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[UK] British nurse's remarkable letters reveal how 'old boy' Churchill barely slept, sang in the bath and refused to give up 'enormous' foot-long cigars while battling pneumonia at the height of World War Two

By March 1, Churchill was on the mend and smoking ‘enormous’ cigars, a sure sign his health was improving. He would also sing ‘tunelessly’ to Doris while in the bath, something the nurse found ‘disconcerting’.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:37
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 14, 2018 12:29
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[Europe] JOOSENS: Traceability: the tobacco industry is part of the problem, not the solution [FREE FULL TEXT]

track and trace systems should therefore take into consideration at least the following three principles. Investigate thoroughly possible industry connections with so-called independent third-party contractors. / Never accept traceability codes generated
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:35
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[Canada] BARRON: Smoking becoming a thing of the past

Despite my skepticism at the time, I’ve personally gotten quite used to no smoking in public places and I have to wonder why I didn’t take any exception to it before....We now know that bystanders can have their health adversely impacted by inhaling seco
BC Local News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:36
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[Thailand] The simple life: Stunning 1970s images reveal how indigenous Thai hill tribe survived before tourism took over

While black and white shots from the same region show kids smoking hand-rolled cigarettes made from fresh tobacco grown outside their homes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

s The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be accelerated, a
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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SZARMACH: Honoring One Company’s Roots

SMOKER FRIENDLY In 1991 Terry was instrumental in the creation of The Cigarette Store Corp. (TCSC) our retail tobacco store concept. The Cigarette Store Corp. was a pioneer in this new innovative retail concept and has become nationally known as Smoker
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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WILSON: Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors revived by Pruitt’s science transparency policy

Big Tobacco realized the best chance of avoiding regulation lay not in attempting to combat each study as it came out, but rather in changing the standards to which those studies were held. To do this, they sought to use transparency and reproducibility
The Hill
added Jun 4, 2018 22:02
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[New Zealand] Barry Soper: Cigarettes in parliament

Today thankfully all that's changed, ciggies are not only off limits within Parliament buildings, they're banned from the surrounding area, Helen Clark finally saw to that... Ironically the woman she had the biggest falling out with as Prime Minister was
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:02
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[Canada] Three years and counting ...

Today is as good a moment as any to pause and take note of what has happened - and what has not happened - since the tobacco companies were found guilty of breaking 4 Quebec laws. The "time required for appeals" just keeps dragging on Justice Riordan
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 28, 2018 13:55
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