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[UK] Ban for e-cigarettes on whole London transport network

E-cigarettes have been banned by Transport for London (TfL) across the whole transport network, it has emerged. They had previously been banned on the Tube but the ban has been extended to all TfL premises.
BBC Online
added Oct 23, 2014 09:26
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[Denmark] 'Neuroprotective' effects of smoking disputed

apparent neuroprotective effect of smoking may simply be because ease of quitting smoking is a marker of prodromal Parkinson’s disease (PD), say researchers. Their findings...indicate that former smokers who struggled to quit smoking had a lower risk of
News-Medical.net
added Oct 22, 2014 19:25
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Todd McPharlin

McPharlin is an Engle progeny veteran, representing plaintiffs on CVN since 2009. McPharlin, from Fort Lauderdale’s Kelley Uustal, is dominant on his “home court” in Florida’s 17th Judicial Circuit, going undefeated in four Engle progeny appearances (3-0
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:36
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Day 244:The history of tobacco in Canada: JTI-Macdonald's counter-narrative

While not conceding that it mattered whether people believed that smoking caused disease, Mr. Pratte argued that the evidence showed that they did. He pointed to the plaintiff's claims that a large percentage of people did not agree with statements about
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:34
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[Florida] KENNEDY: Fred Levin and the Big Fist Fight | Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Levin's greatest contribution to America's health, welfare and democracy was his clandestine scheme to devise, and deftly marshal to passage, a law allowing the state of Florida to sue the tobacco industry to recover Medicaid expenses for smoking related
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:09
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The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China

The adverse health effects of SHS exposure result in a large economic burden in China. Tobacco control policies that reduce SHS exposure could have an impact on reducing healthcare costs in China.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:03
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A content analysis of electronic cigarette manufacturer websites in China

Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women. Regulators s
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:02
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Relation between national-level tobacco control policies and individual-level voluntary home smoking bans in Europe

Conclusions Government tobacco control policies are positively related to the individual-level tobacco policy of having an in-home smoking ban.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:01
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[Europe] Cigarette design and marketing features are associated with increased smoking susceptibility and perception of reduced harm among smokers in 27 EU countries

findings call for a stronger regulation of tobacco ingredients, packaging features and other marketing strategies that may increase the attractiveness of tobacco products or promote perceptions of harm reduction.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:59
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BAT Weighed Down by Currency Weakness as Smokers Cut Back

reported a further decline in shipments as smokers cut back and said the weakness of currencies in many of its markets led to a slide in revenue. The quantity of products sold fell 1 percent in the nine months ended Sept. 30, London-based BAT said today.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 22, 2014 08:38
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