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"Death Clock" Installed In Bangladesh To Raise Awareness For Smoking Dangers
2013-01-14 12:28:57

Bangladesh has set up a "Death Clock" in its capital to try and raise some awareness about the dangers related to smoking.

Smokeless Tobacco Contains Cancer Causing Chemical
2012-08-22 13:50:21

Scientists reported in Philadelphia at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society today that they have identified the first oral carcinogen in smokeless tobacco.

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2012-08-15 22:12:05

As of December 1, 2012, tobacco products in Australia will be sold in plain olive green packets with graphic health warnings, according to a new high court ruling.

Cigarettes Down, Other Smoking Products Up: CDC
2012-08-03 06:06:48

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that there has been a decrease in cigarette consumption, but increases in other types of smoked tobacco.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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