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[Florida] More money being put into cancer research at the expense of tobacco prevention programs

A proposed constitutional amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research. Health groups oppose it because the money would come out of the state’s tobacco prevention program.
WJHG-TV (Panama City Beach, FL)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:56
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[UK] Position statement on electronic cigarettes (PDF)

we consider e.cigarettes provide a safer and acceptable alternative to smoked tobacco, and that their use as an aid to quit smoking completely should be publicised in the general population. In addition, government and regulators must be challenged t
Yorkshire Cancer Research (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:33
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Quantifying population-level health benefits and harms of e-cigarette use in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarette use currently represents more population-level harm than benefit. Effective national, state, and local efforts are needed to reduce e-cigarette use among youth and young adults if e-cigarettes are to confer a net population-level benefit in t
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:28
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[UK] Help to quit goes up in smoke

Why are the services shutting down? And what of the impact on smokers and the NHS? To find out, BMA News has tracked the demise of a single service in Bromley, a south London borough which itself describes high levels of smoking for pregnant women, child
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:23
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[UK] VAPE TO QUIT

Yorkshire Cancer Research is urging smokers in Yorkshire to quit by using e-cigarettes. We’re also asking healthcare professionals working in the region to support smokers who choose to quit by vaping. If you’re a smoker and wondering how vaping may help
Yorkshire Cancer Research (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:22
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Global Smoking Survey Findings To Be Presented Via Webcast on March 19th at 10:00 a.m. EDT

Findings presented from 2018 State of Smoking Survey of more than 17,000 people...By uncovering key drivers behind why people smoke and main barriers to quitting, the Foundation hopes to advance innovative approaches to help smokers quit or switch to red
Business Wire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:21
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[UK] Four in 10 smokers incorrectly think nicotine causes cancer

Four in 10 smokers and ex-smokers incorrectly think that nicotine in cigarettes is the cause of most of the smoking-related cancer. Understanding of the harms of nicotine among the general population is similarly poor. In 2017:
GOV.UK
added Mar 14, 2018 20:13
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E-Cigs Breed More Smokers Than They Stop

about 2,070 cigarette-smoking adults in America quit in 2015 with the help of the electronic devices. However—and perhaps more alarming—the model estimated that, at the same time, an additional 168,000 adolescents and young adults who had never smoked cig
Bloomberg News
added Mar 14, 2018 20:04
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Vaping “A Blessing” In Drastically Reducing Number Of Smokers In Iceland

“Smoking has been falling like a rock like we’ve never seen before,” Guðmundur told reporters. “The biggest contributing factors have been mouth tobacco and vaping, which have clearly been wiping smoking out.”
Reykjavik Grapevine (is)
added Mar 14, 2018 20:01
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[UK] No Smoking Day: Is shisha a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes?

a huge proportion of those who smoke regularly think it’s a harm-free alternative to cigarettes. Well, that’s wrong. The effects of inhaling shisha smoke can be as damaging to our health as the average fag – if not more damaging. But for some reason, amo
Metro Café (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 19:58
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