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[UK] Smoking ban ‘all legal challenges rejected’ / Clarification of Supreme Court ruling from HMPPS

The appeal was brought by an individual who supports the ban and was about a point of law, whether or not the 2006 Health Act – effectively the smoking ban – applies as a matter of law to Crown premises...The Supreme Court upheld the view that it does not
Inside Time (uk)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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[Oklahoma] Few PCPs provide patients with information regarding e-cigarettes

Primary care physicians were frequently not their patients’ main source of information when it came to e-cigarette use, according to findings recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. “Given the emergence of widespread
Healio.com
added Feb 27, 2018 21:28
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No doubt about harmful effects of e-cigarettes

In Singapore, smokers who wish to quit should use proven nicotine replacement therapies which have been evaluated for safety and efficacy by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA), and which are already available in Singapore. We are open to reviewing the
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 27, 2018 04:12
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Scientists are beginning to learn how vaping impacts your health — and the results are troubling

While some research has suggested that e-cigs may help adults quit smoking conventional cigarettes, other studies have found that they might encourage teens to start. Scientists have also found evidence of toxic metals like lead in e-cig vapor, and a new
Business Insider
added Mar 2, 2018 19:12
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STROUD: ARIZONA LAWMAKERS SHOULD NOT MOVE SMOKING AGE TO 21

should not limit adults’ choices by increasing the age to purchase and possess tobacco products. Rather, policymakers should implore the use of THR products such as smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, as these have proven to be effective tools fo
Heartland Institute
added Feb 27, 2018 03:49
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[Asia, Qatar] 3,600 seek HMC help to quit smoking

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center is seeing more and more patients who want to stop smoking, with more than 3,600 patient visits to the Smoking Cessation Clinic recorded over the past year. About 40% of those who seek treatment are
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:48
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[New York] NYC Health Department Launches New Anti-Smoking Campaign

Here in lies the importance of the new $670,000 citywide media campaign from NYC's Health Dept. The goal is to encourage "all New Yorkers to quit smoking, regardless of the number of times they’ve tried to stop." In New York City, 867,000 adults (13.1
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:46
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[UK] KAMM: Policies on smoking have been deliberate, punitive and, above all, successful

Consumers are much readier to commit to give up smoking (or go on a diet) in a month’s time than do it today. Anti-smoking policies can help them give up smoking or at least reduce their consumption. That’s a powerful justification for high taxes on cigar
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[UK] Vaping could help smokers quit, but Australian research is still ongoing

The Cancer Council Australia has urged Wagga smokers to be cautious about overseas research claiming that e-cigarettes could help them kick the habit. Director of advocacy for Cancer Council Australia Paul Grogan said that in Australia the jury is very m
Wagga Wagga (NSW) Daily Advertiser (au)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:49
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Sign of the times: State reports smoking down among several groups of adults

Much work remains to be done. But it’s good to be able to see the accomplishments made by those dedicated to eradicating cigarette use. We applaud everyone involved in this endeavor.
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Feb 26, 2018 20:33
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