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Scientist Victor DeNoble to talk about tobacco industry's suppression of addiction research

“Here’s the tobacco industry coming to a young scientist and saying, ‘Listen. We’re killing a lot of people, and we don’t want to kill people. Can you help us?’ To me, that was a dream job,” DeNoble says today. After successfully identifying a nicotine
California Dental Association (CDA)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:27
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[Europe] Austria: Thousands sign up to scupper government's plans to stub out smoking ban

More than 100,000 Austrians have signed a petition against the government's scrapping of a complete ban on smoking in the country's bars and restaurants. The high number of signatures means the issue will now have to be debated in parliament. The ban,
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:48
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[New Zealand] Talks begin on e-cigarettes and vaping advice

Ministry of Health (MoH) and Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) met to discuss the future advice on e-cigarettes and vaping to the New Zealand general public. There was common ground between the two parties around the need for regulation and e
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:44
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[Japan, UK] Where there’s smoke . . . there’s BAT

This next-generation gear aims to offer a similar experience to puffing on cigarettes but with less exposure to toxicants. BAT is using Japan as a test bed for its heat-not-burn Glo range, which look like traditional cigarettes but are shorter and thinn
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:35
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Inside the Russian Troll Factory: Zombies and a Breakneck Pace

Aleksei wrote for the Russian-speaking audience. The English-speaking trolls were kept apart, he said, but from their loud conversations in the communal smoking room, it seemed like they were engaged in similar work.
New York Times
added Feb 19, 2018 18:11
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[Philippines] Online reporting system against smoking ban violations pushed

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said their group is hoping that DoH will be more pro-active in implementing the Executive Order (EO) No. 26, which banned smoking in public places nationwide, by creating a mechanism whe
Tempo (ph)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:07
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[UK] Cumbrian smokers failing to stub out habit

Smokers across Cumbria who signed up to NHS stop-smoking services had the lowest success rate in England over a three month period. The latest figures, from April to September last year, show 1,027 people in Cumbria registered and set a quit date.
West Cumberland Times & Star (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:06
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[UK] Start young

According to ASH research, England is one of the best places worldwide to give up smoking. The ban on smoking in public places has resulted in two million fewer smokers, while electronic cigarettes have had a huge impact, with 2.9 million adults now usin
Training Matters Magazine (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:06
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[UK] AUDIO: E-cigarettes and the burning issues around vaping - Science Weekly podcast

And should the NHS be encouraging the use of e-cigarettes to aid quitters? To explore all this, Ian Sample sits down with Dr Lynne Dawkins of London South Bank University, and Dr Leonie Brose, one of the co-authors of the PHE report, at King’s College Lo
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:03
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[Michigan] Richmond City Council mulls downtown smoke shops

officials are considering amending the land use table of the zoning ordinance to allow tobacconist or cigar/cigarette shops...If you’re looking to spend time at a hookah lounge or purchase prescribed marijuana at a local dispensary, you might not want to
The Voice News (MI)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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