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Tag: "research"

Sticky story: 3rd-hand smoke gives guests gooey fingers

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

Anyone who has ever walked into a “non-smoking” hotel room and caught the distinct odor of cigarette smoke will not be surprised by the findings of a new study: When a hotel allows smoking in any of its rooms, the smoke gets into all of its rooms, the study suggests, according to a story in […]

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UK campaigners condemn ‘sexist’ study on plain packaging

April 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

Campaigners in the U.K. opposed to plain packaging of tobacco have described as “sexist” a study that says young female smokers get less satisfaction and less enjoyment from smoking cigarettes that come in plain, standardized packs. Hands Off Our Packs campaigner Angela Harbutt, a smoker, said, “The idea that plain packaging will have a greater […]

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Less drinking, smoking causes Aussies more problems

April 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

A major research project has found that Australians have cut down on smoking and drinking, but they’ve gained weight and become more anxious. A survey by Roy Morgan Research of 50,000 Australians every year, over five years, has found 1.1 million fewer glasses of alcoholic drinks are being consumed a week and 134,000 fewer people smoke compared with 2007, according to […]

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TSRC announces conference dates

January 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

The 67th Tobacco Science Research Conference (TSRC) will take place at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA, Sept. 15-18, 2013. Hosted by Borgwaldt, the symposium’s theme will be Constituent lists: reshaping tobacco science. A panel of experts will share its views on this diverse topic during the opening day. The next […]

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