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Bloomberg School rejects tobacco-funded foundation

The Bloomberg School of Public Health announced on Jan. 25 that it will refuse to accept funds from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, an anti-tobacco organization which has ties to global tobacco magnate Philip Morris International (PMI).
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Feb 8, 2018 21:31
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Philip Morris Notice: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc. - PM

According to the lawsuit, defendants throughout the Class Period made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) there were irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris' application to the FDA for app
PR Newswire
added Feb 8, 2018 21:24
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[Netherlands] Big tobacco’s offer: $1 billion for research. Should scientists take it?

But Yach says he's already received 50 to 60 proposals from around the world, including from U.S. medical schools. The foundation will issue a formal call for proposals for centers of excellence after a workshop later this month, and expects to award its
Science
added Feb 8, 2018 21:13
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[California, Nevada] Third-hand smoke may linger forever: Study shows casinos are still toxic to customers after cigarette ban - and replacing material could be the only solution

But several states - including Nevada - allow 'adult venues' like casinos to allow smoking indoors. In some states, including California, where the new study was conducted, tribal casino are exempt from otherwise universal bans.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:48
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PERIYAKOIL: Talk to Your Doctor About Your Bucket List

knowing patients’ bucket lists is a great way to get them to adopt healthy behaviors. For example, I found that saying, “I don’t think your half marathon is happening anytime soon if you don’t quit smoking” got my patient’s attention much faster than maki
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 19:45
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Thirdhand smoke lingers in casino months after smoking ban

the residue, known as thirdhand smoke, declined significantly after smoking was banned in a Northern California casino. But even six months later, toxic tobacco smoke residue remained above levels found in hotels or private homes with smoking bans. That'
EurekAlert
added Feb 8, 2018 19:43
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Thirdhand smoke lingers in casino months after smoking ban

the residue, known as thirdhand smoke, declined significantly after smoking was banned in a Northern California casino. But even six months later, toxic tobacco smoke residue remained above levels found in hotels or private homes with smoking bans. That'
EurekAlert
added Feb 8, 2018 19:43
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The environmental harm of the tobacco lifecycle

The life cycle of tobacco causes deep and often irreparable damage through deforestation, water consumption and the use of pesticides. Greenhouse gases are emitted at every stage, contributing in no small part to climate change [1]. The soil where it is
ASH UK--Medium (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:29
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[UK-Scotland] 36 Scots children take up smoking every day, charity warns ($$)

The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:23
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E-cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells

icotine-containing E-cigarette vapour increased mouse nasal PAFR expression, and nasopharyngeal pneumococcal colonisation. Vapour contained redox-active metals, had considerable oxidative activity, and adhesion was attenuated by the antioxidant N-acetyl c
European Respiratory Journal
added Feb 8, 2018 18:09
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