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Respiratory Symptoms and ED Use in Non-Smoking Teens with Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure

more likely to experience shortness of breath, difficulty exercising or wheeze after exercise, or even a dry cough at night. Increased duration of exposure, especially in the home, was associated with worse symptoms. The teens exposed to secondhand smoke
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Aug 9, 2018 16:39
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over ¥2 trillion

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry says, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses. Of the losses, smokers' medical fees added up to 1.26
Japan Today
added Aug 9, 2018 15:32
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ARCHIVE: The impact of price and tobacco control policies on the demand for electronic nicotine delivery systems [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policies increasing e-cigarette retail prices, such as limiting rebates, discounts and coupons and imposing a tax on e-cigarettes, could potentially lead to significant reductions in e-cigarette sales. Differential tax policies based on product type could
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 15:29
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ARCHIVE: Table of contents July 2014 - Volume 23 - suppl 3

Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 15:28
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[Ireland] Casual smokers ‘dangerously unaware’ of the health risks

People who smoke only a few cigarettes a week are more at risk of developing cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, fertility problems and other health problems compared with non-smokers, a report suggests. A group of doctors said occasional smoking, whic
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 9, 2018 15:21
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[Canada] CANADIAN STUDENT TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND DRUGS SURVEY

The Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CSTADS), formerly the Youth Smoking Survey (YSS), is a biennial survey administered to students in grades 7-12 across Canada. CSTADS is implemented with the cooperation, support and funding of Healt
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:16
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[California] Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels

As more local governments consider tobacco flavor bans like the one upheld by San Francisco voters in early June, tobacco companies are increasingly labeling flavored little cigars and other tobacco products with names that are ambiguous and non-descript
MedPage Today
added Aug 8, 2018 20:08
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Rise of 'JUULing' Among Youth Sparks Sharp Response

To ensure that AAFP members stay up-to-date on the concerns swirling around this relative newcomer to the electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) market, the Academy has created resources to help educate family physicians and their patients(familydoct
American Family Physician
added Aug 8, 2018 20:05
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[Minnesota] Cancer-causing chemical formed in e-cigarette users

found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) – a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer – the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes. The study
Insight News (Minneapolis, MN)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:04
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[UK] How counterfeit cigarettes containing pesticides and arsenic make it to our streets

Almost 45 billion fake cigarettes, which can contain arsenic, pesticides and rat poison, are smoked in the UK each year. Oliver Bennett speaks to the man smoking out the smugglers
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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