Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines — All

2 Views

Hour a week of secondhand smoke enough to cause issues for teens

New U.S. research has found that as little as one hour of exposure to tobacco smoke per week can significantly impact teenagers' health, causing a variety of respiratory problems as well as increasing their odds of missing school due to illness and needi
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:46
8 Views

Association of flavoured cigar regulations with wholesale tobacco volumes in Canada: an interrupted time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

the association of Federal Canadian regulations passed in 2009 addressing flavours (excluding menthol) in small cigars...demonstrates that flavour regulations have the potential to substantially impact tobacco sales. However, exemptions for certain flavo
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 00:43
4 Views

Evaluating the impact and equity of a tobacco-free pharmacy law on retailer density in New York City neighbourhoods

NYC’s tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the impact is not equal across neighbourhoods. In order to minimise disparities in the tobacco retail environment, local governments considering a similar ban shou
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 00:41
7 Views

Risk of heart attacks is double for daily e-cigarette users

Use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of a heart attack, according to a new analysis of a survey of nearly 70,000 people. The research also found that dual use of e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes -- the most common use pattern
ScienceDaily
added Aug 23, 2018 00:36
8 Views

Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction

Conclusions Daily e-cigarette use, adjusted for smoking conventional cigarettes as well as other risk factors, is associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 23, 2018 00:32
8 Views

BARRINGTON-TRIMIS/LEVENTHAL: Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes — Urgent Concerns

Juul had captured 49.6% of the e-cigarette market.2 There is reason to be concerned that adolescents’ use of pod mods is not a passing trend and could bring a host of adverse health consequences to the current generation of adolescents and young adults.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:25
1 View

Heart-healthy lifestyle in old age tied to lower dementia risk

Researchers focused on seven recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) for optimal cardiovascular health: not smoking; regularly exercising; routinely eating fish, fruits, and vegetables; avoiding excess weight; and keeping blood pressure
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:10
4 Views

[Canada] Four in 10 women with asthma may develop COPD

Over 40 percent of women with asthma go on to develop more severe lung disease... The study was limited by a lack of information about when the participants had first developed asthma, as well as a lack of data on their exposure to second-hand smoke, the
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:09
4 Views

Indonesian Billionaire Gives Up Wine in Pursuit of Asian Gold

Now the 78-year-old tycoon, whose family fortune spans from tobacco to banking and telecom, is bidding to become Indonesia’s oldest Asian Games medal winner. He’s pairing with 65-year-old Bert Toar Polii as bridge makes its debut in the ongoing Asian Gam
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2018 00:06
2 Views

[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines