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[UK] Battery metal among smoking cancer compounds, Public Health England warns

More than 70 cancer-causing chemicals reach smokers' vital organs within seconds of lighting up, experts say.
Sky News (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:34
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[UK] Hard-hitting new advert urges smokers to quit

Graphic advertisement from Public Health England shows toxic chemicals spreading through the body
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:33
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[UK] Hard-hitting new advert urges smokers to quit

Graphic advertisement from Public Health England shows toxic chemicals spreading through the body
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:33
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[UK] Hard-hitting TV advert reveals how cigarettes cause damage to major organs within SECONDS, as experts warn one person is admitted to hospital every minute due to smoking

The campaign also highlights how smoking can lead to elevated levels of cadmium - a metal used in batteries - in the blood, as well as cancer-causing nitrosamines and carbon monoxide. Public Health England (PHE) has released the advert to urge the count
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:22
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Primary care healthcare professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and practices towards promoting the reduction of children’s secondhand smoke exposure: a mixed-methods review and synthesis

review findings highlight healthcare professionals’ need for further training and support, which would enable them to better translate their knowledge of the risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure into actual clinical practices. The review identi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:49
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[Connecticut] More evidence that youth e-cig use promotes cigarette smoking (not the other way around)

Krysten Bold and her collages at Yale just drove a big stake through the heart of that (already implausible) argument. In their paper “Trajectories of e-cigarette and conventional cigarette use among youth” published in Pediatrics they followed Connecti
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:54
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WILL: Memo to government: We know smoking kills

Hence these governments cannot afford for their anti-smoking efforts to be too successful. Furthermore, if every smoker quit tomorrow, Social Security’s slow-motion crisis would accelerate and many public and private pension systems would be staggered by
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:52
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[UK] South Tyneside’s bid for 16,000 fewer smokers

Smokers in South Tyneside are being encouraged to start afresh and support a smoke free generation this New Year by getting help to quit their habit. A recent YouGov survey found that 88 per cent of people in the North East want to make smoking a thing of
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:45
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[New York] VIDEO: RESIDENTS FORM BAYSIDE SMOKE-FREE HOUSING ALLIANCE

The Bayside Smoke-free Housing Alliance wants to increase the number of smoke-free apartment buildings in the Bayside and Bay Terrace communities. Organizers say there are more than 30 apartment buildings in these two areas. The alliance plans to infor
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 30, 2017 19:46
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[Illinois] Why the legal age to buy tobacco isn't going up to 21 everywhere

Six Cook County communities have adopted so-called "Tobacco 21" ordinances as well. But in DuPage County, only one community has approved such an ordinance. None have done so in Kane or McHenry counties or anywhere else in the state. Some officials cre
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 27, 2017 15:26
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