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[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: Downsides of e-cigarettes are not trivial

There may be a way to help smokers like Nathan Friedland’s wife with e-cigarettes, just as some people are helped by nicotine patches, gum, and inhalers, or medications like Zyban, but the current regulatory free-for-all poses grave public health risks t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:32
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New Law Will Raise Cost of Cigarettes and Help Minnesotans Quit -- MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

tax on cigarettes will go up by $1.60. This tax increase will raise the average price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota from approximately $6 per pack to more than $7.50 per pack. It is the only increase of its kind across the nation this year, and it
PR Newswire
added Jun 27, 2013 14:27
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[Canada] I vape, therefore I am: How vaping evolved from a smoking-cessation aid into a lifestyle

while public-health experts continue to debate the risks and benefits of such smoking-cessation aids – e-cigarettes, as most people know them – cultural critics have reached a decisive verdict: Vaping is incredibly uncool.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 28, 2016 17:52
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Obeying Court Order, FDA Revamps Tobacco Panel / Four members ousted from agency's tobacco advisory committee.

The shake-up follows a July 2014 ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, who ordered the agency to overhaul the committee, as well as prohibiting use of its 2011 report that found menthol as a cigarette additive is harmful.
MedPage Today
added Mar 7, 2015 13:19
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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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National Report: North Dakota Again Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

For the fourth straight year, North Dakota ranks 1st in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...North Dakota is spending $9.9 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, compared with the
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 20:04
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