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A famed tobacco researcher who was found by his university to have created an “intimidating and offensive” work environment — yet whose center was still awarded a $20 million grant — underscores how federal agencies lack policies for scientists charged w
Some researchers believe that traffic pollution acts like secondhand smoke, restricting the intake of oxygen and nutrients that are needed by the foetus. This affects the human cell development and causes problems later in life.
There is extensive evidence to show that health warning labels on tobacco product packaging help protect the general well-being and health of a population and more and more countries are now serious about public health are following the guidelines as lai
When Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in the world to ban menthol cigarettes in May 2015, the tobacco industry claimed that “the primary effect of this law will be to increase the illegal tobacco market in Nova Scotia.” To determine if that was
Researchers say they’ve created an enzyme that might one day reduce nicotine cravings in smokers. The scientists gave the enzyme to nicotine-dependent rats and found it broke down nicotine in the bloodstream before it could reach the brain. This quickly
The science behind why it’s so difficult to quit smoking is crystal clear: Nicotine is addictive — reportedly as addictive as cocaine or heroin. Yet any adult can stroll into a drug store and buy a pack of cigarettes, no questions asked.
Florida’s legal community was closely watching cigarette smoker Richard DeLisle’s challenge… In upholding the Frye standard,…”This rule — that expert testimony should be deduced from generally accepted scientific principles — has been the standard in
In this content analysis of 796 hip-hop music videos from 2013 to 2017, the appearance of combustible or electronic product use or exhaled smoke or vapor ranged from 40.2% to 50.7%. The appearance of branded combustible and electronic products increased o
there’s also a history of showing regulated substances in hip-hop and other popular music. These depictions may affect fans’ attitudes toward smoking and increase the likelihood of smoking –particularly among young people,” says Kristin Knutzen, MPH, lea
About half of popular hip-hop songs included tobacco and marijuana use in their music videos in 2017, researchers found. The proportion of leading hip-hop videos containing electronic or combustible tobacco and marijuana products, or smoke and vapor fro
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