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Japan's antismoking plan with gaping loophole sparks outcry

Japan's recently unveiled antismoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists as it has a gaping loophole -- basically allowing customers at restaurants and bars to carry on lighting up. The plan released last Tuesday by
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 3, 2018 13:43
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Smog is Clogging Your Lungs, Putting You at Risk of Lung Cancer

But lung cancer can also occur in people who have never smoked in their life. As per data, 15% of patients diagnosed with lung cancer have no history of tobacco use. And 20% of women who developed lung cancer have never smoked. In fact, lung cancer in no
The Quint (in)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:49
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[Netherlands] Top Dutch cancer hospital joins tobacco class action lawsuit

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer hospital in Amsterdam said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining an ongoing legal action against four Dutch-based tobacco firms...against Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:49
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LEVIN: Proposal undermines Florida anti-smoking efforts

As an attorney and a former 50-year smoker currently battling stage 4 lung cancer, I’ve spent the better part of my life fighting Big Tobacco... Killing Tobacco Free Florida’s advertising campaign is, quite simply, a gift to the tobacco companies.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:24
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Every second man in Armenia is a smoker, survey reveals

More that half of the male population of Armenia - 51,5% - are smokers, while 1.8% of women are in the country’s smoking community, a new report by the health ministry revealed recently. 94.3% of smokers prefer factory-made cigarettes, the STEPS national
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:44
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[West Virginia] Court Affirms Benefits Award For Lung Cancer Death

A company agreed to take on workers’ compensation claims when it purchased a facility, and a widow’s lung cancer claim falls within the list of compensable claims, even though some doctors concluded that asbestos was not a cause of the disease, West Virgi
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 1, 2018 03:42
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American College of Chest Physicians publishes new lung cancer screening guidelines

Today, the highly anticipated guidelines on screening for lung cancer by the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) were published online on the journal CHEST® website. This comes after the guideline panelists provided a peek at the recommendations
PR Newswire
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12
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E-cigarette smoke damages DNA and reduces repair activity in mouse lung, heart, and bladder as well as in human lung and bladder cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that nicotine nitrosation occurs in vivo in mice and that E-cigarette smoke is carcinogenic to the murine lung and bladder and harmful to the murine heart. It is therefore possible that E-cigarette smoke may contribute to lung and bladder
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
added Jan 30, 2018 03:41
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Risks of Lung Screening Seen Outweighing Benefits in Many with Smoking History

Using the Bach risk tool for assessing lung cancer risk in veterans screened at eight academic VA centers, nearly 5,600 veterans in the lowest risk quintile needed to be screened to prevent one lung cancer death. Meanwhile, the number of false-positive
MedPage Today
added Jan 24, 2018 04:45
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[Canada] Quebec Tobacco-Free Week to raise awareness of smoking-related cancers

85 per cent of lung cancers and 60 per cent of throat cancer deaths are linked to smoking, the council said on the first day of Quebec Tobacco-Free Week 2018. The campaign slogan, “Le tabac laisse des marques” (roughly, “tobacco leaves its imprint”), ai
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:44
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