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Physicians’ views on the role of smoking in smoking-related diseases: findings from cross-sectional studies from 1982–2014 in Estonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

From 1982 to 2014, physicians’ attitudes towards the health risks of smoking improved in Estonia. However, their assessment of a causal role of smoking in smoking-related diseases was related to their own smoking habits and ethnicity. A further decline
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:55
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL Long-ago blast demonstrates the necessity of regulations

It happened July 17, 1891, when a load of nitroglycerin and dynamite being hauled on a wagon on East Maiden Street blew up. ... Think about it. Nitroglycerin. Dynamite. Hay. And a cigar. What could have possibly gone wrong? One hesitates to say “never,
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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What Impact Has the UK Smoking Ban Had?

More Brits are kicking the habit / Kids are less keen / Fewer people are hospitalised / Glossy packs are gone / Awareness of passive smoking has increased / No smoking at train stations / A drop in the number of teen smokers / Smoke free cars / E-cigs are
Labmate (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:52
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: The policy termites slowly eating out the foundations of smoking

Tobacco is the only product where legislation mandates plain packaging: 17 nations have either implemented, legislated it or announced they will. Tobacco is also the only product that has to be stored out of sight in retail outlets. All these factors do
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[UK] INSIGHT: Ten years since the smoking ban hit Somerset

But now - the number of smokers across the South West is at a record low. And to the rest of you that just can’t shake those nicotine cravings, why not use this anniversary as an excuse to kick the habit? This month marks ten years since England decide
Chard and Ilminster News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:02
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GLANTZ: Big tobacco is terrified of SF law ending sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products; the Empire Strikes Back

“Let’s Be Real” is composed of a tobacco industry official and attorneys from a law firm with longstanding ties to the industry...can mobilize an army of paid signature gatherers. These employees, however, don’t really care about the issue and, because
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 16, 2017 03:22
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A brief history of DARE, the anti-drug program Jeff Sessions wants to revive

Speaking at a DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) conference this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the past work of the ...
Washington Post
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Florida] Philip Morris' Youth Push Led To Smoker's Death, Jury Told ($$)

told the jury that Philip Morris USA Inc. crafted its image, including the iconic “Marlboro Man” corporate mascot, in a successful effort during the booming post-war years to grow its business by specifically targeting young people as smokers, and that Do
Law360
added Jul 13, 2017 19:49
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Trump’s Pit Bull Lawyer Would Mostly Rather Settle

Barrett was representing five state attorneys general who were suing large tobacco companies to recoup the billions of dollars states were spending on treating sick smokers. At the time, Kasowitz was representing Liggett, the smallest of the five major U.
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:42
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[UK] LIDDLE: Being anti-smoking damages your mental health

The government and ASH were delighted to celebrate ten years of the ban and have said, without any evidence at all, that it has been ‘popular’ with the general public. How do they know? The last two opinion polls show that more people in the UK would lik
The Spectator (uk)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:42
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