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Smoking The Most Common Cause Of Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in men and the third most commonly occurring cancer in women. There were two million new cases in 2018. The top 25 countries with the highest incidence of lung cancer in 2018 are listed below. Age-standardized rates are used in the […]

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Youth Think Vaping Does No Harm “I am officially declaring e-cigarette use [vaping] among youth an epidemic in the United States,” said U. S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams.    The numbers are startling. Eleven percent of high school seniors, 8 percent of 10th-graders, and 3.5 percent of eighth-graders reported vaping with nicotine in a one month […]

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Vapers More Likely To Become Smokers The electronic devices are already being blamed for reversing positive trends in lowering teenage smoking rates as kids who vape are more likely to try cigarettes. Now, the “safer” claims marketed with e-cigarettes are being debated through various studies. While some experts point to e-cigarettes as a way to help people […]

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Marlboro Man Might Pitch Pot Altria Group Inc., which owns Philip Morris USA, is the latest big company to show interest in marijuana. Late Monday, Canadian medical marijuana company Cronos Group Inc. confirmed talks with Altria about a possible investment. Altria, based in Richmond, Virginia, is one of the largest cigarette makers in the United […]

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FDA Commissioner Proposes New Steps To Protect Youth By Scott Gottlieb, M.D., FDA Commissioner  As a physician who cared for hospitalized cancer patients, I saw first-hand the devastation that smoking-related diseases had wrought on the lives of patients and their families, and dedicated myself to helping ease this suffering. As a cancer survivor myself, I […]

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Marketing To Teenagers By Jan Hoffman, New York Times The Food and Drug Administration conducted a surprise inspection of the headquarters of the e-cigarette maker Juul Labs last Friday, carting away more than a thousand documents it said were related to the company’s sales and marketing practices. The move, announced on Tuesday, was seen as […]

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Humans In Modern Chemistry Experiment E-cigarettes have been touted as a safer alternative to smoking, but the vapor they create might harm lung tissue much like regular cigarettes do, British researchers report. With or without nicotine, e-cigarette vapor increases inflammation and disables cells that protect lung tissue, human tissue tests reveal. Harming these cells makes them vulnerable to dust, bacteria and allergens […]

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Tobacco Kills Millions Every Year Tobacco is the only legal drug that kills many of its users when used exactly as intended by manufacturers. WHO has estimated that tobacco use (smoking and smokeless) is currently responsible for the death of about six million people across the world each year with many of these deaths occurring […]

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European Nations Consume The Most Tobacco By Oliver Smith, The Telegraph To mark World No Tobacco Day, we’ve mapped the planet according to cigarette consumption. As with alcohol consumption, Eastern European nations dominate – with a couple of exceptions. Andorra tops the table, compiled by Tobacco Atlas, with an estimated 6,398 legally-sold machine-made and roll-your-own […]

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Lung Cancer Dropping Among Young Men In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds. The good news, researchers found, is that over the past two decades, lung cancer rates among 35- to 54-year-old Americans have dropped across the board. But the […]

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