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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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Where there’s smoke / Proposed rules for e-cigarettes are just the start of a longer fight

FDA cautions that the evidence is still slim. E-cigarettes may feed smokers’ addiction when they cannot puff tobacco, rather than prompting them to abstain. Non-smokers might start “vaping”. Different studies find that e-cigarettes contain different amoun
The Economist
added May 2, 2014 07:49
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Row smouldering in Brussels over e-cigarettes

In spite of such health concerns the evidence seems to be that e-cigarettes and snus are much less dangerous than smoking tobacco. But if Britain adopts the EU approach of banning both alternatives, it seems as if it will, ironically, be contributing to
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Mar 4, 2014 11:14
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Cigarette packaging and health warnings: the impact of plain packaging and message framing on young smokers

Warnings combining pictorial depictions of smoking-related health risks with text-based messages about how quitting reduces risks, may achieve better outcomes among young adults, especially in countries considering or implementing plain packaging regulati
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2014 03:38
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom gets serious about its tobacco problem

To intensify its anti-smoking efforts, the Ministry of Health recently began operating mobile anti-smoking clinics that go to malls and neighborhoods. The clinics have male and female specialists who can educate smokers on the detrimental effects of toba
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:54
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[Kansas] Commissioner says E-Cigs should be allowed in county buildings

Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Howell said the county anti smoking policy should be better defined to perhaps allow e-cigarettes for those trying to quit smoking.
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Sep 29, 2015 23:45
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Important new evidence that using e-cigarettes reduces successful quitting cigarettes

A new paper adds to the growing evidence that claims that e-cigarettes help people quit smoking are false. ... both e-cigarette user groups were significantly less likely to have quit smoking 7 months after first calling the quitline compared with partic
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2013 15:39
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SIEGEL: D.C. District Court Approves Corrective Statements for Cigarette Companies; Rest of the Story Approves Corrective Statements for Federal Government

Here are the corrective statements that The Rest of the Story has approved: A. Serious Adverse Side Effects of Chantix The Rest of the Story has ruled that the Department of Health and Human Services is deceiving the American public about the potential
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 3, 2012 10:53
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Tobacco Use in Canada: 2017 Edition now available!

You can download a PDF version of the report, or use the menu on the left to navigate the four main section of the report: adult tobacco use, quitting smoking, youth tobacco use, and e-cigarette use.
University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 8, 2017 20:21
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'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

participants smoked nearly one-third fewer cigarettes a day and were twice as likely to try to quit, compared with smokers of regular cigarettes, the investigators found. The best results came with cigarettes containing 0.4 milligrams of nicotine per gra
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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