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[UK-Scotland] Passive smoking almost eradicated

So-called “passive” smoking has been recognised as increasing the chances of non-smokers developing serious illnesses. Sean Semple, of the research team, said: “Our analysis showed Scotland has made even greater progress in protecting non-smokers from se
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:14
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 4, 2018 19:09

Mike Pence's problem with science

Pence's first bit of data was simply wrong. Two-thirds of smokers actually do die of smoking-related illnesses. His second was misleading. Lung cancer... is still vastly more common among smokers..."A government big enough to go after smokers is big enoug
added Sep 3, 2018 15:18

From 0 to 10 Million: Vaping Takes Off in the U.S.

But there’s no dispute that e-cigarettes have grown popular since their introduction in 2004. Now a nationwide survey has found that 10.8 million adults in the United States are vaping. The analysis, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found t
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27

menthol: facts, stats, and regulations

In 2016, 7.26 percent of people aged 12 or older used menthol cigarettes. Menthol cigarettes are slowing the reductions in overall cigarette smoking rates. From 2004 to 2014, the decline in cigarette consumption was greater for non-menthol cigarettes tha
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02

FDA Warns of Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen in Food, Drinks

Liquid nitrogen isn't toxic, but its extremely low temperature can cause severe damage to skin and internal organs if mishandled or consumed, the FDA said in a news release. Inhaling the vapor released by liquid nitrogen in food or drinks can also cause
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2018 00:51

[Ohio] What some experts are saying about Tobacco 21

The topic has also been brought up in Athens. Athens City Council members heard a presentation on the initiative in June, but the initiative isn’t becoming an ordinance yet, Council President Chris Knisely said. Tobacco 21 advocates and health experts a
The Post (Ohio University)
added Sep 1, 2018 00:48

COach2Quit: a pilot randomized controlled trial of a personal carbon monoxide monitor for smoking cessation

no significant differences in smoking cessation, smoking reduction and motivation to quit between study arms. However, high satisfaction with the COach2Quit application indicates its feasibility and acceptability as a smoking cessation tool. Implications
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 31, 2018 18:22

Evaluation of a randomized clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of a culturally targeted and non-targeted smoking cessation intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) smokers

A prospective randomized design was used to evaluate the added benefits of an LGBT culturally targeted Courage to Quit (CTQ-CT) smoking cessation treatment ... Study results have implications for understanding the benefits of culturally targeted compared
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 31, 2018 18:17

The burden of disease in Russia from 1980 to 2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

For males, smoking was the second most common risk factor and was responsible for 24·1% (21·7–26·5) of deaths...he prevalence of smoking in Russia remains high and increases in smoking have been noted for women...xes on tobacco in Russia remain among the
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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