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GLANTZ: European Public Health Association releases comprehensive up-to-date summary of the science on e-cigs

The European Public Health Association just released an excellent summary of the evidence on e-cigarettes, which is reproduced in full below. They have a slightly different view than many of our friends in England. A PDF of the statement is available h
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:15
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[Europe] JTI boss: EU Scientific Advisory Mechanism could adjust tobacco directive to reality

Ramunas Macius is the corporate development vice president for reduced-risk products at [JTI]. He spoke to EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos on the sidelines of the “Quo vadis, EU evidence-based policy making? Addressing the “evidence – policy” gap” even
EurActiv
added Sep 5, 2018 01:37
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[Europe] The youngest smoke more

The researchers in the large EU research project ALEC, have studied the age of 120 000 persons from 17 European countries. One of the questions asked the ALEC participants was when they started smoking between 1970 and 2009. The data showed that all age
EurekAlert
added Aug 31, 2018 01:27
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[Europe, UK] 15 and 16 year-olds are the most likely to take up cigarettes

Twice as many 11 to 15-year-old girls in Western Europe took up smoking in 2009 as in 1970. Scientists warn anti-smoking adverts need to be aimed at younger people because people who make it to 20 years old without smoking are 'very unlikely' to start
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:34
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[Europe, UK] LETTER: Repackaging rural pursuits. And cigarettes

• As the UK will have to redesign the health warning on cigarette packets in the event of a no deal Brexit, I suggest a picture of Nigel Farage having a drag as an extreme but potentially effective image to discourage people from taking up this disgusting
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:57
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[Europe] No-deal Brexit could send UK cigarette labeling up in smoke

Cigarette packets sold in the U.K. will need a redesign in the event of a no-deal Brexit, because the U.K. will no longer have access to EU-copyrighted photos illustrating the dangers of smoking, government planning papers are expected to show. The firs
Politico
added Aug 23, 2018 12:25
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[Europe, UK] Labelling tobacco products and e-cigarettes if there’s no Brexit deal

The purpose of this notice is to provide information to organisations, businesses and members of the public concerned with tobacco and related products, regarding changes to the regulation of such products in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the Eur
GOV.UK
added Aug 23, 2018 12:23
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Trends in smoking initiation in Europe over 40 years: A retrospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking initiation is still unacceptably high among European adolescents, and increasing rates among those aged 15 or less deserve attention. Reducing initiation in adolescents is fundamental, since youngsters are particularly vulnerable to nicotine addi
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:55
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[Europe, USA] At what age do kids start smoking cigarettes?

In the United States and much of Europe, research suggests that regular lighting up typically begins between 15 and 16 years old. In the US, 15.3 was the average age when adult smokers reported smoking initiation, according to a 2014 surgeon general's re
CNN
added Aug 23, 2018 11:48
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Mixed trends in teenage 'new smoker' rates in Europe

In most of Europe, the rates of smoking initiation among older teens have declined since the 1970s, while "new smoker" rates among younger teens have risen in recent years, according to a study published August 22, 2018 in the open-access journal PLOS ON
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:41
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