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Longitudinal associations between youth tobacco and substance use in waves 1 and 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study

Highlights • Any tobacco use predicted subsequent substance (alcohol or drug) use. • E-cigarette use predicted substance use except non-prescribed painkillers/sedatives. • Substance use consistently predicted tobacco use across products. • Marijuana u
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:57
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Investigating possible causal effects of externalizing behaviors on tobacco initiation: A Mendelian randomization analysis

• There’s some evidence genetic risk of ADHD is causally related to tobacco initiation. • There’s no clear evidence genetic risk of childhood aggression is causally with tobacco use. • Multiple Mendelian randomization methods were used to strengthen ca
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:54
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[Connecticut] Vaping: One Westporter’s Story

He vapes in school. He vapes at home. He’s addicted, and he knows it. He is a high school student from Westport. His father asked for anonymity. But he wants his son’s story told. Vaping — using e-cigarettes — is a national phenomenon. It’s a $6 billio
06880 Where Westport Meets the World (Dan Woog)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:52
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[Connecticut] Westport’s FDA Head Hopes To Snuff Out Juuls

Westporter Dr. Scott Gottlieb was in the news on Wednesday. The commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration took aim at e-cigarettes. Targeting both manufacturers and sellers, he gave Juul and 4 other major makers 60 days to prove they can keep th
06880 Where Westport Meets the World (Dan Woog)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:50
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Flavour capsule heat-sticks for heated tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

capsule heat-sticks contain menthol and other flavours that can mask the harshness of tobacco and may appeal to female and young non-smokers. Therefore, it is critical to monitor the growth, toxicity and potential public health impact of heat-sticks with
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2018 03:44
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2018 03:41
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[Wisconsin] MURPHY/JOHNSON: FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes is correct move

In May and June, the Common Council unanimously passed resolutions that prohibit use of e-cigarettes on City property and in public places where state law currently bans smoking and prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. It was helpful to have es
Milwaukee (WI) Community Journal
added Sep 15, 2018 03:36
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Two companies pay 98pc tobacco industry tax’

Multinational cigarette companies have claimed that they pay almost all taxes collected from the industry. Philip Morris Pakistan and Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) pay around 98 per cent of the total amount of taxes that the government collects from th
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:33
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[Canada] University of Manitoba considers campus-wide smoking ban w/Photo

is looking at the possibility of banning smoking on campus. The news comes on the heels of a report from the Canadian Cancer Society showing a growing number of Canadian universities and colleges have gone 100 per cent smoke-free. Winnipeg moves a step
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 15, 2018 01:18
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Submit comments including data, research, and other related information to docket FDA-2017-N-4678-0001. There is currently no deadline for public comments. There may be conflicting deadlines added on regulations.gov and federalregister.gov. While we cann
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 14, 2018 19:01
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