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EDITORIAL: The war on smoking is working — and should continue

Some say that public health advocates have done enough; let those who still choose to light up, disproportionately from poor and vulnerable communities, smoke away their lives in peace. We disagree. It’s time for more taxes, more regulation and more outre
Washington Post
added Jan 11, 2014 14:38

Experts Call for Research Plus Regulation of e-Cigarettes

“I started out agnostic on these issues,” said Stanton Glantz, PhD, ... Based on what he knows now, he says, “the bottom line is that e-cigarettes seem like a good idea but probably aren’t.”
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Jan 7, 2014 20:28

ARCHIVE: Why the Curtain Should Not Have Fallen on RJR's Premier

Our story this week about marketers being unable to tout the potential health benefits of electronic cigarettes brought to mind an Ad Age storyline from 1988: The rise and fall of Premier. Premier was an audacious attempt by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to
Advertising Age
added Nov 20, 2013 07:01

Can E-Cigarettes Be a Public Health Victory?

instead of seeing them as a smoking cessation tool, we should see their potential as a safer smoking maintenance option. Reducing individual health risks and, more importantly, potentially eliminating the societal health risks of second- and third-hand sm
MedPage Today
added Sep 13, 2013 17:40

[Minnesota] VIDEO: Electronic Cigarette Safety Up For Debate

"The industry is marketing these new products as a safer alternative. In fact, in some of their advertising they talk about how they're safe for pregnant women and feel free to use these indoors, anywhere you're not allowed to smoke," Doberstien. "But
WDIO-TV/WIRT-TV ABC 10/13 (Duluth, MN)
added Aug 23, 2013 01:35

[Pennsylvania] Former state Rep. Jennifer Mann hired as consultant for tobacco company

will provide "strategic advisory services" to Reynolds American Inc. "We are pleased to have Reynolds among our clients," ... Mann will work on the company's "transforming tobacco and tobacco harm reduction initiatives, a nationwide effort that will inc
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 14, 2013 12:21

Cigarettes Still King

While electronic tobacco products and OTP have experienced sales gains, cigarette sales in convenience stores still accounted for more than $54.3 billion in 2012.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 22, 2013 14:57

FINN: Vice's New Devices | Marvels

Hello e-cigarettes and inhalable chocolate, goodbye risk ... The still unholy grail, of course, is smoking. Can we possibly defang one of our most irresistible, and deadly, habits? Turns out, yes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 11, 2013 13:06

[North Dakota] Study on use of tobacco rejected

A resolution calling for a study of the theory that it could be useful to use non-traditional forms of tobacco to get people off cigarettes was killed Thursday after taking a long and circuitous route through the Legislature. The so-called harms reductio
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Apr 5, 2013 14:23

[Europe, UK] Nicola While on EU tobacco legislation and the EWTD

To the disappointment of health campaigners, the introduction of plain packaging will remain optional for member states in “duly justified cases” thus falling short of the mandatory introduction of plain packaging as called for by the European Public Hea
BMJ Group blogs
added Feb 18, 2013 06:58
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