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[Europe, UK, USA] Global Drug Survey: The simple way smoking cannabis could be made less dangerous

In the UK, 77 per cent of cannabis users put tobacco in their joints...as people age, most will reduce or stop using cannabis but by this point they could have inadvertently developed nicotine dependence, finding that in effect they have become regular to
The Independent (uk)
added May 25, 2017 16:23
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STROUD: Health Departments Lobbying Against E-Cigs Are Robbing Taxpayers, Harming Public Health

It is of the utmost importance e-cigarettes be treated differently than traditional tobacco products. Though they mimic the sensations of cigarettes, e-cigarettes are tobacco harm reduction tools that have proven to be successful in aiding millions of pe
InsideSources
added May 27, 2017 03:08
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The potential influence of regulatory environment for e-cigarettes on the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation: different reasons to temper the conclusions from inadequate data. ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2017 00:18
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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
EurActiv
added May 25, 2017 00:00
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NCH Healthcare System First Employer To Achieve Certified Blue Zones Worksite Status In Florida

designated NCH a smoke-free campus and a new policy in 2011 to no longer hire smokers. NCH continues to see a drop in its employee smoking rate, falling from 2.8 percent in 2015 to 1.3 percent in 2016. The smoking rate in Florida for the same time frame w
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:38
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PHILIP MORRIS SOUTH AFRICA: A common sense approach for public health

There is no substitute for quitting, but governments can have a big impact on public health by appropriately regulating alternatives to smoking cigarettes.
Health 24 (za)
added May 24, 2017 23:31
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[Finland] Finnish biotech firm claims breakthrough in smoking intervention

Biohit reveals that it received hundreds of enquiries following the publication of the results of a medical trial confirming that its Acetium lozenge is an effective, non-addictive means to quit smoking. The Helsinki-based biotechnology firm also saw it
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added May 24, 2017 23:24
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Ask the Dentist: New e-cigarette laws welcome but solution is to quit

“Many have found vaping highly effective in their bid to quit smoking but the long-term goal should be to do neither. There are many e-cigarette users out there who have vaped for three, four, five-plus years. Given the links between gum disease and wide
The Irish News (uk)
added May 24, 2017 23:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] No place to smoke

The EcoWaste Coalition welcomed the EO on the establishment of smoke-free environments in public and enclosed places. “We laud President Duterte for signing the long-promised E.O. as this will protect the right of every Filipino to be protected against th
Malaya (ph)
added May 24, 2017 15:55
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NHLBI Unveils COPD National Action Plan

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has released the COPD National Action Plan, which calls for multidisciplinary, national guidelines for the treatment and management of the disease. The plan, described as a "patient-centered roadmap" for ad
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2017 16:54
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