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[Canada] Smoke-Free campus town hall sparks controversy

what this initiative lacks are the voices and opinions of smokers on campus. There were almost no smokers present at the town hall, despite the group’s best efforts to attract them to the meeting. “We’re really trying to get smokers to give their opinion,
McGill Tribune (ca)
added Feb 16, 2016 17:26
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[Africa, South Africa] SWEANOR/YACH: Looking for the next breakthrough in tobacco control and health

Are there risks as we embrace measures that fundamentally challenge the near-monopoly on nicotine maintenance currently held by the cigarette oligopoly? Certainly there are. … But these risks must be seen in relation to the risks of inaction (or counterpr
South African Medical Journal (za)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:18
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Tobacco Or Medicinal Product? Europe Divided Over E-Cigarettes

The vote has set the stage for an e-cigarette tussle in Brussels. Will the council agree that e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco? Or will the council continue to insist that e-cigarettes should be regulated as medicinal devices?
Radio Free Europe
added Oct 13, 2013 01:21
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[India] New survey shows health warnings have helped smokers quit

New evidence from a Government sponsored survey of tobacco use prevalent in north India has shown that health warnings helped a large majority of smokers in quitting the killer habit.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Aug 1, 2012 23:22
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[China] More awareness for Anhui's smoking cessation clinics

Doctors explained that most smoker's relatives are keen to find out details about the therapy, rather than the actual smokers
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2012 17:25
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[Malta] 20,000 Maltese in Ex-Smokers Campaign

On the occasion of an event at the smoke-free children playing field in Ħaż-Żebbuġ Malta, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy John Dalli said that “I am delighted with the response to date” said Commissioner Dalli. “I am particularly ple
maltastar.com (mt)
added May 23, 2012 05:58
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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[Canada] D’Amato: E-cigarettes are helping tobacco addicts quit

The Ontario Liberals – when they're taking a break from screwing up the province's finances – absolutely love to tell the rest of us what to do in our daily lives.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:17
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The Potential of mHealth for Tobacco Dependence Treatment: Domestic and International Examples From NCI’s Smokefree.gov Initiative [FREE FULL TEXT]

On January 7, 2014, the SRNT Treatment Network hosted a live webinar on the potential of mHealth for improving smoking cessation outcomes and foreseen challenges for this rapidly growing area. The webcast was presented by Dr. E. Augustson. Dr. Augustson
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 31, 2014 14:11
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[Russia] Tobacco Still Rules the World and Kills People

Russia celebrates the World No Tobacco Day on May 31 under the slogan: “May 31st - The Day To Quit Smoking. Forever.” The results of the “Healthy Russia” campaign launched in 2009 showed that there are a lot of smokers in Russia who want to quit smoking
Pravda Online
added May 2, 2015 11:12
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