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[UK] NEW Public member recruitment 2017

An opportunity for members of the public to get involved in advisory panels The National Institute for Health Research Central Commissioning Facility (NIHR CCF) is currently looking for members of the public to join the following panels:
National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:37
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[China] Pollution Leads to Greater Risk of Dementia Among Older Women, Study Says

“Although the link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease is a new scientific frontier, we now have evidence that air pollution, like tobacco, is dangerous to the aging brain,” he added. Women with the genetic variant APOE4, which increases the r
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2017 15:31
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Obliterating EPA would create chaos, experts say

Rep. Matt Gaetz has garnered support from a trio of congressmen in what he assures would translate to a smooth transition in oversight and regulations from the federal government to individual states. But legal experts disagree with the Fort Walton Beach
USA Today
added Feb 6, 2017 03:21
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[UK] Alaska rejects marijuana consumption at retail pot stores

In a 3-2 vote, the Alaska Marijuana Control board decided not to allow it, frustrating industry officials and business owners who vowed to continue to press for some sort of allowable marijuana use at retail shops.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2017 01:41
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[Europe] Poverty and tobacco carry similar health risks, study finds

People on the bottom rung of the socioeconomic ladder may live two years less on average than those at the top... “Socioeconomic disadvantage has almost the same impact on health than smoking or a sedentary lifestyle,” Lifepath said in a statement.
EurActiv
added Feb 2, 2017 16:35
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[California] The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

For older women, breathing air that is heavily polluted by vehicle exhaust and other sources of fine particulates nearly doubles the likelihood of developing dementia, finds a study published Tuesday. And the cognitive effects of air pollution are dramat
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 2, 2017 05:33
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Democratic state attorneys general begin Trump pushback

State attorneys general have a history of banding together. Most notably, a series of lawsuits from them led to the 1998 tobacco industry settlement under which cigarette makers agreed to pay states more than $200 billion over 25 years.
Cape Cod (MA) Times
added Jan 31, 2017 18:12
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[UK] Why it is SO dangerous for pre-teens to smoke pot: Study reveals weed's crippling damage on brains of under-17s

Teenagers who smoked marijuana as early as age 14 did worse on cognitive tests, decreased verbal abilities and were more likely to drop out of school, according to a new study
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:57
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[Mississippi] House reverses course, votes to limit AG’s ability to file lawsuits

to pass legislation that could prevent Mississippi’s attorney general from pursuing lawsuits like the 1990s tobacco litigation that resulted in a settlement of more than $4 billion for state coffers.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Jan 26, 2017 16:48
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Deceptive Marketing — Is Coca-Cola taking a page book from the tobacco industry?

Coca-Cola has been called out in California for deceptively advertising is sugar-saturated sodas so it can sell more of them. A 39-page lawsuit filed in San Francisco makes 13 claims against the iconic beverage brand under unfair-competition and false-a
JD Supra, LLC
added Jan 25, 2017 01:05
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