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Sierra Leone to accelerate anti-tobacco control measures

Sierra Leone is set to accelerate its anti-tobacco control efforts with the help of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners, an official said on Wednesday.Dr. Alie Wurie, Director of Non communicable Diseases, said the Health Ministry was poised
Journalducameroun.com (cm)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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EUROPEAN CROHN’S AND COLITIS ORGANISATION – INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES (ECCO 2018)

PMI Science will be presenting on the following topics: Effects of tobacco alkaloids on DSS-induced colitis mouse model... A computable, causal biological network model suite for mechanistic evaluation of ulcerative colitis
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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FDA to Send Contractor to Inspect Vape Shops

will be sending a contractor to inspect entities engaged in retail activities where tobacco regulated products may be manufactured, prepared, compounded or processed within the premises. To complete this work, they issued a solicitation for a federal busi
GlobeNewswire
added Feb 16, 2018 00:49
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Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smokeless tobacco and cigar use: a difference-in-differences approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Higher state cigarette taxes are associated with adolescents’ use of cheaper, alternative tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco and cigars. Reducing tobacco use will require comprehensive tobacco control policies that are applied equally to and incl
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 23:31
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Teen vaping fuels rise in Minnesota youth tobacco use

Teen use of e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in Minnesota in the last three years, driving the state’s first increase in overall youth tobacco use in two decades, the Department of Health reported Thursday. While the number of teens smoking conv
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Feb 15, 2018 23:26
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[Minnesota] Owner Of Tobacco Businesses Files Federal Lawsuit Against FDA ($$)

A woman who owns several tobacco shops and businesses filed suit on Jan. 30 in a Minnesota federal court against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, claiming that the agency’s deeming rule violates free speech (Jen Hoban, et al. v. Food and Drug Admini
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2018 22:12
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GLANTZ: The FDA should not adopt the nicotine “harm reduction” paradigm because doing so is likely to increase the amount of smoking-caused disease and death

have submitted this public comment to FDA... Smoking reduction should not be the goal or an acceptable outcome of any NRT treatment regimen. Rather, complete cigarette cessation and complete abstinence from any alternative tobacco products should continue
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 15, 2018 22:10
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Reasons for Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2016

the most commonly selected reasons for use were used by “friend or family member” (39%), availability of “flavors such as mint, candy, fruit, or chocolate” (31%), and the belief that “they are less harmful than other forms of tobacco such as cigarettes” (
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 15, 2018 21:55
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When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow

Teenagers are impressionable when it comes to e-cigarettes, new research suggests. Nearly four out of 10 U.S. teens who use e-cigarettes said seeing others vape led them to try the devices themselves, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 15, 2018 21:54
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Kenneth Knight vs. Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. Class Action Lawsuit Certified to Proceed

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has certified a class action for consumers who purchased "light" and "mild" cigarettes from the Defendant between May 9, 1997 and July 31, 2007. The representative plaintiff is Kenneth Knight. The law firm represen
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 20:56
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