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Evidence on the association between cigarette smoking and incident depression from the South African National Income Dynamics Study 2008–2014: mental health implications for a resource-limited setting

The results suggest an important relationship between cigarette smoking and incident depression, particularly among older adolescents, who are developmentally vulnerable and socio-economically disadvantaged to experiencing depression. There is a consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:13
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Exposure to Cadmium and Lead in Cigarette Smokers Who Switched to Electronic Cigarettes

The study revealed that smokers who completely switched to e-cigarettes and quit smoking conventional cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to Cd and probably Pb.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:12
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Latent Class Analysis of E-cigarette Use Sessions in their Natural Environments

These results suggest that it is important for studies on the health effects of e-cigarettes to take variation in user topography into account. It is crucial to accurately understand the topography profiles of session and user types to determine whether s
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:11
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The effects of tobacco smoking, and prenatal tobacco smoke exposure, on risk of schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Our findings suggest smoking, and prenatal smoke exposure, may be an independent risk factor for schizophrenia. Care should be taken when inferring causation, given the observational nature of the studies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:07
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[Europe, UK] A year living in London? You might as well smoke 251 cigarettes says new study which compares global cities' air pollution levels to harm caused by tobacco

After crunching the numbers, researchers drew parallels between air pollution and smoking cigarettes – based on the level of fine particulates – and found that enjoying a few days in Prague or Istanbul was the equivalent of smoking four cigarettes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2018 22:57
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes really the seatbelts and condoms of tobacco-caused disease prevention?

Dr Joe Kosterich...repeated the factoid that e-cigarettes reduce harm by 95%, said there was “absolutely no evidence” of e-cigarettes being gateways to later uptake of smoking in teenagers and boldly claimed that “dual use [smoking as well as vaping) is
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:33
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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]

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, and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:01
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health / A Literature Review Update (PDF) (394pp)

regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the magnitude of adverse health effects...the effectiveness of this method compared with other smoking cessation methods is not known.
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:07
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Universal Corporation Reports Strong First Quarter Results

reported net income of $13.2 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, which ended on June 30, 2018. Those results were up $9.6 million compared with net income of $3.6 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, for the fir
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 16:08
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Swedish Match: Half Year Report January - June 2018

Operating profit amounted to 1,263 MSEK (1,091) for the second quarter. Profit after tax amounted to 928 MSEK (812) for the second quarter. Earnings per share amounted to 5.31 SEK (4.48) for the second quarter. Adjusted earnings per share2) increased by
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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