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[UK] BATES: The wilful ignorance of tobacco control McCarthyites

Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum is an annual conference organised by the conference arm of Tobacco Reporter... According to CTFK and ENSP, no-one with an interest in health should attend – so they have written to several academics or experts to demand t
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 15:03
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[New Zealand] Christchurch Clinical Studies Trust Announces Completion of a Clinical Study on Innovative Nicotine-Containing Product

The product prototype, designated “P3L” by the technology owner Philip Morris International, mixes nicotine with lactic acid to produce an inhalable nicotine salt aerosol with faster absorption rates than traditional nicotine replacement therapies. The d
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2016 15:00
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[Asia, China, Cuba] Middle-class creates red-hot market for cigars

Sales of Cuban cigars are rising in China thanks to a burgeoning middle-class who are wealthier and more concerned about quality of life. Habanos SA, the global tobacco distributor that controls Cuba's cigar industry, said China is now its third-largest
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 26, 2016 14:02
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[Kentucky] Pregnant women shouldn't vape

E-cigs and similar products are fairly new, so we are still learning about their full health effects on the body and brain of developing babies, but we do know that e-cigarettes are not safe during pregnancy. Nicotine harms a fetus. E-cigarettes and othe
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 26, 2016 12:01
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Who's WHO? Six candidates named for next World Health Organisation chief

Dr Miklós Szócska The Hungarian nominee, lauded as the first health minister to manage a full four years in office, has implemented a wide range of public health regulations, from banning smoking in public to adding a tax on food and beverages with added
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:59
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EDITORIAL: Burns from e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems

Burns from overheating or explosions of ENDS are an emerging and under-researched concern.... a clinical, public health, and regulatory framework to reduce ENDS related burns is needed.
British Medical Journal
added Sep 26, 2016 11:52
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[UK] Environmental health officers call for smoking ban in playgrounds

Smoking should be banned in all parks and playgrounds to reduce the chances of children growing up thinking that using cigarettes is normal, environmental health officers have told ministers. Zoos, theme parks and anywhere else children play should also
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:42
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WYOMING REJECTS PROPOSED CIGARETTE TAX HIKE

a Wyoming House-Senate committee killed another attempt to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $1.25 per pack, the Caspar Star Tribune reports. The Joint Revenue Committee had been asked by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network to increase th
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:20
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What Investors Need to Know From Philip Morris' New Tobacco Study

Rather than being an exciting new growth opportunity for investors to mull over, new reduced risk products are starting to look like a way for Big Tobacco to hold on to what it already has.
Motley Fool
added Sep 25, 2016 23:28
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Nebraska town considers banning smoking in apartments

isn't meant to protect the health of the city's 50,000 residents, but instead to prevent fires. Councilman Don Preister proposed the ban, which wouldn't affect duplexes and single-family homes, in August after cigarette smoking at a single Bellevue apartm
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2016 23:08
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