found no evidence of a statistically significant association between being prescribed NRT during pregnancy and odds of stillbirth compared with non-smoking women. Although our study had much larger numbers than any previously, an even larger study wit
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:26
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Potential Mandated Lowering of Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes: A Plant Perspective

An understanding of technical feasibility of plant-based nicotine reduction technologies, along with the potential for corresponding alterations in alkaloid or toxicant profiles, is needed by regulators in order to develop effective nicotine control stra
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:25
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Alabama moves closer to banning smoking in cars around children: Here's why

The bill would make it illegal to smoke a tobacco product in a car if anyone age 19 or younger is in the car. The prohibition would apply whether the vehicle is moving or parked...children exposed to second-hand smoke also experience greater incidents of
AL.com
added Feb 2, 2018 18:02
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Who’s Still Smoking: Report Highlights Populations Still at Risk

“The high prevalence of cigarette smoking among vulnerable populations is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community,” write the authors. “More attention to and support for promising novel interventions, in addition to new a
American Cancer Society
added Feb 2, 2018 15:59
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