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Instagram documents rising hookah use

Social media is giving researchers insight into the rising use of hookah, according to a study from USC. Hookah, smoked through a water pipe and also known as shisha, has harmful health effects similar to cigarettes. But as cigarette use declined between
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 13, 2017 18:06
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette advertising affecting kids as young as six

Multinational cigarette companies are not only breaking advertisement laws by targeting youth, but also taking benefit of the unregulated cigarette industry through pressure tactics. Resultantly, these manufacturers are reaping billions, while cleverly di
Daily Times (pk)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:48
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[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Solon seeks to institutionalize ban on tobacco advertisement

Fortun filed House Bill 4713, seeking to institutionalize a comprehensive ban on all forms of tobacco advertising, promotions and sponsorships (TAPS) in the country. The said bill seeks to prohibit the placing, posting, or displaying tobacco advertise
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:25
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FDA Finalizes Tobacco Product Intended Use Rules, Under a Risk of Rescission by Congress

So it is worth noting that although this Final Rule could have a profound effect on marketing schemes for tobacco products, drugs, and medical devices alike, Congress’s recent passage of the Midnight Rules Relief Act could eliminate the rule before it eve
National Law Review
added Jan 12, 2017 18:40
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[Tennessee] Dyer Co. Health Council discusses updates, announcements

Burns provided board members with various updates concerning programs within the organization such as the Baby and Me Tobacco Free program... Burns also pointed out a new ‘Children prefer the non-smoking section -- keep your car free’ billboard that is lo
Dyersburg (TN) State Gazette
added Jan 12, 2017 14:59
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SULLUM: FDA Says Explaining the Main Advantages of E-Cigarettes Would Confuse Consumers

It stands to reason that encouraging such behavior can only lead to further confusion. E-cigarette suppliers must therefore be prohibited from suggesting their products might help smokers quit, even though that is their biggest selling point and happens t
Reason Magazine
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57
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The Atlantic Daily: Passing the Presidential Mic

On this day in 1964, a report from the U.S. Surgeon General ...Congress tied the hands of the Federal Trade Commission by forbidding it to proceed with its own plans to apply much more stringent regulations. Had it not been for Congress, the FTC, which i
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57
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BALL: Congratulations, Elizabeth Drew

my friend Elizabeth Drew was inducted into Hall of Fame of the Society of Professional Journalists...Elizabeth reported that while Congress was patting itself on the back and claiming to have acted on the Surgeon General's landmark report on the health ef
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:14
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ARCHIVE: The Quiet Victory of the Cigarette Lobby: How It Found the Best Filter Yet—Congress

Had it not been for Congress, the FTC, which is charged with preventing unfair and deceptive trade practices, would have required a warning both on cigarette packages and in cigarette advertising. The effect of the advertising regulation is what the cigar
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:12
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