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E-Cigs May Help Smokers Quit, But … … Only if vaping is done 2 of every 3 days a month, study finds

Former smokers are nearly three times more likely to abstain from cigarette smoking if they puff on an e-cigarette two out of every three days a month, according to the analysis of a federal survey on smoking. "E-cigarettes are an effective way to get c
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2017 01:41
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Tobacco retail environment near housing programmes for patients with mental health conditions in New York City

People with MH conditions residing in supportive housing in NYC encounter a heavy tobacco retail environment in close proximity to their home, and in some boroughs, one worse than non-MH residences. Implementing a ban on tobacco retail near public schools
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2017 01:33
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROSE POLLARI Appellee (PDF)

Admitting the Reports at trial effectively presented the jury with the opinions and conclusions of numerous extra-judicial experts whom Defendants could not cross-examine.... “Because the battle of experts has become as much a part of a trial as the confl
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 1, 2017 01:25
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Less harmful? E-cigarettes have own toxins: Experts

While alternatives to conventional cigarettes, such as vapourisers, are often touted as being less harmful to health, experts said they come with their own cocktail of toxins. The importation, distribution and sale of vapourisers, including e-cigarettes
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Frequent exposure to secondhand smoke raises chances of fatal artery disease: research

This is reportedly the first time that researchers have clarified the causal relationship between secondhand smoke and large artery illnesses. The team led by University of Tsukuba researchers has announced the finding in a U.S. science journal. From 198
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoker at 17, cancer patient at 24

Muhammad Faid started smoking at age 17 and smoked five sticks a day with his friends. He is now 24 and is one of the youngest patients to have been diagnosed with oral cancer. He is now undergoing chemotherapy at Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL). Although th
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:01
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[Canada] Special care home operator in Saint John frustrated with new smoking laws

Special care home operator Jan Sealy says the safety of her residents will be put at risk if she follows newly-implemented rules under the Smoke-Free Places Act.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:59
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[Asia-pacific] Asia's smoking addiction

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world's top smokers as 76% of them smoke. According to the WHO estimates tobacco kills around 6 million people annually around the globe causing a damage of trillions of dollar
The Nation (th)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:37
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[Michigan] A Word from Dr. Pfenninger about third-hand smoke

And now we have e-cigarettes. The potential for third-hand smoke problems is there also and have yet to be studied. The Food and Drug Administration noted that there has been no overall decline in tobacco use in the last five years in adolescents and you
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2017 15:32
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Perioperative and Long-Term Smoking Behaviors in Cosmetic Surgery Patients

The authors have shown a positive association between smoking cessation and cosmetic surgery. Requesting a period of cessation before cosmetic surgery may promote long-lasting smoking cessation.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
added Aug 31, 2017 15:29
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