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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco demand to fall 40% after new excise tax

National tobacco demand in the UAE is expected to slump by 40 per cent after a new 100 per cent excise tax on cigarettes goes into force October 1, say health and tax experts. An effective doubling of prices for a single pack of cigarettes will not only
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:07
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Eggplant Contains Nicotine, But is It Addictive?

10 grams of eggplant, which is equivalent to a little over a half a tablespoon, has roughly the same amount of nicotine you’d ingest from three hours of secondhand smoke. That’s not a lot — the dangers of secondhand smoke largely come from the burning tar
The Daily Meal
added Sep 26, 2017 15:05
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New Documentary ‘Clears the Air’ About COPD

tobacco smoke is a key factor among the 15 million people in the United States who’ve been diagnosed with COPD....Lisenby never smoked, but her doctors believe she developed her respiratory ailment from secondhand smoke. Her mother and father were both sm
Gears Of Biz
added Sep 26, 2017 14:57
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[UK-Scotland] Differences in Body Mass Index between Siblings Who Are Discordant for Exposure to Antenatal Maternal Smoking

Conclusions In utero exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of increased BMI in childhood.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (uk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:39
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[UK] Smoking while pregnant can make babies suffer a lifetime of being fat

The study compared five-year-olds whose mother's had started smoking in between pregnancies and the babies who were born to the smoking mothers. The body mass index (BMI) of the youngsters were compared, and the research found that those who had been e
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 26, 2017 14:36
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Cancer in the LGBT Community

From increased smoking, which is a risk factor for mesothelioma, to being screened for cancer les soften, gay, bisexual, and transgender men and women carry several more risks for cancer and need to be aware of these to make the best choices for good heal
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 24, 2017 14:24
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[Australia] REVIEW Simon Chapman’s Smoke Signals targets tobacco among others

while the packaging is plain, its contents are a pleasure, and lethal to intellectual bullshit. Frequently cutting, though never shrill or sarcastic, it’s an object lesson in how to argue well, and honestly, from sound academic principles. My own role in
The Australian (au)
added Sep 23, 2017 14:34
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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[UK] BUTTERWORTH: VAPE AWAY Vaping IS better for you than smoking cigarettes… and it’s right the government has finally admitted it

Unlike second-hand smoke from cigarettes – which is known to cause cancer – there’s no evidence that second-hand e-cigarette vapour is dangerous to others.
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:13
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