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ARCHIVE: Dependence measures for non-cigarette tobacco products within the context of the global epidemic: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

For purposes of global surveillance of tobacco dependence, there is a compelling need for validated measures to apply universally across social contexts and a multitude of tobacco products. Alternatively, effective tobacco control interventions require
Tobacco Control
added Apr 15, 2014 17:48
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GOTTLIEB: Overcautious FDA has lost its way

The solid regulatory framework itself, built around a public health standard, is extremely powerful and should result in potentially transformative actions, such as (1) eliminating menthol; (2) regulating nicotine levels to reduce dramatically abuse liabi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:46
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[Alabama] Mobile City Council open to action preventing any kind of youth smoking

The Mobile City Council, days after a group of youths requested some action against e-cigarette and hookah smoking among teenagers, could look at tightening its ordinances addressing alternative smoking to lighted cigarettes.
AL.com
added Apr 12, 2014 14:39
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Harm reduction

But many adults choose to smoke, so our top priority continues to be working towards reducing these risks and making available a range of less risky tobacco and nicotine-based alternatives.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 19, 2014 12:59
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[New York] VIDEO: Roswell Park study: are E-cigs safer than cigarettes?

The devices are often used as a smoking cessation device, but are currently not regulated by the FDA. Dr. Maciej Goniewicz believes the research will aid the FDA in developing regulations and definitively show how much safer it is to inhale vaporized nic
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Mar 5, 2014 23:58
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[California] Public health officials express alarm over the sale of tobacco, e-cigarettes and liquor near schools

Four out of every five stores in Sacramento County sell candy-flavored cigarillos for less than $1, about the price of a pack of gum, according to a study released Wednesday. The practice is under fire for enticing young adults and teens to try new nicot
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 5, 2014 23:48
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[UK] New plan to cut smoking

Health experts are launching a new plan to reduce smoking and tobacco usage across Lancashire. The Tobacco Control Strategy for Lancashire sets out activities that will help cut the number of people that smoke and reduce use of ‘niche’ smokeless product
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Mar 5, 2014 18:44
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E-Cigarettes, by Other Names, Lure Young and Worry Experts

authorities worry that people are being drawn to products that intentionally avoid the term “e-cigarette.” Of particular concern is use among teenagers, many of whom appear to view e-cigarettes and e-hookahs as entirely different products when, for all pr
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2014 00:10
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] LETTER: Nicotine illogic ($$)

Sir, I am at a loss to explain the attitudes of the EU and the BMA in ignoring the evidence of success in Sweden in delivering small doses of nicotine by mouth and the consequent hostility towards
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 4, 2014 10:12
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[Canada] Jacob Sullum on e-cigarettes: Sowing confusion among anti-smoking activists

opponents of e-cigarettes worry that public vaping will sow confusion among adults charged with enforcing smoking bans, and among children who might mistakenly think cigarettes aren’t so bad after all. Those hypothetical problems seem overblown to me, but
National Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:12
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