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The video that will put you off smoking forever

A disturbing video showing the devastating and detrimental effects of smoking on the lungs has gone viral on social media. The video, uploaded by US nurse Amanda Eller, demonstrates the difference between cancerous lungs and healthy lungs, and the effec
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added May 3, 2018 20:15
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[Europe] Andriukaitis: E-cigarettes under thorough scrutiny, and not the way to stop smoking

Electronic cigarettes are currently known for being “less damaging” than traditional smoking but they still cause harm and people should not use them to cut smoking, EU health chief told EURACTIV.com. “E-cigarettes are under thorough scientific scrutiny
EurActiv
added May 3, 2018 20:06
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[District of Columbia] FDA lets vaping flourish as it eyes crackdown on cigarettes

At the E-Cigarette Summit, a conference on regulatory and public health developments held in D.C. this week, Mitch Zeller..."If we are being bold enough to envision a world where cigarettes are no longer capable of creating or sustaining addiction, but t
The Hill
added May 3, 2018 20:05
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LETTER: Are some e-cigarette users “blowing smoke?”: Assessing the Accuracy of Self-Reported Smoking Abstinence in Exclusive e-cigarette Users

Recently, a study by Rubinstein et al. (2018) raised serious concerns regarding adolescents who vape e-cigarettes that also reported no tobacco cigarette use.5 In their study, self-reported e-cigarette users were found to have detectable levels of toba
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 3, 2018 19:59
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Dramatic drop in smoking among teenagers in Ireland

The research used data from two surveys, conducted in 1995 and 2005, to track smoking habits. In 1995 the number of young people who smoked was 41 per cent but this figure dropped to 13 per cent by 2015, according to the report published in the BMJ Open
Times Of London (uk)
added May 3, 2018 19:49
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[Asia] ‘Evidence suggests that smoking on film glamorises tobacco use … India has highest number of TB patients’

With government aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, focus on links between smoking and TB is growing. Nandita Murukutla, vice-president, global policy and research, Vital Strategies – an organisation that delivers evidence-based pub
Times of India
added May 3, 2018 19:42
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[Australia] Illegal cigarettes account for 15pc of the market

The nation’s 2.4 million smokers are turning to illegal and even ­unhealthier cigarettes to avoid crushing increases in tobacco tax, costing the federal government almost $2 billion in lost revenue. Between 2016 and 2017, tobacco consumption fell 6.1 pe
The Australian (au)
added May 3, 2018 19:40
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[New York] Another reminder that smoking absolutely destroys your lungs

Puffing on a pack of cigarettes a day will leave your lungs black and riddled with cancer. Nurse Amanda Eller, from North Carolina, shared the video showing one set of healthy lungs next to the diseased organs from a smoker.
New York Post
added May 3, 2018 19:34
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[Ireland] Number of Irish teenagers smoking has dropped dramatically since 1995 - study finds

The number of teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years old has dramatically dropped since 1995, a new study revealed on Wednesday. It said 41% of teens in that age bracket would fond of a fag over 20 years ago, compared to just 13% in 2015. Nine out of 2
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 3, 2018 19:33
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[UK] Half of smokers buy fake cigarettes - which could contain 'mould and rat droppings'

According to a survey of 450 smokers across the county, 55 per cent said they had bought fake cigarettes. It found that almost 60 per cent of smokers in Staffordshire had been offered illegal tobacco in the last 12 months and that most had not, or would
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added May 3, 2018 19:27
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