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NUTTYCOMBE: The memories that tobacco evokes

At her funeral, we emptied cartons of her unsmoked cigarettes into a basket and set it next to the guest book, with an invitation to pick up a coffin nail in Mom’s honor...I do sometimes miss the smell of secondhand smoke. It smells like home.
Washington Post
added Jan 28, 2017 21:11
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MEDIA ALERT: American Lung Association to Release ‘State of Tobacco Control’ Report, New Grading Category for Tobacco 21

15th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report...has expanded this year to include a new grading category for states' efforts to prevent youth tobacco use with laws to increase the age of sale for tobacco products to 21 or "Tobacco 21" laws.
American Lung Association
added Jan 12, 2017 16:39
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[Asia, Japan] Ahead of 2020, will secondhand smoke end?

consumer groups and nurse organizations called for strict regulations, saying, “Imposing penalties, rather than just urging efforts, is necessary.” Meanwhile, restaurant industry groups and others voiced strong opposition, bringing up arguments such as, “
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:36
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[UK] Ban e-cigarettes from public places, say world health chiefs: Britain is told to outlaw the increasingly popular vaping devices from schools, hospitals and buses amid health concerns

The WHO is calling for countries to look at a ban due to ‘passive vaping’ / It has been linked to lung damage, heart complications and stillbirths / Move echoes call from the BMA, which said e-cigarettes should be banned Read more: http://www.dailymai
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:35
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha the biggest smoking threat to health, Abu Dhabi study shows

The New York University Abu Dhabi Public Health Research Centre research discovered that shisha can pollute an entire house and those in rooms where smoking is not taking place are not safe. Dr Scott Sherman, the principal investigator at the centre and
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:11
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[South Carolina] Deep Breaths: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Throwing away the small, nicotine-filled stick could lower your risk of lung cancer. Lung cancer kills 19 people every hour and causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined including colon, breast and prostate.
WYFF-TV - Ch. 4 (Greenville, SC)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:44
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Many Adults Unaware That Using E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Kids

don't know that indoor use of electronic cigarettes exposes children to nicotine and leaves nicotine deposits on surfaces, a new survey shows. "E-cigarettes primarily emit a toxic aerosol, not harmless water vapor," said Robert McMillen, an associate pro
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2016 21:16
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Study finds a new way that tobacco smoke can cause cancer

illuminates a new way that tobacco smoke may promote the development of lung cancer: inhibiting a DNA repair process called nucleotide excision repair (NER)... Many components of tobacco smoke are carcinogens that can damage DNA. This damage must be remov
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution

Homes of smokers remained polluted with THS for up to 6 months after cessation. Residents continued to be exposed to THS toxicants that accumulated in settled house dust and on surfaces before smoking cessation. Further research is needed to better unders
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2016 16:26
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Second-hand smoke can hurt kids years after exposure

Breathing second-hand smoke during childhood can lead to long-term breathing and health problems and a shorter life expectancy, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Even though the harms of exposing kids to cigaret
Reuters
added Sep 13, 2016 01:09
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