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[Asia, India] `Organic' tobacco lures youngsters, cases of oral cancer go up fivefold

Companies are hard selling gutka to youngsters by branding it as `organic' and `herbal' chewing tobacco. What's alarming, experts say, is a fivefold rise -a spike in incidence of the disease from 0.6% to 3.1% -in cases of oral cancer among people between
Times of India
added Jan 8, 2016 20:54
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Blog: Five Tobacco Headlines for 2016

As I looked at the most newsworthy stories of the past year, it struck me how many question marks hang over 2016. Sure the TPSAC (Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee) panel weighed in on snus as a modified risk product, but the U.S. Food and D
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:55
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco, the FDA and the future of tobacco-less smoking

What concerns health advocates the most are the plethora of flavorings, variations and nicotine doses that are added to the liquid. The two chemicals, for example, are not approved for inhalation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the California D
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jan 3, 2016 21:02
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New Hampshire offering nicotine patches to help quit smoking

New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services is offering free nicotine replacement therapy in the form of a patch to residents who want to quit smoking or chewing tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 2, 2016 16:30
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[North Carolina] Naval hospital institutes new tobacco policy

at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune for its active duty service members. The use of all tobacco products regardless of form — electronic cigarette, smoking and smokeless — is prohibited for all active-duty personnel in uniform or in relax standards, such as s
Jacksonville (NC) Daily News
added Jan 2, 2016 16:29
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[North Carolina] New Study Finds the Use of Multiple Tobacco Products Is Popular Among Teenagers

“This study illustrated how much of a problem poly-tobacco use really is...Adolescents are not just using cigarettes. They are using cigarettes and other tobacco products – some of which are new and unregulated. We need to be thinking about how to tackle
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Dec 31, 2015 14:49
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[North Carolina] Poly-Tobacco Use among High School Students

a high percentage of high school students in North Carolina report using more than one tobacco product (19.1%) and that this prevalence is significantly greater than single tobacco use (10.6%)...prevention efforts, such as communication campaigns are need
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Dec 30, 2015 17:31
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Nicotine: Carcinogenicity and Effects on Response to Cancer Treatment – A Review [FREE FULL TEXT]

The role of nicotine as the major addictive component of tobacco products may have distracted our attention from toxicological effects on cell growth, angiogenesis, and tumor malignancy. Effects on cancer disease are important aspects in the evaluation of
Frontiers of Oncology
added Dec 29, 2015 03:59
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] First phase of ban on alternative tobacco products to take effect from Dec 15

Emerging tobacco products currently not available in Singapore will be banned with effect from Tuesday (Dec 15). The ban ensures "they do not gain a foothold or become entrenched in the Singapore market", the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Monday (Dec
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH bans e-cigarettes, other emerging tobacco products

MOH asserted that the ban is being put into place to ensure that the products do not gain a foothold or become entrenched in the local market, which could spur demand for and increase the prevalence of tobacco consumption. According to the media release
Singapore Business Review
added Dec 14, 2015 14:37
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