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[North Carolina] Wake Students Will Skip a Tobacco Survey for First Time Since 1999, Prompting a Pushback from County Commissioners

county commissioners, irate over of the loss of data about an important health risk, are calling school board members to a special meeting on the matter. Wake County Board of Commissioners chairman Sig Hutchinson said Thursday that he intended to take th
Independent Weekly (Durham, NC)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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E-cigarette users save more money than smokers, poll shows

Switching from cigarettes to vaping products save users an average of $1,500 per year, according to an online poll of daily e-cigarette users. Packs of cigarettes can range in price from around $6 to as high as $14 depending on the state and their taxes.
Washington Times
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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CDC pegs national smoking rate at 21 percent; Iowa’s is lower

“In Iowa, our news is even better,” said Garin Buttermore... Iowa’s smoking rate has been declining and was 18.5 percent when it was last measured in 2014...rmore credits the 2008 state law that banned smoking in most workplaces and public places for gre
Radio Iowa
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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Table of Contents: Volume 19, Issue 12 December 2017

Association Between Cigarette Smoking Prevalence and Income Level: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis / Smoking Cessation Programs for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex People: A Content-Based Systematic Review
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 11, 2017 01:11
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AUSTEN: Pot Advertising, Leonard Cohen and Chimps: The Canada Letter

How will promotion of Canada’s latest legal vice be regulated? The federal government has two models. One is the system for cigarettes, which effectively bans most conventional advertising and marketing, requires stores to keep cigars and cigarettes out
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2017 22:18
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GLANTZ: Implementing legalized marijuana needs to give protecting public health higher priority

This letter, sent to the San Francisco supervisor who is sponsoring legislation on how to implement legalized marijuana in San Francisco, urges her to keep public health issues in mind. So far, the health community has been all but absent from the publi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2017 22:06
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GLANTZ: Pro-tobacco industry bias in the journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology

We examined the relationship between the tobacco industry and the journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology (RTP) using the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents Library and internet sources. We determined the funding relationships, and categorised the c
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2017 22:01
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Tobacco papers and tobacco industry ties in regulatory toxicology and pharmacology.

57% (4/7) of associate editors and 37% (14/38) of editorial board members had worked or consulted for tobacco companies. Almost all (96%, 50/52) of the papers had authors with tobacco industry ties. Seventy-six percent (38/50) of these papers drew conclus
Journal of Public Health Policy
added Nov 10, 2017 22:01
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[Washington] MultiCare Tacoma General hosts exhibit highlighting dangers of cigarettes

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital will an exhibit called the “Evolving Cigarette” in the week leading up to this year’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16. The exhibit explores tactics used by the tobacco industry over time to create more customers – fr
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:20
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Tumor necrosis factor-like weak inducer of apoptosis regulates quadriceps muscle atrophy and fiber-type alteration in a rat model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

The current study used cigarette smoke to establish a COPD model in rats...However, it is unclear whether smoking has an influence on the expression of TWEAK, as a prerequisite for the downstream effects of TWEAK on quadriceps muscle atrophy and fiber-typ
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:14
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