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Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States

Understanding where tobacco use in rural areas is higher than urban areas can help prioritize resources to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure and begin to address the increasing numbers of CLRD-related deaths in rural areas.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:01
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[New York] Where’s the harm?

A health-care policy advisor at the Heartland Institute has questioned whether the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can build an argument demonstrating that vaping creates a public harm. And in replying to his own question, Dr. John Dale Dunn, M
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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Many Adults Don't Think Exposure To Vaping Is Bad For Kids

About one-third of adults surveyed didn't know if secondhand aerosol caused harm to children, and 40 percent of the adults said this kind of exposure caused "little" or "some" harm to children. The newness of these products, promotion by the industry an
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 25, 2017 22:27
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[New York] BRUNSTEIN: In a Law Office, Coping With a Boss’s Toxic Trail

Mr. S. chain-smoked throughout the day, inhaling power, exhaling invective, leaving a toxic trail in every room. He talked to us through a poison cloud that made his deep-set eyes look sinister. For a few moments after he turned away, the smoke lingered
New York Times
added May 5, 2017 20:57
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[Ohio] A new worry for smokers' families: 'thirdhand smoke'

Reynolds American Inc., the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, declined to comment on the study. The Altria Group, the leading U.S. cigarette manufacturer, did not respond to requests for comment. Miller is skeptical of the threat thir
USA Today
added Apr 17, 2017 18:32
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Study Identifies Why Passive Smoking Promotes Tumor Growth

In a new study published by Science Reports, investigators found that the organic compound found in cigarette smoke promotes tumor growth. While smoking a cigarette, the toxin acrolein (acrylic aldehyde) is released into the atmosphere via sidestream s
Specialty Pharmacy Times
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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[Canada] Ask Amy: Boss in small office feels smoked-out

one employee admitted that she took great pains not to smell of cigarettes prior to her interview..../ If you are contractually able to, you should ban smoke breaks. This will cut way down on the impact to you (though they can still smoke before work and
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 1, 2017 22:05
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ARCHIVE: CORRESPONDENCE The Nicotine Content of Common Vegetables

It appears that the dietary intake of nicotine in nonsmokers may be of practical importance in the interpretation of the role of passive smoke inhalation when one is determining nicotine and cotinine levels in body fluids.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 14, 2017 00:18
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Exposure to pollution kills millions of children, WHO reports find

570,000 children under 5 years die from respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, attributable to indoor and outdoor air pollution and second-hand smoke — smoke that is released by burning tobacco products, such as cigarettes.
Washington Post
added Mar 6, 2017 01:51
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WIRTZ: Five Reasons to End Government Smoking Bans

An immensely informative article by Jacob Grier in Slate finally sorted through the questionable "proof" behind the second-hand smoke myth. The bans had largely been implemented because early studies believed there to be a correlation between secondhand s
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:07
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