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[UK] Mums-to-be in the south west are risking their babies lives by smoking, report finds

MORE THAN one in ten mums-to-be in the south west are risking premature birth, cot death, breathing and heart complications in their babies by continuing to smoke during pregnancy, a report has revealed. NHS statistics released to coincide with National
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:39
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[UK] Pledge to tackle smoking

(NHS HMR CCG)...signed up to the NHS Smokefree Pledge, which is also supported by Rochdale Borough Council, to help smokers in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale to quit and provide smokefree environments which support them. The pledge also supports Greater
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:38
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[Japan] Smoking tied to higher risk of hearing loss

Smokers may be more likely to develop hearing loss than nonsmokers, and the risk increases with each additional cigarette people smoke on a typical day, a Japanese study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 50,000 Japanese workers, ages 20 to 64
added Mar 16, 2018 14:36

E-Cigarettes and the Harm-Reduction Continuum ($$)

there has been a trend of acknowledging the importance of a harm-reduction approach in policy discussions about e-cigarettes. But some proposed strategies might well limit, if not entirely undermine, the population benefits associated with e-cigarettes.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:35

Potential Public Health Effects of Reducing Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

reducing the nicotine level in cigarettes has the potential to substantially reduce the enormous burden of smoking-related death and disease. We estimate that a nicotine product standard for cigarettes in the United States could save millions of lives and
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 16, 2018 04:21

less is more when it comes to the fda’s game-changing nicotine reduction plan

we strongly believe that any future regulation must apply the nicotine reduction plan to ALL combustible tobacco products including cigars, little cigars, cigarillos and loose tobacco...Attention to all nicotine use among youth is vital given the continue
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:22

Tobacco Products Global Market Report 2018

The tobacco industry comprises establishments carrying out stemming and redrying of tobacco and companies manufacturing cigarettes and other tobacco products. E-cigarettes are not included in this industry.
PR Newswire
added Mar 15, 2018 23:18

LAFAIVE / NESBIT: High cigarette taxes have led to thriving black market across America

The Hill
added Mar 15, 2018 23:17

[Florida] 11th Circuit upholds ruling against tobacco companies in COPD case

upheld a jury award in the case of a woman who sued three tobacco companies claiming smoking their cigarettes caused chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pauline Burkhart was one of many individuals who moved forward with an individual lawsuit a
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:14

FDA to cut the amount of nicotine in cigarettes in biggest push ever against smoking addiction

But experts worry that Big Tobacco's influence, questions around how much nicotine is 'addictive' and the slow rule-making process could hinder the effort
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:11
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