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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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[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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[Kentucky] Former tobacco barns repurposed for anti-smoking message

The mural is one of two on iconic tobacco barns that the state of Kentucky has paid for using federal grant money to help drive home the anti-smoking message. It is part of a campaign targeting the state with one of the highest smoking rates in the count
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Dec 25, 2017 23:03
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Juliana Frederick: An opportune moment to fight back against tobacco

In West Virginia, nearly 25 percent of adults still smoke, and more than 1,000 kids under 18 become new daily smokers every year... The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network calls upon West Virginia’s elected officials to finish what these correc
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Dec 24, 2017 16:53
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Smokeless tobacco use is ‘replacing’ the smoking epidemic in the South East Asia Region

It has been documented that the smoking prevalence has been declining in most countries of the South-East Asia region where effective anti-tobacco laws have been implemented. But due to a number of factors, the prevalence of smokeless tobacco has been in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2017 21:01
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[California] It's About A Billion Lives Symposium 2018

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 20:57
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[Belarus, Europe] EU expected to mount pressure on Minsk over illicit ‘cheap whites’

The rising illicit tobacco trade and particularly of the so-called cheap whites from Belarus to the EU will be discussed at the next EU-Belarus meeting on 19 December, an EU official told EURACTIV.com. Industry and customs officials say the Belarusian e
EurActiv
added Dec 22, 2017 20:53
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the 5 ways tobacco companies lied about the dangers of smoking cigarettes

After a court found that they violated civil racketeering laws in 2006, tobacco companies Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard and Philip Morris USA finally began releasing court-ordered ads on TV and in newspapers in November to correct the lies the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:01
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Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Initiatives

While we support funding for CHIP and community health centers, it is irresponsible and unnecessary for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to addressing many of the big
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:59
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Medications alone don't help smokers quit, study finds

suggests that, despite promising results in clinical trials, smoking cessation drugs alone may not be improving the chances of successful quitting among smokers in general.... "The results of randomized trials that tested these interventional drugs showed
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:30
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