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Injurious to health? Italy may ban smoking e-cigarettes in public places

The Italian health ministry's top advisory body has recommended a ban on the smoking of electronic cigarettes in public places and their sale to pregnant women and minors. The recommendation by the ministry's Superior Health Council came after France's
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 6, 2013 10:50
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[Europe, Italy, USA] La lobby della settimana: Big Tobacco [Lobby of the week: Big Tobacco]

The situation in Europe is different in the forms of regulation, but not unlike the substantive centrality of their lobbying of firms producing smoke. The scandal has seen Dalligate the European Commissioner for Consumer Rights and Protection of Health, J
L'Indro (it)
added May 28, 2013 12:33
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Educational inequalities in mortality in northern, mid and southern Italy and the contribution of smoking

Mortality inequalities in Italy are smaller than in most European countries. This is due, among other factors, to the weak socioeconomic pattern of smoking over the past decades in Italy.
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added May 21, 2013 15:37
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[Italy] Italian Tobacco Industry Wrestling With Electronic Cigarettes

The Italian union of tobacco operators last week lodged an appeal with the regional court of Lazio, in an attempt to block the sale of electronic cigarettes. The case is the latest in a series of actions taken by the tobacco industry which believes the
The Epoch Times
added May 19, 2013 16:08
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[Italy] ARCHIVE: Particulate matter from tobacco versus diesel car exhaust: an educational perspective

ETS is a major source of PM pollution, contributing to indoor PM concentrations up to 10-fold those emitted from an idling ecodiesel engine. Besides its educational usefulness, this knowledge should also be considered from an ecological perspective.
Tobacco Control
added May 15, 2013 09:21
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Preventive Medicine - Smoking prevalence in Italy 2011 and 2012, with a focus on hand-rolled cigarettes

In 2012 we observed the lowest reported overall smoking prevalence in Italy, though change since 2008 has been limited. The proportion of HR cigarettes on total tobacco trade has appreciably increased, particularly among young male smokers, who appear to
Science Direct
added Apr 22, 2013 13:27
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[Italy] 60% of Italian parents smoke in front of their kids

Six Italian parents in 10 smoke inside the house. And 48% of them make it even in front of children. All this despite the majority of mothers and fathers (3 out of 4) is aware of the fact that their bad habits can influence their children very much. Thes
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Apr 15, 2013 15:34
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[Europe, Italy] In memoriam: Giovanni Invernizzi (1948-2013) |

On March 31st, Giovanni Invernizzi passed away due to a myocardial infarction. Giovanni was a physician committed to public health and tobacco control. He specialized in immunology and spent most of his working life at the Istituto dei Tumori (Milan)
TobaccoRelated.org (Tobacco Control Unit of the Catalan Institute of Oncology)
added Apr 13, 2013 16:54
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[Europe, Italy] HYLTON: Tobacco That's So Brooklyn but Made in Belgium

I come from a large family in which smoking of the sort I do, for flavor, is both common and cheerfully tolerated. At a typical family gathering, it is not uncommon for my father, uncle, cousin or brother-in-law to produce some newly acquired blend for e
New York Times
added Apr 12, 2013 13:44
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[Italy] Balotelli caught smoking, gets banned, throws tantrum

the maverick striker's old habits resurfaced at the weekend when he was fined for smoking in a train toilet
Reuters
added Apr 9, 2013 09:32
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