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[USA] THOMAS: Big Tobacco went up against the US and lost. Now it’s India’s turn to fight back

Fifty years on, thanks to various initiatives, that number has declined to just over 15%... This has saved the lives of over 8 million Americans, it says. This is particularly relevant to India, where big tobacco firms such as Philip Morris have spotted a
Quartz
added Oct 17, 2017 13:35
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Smoking around a baby

My husband has mentioned to her ... telling her she will not baby-sit this child if she continues to smoke. ...Dear Fume-Free...secondhand smoke causes “numerous health problems in infants and children, including more frequent and severe asthma attacks, r
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Oct 17, 2017 13:14
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Afternoon delight ends when wife stops to take a call

DEAR ABBY: I was diagnosed with lung cancer last year....my husband is still smoking cigarettes....known to get cancer from secondhand smoke. Face it, you are married to an addict. Not only is he being unfair to the children, he is being unfair to you and
Aiken (SC) Standard
added Oct 17, 2017 13:10
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[UK] MILLETT: E-cigarettes are 'phenomenal' tool for GPs to help smokers quit

All evidence points to e-cigarettes being an effective tool in helping smokers to quit, experts told the RCGP annual conference in Liverpool – but only if they are coupled with specialist support and complete cessation of tobacco use.
GP Magazine (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:17
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[Australia] BARNSLEY/WALTERS: Filters: a cigarette engineering hoax that harms both smokers and the environment

We must not mislead Australians about a “safer” cigarette. There isn’t one. But without filters, the number of lethal lung cancers may be reduced, more smokers would quit because of the harsh taste, and fewer young people would start smoking.
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:13
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[Virginia] DAHL: Vital Signs: Need help kicking the habit? Skip electronic smoking devices

The belief that ESDs are less harmful than conventional cigarettes is still debatable. There is not enough research to show ESDs are effective in helping people quit, and they are not FDA-approved quit aids. ESDs have helped some people quit, but others
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Oct 16, 2017 05:59
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SCHNEIDER: AD-dicted: Secrets of the Alcohol and Tobacco Industries

"Part of a marketer's job is to target specific segments of the population, find out exactly what those segments desire, and fulfill those desires." While this is a logical business approach, many would argue that it’s still wrong to take advantage of ce
Her Campus
added Oct 15, 2017 11:14
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[Pennsylvania] ARMSTRONG: Let's ban all candy-flavored tobacco products

What’s a Hood Wrap? I asked. “A Hood Wrap is a candy-flavored wrapper to wrap tobacco in, and/or marijuana,” Jones told me. “And if I were a 4-year-old, I wouldn’t have known the difference between a Hood Wrap and a hood snack, and that’s very disturbi
Philly.com
added Oct 14, 2017 16:11
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The Government Is Spending Over 200K To Get Gay Teens To Stop Smoking

The project — or so called 90-day intervention — includes weekly counseling sessions in addition to the group Facebook posts. Results of the project will be used to design a clinical trial that seeks to determine optimal intervention methods for particul
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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Feds Spend $246,785 on ‘Facebook Intervention’ for Young Gay Smokers

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 on a "Facebook intervention" targeting young gay people who smoke. The University of California, San Francisco received the funding for the project, which began in August. The goal of the study
Washington Free Beacon
added Oct 14, 2017 09:17
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