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Examining perceptions about IQOS heated tobacco product: consumer studies in Japan and Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS was marketed as a sophisticated, high tech and aspirational product. Because youth and young adults are more interested in such product positioning, this approach raises some concern about youth appeal. This research shows cultural factors appeared t
Tobacco Control
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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Implementing Parental Tobacco Dependence Treatment Within Bronchiolitis QI Collaboratives

Tobacco dependence treatment of parents and/or caregivers can be integrated into bronchiolitis QI by using relatively low-resource strategies. Using a more intensive QI intervention did not alter the rates of screening or intervention for caregivers who s
Pediatrics
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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[New Jersey] Editorial: A welcome move toward smoke-free beaches

It’s time to get it done. We’ve known about the dangers of secondhand smoke for decades. There’s nothing left to debate. That didn’t stop former Gov. Chris Christie, however. He vetoed the last effort for a comprehensive ban by arguing that state govern
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: It took a while, but Fort Worth is clearing the air in city parks, too

We could say, “what’s taken so long?” Instead, we’re gonna say, “way to go!” Fort Worth city council members for voting to expand the ban on smoking in public places. This is a public health issue, and we’re thrilled our public officials are recognizin
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 16, 2018 15:56
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Snoop Dogg Says Friendship With Martha Stewart Sparked From Second Hand Smoke: ‘Something Was In The Air’

Snoop, 46, and Stewart, 76, were both in attendance for Comedy Central’s “Roast of Justin Bieber”. The West Coast hip-hop legend smoked so much weed on stage, Stewart suffered a contact high. “She’s wacked out of her head,” Snoop Doggy Dogg recalled. “B
ET Canada (ca)
added May 16, 2018 15:56
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Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children?

So what does this mean? Should cannabis continue to be tightly regulated, if children are breathing the smoke? Are they harmed by it? Really, we don’t have those answers yet.
ABC News
added May 16, 2018 15:56
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BENTLEY: Chuck Schumer trades the war on drugs for a war on vaping

Schumer is the latest public figure to add his voice to the increasingly hysterical campaign being waged against the nation's largest e-cigarette company, Juul Labs. Schumer is demanding an immediate ban on so-called "kid-friendly" e-cigarette flavors, si
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 16, 2018 15:53
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FDA Cigar Warnings Don't Violate 1st Amendment, Judge Says ($$)

since they’re aimed at informing the public of health risks in a suit brought by advocacy groups representing smokers and industry against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said that the agency’s rule increasing the s
Law360
added May 16, 2018 04:53
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MINATO: SEVEN THINGS: WHAT’S NEXT FOR CIGAR REGULATION AFTER THE D.C. COURT RULING

In his ruling, much of the fundamental parts of the deeming regulations were upheld, i.e.: the process FDA used to create the regulations was constitutional, warning labels are also constitutional and user fees for cigars are not going away. So now the q
HalfWheel
added May 16, 2018 04:47
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants. (PDF)

1. The Deeming Rule’s health warning requirements comport with the TCA and the APA (Count VI) and do not violate the First Amendment (Count VII). 2. The User Fee Rule (Counts II and III) is upheld in its entirety. 3. The process by which the agency des
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
added May 16, 2018 04:37
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