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SNOEK: The advantages and disadvantages of stigmatizing smoking

One can also question if the advantages of stigmatizing tobacco, which caused a major decrease of tobacco use in the general population, outweighs the disadvantages of creating another marginalized group. Is there so much reason to stigmatize tobacco smok
Practical Ethics (blog) University of Oxford
added Apr 30, 2014 23:37
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[Canada] DiMANNO: Why banning psych patients’ cigarettes deepens their trauma

Some people, some institutions, are simply addicted to power. That is the irony of CAMH, which can wrap itself in a shroud of virtue. ...they can act as coercively as they please against some of the most vulnerable people among us and call it a matter of
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09
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[Asia, Bahrain] UoB study finds a correlation between smoking and memory in the elderly

Manama: August 27 – (BNA)-- A University of Bahrain (UoB)'s scientific research study found a correlation between smoking and active working memory in the elderly which means that the greater the quantity of smoking is, the lesser will be the active wo
Kingdom Of Bahrain- Information Affairs Authority (bh)
added Aug 27, 2013 21:45
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Raise drinking, smoking ages? Science suggests 28

if one wanted to use science as a basis for determining the onset of privileged behaviors such as smoking and drinking then the brain development age of 28 would be the most logical since this is based on science and not on an arbitrary standard of 21 tha
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:49
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Second-hand smoke linked to Alzheimer's disease

"Very disturbing because we can control whether or not we smoke, but we can't always control the second-hand smoke we're going to inhale," says Dr. John Swartzberg, head of the editorial board at the U.C. Berkeley Wellness Letter.
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added May 17, 2013 13:52
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E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage from inhaling LEAD

First, they tested the levels of 15 different metals in the e-liquid dispensers where the substance is contained on the device and in the tank where the liquid is filtered to be heated and vaporized. They also measured the amount of levels in the heate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31
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Harm Perceptions of Menthol and Nonmenthol Cigarettes Differ by Brand, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender in US Adult Smokers: Results from PATH Wave 1

Implications Menthol cigarettes have been historically marketed with messages conveying lower harm than other cigarettes. Little is known about how contemporary adult menthol smokers perceive the harm of their usual brand, and potential differences by ra
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:03
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fast facts about smoking and mental health

may is Mental Health Awareness Month, a good opportunity to focus on the significantly higher rates of smoking and greater difficulty quitting faced by people with mental illnesses. Here are some key Fast Facts about tobacco use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 31, 2016 20:57
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Richard Smith: How public health moralists are promoting harm from tobacco and helping the tobacco industry

The evidence is clear that e-cigarettes are much less harmful than cigarettes, and the evidence that use of e-cigarettes encourages smoking among the young is weak...fast thinking moralisers may be preventing other benefits for those who cannot stop smok
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 16, 2015 07:20
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[China, UK] Big Tobacco Targets Chinese Females in the 'She Economy'

Whether a young woman is smoking because she wishes to appear sophisticated, charming or independent, or because she thinks that nicotine will keep her weight under control, the main issue is the smoker's image. Even when cigarettes are used for stress r
Yibada (cn)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:43
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