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[Asia, India] Maharashtra replaces Goa in lowest tobacco smoking prevalence: Global Adult Tobacco Survey

The latest GATS study found that during the period of 2010 to 2017, tobacco consumption has risen from 2.9 per cent to 5.5 per cent among youngsters aged between 15-17, in Maharashtra.
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[North Carolina] Jerome Vick honored with Tobacco Great award

Wilson County farmer Jerome Vick told about 250 tobacco farmers to “never give up.” Vick was presented with a prestigious Tobacco Great award Thursday at the 2017 Tobacco Day event held at the Johnston County Agricultural Center.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers

People with head and neck cancers who smoke and drink are much more likely to die with these tumors than nonsmokers and teetotalers, a recent study suggests.
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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Roche drug cocktail doubles chance of holding lung cancer at bay

Adding Roche’s immunotherapy Tecentriq to older drugs doubled the percentage of lung cancer patients who survived a year without their disease advancing, an outcome some experts labeled unprecedented.
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco tax to cover public healthcare deficit: Ministry

Finance Deputy Minister Mardiasmo has said the government would start setting aside revenues from the tobacco excise duty next year to fund the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan), which has suffered a deficit since the program kicked
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[Australia] Tobacco plants as life-savers: QUT part of European collaboration

QUT researchers’ work sequencing the genome of Australian native tobacco plant Nicotiana benthamiana will underpin project research Newcotiana is funded by the European Commission through its Horizon2020 research and innovation program
Queensland University of Technology (au)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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Are Nicotine Levels in E-Cigarettes Turning Teens into Smokers?

Researchers have recently speculated that e-cigarette nicotine levels may be the culprit. Nicotine, the main constituent of combustible cigarettes, is responsible for smoking dependence—especially during the early teenage years, which denote a critical d
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:09
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Smokers 10 Times More Likely to Use Pot Daily

A strong link exists between smoking and daily marijuana use, with U.S. smokers 10 times more likely to use pot every day, a new study says. And teen smokers are 50 times more likely than their nonsmoking peers to use pot daily, said researchers from Col
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 19:06
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[UK] Tony Garrett, tobacco industry leader, 1918-2017

The chairman of Imperial who pioneered the group’s sponsorship of sports and arts...In early June 1977...launched Operation Berkshire.  Tony Garrett, who has died at the age of 99, hosted a secret summit of the world’s largest tobacco companies to formul
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:24
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Thirdhand Smoke: Your Skin Absorbs Nicotine from Air and Clothing

Nicotine from the air penetrates the skin and enters the bloodstream, and leaving it on your clothes or skin after exposure can be similar to inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke, according to a study published in November in the journal Indoor Air. But w
Inside Science (American Institute of Physics)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:21
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