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[UK] KENNY: Not only is cancer a lot more treatable, we can talk about it

When King George VI, father of the present Queen Elizabeth, died from lung cancer in 1952, it was not openly referred to at the time. When his brother, the abdicated Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, died in 1972, also from cancer, neither was that made know
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:04
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CPSC May Get New Authority Over Liquid Nicotine Containers for E-Cigarettes

the agency distinctly does not have authority over tobacco or tobacco products. This arguably wasn’t always the case. Early on, the American Public Health Association petitioned the CPSC to regulate cigarettes containing more than 21 mg of tar. When the C
National Law Review
added Jan 30, 2016 20:59
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Winter 2016 Tobacco Control Legal Consortium Legal Update

Q “I know some states have raised the minimum legal age to purchase tobacco products. Can they really do that? If we pass a “Tobacco 21” law, what are the chances we will get sued … and lose?” A On June 19, 2015, Hawaii became the first state to raise the
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jan 30, 2016 05:59
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Cigarette Filters / Years Produced: 1952 - 1956

Asbestos cigarette filters were produced by Hollinsworth & Vose Company, also called H&V Specialties, for Lorillard Tobacco Company, which used them in their Kent Micronite cigarette brand. The filters contained asbestos to provide heat resistance. That,
Asbestos.com
added Jan 29, 2016 19:54
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When avocados were called 'alligator pear' and plain celery was a popular appetizer: New York Public Library's massive menu collection uncovers American favorites from last century

While smoking inside a restaurant is unheard of today, the Empire State Observatory was one of many menus listing cigarettes among the dessert and drinks.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 21:28
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Psychiatric disorders increase among smokers

People who started smoking since it started to be stigmatized are more likely to have a drug or psychological problem.
UPI
added Jan 27, 2016 00:12
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Incidence of Psychiatric Disorders Has Increased in a Shrinking Population of Smokers

have found that while cigarette smoking rates have declined among younger people in the United States, those who do smoke are more likely to have a psychiatric or substance use disorder compared with those who began smoking in earlier decades.
Columbia University Medical Center
added Jan 26, 2016 22:36
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Changing relationships between smoking and psychiatric disorders across twentieth century birth cohorts: clinical and research implications

new smokers may be increasingly driven to smoke by biological or genetic vulnerabilities rather than social desirability...the prevalence of smoking decreased across the five birth cohorts, but associations of smoking with drug and AUDs, attention-deficit
Molecular Psychiatry
added Jan 26, 2016 22:13
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[UK] Feed your baby tripe - and don't smoke over the cot: As Britain's first baby magazine turns 60, its hilarious (and often terrifying) advice from a bygone era

Indeed, an article from 1964 seemed to think mothers would be positively virtuous if they took up the following rule: ‘A good resolution would be not to smoke when nursing (breastfeeding) baby or tucking him up in his pram or cot.’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 16:12
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[Germany, UK] The integrity and chain-smoking of these East German Commies is rather attractive

It makes Channel 4's Deutschland 83 a seductive Sunday night rival to BBC's War and Peace...there’s something rather underdog-engaging about their grave, warped integrity, their relentless chain-smoking (everyone in the West has given up, apparently) and
The Spectator (uk)
added Jan 22, 2016 23:50
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