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[Canada] Graphic warnings and images on cigarettes are effective: focus groups

The federal government is testing graphic new warnings... Canadians reported that cigarette packages with graphic images and pointed health warnings are more effective than cliches or rhyming slogans. The health warnings considered most effective flag t
Canadian Press
added Jul 23, 2018 13:03
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[UK] E-cigarettes are as bad as smoking, say insurance companies who put up policies by the same amount for

Insurance companies consider vaping to be just as unhealthy as smoking and put up policies accordingly, research has found. Users of electronic cigarettes have to pay up to 65 per cent more for life insurance premiums than non-smokers – the same increas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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[North Carolina] Reynolds CEO views company, Winston-Salem as "really, really special"

The first British American Tobacco Plc executive to lead Reynolds American Inc. has a decidedly different view of Winston-Salem compared with Reynolds’ most controversial top official. Ricardo Oberlander took over as Reynolds’ chief executive in January
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2018 06:30
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DAUBE: Commentary on ‘This could change everything’

Neil Collishaw is a doughty veteran of the tobacco wars. Like other campaigners, he is frustrated that while we have seen some encouraging developments, nearly 70 years after the first compelling evidence on the lethal nature of smoking, cigarettes are t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:22
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WARNER: When will everything change?

entrepreneurs are offering smokers...novel products deliver satisfying levels of nicotine (at least satisfying for some smokers), while yielding many fewer chemicals than does combusted tobacco.2 The devices’ ultimate health effects are unknown and possib
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:21
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WARNER: When will everything change?

entrepreneurs are offering smokers...novel products deliver satisfying levels of nicotine (at least satisfying for some smokers), while yielding many fewer chemicals than does combusted tobacco.2 The devices’ ultimate health effects are unknown and possib
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:21
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BORLAND: Strategies for eliminating smoked tobacco

Collishaw1 outlines a proposal to set strict limits on cigarette emission at levels which will effectively prohibit all combusted cigarettes, leaving only heat not burn (HnB) cigarettes in the market....This proposal is a radical extension of those to re
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:20
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COLLISHAW: This should change everything: using the toxic profile of heat-not-burn products as a performance standard to phase out combustible cigarettes

The design and marketing of these products is evidence that manufacturers have achieved the technical capacity to reduce the quantity of toxins inhaled through tobacco use. Manufacturers’ reports to investors claim that these new tobacco products are eco
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:19
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ARNOTT: Why tobacco product regulation is no magic bullet

Alas, Collishaw’s interesting proposal1 has fatal flaws. As he admits, it effectively bans combustible cigarettes, with ‘heat not burn’ the standard to meet. Any government implementing such a draconian measure could only justify it on the basis of risk r
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:17
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YEARS AGO FOR JULY 21

1993...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urges parents not to smoke in their homes and said nonsmokers should be protected from secondhand smoke in public places and on the job.
Youngstown (OH) Vindicator
added Jul 23, 2018 06:14
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