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TOC: September 2016 - Volume 26 - 5

Die Another Day, James Bond's smoking over six decades / When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution / Vaping on Instagram: cloud chasing, hand checks and product placement / Industry watch: heat-not-bu
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:58
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Cigarette stick as valuable communicative real estate: a content analysis of cigarettes from 14 low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette sticks are clearly valuable ‘real estate’ that tobacco companies are using for communicative purposes. Across all countries and brands, the stick communicates branding via text, colour and imagery.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:54
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The Influence of Peer Behavior as a Function of Social and Cultural Closeness: A Meta-Analysis of Normative Influence on Adolescent Smoking Initiation and Continuation.

both individual as well as population level dynamics play a critical role in the strength of peer influence. Accounting for cultural variables may be especially important given effects on both initiation and continuation. Implications for theory, research
Psychological Bulletin
added Aug 22, 2017 14:53
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New meta-analysis shows peer influence doubles smoking risk for adolescents

finds that having friends who smoke doubles the risk that children ages 10 to 19 will start smoking and continue smoking. It also found that peer influence is more powerful in collectivist cultures than in those where individualism is the norm. There has
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 22, 2017 14:44
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BAHR: Policy study: E-vapor product bans could violate international trade rules

R Street Associate Fellow Maria Foltea examines the legality of such bans under international trade law and concludes that prohibition of “like” products—in this case, e-cigarettes—is illegal and should be reversed. “Currently, tobacco-heated products t
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Aug 18, 2017 21:34
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[Congo, Somalia, UK, USA] U.S. Authorities Urged to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

[CTFK] is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2017 21:25
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Asthma death rate has fallen worldwide / However COPD death rate on the increase

A new Global Burden of Disease study looked at the impact of the two most common respiratory diseases worldwide - asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - between 1990 and 2015. It found that while the number of cases of asthma increase
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:38
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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[UK] ASH Fact Sheet on Smoking and Cancer (PDF)

This fact sheet reviews the risks of developing various types of cancer from smoking, other tobacco use and exposure to other people’s tobacco smoke. It is estimated that 1 in 2 people born after 1960 in the UK will be diagnosed with some form of cance
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:14
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Traditional wood-burning ovens are partly responsible for nearly 4 MILLION lung disease deaths from air pollution, expert claims

Schayck said that biomass cooking methods, used by 1.8 billion people, are partly responsible for the surge in deaths. Such cooking methods are commonplace in the developing world, but are also used in trendy pizza and steakhouse restaurants. Tackling
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:25
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