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[Japan, USA] Decreasing popularity of e-cigarettes could 'open the floodgates' for smoking alternative heat-not-burn tobacco

A smoking trend that’s taken over Japan could soon be making its debut in the American market, possibly eclipsing e-cigarettes as a “more authentic” alternative to traditional tobacco products. Heat-not-burn cigarettes are battery-powered devices that t
CardioVascular Business.com
added Oct 18, 2017 02:52
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[Canada] Outdoor smoking allowed in Lumby

In a 3-2 vote, council decided Monday not to back a Canadian Cancer Society campaign to create outdoor smoke and vape-free public places
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:36
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[UK] Teenagers have always been trouble - even before there was a word for them! Hilarious photos from the 19th and early 20th century show smoking and selfies decades before the term was coined

A group of young women smoke and pose for the camera in the US in about 1900 / A young teenage couple pose together, with the teen boy smoking a cigar with his girl sitting on his lap / Grinning teenagers from the USA, pictured around 1900, post while p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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[UK] ARCHIVE: McKEE/CHAPMAN/DAUBE/GLANTZ: The debate on electronic cigarettes

anyone with the temerity to suggest that e-cigarettes are anything other than the game changing solution to the problem of tobacco will be subject to grossly offensive attacks,2 with growing evidence that these are being orchestrated.3 One recent example,
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:41
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[UK] LETTER: Condemning industry attempts to subvert public policy for a tobacco-free world

The best way to tackle the smoking epidemic and achieve a smoke-free world is by implementing policies set out in the WHO FCTC—not by engaging with an industry whose disingenuousness shows it cannot be trusted with people's health.
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:41
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[UK] YACH: Foundation for a smoke-free world

What drives me to action and to accept this challenge is the massive, unprecedented potential to join a global effort to accelerate the decline in tobacco deaths and to prove wrong those who still project a billion smoking-related deaths this century. Th
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:38
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[UK] DAUBE/MOODIE/McKEE: Towards a smoke-free world? Philip Morris International's new Foundation is not credible [Free Full Text]

This latest initiative changes nothing. Tobacco companies will continue to lie and deceive. They will continue to seek and find researchers and others—“lobbyists, door-openers, strategists, spin doctors”25—who are willing to accept money and work with an
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes are being adapted to smoke heroin, crack cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis which could lead to more overdoses, warn experts

A study by public health experts has revealed alarming numbers of e-cigarette users are modifying their vaping devices so they can inhale vapour from banned drugs. The research found 39 per cent of people with electronic vaping devices admit to using th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:13
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[UK] Teenagers are causing an NHS 'ticking time bomb': Poor diets, smoking, sexually transmitted diseases and lack of exercise are all to blame, warns report

Smoking has the greatest impact on shortening people's lives, with a packet of cigarettes a day knocking off seven years, the research adds. The study also revealed every additional year an individual spends in further education extends their lifespan b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:12
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[UK] Cash-strapped NHS chiefs AXE routine surgery for obese people and smokers in controversial move to save local health officials £68million

Hertfordshire residents who smoke or are obese face indefinite waits as local health officials desperately seek to make £68million in savings this year...Smokers will not be referred for non-urgent procedures, including hip and knee replacement, 'unless t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:02
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