Smoking Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Smokers who turn to vaping with e-cigarettes 'have fewer lung infections'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Daily Mail

    ... and a follow-up study of smokers with asthma who switched to vaping found significant improvements. This is because smoking increases susceptibility to respiratory infections and stopping smoking can be expected to have a positive effect. In ...

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  2. Lunch Links: Pairing Trump Tax Breaks Together Ill-advised; Carbon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Tax Foundation

    ... of the 2007 boom, they're down from the 5.2 percent growth in 2015. Low oil prices are impacting severance taxes, smoking declines are impacting cigarette taxes, and higher fuel efficiency is impacting the gas tax. (The Hill) Trump Controversially ...

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  3. Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Drugs.com

    FRIDAY Aug. 19, 2016, 2016 -- Smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes get the same levels of nicotine, but lower levels of toxins and cancer-causing chemicals, new research shows. "This study suggests that smokers who completely switch to e-cigarettes and stop smoking tobacco cigarettes may significantly reduce their exposure to many cancer-causing chemicals," said lead author Maciej Goniewicz, an assistant professor of oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. The researchers recruited 20 daily-smoking adults who had smoked for an average of 12 years.

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  4. PTX Performance Products Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire HazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | US Consumer Product Safety Commission

    The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of the products smoking, catching fire and/or exploding. PTX Performance Products toll-free at 844-837-7346 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at http://ptxperformance.com and click on Recall for more information.

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  5. Vaping may lead to fewer respiratory infections for ex-smokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Science Blog

    ... it is not surprising that the survey respondents noticed improvements in their respiratory health. This is because smoking increases susceptibility to respiratory infections and stopping smoking can be expected to have a positive effect. In addition ...

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  6. Aerial image shows extent of fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Daily Echo

    As many as 100 cars were either damaged or destroyed when a "recklessly discarded" cigarette start a blaze at the Matterley Bowl car park. Firefighters fought for hours to put out the fire which started in the west car park at the Matterley Estate, began just after 4pm on Friday with more than 30 firefighters from across the county tackling the flames.

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  7. FDA Says Nicotine-Free E-Liquids Are Tobacco Products in 'Certain Circumstances'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... the FDA's definition of "tobacco product" does not require nicotine or any other tobacco derivative. The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act , the statute that gave the FDA authority over tobacco products, defines them as products ...

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  8. Most Fatal Type of Stroke DecliningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | News Max

    The type of brain bleeding that causes the most lethal kind of stroke has declined substantially since 1998, possibly as a result of falling smoking rates, according to researchers in Finland. Bleeding in the space between the brain and the thin tissue covering it, known as subarachnoid hemorrhage, affects fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S. each year and represents about 10 percent of all strokes.

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  9. Researchers identify tantalizing target in fight against aggressive form of lung cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Medical News

    Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a flaw in the armor of the most aggressive form of lung cancer, a weakness that doctors may be able to exploit to slow or even stop the disease. Remarkably, this vulnerability stems from the very aggressiveness that makes the cancer so deadly.

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  10. VapourizedRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | The Compass

    ... Walter. Along with other bay-boys I mimicked the grown men of the Cove who smoked hand-rolled Target and Big Ben. Smoking, as well as imbibing Demon Run and other Evil Spirits, would surely drag youngsters down to The Old Boy's abode where hell's ...

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  11. Suit claiming chicken manure led to...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | Times News

    ... to the farm work he and other students were required to perform. The judge noted Krishack developed emphysema from smoking a pack-and-a-half of cigarettes daily for 40 years. Krishack had argued a calcified deposit on one of his lungs resulted from ...

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  12. Jerry Hall, 60, looks youthful in a simple white tee and jeans as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Daily Mail

    ... behind a pair of large sunglasses, Jerry, 60, idled on the sidewalk as she chatted on her mobile phone while smoking a cigarette. The extravagant wedding ceremony was held at London's Spencer House with a celebration at St Bride's church near Fleet ...

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  13. Mississippi should save lives with a tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Sunherald.com

    ... alarms us the most." In 1991, according to Tobacco Free Kids , which also advocates taxes as a means to an end of smoking, the average price of a pack in the U.S. was $2.83 and about 36.4 percent of Americans between 12 and 17 years of age smoked. ...

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  14. Dwindling senior citizen club memberships could increase isolation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | ABC News

    ... socially isolated for a considerable period of time has a health impact of drinking six standard drinks a day or smoking more than 17 cigarettes a day, so that's a huge impact in terms of their quality of life. "Some of those most at risk are living ...

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  15. Nigeria: Inside Story of Abuja Elite Female Marijuana SmokersRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Hitherto, cigarette and Indian hemp smoking, popularly called "Igbo", was usually the exclusive preserve of the male folk. Hardly would you find a woman engaging in this vice.

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  16. Errol Spence on The Hunt, Aims To Slay a Lion in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Boxing Scene

    ... off the incoming, you name it. It's an archetypal way of fighting, seemingly passed down from grizzled, old, cigar smoking boxing trainers from back in the day. Clearly, Spence listens to and applies what he's taught. Sparring consists of pressure ...

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  17. Greg Bell: If tobacco were new, we'd never let it be soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Deseret News

    Our society allows some dangerous conditions to exist mostly because it's always been that way. Smoking is an analogous case.

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  18. Lung cancer screenings heldRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Mount Nittany Health is rolling out its Lung Cancer Screening Program, the second stage of the lung nodule program, which was introduced in December 2015. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women, with approximately 220,000 newly diagnosed cases and nearly 160,000 lung cancer-related deaths yearly, according to a press release.

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  19. What's the best way for Norwich City to silence Ipswich Town fans? Score goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... look about it defensively and Swiss centre-back Timm Klose looks as if he could play sitting in a deck chair while smoking a cigar if his last two performances are anything to go by. I'd go as far as saying that he's the best centre-half in this ...

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  20. Tanzania: Cancer Problem, More Efforts Needed to ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | AllAfrica.com

    The government has realised that relentless efforts it makes to control tobacco-smoking to down size cancer spread in the country was inadequate and unsatisfactory in ending the silence killer disease. According to study reports available, only 32 per cent of all cancers diagnosed in the country are tobacco-related and the rest are caused by different causes.

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