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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on launch of 'The Real Cost' Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign amid evidence of sharply rising use among kids

there's no good news. We've had to start taking some actions before the final results of this data can be made public. We will make these results public very soon. But we have an obligation to act on what we know. And what we know is very disturbing.
PR Newswire
added Sep 19, 2018 19:11
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Extinguish E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

The new program, called "The Real Cost" Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign, is targeted at the nearly 11 million at-risk teens, aged 12 to 17. The effort will include digital, social media and school ads. "The new campaign we're announcing today seek
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2018 21:29
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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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[New York] Affordable vaping for smokers in poor countries branded 'a human rights issue'

Addressing a 300-strong audience of tobacco and vaping industry representatives, Helen Redmond, an expert in substance use at [NYU]'s Silver School of Social Work, said people in poor countries should not be priced out of nicotine-based products that cou
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 20:49
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[Europe] Bulgaria Has Some of the Cheapest Cigarettes Worldwide

According to Our World in Data study, in 2016 almost 720,000 people in India died because of smoking, 500,000 in the USA, in Russia – 282,072 people, and in Bulgaria - 14,910. Statistics show also that more and more people start smoking.
EU Scoop (bg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:56
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[UK] Tobacco firms used to pay council pension as Suffolk loses almost £160 million to smoking every year

Tobacco firms are sill being used to grow Suffolk county Council’s pension fund - despite new figures showing smoking costs Suffolk almost £160 million a year. Sandy Martin MP speaking at the Suffolk Chamber in Greater Ipswich Networking Brunch with Sand
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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[UK] Smoking costs Rugby more than £25m a year

Smoking costs Rugby more than £25 million a year, through NHS costs, sick days and even smoking breaks, according to new analysis. Action on Smoking and Health, a leading anti-smoking charity, has calculated how much tobacco costs society. It has compared
Rugby Advertiser(uk)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:08
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[UK] Smoking costs South Tyneside more than £34million a year, campaigners claim

costs the borough more than £34million a year, through NHS costs, sick days and even smoking breaks, according to new analysis. Action on Smoking and Health (Ash), a leading anti-smoking charity, has calculated how much tobacco costs society. It has compa
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:07
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Recruiting Hard-to-Reach Populations for Survey Research: Using Facebook and Instagram Advertisements and In-Person Intercept in LGBT Bars and Nightclubs to Recruit LGBT Young Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

LGBT young adults are hard to reach [4] and have significant tobacco use disparities compared with non-LGBT young adults [5-7], being almost twice as likely to use tobacco as their non-LGBT peers [8,9]. Elevated risk of tobacco use among LGBT individuals
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Sep 10, 2018 23:42
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