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[Asia] ‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to industry claims, SRF was never meant to be independent or neutral. With active support from foreign cigarette manufacturers, SRF represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:14
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Editorial: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

this continues to the present day in Japan. The influence of tobacco industry money on science and policy is insidious and has never been proven to be beneficial to public health. Ignoring the past will only condemn us to repeating our mistakes, at the co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:13
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[Africa, Algeria, Europe, France] Tobacco smuggling: Marseille’s illicit secret

The latest trend, seen almost everywhere in the bustling Mediterranean city, is the sale of cigarettes smuggled from North Africa. In the endless cat-and-mouse game with the police, smugglers seem to be winning, for now. The Project SUN report, an annual
EurActiv
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[Australia] Gina Rinehart company revealed as $4.5m donor to climate sceptic thinktank

Billionaire’s company gave significant donations to the Institute of Public Affairs in 2016 and 2017
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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Thirdhand Smoke at Philip Morris

In 1991, scientists at Philip Morris Inc. conducted some of the first studies on thirdhand cigarette smoke...provide further evidence that cigarette smoke chemicals remain in the environment for months after smoking, that they re-emit back into the air a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:29
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Secondhand Smoke Causing Thousands Of Still Births in Developing Countries

The team from York looked at the number of pregnancies alongside smoking exposure data in 30 developing countries from 2008 to 2013. The analysis revealed that in Armenia, Indonesia, Jordan, Bangladesh and Nepal more than 50% of pregnant women reported
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:13
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Relationships of Long-term Smoking and Moist Snuff Consumption with a DNA Methylation Age Relevant Smoking Index: An Analysis in Buccal Cells

Recently, researchers developed a smoking index (SI) using nucleated blood cells and a multi-tissue DNA methylation-based predictor of chronological age and disease (DNAm-age).... The 66-CpG SI appears to be a useful tool for measuring smoking-specific be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:09
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Perception and Current Use of E-cigarettes Among Youth in China

E-cigarette use among youth in China remains low but awareness is high. E-cigarette use was associated with increased intentions to use tobacco... Chinese youths use e-cigarettes as a tobacco product rather than an aid to quitting.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:08
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High maternal circulating cotinine during pregnancy is associated with persistently shorter stature from birth to five years in an Asian cohort

Little is known about the long-term effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on offspring stature in Asia where passive smoking is common. This study has used an objective biomarker to reveal that the association of prenatal tobacco exposure with offspring l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:05
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[California] Share of advertising voice at the point-of-sale and its influence on at-risk students’ use of alternative tobacco products

POS SAV has the potential to influence at-risk students’ use of alternative tobacco products and may be a contributing factor to recent nationwide shifts in youth tobacco use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:02
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