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[Asia] Pollution causing more deaths worldwide than war or smoking: Lancet

Based largely on 2015 data from the Global Burden of Disease, the report estimates at least nine million premature deaths — 16 per cent of all deaths worldwide — were caused by diseases from toxic exposure. That's three times more deaths than from AIDS,
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 20, 2017 13:49
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LETTER: The mixed messages that led to an e-cigarette shambles

However achieved, reduction is smoking rates is most welcome but, from afar, it seems extraordinary that the impact of plain tobacco packaging and an unprecedented decline in tobacco affordability is discounted in favour of a unidimensional view that all
British Medical Journal
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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Swapping Cigarettes for Vaping

New evidence suggests e-cigarettes are not without risks to human health, but can be useful in getting people to kick their smoking habit... While none of these studies could address the long-term consequences of e-cigarettes on human health, the data un
The Scientist
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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[Japan] Philip Morris International : Recent Research from Philip Morris International Inc Highlight Findings in Pharmacokinetics (Nicotine pharmacokinetic profiles of the Tobacco Heating...

The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Philip Morris International Inc, "Plasma nicotine concentrations were measured in 16 blood samples collected over 24 h after single use. Maximal nicotine concentration (C-max) and area under
4-traders.com (fr)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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WCTOH Statement on PMI's Foundation for a Smoke-free World

Anyone affiliated...is ineligible to attend the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health and will not be admitted. This statement is a reiteration of the core conference admission policy: Affiliations with tobacco entities (current and / or during the
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:26
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8 Million Tobacco Deaths Could Be Avoided by Slashing Nicotine

Gottlieb revealed the initial estimates on Thursday during a tobacco discussion at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “Just imagine the impact this policy could have on treatment costs,” Gottlieb said. “Currently, we spend about $300 bi
Bloomberg News
added Oct 19, 2017 20:52
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[Uruguay] Governments endorse UN-backed plan to tackle cancer, diabetes and other deadly diseases

endorsed the Montevideo Roadmap 2018-2030 on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority at the opening of the three-day global conference..." trailblazers, like Uruguay, that have ratified the protocol to eliminate the illicit trade in tobacco products,”
UN News Service
added Oct 19, 2017 20:46
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[Canada] Ontario should raise age to buy cigarettes to 21, tax them higher: report

Ontario should raise taxes on cigarettes, ban anyone under 21 from buying them and impose a levy on tobacco companies, a government-commissioned report is recommending. The report suggests ways to reduce the percentage of Ontarians who smoke from 17 per
Canadian Press
added Oct 19, 2017 20:40
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[Japan] Will U.S. Consumers Warm Up to ‘Heat-Not-Burn’ Tobacco

New research from San Diego State University predicts that “heat-not-burn” tobacco products could soon be flooding American markets. The authors warn that policymakers, anti-tobacco advocates, and the healthcare community need to be prepared for action
Healthline Networks
added Oct 19, 2017 20:35
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Global Campaign to Smoke Out Tobacco Firms from UN Body

The Governing Body – which will hold its upcoming 331st sessions beginning October 26 through November 9 —is expected to decide whether to sever tobacco companies from its partnership with ILO. “If the ILO is to live up to its promise of promoting right
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:24
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