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How Big Tobacco-style marketing propels U.S. opioid crisis — and powers $400B pharma industry

The truth, according to a series of ever-increasing lawsuits: Big Pharma, a $400 billion-a-year industry and by far the most free-spending lobby in Washington, sold a Big Lie about its wonder drug. Deliberately deceptive advertising and overly aggressiv
New York Daily News
added Jun 25, 2017 06:26
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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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[Africa, Botswana] BOIMA: Smoking…Is it that cool after all?

In this article, we explore reasons why someone might pick up that first cigarette. Peer pressure – most young people will smoke because their friends or peers smoke. They may feel pressured into doing the same to be accepted as part of the group. The oth
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:15
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: MALDEN’S SENATOR TAKES A STAND

The key word in the bill’s title is “addiction.” By pushing for an increase in the legal age to purchase tobacco and attacking vaping, Lewis is exposing the continued push by the tobacco industry to target young people.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 20, 2017 10:01
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Report shows that 8.7 million Americans used smokeless tobacco in the past month

3.3 percent of all Americans aged 12 or older (8.7 million people) used some form of smokeless tobacco in the past month. In this report, smokeless tobacco refers to both chewing tobacco and snuff. The report also shows that an estimated 1 million Americ
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:46
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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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New International Survey Shows Overwhelming Support for Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes

22nd Century Group... 74% of adults in the United States, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom believe “government should mandate that all cigarettes have very low, non-addictive levels of nicotine.”
Business Wire
added Jun 15, 2017 15:55
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Opioid Costs Push Struggling States to Dust Off Tobacco Strategy

State and local leaders fighting a worsening opioid-abuse epidemic are studying tactics used in the tobacco lawsuits of the 1990s, as they try to claw back billions from the companies who make and sell the powerful painkillers.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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Hazards of Cigarette Smoking Extend Way Beyond the Lungs

overall, the less publicized, more unusual effects of smoking are not well known.” The harsh reality is that cigarette smoking inflicts damage throughout the body. The list of conditions that smoking can cause, contribute to, increase the risk of or wors
Newswise
added Jun 14, 2017 13:40
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