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ROSS: Taxing e-cigarettes: A lose-lose-lose for the District of Columbia

If the crusade against e-cigs is successful, the winners would be Big Pharma — sellers of hugely profitable but almost useless nicotine gum, patches and cessation drugs — and Big Tobacco. They are the ones that will benefit if the e-cig market is stifled
Washington DC Examiner
added Jul 3, 2015 15:16
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[Spain] Healthcare students often uninformed about smoking dangers, cessation

Nursing and physiotherapy students may be smoking less than they were a decade ago, but they also know less about the health consequences of tobacco and how to help patients quit the habit, a new study from Spain suggests.
Reuters
added Jul 3, 2015 14:51
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Cancer survivors who smoke perceive less risk from tobacco

report fewer negative opinions about smoking, have more barriers to quitting, and are around other smokers more often than survivors who had quit before or after their diagnosis, according to a new study appearing in Psycho-Oncology. The authors say these
EurekAlert
added Jul 3, 2015 14:23
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[Australia] BARNS: Tobacco ban in prisons counterproductive

Instead of inciting unrest, Andrews government should pursue initiatives that make it more likely prisoners will want to stop smoking.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:22
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[Australia] Champix probe: Queensland coroner reopens investigation into anti-smoking drug's possible link to 22yo man's suicide

The Queensland coroner has reopened an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Brisbane man who committed suicide just days after starting medication to quit smoking. Timothy Oldham left a box of anti-smoking drug Champix next to his suicide tape
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 3, 2015 13:56
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Experts call for 'all hands on deck' to tackle global burden of non-communicable disease

in Mayo Clinic Proceedings and the European Heart Journal 1, the authors propose that organisations at every level of society, from the family unit, to companies, to industry, to government and non-governmental organisations worldwide should collaborate t
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:28
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[UK] Stop smoking services go ecig friendly - quit and save

Smokers across the North East are being encouraged to give themselves an instant pay rise this summer by quitting – with stop smoking services also supporting people using electronic cigarettes as part of their quit attempt.
Fresh - Smoke Free North East (uk)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:25
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[UK] Hartlepool smokers encouraged to quit for the summer

And campaigners at the town’s stop smoking services say they are also there to support people using electronic cigarettes as part of their quit attempt. The summer is a time when we want to be out and about, doing nice things and having a bit of money i
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:25
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DR. NINA'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW … Why e-cigs are safer, but not safe

In the meantime, lawmakers and the public, appear to be taking an abundance of precaution — warning labels, restricting access to minors, preventing indoor use, disclosure of ingredients — to avoid repeating mistakes made in the past with traditional ciga
Washington Times
added Jul 2, 2015 10:42
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LETTER: Don't tax e-cigarettes out of smokers' wallets

The proposed tax hike threatens to make these products unaffordable for low-income smokers looking for an effective way to quit. And, while more than 40 states have banned the sale of these products to minors, the District is more concerned about taxing
The Washington Post
added Jul 1, 2015 22:38
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