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Asia’s rising tobacco epidemic a result of anti-smoking policy neglect

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect ... Researchers say inadequate public awareness of smoking risks, coupled with aggressive tobacco marketing, has left Asian nations with some of the highest smoking rates in the world a
Malay Mail (my)
added Sep 17, 2014 23:19

Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70

it has also argued for controls on handguns and tobacco sales...the council... has disparaged critics of smokeless tobacco... She wrote a total of 27 books. Several attacked the tobacco industry for lack of openness
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2014 22:16

[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Robert McCarter

While Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s Robert McCarter has not argued as many Engle cases as other attorneys, he’s won both cases he’s tried on the issue of fault. Moreover, CVN’s only Engle case in which damages were awarded against him was a retrial in Naugle, wh
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 17, 2014 18:03

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

the new study also found that alcohol use, binge drinking and the use of tobacco products among young people between the ages of 12 and 17 also dropped between 2002 and 2013. The annual survey of 70,000 people aged 12 and older across the United States r
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 17:39
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Teens are using less pot, alcohol, and cigarettes

The federal government's National Survey on Drug Use and Health, released Tuesday...other drug use, particularly alcohol and tobacco, has steadily declined among teens in the same time period.
Vox Media
added Sep 17, 2014 17:33
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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown: Protecting Ohio children from liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes

In a letter to the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), I joined with 12 other members of Congress in urging the agency to take immediate action against e-cigarette companies’ predatory efforts to market their products to young people.
Sidney (OH) Daily News
added Sep 17, 2014 14:42

Austrians still love to smoke

Austrians loathe giving up cigarettes and the statistics prove this out... One reason for this may be because Austria is one of the last EU countries where the minimum age for purchasing tobacco is 16 years of age. In 2006, state revenues from sales to mi
The Local Austria (at)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:20

Air quality in New York City hookah bars

despite the ban on smoking tobacco products, at the very least, some NYC hookah bars are serving tobacco-based hookahs, and have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that may present a health threat to visitors and employees. Therefore, there
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:16

[UK] Real life story: Man sends 4,000 letters in campaign against cigarettes

John Savage has sent 4,000 letters to supermarkets begging them to stop selling cigarettes following his father's death from lung cancer…
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 08:15

Reduce your risk of dementia right now

Alzheimer's Disease International: What's good for your heart is also good for your brain. More specifically, there is now "persuasive evidence that dementia risk...can be modified through reduction in tobacco use
added Sep 17, 2014 07:21
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