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Time to Quit Cubans? Cigar May Hurt as Much as Cigarettes

Cigar smokers have elevated levels of potentially cancer-causing ingredients in their blood and urine, a study from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found. The amount of NNAL, a carcinogen which comes only from tobacco, was as high in daily cigar sm
Bloomberg News
added Nov 7, 2014 09:03
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[Trinidad And Tobago] ALI: Call to restrict use of e-cigarettes

The WHO report was published ahead of a meeting involving all countries that have signed up to an international convention on tobacco control. TT is more than likely to attend that meeting in October, when new global guidelines could be agreed. In the
Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:09
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[Malaysia] NOORDIN: Risk From Second-hand Cigarette Smoke

In countries like India, members of the public are encouraged to lodge complaints over this issue, and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has even provided a toll-free telephone line for them to do so. Other countries such as the United Kingdom a
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:54
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[China] Secondhand smoke tied to more health effects

People regularly exposed to secondhand smoke may have increased risks of dying from various causes, a long-term study from China suggests.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2012 14:10
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[Florida] A moment for rebuttal: Busting smoking myths

“I’m only a social smoker.” In honor of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, held on the third Thursday of November each year, here’s a rebuttal to some of that smoke you’ve been blowing.
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:34
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[Malaysia] KHEONG: MORE TO BE DONE ON SECOND-HAND SMOKE

The Ministry of Health appreciates the support from members of the public concerning the tobacco control measures including 'plain packaging' whereby, close developments is being studied from Australia's experiences.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 16, 2012 05:13
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[Canada] Smoke-free for 10 years: Ottawa remembers anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe

A decade after Ontario’s smoke-free legislation came into effect, friends and family of anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe gathered in a Scott Street park to remember her on Tuesday. The small, tree-lined space at the corner of Island Park Drive has bee
Metro (ca)
added May 31, 2016 19:29
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UCLA Recieves $3M to Combat Secondhand Smoke in L.A. Apartment Buildings

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the effects of secondhand smoke on low-income Latino and black families living in Los Angeles-area apartment buildings,
MyNewsLA.com
added Oct 1, 2014 14:19
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[Canada] HOOKAHS (WATERPIPES) & SHISHA: A SUMMARY (PDF)

If passed, Bill 131 will amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) to ban all flavoured tobacco products and strengthen enforcement to allow for testing of tobacco in waterpipes in indoor public places. However, in order to effectively address the hookah
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:28
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[UK] DUNT: Comment: Banning smoking in prisons is a threat to public health

The anti-smoking movement has always been hysterical and unhinged. But now it has become a threat to public health.... The health risk to the public from a prison system which tries to deal with widespread disorder while sustaining severe cuts to its fun
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:01
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