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More evidence why FDA should prohibit of use of flavors in deemed tobacco products as part of the current rulemaking

My UCSF colleagues just submitted this comment to FDA:...FDA’s decision to not take the necessary steps to adopt tobacco product standards prohibiting the use of flavoring of all covered products under the current rulemaking, as well as other products cur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2014 19:42

Is A Cigarette Pouch Poised To Be New York Fashion Week's Hottest New Accessory?

streetwear brand CLSC has teamed up with Lu Rosa Co. on a pebble grain, made-in-Italy leather pouch and lighter holder for all the style conscious smokers out there. This is probably the hottest new accessory you'll see New York Fashion Week. After all, w
GQ Magazine
added Jul 29, 2014 19:38

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

Depression can make it more difficult to ride out the anxiety, cravings or lack of sleep that come with trying to quit cold turkey, scientists found. But extra exercise -- even just a walk -- could help people quit faster, they said. "The review should
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 29, 2014 19:33
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VIDEO: Josh Gordon's legal team to say second-hand smoke reason for positive marijuana test

The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from secondhand marijuana smoke, according to sources. Gordon is appealing the NFL's imposition of a
added Jul 29, 2014 19:30


How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38

[UK] Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
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On Friday, July 25, the Marion County Superior Court upheld Indianapolis’ smoke-free ordinance, challenged on the basis of exempting one off-track betting facility. The court ruled the city’s ordinance does not violate the Equal Privileges and Immunities
Indiana Law Blog
added Jul 29, 2014 16:10
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[UK] Cigarettes washed up on East Devon beach during storms believed to be on sale in the Westcountry

Packs of cigarettes that washed up on an East Devon beach in February are thought to be on sale in the Westcountry....he believed the cigarettes, which were not intended for the UK market, were part of the consignment being shipped from Rotterdam to Sri
Exeter Express & Echo (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:08

[Kentucky] Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland

Roger Cline understands that smoking isn’t the only cause of lung cancer, but based on their physician’s professional opinion and Cline’s knowledge of his wife’s workplace, he is convinced that cigarettes killed her. It was a tobacco-free building but s
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 15:55

Nicotine patch preloading for smoking cessation (the preloading trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

The use of nicotine replacement therapy before quitting smoking is called nicotine preloading. ...The pragmatic study design means that results will give a realistic estimate of the success of the intervention if it were to be rolled out as part of stan
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 29, 2014 14:09
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