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[Europe, USA] Corrections: December 7, 2014

misstated the comparative risk of contracting lung cancer for smokers and nonsmokers who use the product. The risk is 15 to 30 times greater, not 15 to 30 percent greater. The article also misstated the rates of smoking in the European Union and United S
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2014 13:04
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Determinants and prevalence of e-cigarette use throughout the European Union: a secondary analysis of 26 566 youth and adults from 27 Countries

findings underscore the need to evaluate the potential long term impact of e-cigarette use on consumer health, cessation and nicotine addiction and formulate a European framework for e-cigarette regulation within the revised EU Tobacco Product Directive.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 5, 2014 11:12
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GLANTZ: Old wine in new bottles: Tobacco industry’s submission to European Commission tobacco product directive public consultation

This evaluation of submissions by the industry and allied groups co companies and allied groups to the EC on the tobacco product directive and found that the industy used standard industry arguments against regulation and, particularly, opposed any meanin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:49
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[Europe] Life expectancy on the rise in EU: report

Life expectancy in the EU reached 79.2 years on average in 2012 (82.2 years for women and 76.1 for men respectively), an increase of 5.1 years since 1990... Smoking rates in the EU stood at an average of 22.8 percent in 2012, a 12 percent reduction since
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 4, 2014 06:06
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Ireland pushes Europe's anti-smoking drive with plain packaging

Ireland is pushing ahead to be the first EU state with plain packaging for cigarettes despite fierce opposition from tobacco companies. As part of Dublin's plan to make Ireland a smoke-free society by 2025—meaning a prevalence rate of under five percen
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:32
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[Europe, USA] Studying Snus, a Smokeless Tobacco From Sweden

has petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to soften its warning label. How accurate is the current warning? How dangerous is Swedish snus? The short answer is that snus appears to increase the risk of mouth cancer and some other cancers, but modest
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2014 15:35
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[Europe, Philippines] Le HOUEZEC: The drag on e-cigarettes

But nicotine is only partly responsible for tobacco dependence. Other substances from tobacco smoke—such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, which have antidepressant effects—reinforce tobacco dependence, but are absent from vaporized nicotine. That may be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:30
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Weekly Tobacco Note: What Do Massachusetts, Europe and Asia Have In Common?

Last week we wrote articles on the impact of illicit cigarettes on the revenues of the Marlboro brand in three geographies, Massachusetts, Europe and Asia… In this weekly tobacco note, we summarize our results from these three articles.
Trefis
added Nov 18, 2014 11:26
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] Big Tobacco Fined for Fueling Black Market in U.K.

Companies use bogus smuggling claims to fight tobacco control measures, then foster black markets themselves... Incidents like the U.K. fine on BAT show policymakers that the tobacco industry is not a credible voice in conversations about illicit trade o
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:36
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Unverified Dalligate email over Swedish Match offer revealed

The Maltese police are considering whether to exhibit in court an email allegedly sent by lawyer Gayle Kimberley to Silvio Zammit...which could implicate her in the €60 million bribe allegedly sought to influence European tobacco rules.
Malta Today (mt)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:32
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