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[Canada, Europe] In the Race to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Smokers May Be Forgotten

Today, Yeates is using his remaining time and waning strength to advocate for vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes. He sees it as a crusade to save other smokers from the slow death that he's suffering. Yeates' fight comes at a time when governme
Vice.com
added Jul 8, 2016 19:43
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[Canada] FROM: Continuing Ontario's Campaign Against Vaping Will Cost Lives

The Making Healthier Choices Act -- true Orwellian doublespeak -- treats vaping as if it was as harmful as smoking...Vaping is an effective harm reduction tool. It is undeniably less dangerous to life and health than smoking. And because the province's n
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 18, 2016 22:44
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking kills 23,000 every year

said Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), who expressed deep concern about the high incidence of smoking-related deaths in the Kingdom... Saudi Arabia is the largest market for tobacco in the Middle East a
Arab News (sa)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:05
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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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Vaping and the Law / Comparing legislation across Canada (PDF)

Vaping is probably the most significant alternative to lethal cigarettes that we have seen in my third of a century of work to reduce smoking. It is consumer led, the technology is improving at the extraordinary rate we have come to associate with ele
Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 21:55
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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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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17
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[Canada] Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks

Though conventional wisdom says it takes five to seven attempts for most smokers to quit, those estimates may be very low, a recent study suggests. Based on data for more than 1,200 adult smokers in Canada, the real average number of quit attempts before
Reuters
added Jun 23, 2016 21:15
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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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