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[Norway] Kids who use snus before age 16 more likely to become smokers

Norwegians who started using snus before age 16 were more likely to become cigarette smokers than those who started using snus later in life, according to a new study. Snus is moist smokeless tobacco developed in Sweden. It's contained in a small pouch,
Reuters
added Feb 18, 2014 13:27
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[Norway] Coffee and Cigarettes May Protect Against Liver Disease

Coffee and cigarette smoking may protect against the rare liver disease Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), study shows. In a new study from Norway published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, both coffee consumption and cigarette smoking are
ScienceDaily
added Dec 14, 2013 17:46
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[Norway] Coal seen as the new tobacco, sparking investor backlash

The movement is an offshoot of a campaign by more than 70 investors to pressure all fossil-fuel industries on climate change. It's similar to the 1990s-era anti-tobacco push and is gaining help from unlikely partners. The International Energy Agency, a 2
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 20, 2013 16:46
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[UK] Drunk plane passenger caused havoc on flight from Norway

Fellows put the Eastern Airways flight in danger by lighting up a cigarette and ignoring the instructions of crew members. Newcastle Crown Court heard Fellows had been working in Norway and had not consumed much alcohol because it was £15 a pint.
The Journal (uk)
added Oct 3, 2013 02:48
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[Norway] A far cry from ‘The Scream’ ($$)

A ghostly Edvard Munch, smoke rising from a cigarette over his heart, holds the viewer’s gaze from a yellow strongbox. The outsize suitcase was the ingenious vehicle for “Self-Portrait with Cigarette” as the 1895 oil painting, too fragile to handle, made
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 9, 2013 16:00
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[UK] Tobacco harm reduction in the real world: has the availability of snus in Norway increased smoking cessation?

Practical implications – The replacement of cigarettes by snus has been the most typical pattern of use in Norway, and the availability of snus may have been beneficial to public health.
Emerald (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:16
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LHL Wants Sales and Importation Ban on Tobacco in Norway

The Norwegian Heart and Lung Patient Organization submits a plan to the parliament to get the country smoke free. ... we must adopt stronger measures against the harmful effects of smoking. Prohibition is the only logical answer to the knowledge we have.
The Nordic Page (no)
added Jun 18, 2013 12:44
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[Norway] Norwegian oil fund excludes tobacco companies

The Norwegian finance ministry has decided to exclude two companies from the Norwegian Pension Fund Global's (NPFG) investment universe for producing tobacco. The companies, China's Huabao International Holdings and US-based Schweitzer-Mauduit, were excl
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added May 13, 2013 14:11
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[Norway] Smoking duration before first childbirth: an emerging risk factor for breast cancer? Results from 302,865 Norwegian women

Conclusion Smoking initiation before the first childbirth increases the risk of breast cancer.
Cancer Causes and Control
added May 13, 2013 09:19
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[Norway] Lady Smokers' Risk for Colon Cancer

A recent study asked a large group of individuals in Norway about their smoking habits and checked the records of each person against the Norwegian cancer registry. The results of the study showed that both men and women had an increased risk for colon
DailyRx
added Apr 30, 2013 15:57
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