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[UK-Scotland] Charity reveals toll of smoking on heart health

More than 2000 people are dying every year in Scotland from smoking-related heart disease, according to a charity. Figures released by Ash Scotland reveal that around 1263 men and 774 women died of cardiovascular problems caused by smoking in 2016. The
STV (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:07
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[UK] The true cost of smoking to North East NHS revealed

The true cost of smoking in the North East's been revealed on World No Tobacco Day. New data published today shows the habit costs our region over 613 million pounds a year. The figures reveal the additional pressure smoking is putting on hospitals and
Sun FM 103.4 (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:04
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Genetic obesity risk tied to smoking

The findings might indicate that extra body fat influences the likelihood of taking up smoking and how heavily a person smokes, or that the urges to overeat and to smoke may share some genetic origins, the authors note in The BMJ.
Reuters
added May 30, 2018 20:28
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[UK] Separation increases the risk of an early death by nearly 50%: Divorcees are more likely to take up smoking and no longer exercise, study finds

Separating from a spouse increases people's risk of passing away early due to them being more likely to take up smoking and no longer exercising, a study found. They are thought to adopt these habits as a result of them having less life satisfaction, th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2018 19:38
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Session D22 - CUTTING EDGE RESEARCH IN SMOKING CESSATION AND E-CIGARETTES

Due to the fact that the data is cross-sectional, it is unknown whether E-cigs could contribute to COPD development, or if people who have COPD are more likely to use E-cigs (possibly as a harm reduction method).
Abstracts Online
added May 30, 2018 19:36
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HUGHES: E-Cigarettes Reduce Adult Smoking

Overly burdensome taxes on these products or restrictive regulations for adult users could reduce these potential benefits, and ultimately lead to more people smoking conventional cigarettes for longer, with negative health effects.
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added May 30, 2018 19:33
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GLANTZ: To minimize illicit tobacco trade, FDA should reject any partnership with the tobacco industry, reject industry estimates and exaggeration of illicit trade, and use the FCTC Protocol on Illicit Trade as a model to counter the supply side of illici

My colleagues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k2-93fq-mfpc. A PDF (including all the footnotes) is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:57
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GLANTZ: First evidence linking e-cigs to COPD in the population

At the American Thoracic Society meeting in May 2018, Mario Perez and colleagues presented an analysis of the NIDA/FDA PATH study and found a strong link between e-cigarette use and COPD. They compared having been told they were diagnosed with COPD (
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:54
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2018 World No Tobacco Day Webinar Series

Framework Convention Alliance and World Heart Federation will hold a series of webinars to discuss the connection between tobacco and cardiovascular health as part of this year’s celebration of World No Tobacco Day. Speakers will discuss the Framework Co
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 30, 2018 17:25
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[France] A million French smokers quit in 2017 thanks to anti-smoking campaigns

There are now a million fewer people in France lighting up tobacco products than there were between 2016 and 2017. This is a staggering amount of people who have suddenly decided to kick the bad habit — a change the likes of which hasn’t been seen in ove
ZME Science
added May 30, 2018 16:30
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