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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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[UK] Old Spice: Menu from Britain's oldest Indian restaurant dating back to 1810 fetches £8,500 at auction

The bill of fare includes more than 25 dishes from the Hindoostane Dinner And Hooka Smoking Club, which was opened by Dean Mahomed, a former captain in the East India Company, in London in 1810.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 28, 2018 02:58
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Winston Churchill's half-smoked Cuban cigar left in an ashtray onboard HMS Duke of York during WWII is set to fetch £1,200 at auction

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:16
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Cancer-Related Deaths In The U.S. Dropping, Report Says

the generally positive trend can be credited to fewer Americans smoking in recent years. “I think it really reflects a decrease in smoking over the past five decades,” NCI lead author Kathleen Cronin said. “Smoking still accounts for probably half of canc
WNEW 99.1 FM (Lanham, MD)
added May 24, 2018 15:21
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease

Dr Levy:Yes. 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 May 23, 2018 21:57
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DVORAK: Can Americans ditch guns the way we ditched cigarettes?

The turning point for smoking came in 1964, when Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first report that outlined the dangers of smoking. That’s the report that health-care workers need to write about gun violence. The doctors who treat the carnage, t
Washington Post
added May 21, 2018 23:51
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EPA Agenda is a Threat to Public Health, Experts Say

Requiring that all data from scientific studies be made public would also allow industry and other special interests to "abuse and reanalyze" the data in an effort to debunk it, Thurston said. "A lot of the ideas for this rule originated with the tobacco
MedPage Today
added May 21, 2018 14:50
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Illinois banned smoking in businesses 10 years ago. Here's what owners and smokers have learned

there’s been a 20.5 percent decrease in hospitalizations for conditions aggravated by secondhand smoke -- like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart attacks -- according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The youth smoking rate
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added May 19, 2018 19:03
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ARCHIVE: The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco Use (PDF) (700pp)

1979 Philip Morris pays to have Marlboros featured in the movie Superman II. 1980 RJR contracts with Rogers & Cowan to develop a relationship with the television and movie industry that includes product placement, providing free products to key entert
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added May 19, 2018 02:49
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