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FIRS: guidance offered for protecting youth from e-cigarettes

Youth should be protected from electronic cigarettes and other nicotine delivery devices, according to a position statement from the Forum of International Respiratory Societies published online May 31 in the European Respiratory Journal.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:20
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The FDA Wrongly Blames E-Cig Companies for Teen Vaping

A renowned tobacco harm reduction expert, pointed out that while the FDA is blaming vaping businesses for an alleged rise in teen vaping, the agency is failing to take into account research indicating that most teens obtain their devices from social sour
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:12
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[UK-Scotland] Raising Scotland's Tobacco-free Generation: our tobacco control action plan 2018

This is a five-year action plan setting out interventions and policies to help reduce the use of and associated harms from using tobacco in Scotland. The actions we will be taking are set out by category into Raising awareness, Encouraging healthier beha
Scottish Government (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:42
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[UK-Wales] Health body 'disappointed' nearly one fifth of Welsh adults still smoke

The smoking rate for adults in Wales has not decreased according to the latest figures from the National Survey for Wales. 19% of adults said that they smoked. That is the same figure that was reported in 2017. The number of adults that 'vape' using e-c
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:39
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[UK] Anonymous tip offs boost illegal cigarette campaign

MORE than 350 anonymous tip offs from the public have been received by trading standards teams since the launch of a campaign tackling the sale of illegal tobacco. The ‘Keep it Out’ campaign went live in the North-East in November and highlights how ch
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:39
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[UK] Hull's school gates to go smoke-free

Parents are being stopped lighting up at 24 primary schools in Hull in a bid to create a smoke free generation. The move follows the introduction last year of a smoke-free playground policy, which saw smoking stubbed out at all 91 playgrounds in the cit
KCFM (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:38
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[UK] Leeds Shopping Centre Introduces Smoke And Vape Free Zone

White Rose Shopping Centre has introduced a ‘Smoke and Vape Free Zone’ in its outdoor leisure area, The Village, following the opening of its brand new children’s play area and ahead of Clean Air Day (21 June). In consideration of the increased number of
Business Up North (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:34
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[UK] Smokefree Community Champions needed

Places are still available to be booked for training later this month to become a Smokefree Community Champion. Wallasey Constituency Team is working in partnership with A Better Life (ABL) to provide free training for local people across Wallasey to be
wirralview.com (Wirral Council) (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:31
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InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved Tobacco Rolling Paper (DLL-3349)

An inventor from Watauga, Texas, has developed the LICKZ, a smoking accessory consisting of modified rolling papers with a more convenient design. I wanted to save myself and others time and energy when rolling tobacco. Whether at home or on the road, my
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2018 13:18
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GLANTZ: PMI releases new data purporting to show how healthy IQOS is

Without the details, this statement does not substantively change our state of knowledge about IQOS. There is still not good evidence publicly available that they are safer than cigarettes. This particular study also raises questions about manipulating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 20:04
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