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Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control

“But by being ordered by the courts to issue these corrective statements in American newspapers and on TV stations, the industry itself has been forced to come clean and acknowledge once and for all that its tobacco products kill.”
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:12
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Nov 29, 2017 17:11
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Nicotine content in cigarettes sold in Kenya, Africa market higher than in Western countries

More worrying is the new trend where youngsters are smoking shisha, which is 10 times more harmful as compared to cigarettes. The nicotine found in cigarettes in African countries is 25 per cent more concentrated than the ones sold in Western countries,
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:46
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[Israel] There’s a link between teen smoking and adult drinking

It’s actually the memory of smoking tobacco as a teen that alters the brain’s reaction to alcohol as an adult. And it doesn’t matter if there’s been a prolonged period of nicotine withdrawal; the research indicates that these nicotine “memories” still lea
ISRAEL21c
added Nov 30, 2017 06:36
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Some E-Cigarette Flavors May Be More Harmful Than Others

There can be hundreds of flavor additives in any given vape juice, with concentrations that range from trace amounts to large fractions of the whole e-liquid. Their toxicity profiles vary widely as well. Many of these chemicals have never been tested on
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 30, 2017 06:35
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[Australia] GLANTZ: Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Because Philip Morris’s medical tests in humans failed to show that IQOS “as it is actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm and the risk of tobacco-related disease to individual users,” I believe the FDA must deny Philip Morris’s applic
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 29, 2017 03:36
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Leesburg (FL) Daily Commercial
added Nov 29, 2017 02:35
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Marketers Say Big Tobacco’s Court-Mandated Anti-Smoking Ads Are Too Little, Too Late

“They made an ad they hoped no one would see,”... Koval said Truth and 72andSunny are working to bring the tobacco companies’ messages to digital and social platforms to “make sure” the mobile-driven, Netflix-watching population of the U.S. sees them. Sh
Ad Week
added Nov 28, 2017 20:42
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[Kentucky] Smoking bans help lower lung cancer rates, study finds

That conclusion might seem obvious, but the study by anti-smoking advocate Ellen Hahn of the UK College of Nursing is the first to show that lung cancer rates go down when smoke-free laws cover workers and the general public from the dangers of second-ha
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 28, 2017 20:40
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[Asia] Japanese company prohibits employees from smoking on their commute to the office

smoking will not be allowed anywhere in the building. What’s more, Skylark Group will prohibit employees from smoking anywhere between the building and the closest train station or bus stop. In other words, employees will not be allowed to smoke even when
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Nov 28, 2017 20:38
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