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50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States

The risk of death from cigarette smoking continues to increase among women and the increased risks are now nearly identical for men and women, as compared with persons who have never smoked. Among men, the risks associated with smoking have plateaued at t
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:48
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Tobacco Industry Using Coupons to Keep Women and Young People Addicted

Tobacco companies' aggressive coupon marketing tactics may reduce the likelihood that current smokers will quit, according to new research published in Tobacco Control, an international peer-reviewed journal. This report is the first-of-its-kind to illust
PR Newswire
added Dec 12, 2012 15:46
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[UK] Lung cancer rates soaring for women after tobacco manufacturers target them by saying smoking helps you stay slim

Lung cancer rates have surged in women after tobacco manufacturers encouraged them to smoke to stay slim, experts warn. The number of cases is increasing far more quickly compared to men and is likely to overtake them within the next decade. Researcher
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2012 22:02
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380000 U.S. deaths yearly due to smoking

Death attributable to smoking is declining, with 200,000 such deaths anually for U.S. men, and 180,000 for women, researchers said.
UPI
added Jun 12, 2012 19:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16
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[Florida] In Engle Trials, Female Attys Face An Old Boy's Club ($$)

Laura Shamp, says women have been chased out of the courtroom for too long... The dearth of lead female trial attorneys in state Engle cases may be rooted in decades-old social and historical forces, experts told Law360. Shamp said she faced a barrage of
Law360
added Mar 1, 2016 16:47
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WARNING LETTER: www.smokers-mall.com

FDA has determined that the website, http://www.smokers-mall.com, offers for sale or distributes cigarette tobacco and/or roll-your-own... A tobacco product with a label, labeling, or advertising that uses the descriptor “light,” “mild,” “low,” or a simi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 14, 2016 19:06
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

Manama: A Saudi anti-smoking society, Naqa, has called for hiking the prices of cigarettes to help reduce the numbers of smokers in the kingdom. “Saudi Arabia is witnessing alarming rise in the number of smokers, particularly among male and female studen
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:24
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[Asia] Smokeless tobacco use rising in India

on the rise in India, especially among women ... To create awareness about the perils of smokeless tobacco, the government launched a new campaign 'Tears You Apart' with technical and financial support from WLF and the Bloomberg Philanthropies in July.
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 5, 2013 19:12
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Feds grant $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in Brazil

The federal government granted a Brazilian-born researcher at the University of Alabama a 5-year, $1.5 million grant to help women quit smoking in her native country, Judicial Watch reported. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved Isabel Scari
Washington Times
added Aug 12, 2013 17:54
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