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Philip Morris quarterly results top estimates

Added: 18.10.2018 12:50 | 21 views | 0 comments

Philip Morris International , maker of Marlboro cigarettes among others, reported higher than expected quarterly sales and profit on Thursday, helped by its IQOS tobacco-heating device.

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Spain Predicted To Have The Longest Life Expectancy In The World By 2040

Added: 17.10.2018 3:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

Spanish people are predicted to have some of the longest life expectancies within just a few decades, edging out Japan for the top spot, according to a new study published this week. The authors said most of the reason why Spain was number one was due to their diet, while cautioning health officials that the biggest threats to our long-term health were obesity, high blood pressure and blood sugar, tobacco, and drinking alcohol. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, US, which has produced the forecasts said even though Japan had been in the top spot for years, their fall was mostly due to men's health. “Men are not doing so well,” said Dr. Christopher Murray, director of...

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Canada Set To Become Largest Country Ever To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Added: 17.10.2018 1:03 | 14 views | 0 comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ran his 2015 campaign on a promise to legalize marijuana for recreational use and will now see Canada become the largest country in the world to do so on Wednesday, according to USA Today. The move could start a global revolution concerning the legalization of marijuana as Canada is undertaking a massive amount of research to help better understand the medical reasons for using cannabis and could help improve the plant's image compared to alcohol and tobacco. Canada will officially become the highest-profile country to tax, regulate, and monitor the growth, distribution, and sale of recreational marijuana beginning tomorrow in a number of government-run...

Lung cancer screening could save money as well as lives, research shows

Added: 15.10.2018 17:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

Lung cancer screening programs should target high-risk people and identify other tobacco-related conditions, suggests a new report.

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E-cigarette use may encourage experimentation with tobacco, study finds

Added: 01.08.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Young people who have tried an e-cigarette may be more likely to go on to smoke cigarettes compared with those who have not, a study led by University of Stirling researchers has suggested.

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Youth tobacco product use, including e-cigarettes, drops during 2015-2016

Added: 16.06.2017 14:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

But 3.9 million youth were still using tobacco products in 2016. The number of middle and high school students who say they are...

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Adding tobacco to cannabis doesn't affect the high, but impacts memory and heart

Added: 31.05.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Adding tobacco to a cannabis joint doesn't improve the experience of being stoned, but it does reduce the memory impairment inherent to cannabis use, finds a new UCL study published in Psychological...

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