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UCSF TCORS public comment to FDA on when tobacco products should be regulated as drugs/devices or by CTP

FDA’s proposed rule attempting to clarify when products made or derived from tobacco should be regulated as drugs, tobacco products, or modified risk tobacco products is a necessary and positive step towards minimizing confusion for consumers and thereby
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2015 05:45
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[Canada] DRESCHEL: To vape or not to vape

But in the absence of conclusive data, Ontario's Liberal government is already demonizing e-cigarettes and ignoring their potential to save lives and health-care dollars. The government claims its smoke-free strategy is to help smokers quit, protect othe
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:30
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Canada’s recent progress in tobacco control under threat due to complacency, economic growth, and tobacco industry marketing strategies

* Long term study in Canada proves that public health strategies need to be refined over time to reinforce and build upon previous improvements*
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Mar 30, 2014 06:18
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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[Ireland] Smoke and mirrors

It took several months to finally quit, helped by a stint on oncology wards . . . Dr Muiris Houston retells how medical student Nikhil Joshi stripped away the make-up from the common illusion that smoking is a form of coping mechanism.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:04
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POLITICO PULSE - EYE ON FDA: Scott Gottlieb drops hint about e-cigarettes.

"We need to have the science base to explore the potential to move current smokers — unable or unwilling to quit — to less harmful products, if they can’t quit altogether,” Gottlieb said on Monday. Gottlieb did not mention e-cigs directly, but his comme
Politico
added May 16, 2017 15:12
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[Massachusetts] Beginning March 1, tobacco buyers must be 21 in Lawrence

The Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt the new regulation, which includes a requirement that businesses selling tobacco products must post signs advising customers on how to enroll in a smoking cessation program. Also, stores will n
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 21, 2014 05:46
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[Washington] News: Cured or Coffin – Naval Hospital Bremerton Tobacco Cessation is a Year-Round effort

Such goes the never ending, ongoing awareness campaign and commitment to tobacco cessation for staff and beneficiaries carried out by Pat Graves, Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Tobacco Cessation Facilitator. The Great American Smoke Out this year is on No
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 18, 2014 10:01
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[Canada] Day 230: Round 3 with David Soberman

Unusually, the plaintiffs continued into a third day with their questions to the man hired by JTI-Macdonald to convince Justice Riordan that the company had not "designed marketing to target adult non-smokers or minors" (Mr. Soberman's report, Exhibit 40
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 27, 2014 13:52
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Budget reaction: Tobacco duty increase 'not enough' to get smokers to quit

Health council disappointed as price of average pack of cigarettes climbs 'only' HK$4 to HK$54
South China Morning Post
added Feb 26, 2014 14:10
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