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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco, poverty are strange bedfellows

Anti-Tobacco Network had a conversation with the Tlhokwe family, a family of 10... This destitute squad of smokers, who epitomise desolation in its true sense of the word, can make a pyre with their cigarettes in the midst of grinding poverty.
Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:22
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Report shows that 8.7 million Americans used smokeless tobacco in the past month

3.3 percent of all Americans aged 12 or older (8.7 million people) used some form of smokeless tobacco in the past month. In this report, smokeless tobacco refers to both chewing tobacco and snuff. The report also shows that an estimated 1 million Americ
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:46
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TRENDS IN SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE AND INITIATION: 2002 TO 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although cigarette use has decreased within the United States, the promotion of smokeless tobacco has increased... In 2014, 3.3 percent of people aged 12 or older, or an estimated 8.7 million people, used smokeless tobacco in the past month. Males were mo
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:39
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Many Young Americans Using Snuff, Chewing Tobacco

An analysis of SAMHSA data from 2002 to 2014 found that nearly 9 million Americans (3.3 percent) reported using smokeless tobacco in the past month. This includes chewing tobacco, dip, snus and snuff -- generally, these forms are held in the mouth. Abou
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 16, 2017 14:35
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[Sweden] An investigation on the use of snus and its association with respiratory and sleep-related symptoms: a cross-sectional population study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Snus use was associated with a higher prevalence of asthma, respiratory symptoms and snoring. Healthcare professionals should be aware of these possible adverse effects of snus use.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 16:25
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[Sweden] Snus linked to asthma and sleep problems

snus users were over 50 percent more likely than non-users to have asthma. In addition, snus users were 37 to 59 percent more likely to snore and have trouble falling asleep, the study found.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2017 16:02
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[Asia] Indian bride spots groom chewing tobacco, refuses to marry him

However, while he was entering the wedding arena, the bride spotted him chewing “gutka” and immediately decided to cancel the wedding. Friends and relatives of the bride tried to convince her to change her mind, but she refused.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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Tobacco Product Standard for N-Nitrosonornicotine Level in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products; Extension of Comment Period

The Agency is taking this action in response to requests for an extension to allow interested persons additional time to submit comments. The Agency is also providing notice of a typographical error in a formula in the Laboratory Information Bulletin (LIB
Regulations.gov
added Jun 14, 2017 21:12
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[UK] Letter from experts in tobacco science and policy regarding the European Union snus prohibition

we write to draw your attention to one of the worst examples of EU regulation ever made. This is the ban on oral tobacco, known as “snus”, as implemented in the revised Tobacco Products Directive, 2014/40/EU. This measure harms the health of EU citizens,
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 17:49
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Bills would overhaul Michigan smoking laws

A bill introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann, R-Wyoming, would hike the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. It would also prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes, chew, cigars, pipes and hookahs to those under 21. Companion legislation sponsored by Democrats and Republ
WKZO 590 AM (Kalamazoo, MI)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:41
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