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[Europe, Sweden] The campaign against smoking is extended from bars to parks

European governments are extending the ban on smoking to outdoor locations, such as bus stops, playgrounds and public gardens. The campaign began recently in Sweden, where the powerful Agency for Health has advised the government to take steps urgently in
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:07
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[New Zealand, Sweden] Cannabis smoking may increase risk of lung cancer

The studies suggest that more than the equivalent of one joint every two days for twenty years may increase the risk of lung cancer. The University of Otago’s Associate Professor Brian Cox, who worked on the international study, says, "Compared to other
HealthCanal.com
added Sep 19, 2014 20:24
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[Sweden] Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack

suggests that heart attack patients who stop using snus -- a specific type of moist chewing tobacco that is popular in Sweden -- could greatly reduce their risk of dying within a couple years. The findings don't directly prove that stopping the use of th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 23, 2014 21:26
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[Sweden] BAL findings boost non-smoking COPD distinction

Research shows that smoking status, and not airway obstruction, determines the distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The researchers, led by Helena Forsslund (Karolin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:41
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[Europe] Sweden Avoids EU Ban on Flavorings in Snus Smokeless Tobacco

Sweden avoided a proposed ban on flavorings in snus smokeless-tobacco products as European Union governments approved stricter rules for cigarettes. EU health ministers at a meeting today in Luxembourg agreed on draft legislation to ban the sale of ciga
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 25, 2013 07:26
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[Africa, South Africa, Sweden] Mom's smoking increases daughter's risk of obesity and diabetes

Women who smoke during pregnancy increase the risk of obesity and gestational diabetes in their daughters, according to research published in the journal Diabetologia.
Health-E (za)
added May 20, 2013 16:06
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[Sweden] Annual General Meeting of Swedish Match AB (publ)

The shareholders of Swedish Match AB (STO:SWMA) are hereby notified of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Thursday, 25 April, 2013 at 16.30 (CET) at Hotel Rival, Mariatorget 3, Stockholm, Sweden.
Business Wire
added Mar 25, 2013 09:30
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[Sweden, USA] Can't Pin Kid's Substance Abuse on Mom's Smoking

* This study found that at the population level, maternal smoking predicted substance use/problems in offspring, but when mothers changed their smoking habits during different pregnancies, there was no change in their children's risk. * The study sugges
MedPage Today
added Nov 6, 2012 09:28
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[Europe, Malta] Dalligate: from Brussels to Sweden

Three observers of the unfolding story around John Dalli’s resignation offer their take on the story. . . . Dalli was vigilant, and set the basis for the Tobacco Products Directive without allowing the multi-million euro arms of the tobacco lobby to get
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:31
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] Health NGOs decry 'big tobacco' attempt at derailing Dalli anti-smoking campaign

The European Public Health Alliance claimed Dalli's resignation showed "how powerful the tobacco industry can be in influencing and undermining decision makers that are trying to support public health measures. . . . The cancer charity Smoke Free Partne
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 18, 2012 03:21
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