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[USA] Lung cancer increasingly affects non-smokers, but stigma in Canada persists

The increase was seen across age, sex and ethnicity, leading researchers to conclude that the actual incidence in lung cancer among non-smokers has jumped. In Canada, doctors have noticed a similar trend. Dr. Rosalyn Juergens, chair of the Lung Cancer Dis
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Canada, USA] KREISMAN: Dr. Stuart Kreisman: New NDP government must do more to fight early tobacco deaths

The Tobacco 21 movement has been sweeping across the U.S...We challenge the new NDP government to take up these issues and again make B.C. a leader in Canada and to save thousands of our children from shortened lives due to an inevitably ultimately regre
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[USA] Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed last year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson, the benefits consultant that conducted the survey
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:55
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[USA] E-cigarette bans highlight public health divide between US and UK researchers

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes America’s lax smoking regulations may contribute to researchers’ estimation of potential harm
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[Japan, USA] Decreasing popularity of e-cigarettes could 'open the floodgates' for smoking alternative heat-not-burn tobacco

A smoking trend that’s taken over Japan could soon be making its debut in the American market, possibly eclipsing e-cigarettes as a “more authentic” alternative to traditional tobacco products. Heat-not-burn cigarettes are battery-powered devices that t
CardioVascular Business.com
added Oct 18, 2017 02:52
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[USA] CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

The impact of policies such as tobacco tax, plain packs and graphic health warnings is not just judged on smoker numbers, but on quitters and most importantly, in terms of prevention; the proportion of the population who have never smoked. The Australian
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:55
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[USA] THOMAS: Big Tobacco went up against the US and lost. Now it’s India’s turn to fight back

Fifty years on, thanks to various initiatives, that number has declined to just over 15%... This has saved the lives of over 8 million Americans, it says. This is particularly relevant to India, where big tobacco firms such as Philip Morris have spotted a
Quartz
added Oct 17, 2017 13:35
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[Australia, USA] Tobacco companies should advertise lethality of smoking, say health experts

“We hope that you will share our view that Australians are entitled to the same level of information as the American public about these companies’ deceitful practices and the ways in which these companies and the tobacco industry more broadly have lied t
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 15, 2017 11:19
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[Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, USA] Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internationa
PR Newswire
added Oct 10, 2017 15:57
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[UK, USA] REED: Vaping debate: Are health officials deceiving us for our own good?

ow can the medical establishments of the two most prominent English-language nations be so at odds on the basic question of whether vaping is safe? For that matter, given the sharply varying conclusions reached by different researchers, how do the health
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 27, 2017 07:19
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