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[New Zealand] Smokefree activist says a ban on cigarettes would be premature: 'You make criminals of people previously addicted'

"There's probably a few things we need to do beforehand, and one of them is we need to discriminate against tobacco with legislation," Mr Broughton said. "We need to make it unpalatable, we need to make it unaffordable, and we need to make sure that the
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:44
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MARCH: The FDA should quit regulating nicotine cold turkey | Opinion

Reducing nicotine in cigarettes would likely motivate smokers to consume more cigarettes to satisfy their craving, increasing the amount of toxic materials they ingest. Others smokers may turn to other nicotine products to satisfy their cravings. Often
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added May 24, 2018 18:26
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Receptor proteins that respond to nicotine may help fat cells burn energy

The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells, new research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute shows. Previous research by
ScienceDaily
added May 24, 2018 18:19
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[UK] Obese people are more likely to smoke due to 'addictive' genes drawing them to nicotine and fatty foods, study finds

Genetic mutations may draw obese smokers to addictive behaviours, causing them to indulge in both nicotine and fattening foods, according to the researchers. Previous research suggests smokers take in fewer calories, therefore obese people may start smo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 24, 2018 16:17
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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[Canada] New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Today, Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts received Royal Assent. This is a major milestone in efforts to address and further reduce the harms of tobacco use in Canad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:07
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AAP urges FDA to protect youths from Juuling, other tobacco products

“Once the brain is addicted to nicotine, it is extremely hard to go back to a nicotine-free state,”...AAP CEO/Executive Vice President Karen Remley, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., FAAP, and leaders from other partner organizations met with FDA Commissioner Scott
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 17, 2018 16:37
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NICOPURE LABS, LLC & RIGHT TO BE SMOKE FREE COALITION v. FDA: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW CENTER IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS-APPELLEES (PDF)

I. REQUIRING PRE-APPROVAL OF REDUCED-RISK CLAIMS DOES NOT OFFEND THE FIRST AMENDMENT. / II. DISTRIBUTING FREE SAMPLES OF AN ADDICTIVE, TOXIC PRODUCT IS NOT EXPRESSIVE CONDUCT PROTECTED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 16, 2018 19:02
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Dr. Marc Siegel: E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are seen by some – including me – as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But e-cigarettes pose a special danger to teenagers, both as a gateway to traditional cigarettes and because they contain chemicals that
Fox News
added May 14, 2018 22:04
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[Florida] LANDI V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 05/14/18 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette makers hid the dangers of their products, which caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 12, 2018 18:51
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