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why local governments should take action on menthol cigarette sales

The mint flavoring, which appeals to youth, makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. Additionally, a federal ban already exists for all other flavored cigarettes. The evidence is clear that menthol poses a threat to public health
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:42
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A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities (PDF) (564pp)

The persistence of disparities in tobacco use and subsequent tobacco-related disease underscores the importance of focusing on understanding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD). The goal of this NCI monograph... is to synthesize the research lite
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:14
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[UK] REDUCING NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES COULD CURB SMOKING ADDICTION, FINDS STUDY

Nicotine reduction in cigarettes makes them less addictive and could help curb smoking rates, new study has found. A team of scientists looked at how reducing nicotine levels affected smokers’ habits, focusing on vulnerable smokers, poverty-stricken wom
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:47
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BENTLEY/FOJTIK: FDA embraces sanity with new approach to vaping

By explicitly recognizing that reduced risk nicotine products such as e-cigarettes (and potentially smokeless tobacco) are an important part of the mix in helping people quit smoking, Gottlieb rejected the flawed arguments made by anti-vaping crusaders th
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 1, 2017 22:04
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Cerebellar gray matter reductions associate with decreased functional connectivity in nicotine-dependent individuals

we investigated the structural and functional alterations in the cerebellum in a large sample of smokers using the spatially unbiased infratentorial template (SUIT).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2017 01:07
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[Asia, India] Different smokeless tobacco products have different cancer risks

Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA), the most potent cancer causing chemicals in tobacco, varied more than 650 fold in different products. These findings are from a detailed chemical analysis of 39 smokeless tobacco products purchased from three street m
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:22
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Source Credibility and E-Cigarette Attitudes: Implications for Tobacco Communication

Ultimately, future campaigns should incorporate messaging to discredit industry sources of information and utilize non-governmental sources to effectively influence e-cigarette attitudes.
Health Communication
added Jun 22, 2017 18:25
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TRENDS IN SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE AND INITIATION: 2002 TO 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although cigarette use has decreased within the United States, the promotion of smokeless tobacco has increased... In 2014, 3.3 percent of people aged 12 or older, or an estimated 8.7 million people, used smokeless tobacco in the past month. Males were mo
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:39
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Addiction Debate: The diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the United States: reasons and possible implications

It is not clear that the prohibition of adult use has a useful role to play in the regulation of either cannabis or tobacco. If both products remain legal, the goals of regulating tobacco and cannabis products should be to restrict youth access, promote
Addiction
added Jun 9, 2017 15:36
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[Montana] DPHHS: Tobacco industry finds new way to target kids

Forums in Missoula and Helena this week will focus on the number of kids using electronic cigarettes...there are no laws preventing companies from marketing e-cigarettes to kids. Tobacco company ads tout e-cigarettes as an alternative to, or for people
The Missoulian
added May 16, 2017 13:48
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