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[Asia] Can Hun Sen Help Cambodia Quit Smoking?

He is now using Facebook to launch a sort of public health campaign, urging his followers, and all his countrymen, to extinguish their last cigarette. “In this post I’m asking my Cambodian people to quit smoking, especially youth,” the Facebook post rea
Voice of America (
added Feb 10, 2016 23:10

[France] Harm Reduction or Harm Introduction? Prevalence and Correlates of E-Cigarette Use Among French Adolescents

These findings give cause for concern: e-cigarette usage experimentation is extremely high, and is not associated with attempts to quit smoking standard cigarettes. Rather, it is exposing adolescents to a highly addictive drug (nicotine) and may pave the
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Feb 9, 2016 14:31

[Tennessee] Kristy's Story

Kristy grew up in a small town in Tennessee and smoked her first cigarette at age 13 with an older sister. Many of her friends and family members smoked. Kristy followed in their footsteps and became a regular smoker. By age 33, Kristy had been smoking fo
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 26, 2016 15:55

UK regulators license BAT e-cigarette as quit-smoking medicine

Britain's drug regulators have given the go-ahead for a British American Tobacco electronic-cigarette vaping device to be sold as a quit smoking medicine, the first such product to be given a drug license in the UK.
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25

[California] A Smoking Gun / Cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes (PDF)

Through our legal action, CEH intends to influence the e-cigarette industry to change its practices that mislead users about the risks of these products. We will work with industry on making safer products and on informing consumers of the risks from
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Nov 19, 2015 18:11

[Asia-pacific] Obama pushes to clear the smoke

From shepherding anti-smoking legislation through Congress early in his presidency to running advocacy campaigns aimed at helping smokers quit and raising tobacco taxes, the results are staggering, public health advocates say. According to various figure
The Hill
added Nov 17, 2015 14:19

MYERS: FDA Oversight is Key to Minimizing Risks of E-Cigarettes, Especially to Kids, and Realizing Potential Benefits: A Response to Joe Nocera

the incentives are upside down...We don’t know whether some form of e-cigarette technology could make a fundamental difference. But we do know that the FDA and CDER could play a critical role that they are not now playing by providing incentives and a pat
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 25, 2015 19:37

New CASAColumbia® Report Reveals Nicotine Is not A Harmless Drug

demonstrates that electronic cigarettes and other nicotine products are increasingly being used by young people, many of whom have never smoked traditional cigarettes and who have expressed no interest in doing so. It also shows that there is no evidence
PR Newswire
added Oct 22, 2015 14:12

Friday Feedback: What's Next for Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes Are they safer? Less addictive? And how do e-cigarettes fit in?

We contacted tobacco and public health experts via email to ask: Are these data adequate for the FDA to require lower nicotine content? Should manufacturers be allowed to say these are safer than conventional cigarettes? One commentator suggested that e-
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2015 10:18

Lung Screening May Not Push Smokers to Quit

“They engaged in magical thinking that now there’s this wonderful painless external test that can save lives.” But...“If we want to save lives from smoking, we should take all this money being spent on screening and double down on smoking cessation effort
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 7, 2015 11:52
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