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Finnish Medical Association seeks total ban on snus tobacco

A health ministry working group has proposed that the daily import limit of snus be lowered from one kilo to 100 grams. The Finnish Medical Association (FMA) says the import of snus, an orally-ingeste... read more

Swedish Match AB - A Smokeless Alternative

The arbitrary nature of Article 17, government support, and increasing scientific data in favour of the snus may result in an eventual lifting of the ban ... other tobacco products as a percent of tot... read more

EU crackdown on tobacco stops short of plain packets (Update)

But the proposals fall short of demands by many health campaigners for a total ban on ... the commissioner to seek a bribe from a Swedish firm in return for changes to the tobacco legislation, "in par... read more

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Controversy in promoting e-cigs

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Sports activity and the use of cigarettes and snus among young males in Finland in 1999-2010

At the first stage, age-adjusted logistic regression models were conducted for each tobacco variable (snus use, smoking, and dual use) and all independent variables. In all cases, non-use was a refere... read more

Justice Minister to seek full ban on purchasing sex

The researchers found it problematic that this ban has basically only been applied to the sale of sex. They argue that a total ban on buying sex would make it easier to monitor and have a much stronge... read more

Despite previous governors' refusals, McDonnell issues Confederate history month proclamation

Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has quietly declared April 2010 Confederate History Month, bringing back a designation in Virginia that his two Democratic predecessors -- Mark Warner and Tim Kaine -- refused t... read more

George Will: Drug Prohibition Is an Awful Flop. We Like It.

In a new column, George Will concedes that seeking altered states of consciousness is "natural ... Contrary to Will's assertion, there are several reasons to believe that the sum total of drug addicti... read more

Electronic Cigarette Use and Progression From Experimentation to Established Smoking

METHODS: Among participants (age 12–17 years) in the nationally representative Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health survey who had ... already tried cigarette smoking but not yet smoked a total ... read more

Cigarette, waterpipe and e-cigarette use among an international sample of medical students. Cross-sectional multicenter study in Germany and Hungary

Aim of our study is to examine the prevalence and predictors of cigarette, waterpipe and e-cigarette use and the association of tobacco use with self-reported health status in an international sample ... read more

Class War

“Vehicles with protected license plates can run through dozens of intersections controlled by red light cameras with impunity,” the Register’s Jennifer Muir reported. “Parking citations issued to vehi... read more

Ultraviolet Radiation: A Hazard to Children and Adolescents

Many patients are not aware of the association of flares with UVR exposure ... Minnesota, by using comprehensive medical records available through the Rochester (MN) Epidemiology Project. 21 Over the ... read more



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