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[UK] E-Cig Benefits Outweigh Their Harms, New Research Says

Public health experts are split on what role e-cigarettes will play in the nation’s health, but more evidence and further research from both sides of the debate will hopefully keep policy members informed about where the current science stands.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 31, 2014 08:05
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[Canada] BASIC BLACK:THE TOBACCO DEBACLE

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
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[Ireland] Big tobacco left gasping: But the power of addiction means it's a noxious weed that's hard to kill

The widow of a man who couldn't kick the habit despite many attempts was awarded a staggering $23.6bn in compensation for his 1996 death.... The power of addiction over even the most sobering common sense is the entire sorry story of tobacco. Like deadly
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:58
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes may be as addictive for nicotine content: Doctors

MUMBAI: The rising popularity of electronic cigarettes, popularly called e-cigarettes, is the latest concern among public health experts. .... latest medical research shows they may just be as addictive as normal cigarettes due to the nicotine content. M
Times of India
added Jul 22, 2014 13:55
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[UK] Smoking and its treatment in addiction services: Clients' and staff behaviour and attitudes

A large unmet clinical need is evident with a widespread failure to deliver smoking cessation interventions to an extraordinarily high prevalence population of smokers in addiction services. This is despite the majority of smokers reporting motivation to
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 15, 2014 16:22
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[UK] The shameful side of smoking: the secret addicts who just can't quit

As England player Jack Wilshere is caught drinking smoking at a pool party, we look at the celebrities who just can't put down their cigarette
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:42
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
The Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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[Asia, India] Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) — Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts here urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:41
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[UK] Electronic cigarettes and history

A key outcome of these decades of failed attempts at harm reduction was a growing and emphatic hostility from public health interests to taking them further. The previous desire for cooperation with industry was replaced by an implacable hostility. This
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:15
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[Oregon] CANCELOSI: Tony Gwynn's battle with tobacco is one I know well: Guest opinion

When I was 11 years old, I played on a baseball team whose coach was a former professional baseball player. I remember he was athletic, good looking, sharp and chewed tobacco. When our first practice ended, my friends and I rode our bikes to a local st
The Oregonian
added Jul 3, 2014 12:55
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