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Smoking Cessation, Weight Change, and Coronary Heart Disease Among Postmenopausal Women With and Without Diabetes

We used data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)5 to assess the association between smoking cessation, weight gain, and subsequent CHD risk among postmenopausal women with and without diabetes.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Jul 4, 2013 23:59
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[Asia, Malaysia] LETTER: Non-smokers must be firm

It is common to see a habitual smoker simply light up a cigarette regardless of the place that he is in. Many of us are reluctant to do so, but isn't it about time we confront the smoker and say to them, "Do you mind?", especially when it is within a cle
The Star (my)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:10
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Notice too short to kick butt

During such a grace period, there should be a public education campaign by the Health Ministry, the Heart Foundation, and anti-smoking lobby groups to better sensitise the public on this cultural shift.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:30
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[Georgia] LETTER: Dump downtown smoke

It makes sense for my son, who barkeeps downtown, and the countless other people who deserve a healthy future, compromised by the bad health decisions of unfortunately too many people who smoke cigarettes. Please, do not continue the state of indoor air
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 29, 2013 09:37
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LETTERS: Smoking in children’s films—covert tobacco advertising causing smoking uptake or much ado about nothing? / Is censorship of films a useful solution to the problem of covert tobacco advertising? (PDF)

Response to Paynter and Chapman’s letter, “Is censorship of films a useful solution to the problem of covert tobacco advertising?”
Facebook
added Jul 5, 2013 11:39
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[Italy] LETTERS: EffiCiency and Safety of an eLectronic cigAreTte (ECLAT) as Tobacco Cigarettes Substitute: A Prospective 12-Month Randomized Control Design Study

PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 28, 2013 15:13
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: What exactly is a public space?

I do not wish to oppose what is essentially a good law. However, as a smoker, I would like a precise definition of what is deemed a public space. Should I be smoking on the street, which is owned by Government, would I be smoking in a public space and c
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 28, 2013 14:57
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[North Carolina] Letter: Tobacco

The settlement dollars went up in smoke years ago and smokers will put their dollars up in smoke to pay for the whole mess for years to come. The silliness of this whole scenario is obvious.
New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Jun 28, 2013 14:16
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[UK] LETTER: 'People ignored are the non-smokers who have to put up with this anti-social behaviour'

Mr Craner stated that it wasn’t ‘immoral’ to smoke and while I wouldn’t disagree with that statement, I would have to say that actually allowing your cigarette smoke to blow anywhere is immoral
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:16
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[Italy] GLANTZ: Italian e-cig study does not support the conclusion that e-cigarettes stimulate smoking cessation

Thus, combining the fact that there is not a non-e-cigarette control group and correcting the statistics means that the appropriate conclusion to draw about quitting smoking based on these data is that the level of nicotine in the e-cigarette (including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 4, 2013 03:04
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