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[Australia] Nicotine in sports: high use but little evidence of effects on performance

However, our research published today shows that the use of nicotine among athletes is high and increasing. In some sports, up to half the team uses nicotine in various forms, mostly as smokeless chewing tobacco or nicotine patches and gum. This led the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:44
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[Australia] Tobacco tax fueling black market crime

The illicit tobacco trade has received far less attention from police and security agencies when compared to terrorism, drug and weapons trafficking and people smuggling…Attracted by the huge revenue streams and lesser penalties applied to those caught t
MacroBusiness (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:36
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[Ohio] SIDLOW/WALTERS: Debate Forum: 8/8 / Blowing smoke / Will raising the smoking age to 21 make a difference?

Dayton (OH) City Paper (“DCP”)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:13
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LABASH: In Defense of Cigarettes

I had this thought that America was more civil when everyone smoked. You learned from an early age that people will do something you don’t like but there wasn’t much you could do other than walk away. Then smokers became not just people doing something o
Weekly Standard
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[UK] If I had cancer like Ronnie, I wouldn't have chemo either: DR MARTIN SCURR on why the side effects of the treatment can destroy any quality of life in the extra days gained by it

For while modern forms of chemotherapy have advanced considerably, the side-effects the treatment may cause can be more than merely unpleasant: chemotherapy can be gruelling and, in some instances, destroy any quality of life in those final extra days ga
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[UK] Alf Garnett was right - smoking is your patriotic duty: RICHARD LITTLEJOHN asks why the anti-everything brigade can't bear the thought of people enjoying themselves even when it puts their health at risk

they've come up with the concept of 'passive vaping' which is going to wipe mankind off the face of the earth... a great fan of Alf Garnett, the grotesque creation of the genius Johnny Speight, from TV's classic comedy Till Death Us Do Part. Alf is, of c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 8, 2017 15:35
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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[Canada] GENTILI: Vaping’s uncool? My lungs don’t care about your fashion tips

Sudbury.com managing editor Mark Gentili says that vaping has helped him and many others quit smoking...so why the debate as to whether or not vaping is "cool"?
Sudbury.com (ca)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:55
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[Australia] LAKE: New smoking bans are riddled with loopholes

To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50
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[Asia, India] ARORA: Light at the end of the tunnel

India’s tobacco control journey has been an uphill task with industry being greatest deterrent but reduced prevalence has shown a light at the end of this dark tunnel. This will motivate government, WHO and public health community to continue this rugged
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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