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GM tobacco test crop uses 25pc less water

A team reporting today in the journal Nature Communications, have genetically engineered a test tobacco crop that uses 25 per cent less water for essentially the same harvest. "We tested them in the field and we didn't see a big penalty — the plants wer
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:41
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[California] After Raising Age For Tobacco Purchases, State Sees Decreased Sales To Minors

A report published last month in the journal Tobacco Control suggests the new law is already working. Seven months after it took effect, preliminary data show, the percentage of state retailers selling tobacco to kids under age 18 dropped significantly —
California Healthline
added Mar 8, 2018 03:29
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[South Africa] Achieve Life Sciences Announces Cytisine Symposium at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

The cytisine symposium titled "Is a Globally Affordable Medication to Treat Tobacco Dependence Achievable? The Case of Cytisine." will be held on Friday, March 9th at 7:45am. Nancy Rigotti, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director,
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:32
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[Australia, New Zealand, UK] Report finds there is no harm in passive vaping

Dr Mendehlson says that while there is still research needed to investigate the harm done by vaping, there "is enough scientific evidence available now to make rational decisions". "People have strong perfumes, they fart in public, they have body odour,
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:26
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New York, Connecticut Report Highest Lung Cancer Survival Rates

A new report by the American Lung Association shows lung cancer patients in Connecticut and New York are among the earliest to be diagnosed and have some of the best survival rates in the country.
WSHU (Fairfield, CT)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:08
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Connecticut has second highest lung cancer survival rate

Connecticut lung cancer patients have some the highest survival rates and rates of early diagnosis in the country, according to a new report from the American Lung Association. The association’s inaugural LUNG FORCE State of Lung Cancer report examining
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added Mar 8, 2018 00:59
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E-cigarettes: Where do we stand?

E-cigarette vapor contains 5 cancer-causing toxins, study says / Adolescents using e-cigarettes more likely to start smoking cigarettes, research shows
CNN
added Mar 8, 2018 00:51
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[Virginia] Scientists seek unfiltered truth about 'light' cigarettes

Scientists from multiple institutions, including a group of addiction neuroscience researchers from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, are gathering evidence under funding from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:45
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Even e-cigarettes with NO nicotine raise cancer risk for teens, study warns

analyzed urine and saliva from 67 teens who used e-cigarettes and found they had been exposed to some of the same chemicals in tobacco that cause cancer. Under-18s are almost three times more likely to use e-cigarettes than adults, according to the most
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:22
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comprehensive review provides further proof that fda should ban menthol cigarettes

a Truth Initiative® review of more than 80 studies on menthol tobacco products provides additional proof that the Food and Drug Administration should immediately ban the products to benefit public health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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