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[Europe] Lung cancer set to catch breast cancer as the deadliest cancer amongst women

the biggest cancer killer among women “within the next few years”, leading experts have said, as more women who began smoking in the 1960s and 1970s succumb to the disease in old age. Across Europe, lung cancer in women, and pancreatic cancer in both me
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 24, 2014 09:15
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IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Characteristics, Perceived Side Effects and Benefits of Electronic Cigarette Use: A Worldwide Survey of More than 19,000 Consumers

ECs are mostly used to avoid the harm associated with smoking. They can be effective even in highly-dependent smokers and are used as long-term substitutes for smoking. High levels of nicotine are used at initiation; subsequently, users try to reduce nico
MDPI AG (ch)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:02
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[Ohio] Area lags U.S. in quitting smoking

Adult smoking rates dropped in Cincinnati area counties from 1996 to 2012. But the region still has a higher proportion of smokers than the nation. Decline in womens' smoking rate weak in Hamilton, Butler counties Only Warren County has a rate of smokers
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 21, 2014 11:35
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Your Tuesday Briefing: Paying for selling smoke.

Most of the nation’s cigarette manufacturers shell out a total of more than $8 billion every April 15 to help pay for treating smoking-related illness and prevention programs. The payment stems from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, which li
New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 08:09
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U.S. State and Local Laws Regulating Use of Electronic Cigarettes (PDF)

The following list includes states and municipalities with laws currently in effect that regulate where use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is prohibited. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that are designed to mimic cigarettes by vaporizin
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Apr 11, 2014 15:22
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States don’t wait for feds on e-cigarette restrictions

While both sides of the debate wait for Office of Management and Budget to finish their review to grant the FDA authority to regulate e-cigarettes, states have taken action. Here’s a run-down of where e-cigarettes stand around the country: Federal: Hambur
The Washington Post
added Apr 11, 2014 12:04
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Cancer Facts & Figures 2014 (PDF)

American Cancer Society
added Apr 10, 2014 17:59
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In U.S., Smoking Rate Lowest in Utah, Highest in Kentucky / Smoking rate in Alaska has dropped the most since 2008

Utah remains the state with the lowest percentage of smokers (12.2%), a distinction it has held since Gallup and Healthways began tracking smoking habits in 2008. Kentucky (30.2%) and West Virginia (29.9%) have the highest smoking rates in the nation, as
Gallup Organization
added Apr 10, 2014 17:10
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[Dominican Republic, South America/Caribbean, USA] Irony: Dominicans shun tobacco despite being major growers

Ironically Dominicans are the U.S. Latinos which smoke the least, despite the fact their country figures among the world’s leading tobacco producers, says a study by the Yeshiva University’s School of Medicine, in Manhattan. Citing data from the Centers
Dominican Today (do)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:59
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019

Smoking cessation products are a better alternative for tobacco and cigarette addicts. Smoking cessation products market comprises nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, prescription drugs and electronic cigarettes. With the rising incidences of lu
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2014 07:12
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