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Congress Shouldn’t Cut Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Programs

House of Representatives today is considering a continuing resolution to fund the federal government until March 23 and to extend funding for important health is irresponsible for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutt
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:21

[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018 (PDF) (243pp)

• Future studies, whether funded by manufacturers or independently, should ensure conduct of studies in line with established guidelines such as definitions of abstinence from smoking, using intention-to-treat analysis and registering trial protocols
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24

[UK] PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

The main findings of PHE’s evidence review are that: vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking to vaping conveys substantial health benefits e-cigarettes could be contributing to at least 20,000 suc
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23

[UK] E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products: evidence review

PHE commissioned a group of leading tobacco control researchers from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS) to produce this report, which underwent international peer review.
added Feb 6, 2018 18:22

Senators Traded in Tobacco Stocks While Sitting on Health Committee

on the Senate committee that crafts legislation about health and oversees public health agencies disclosed ...Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) reported purchasing at least $15,000 worth of stock in Philip Morris International. Sen. Patty Murray’s (D-Wash.) husba
Scientific American
added Feb 7, 2018 01:00

[Minnesota] HUMPHREY III: Big tobacco is finally forced to tell the truth

as a veteran of the tobacco trials of the 1990s, I know how hard they can fight...Health advocates including the Association for Nonsmokers Minnesota, ClearWay... have launched their own campaign to “correct the corrective statements.” The health coaliti
added Feb 5, 2018 19:31

[UK] NHS plan to prescribe e-cigarettes goes up in smoke after the only device licensed for medical use is axed

The eVoke device received approval two years ago amid hopes it could help thousands of smokers to quit. But British American Tobacco, which holds the medical licence, says the product is unlikely to ‘see the light of day’ because of production difficul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 15:07

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers urged to preserve forests

Government has urged tobacco farmers to seek other sources of energy when curing their crops in order to preserve Zimbabwe’s forests. The country loses at least 330 000 hectares of forests annually due to various activities, including agriculture, domest
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:24
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[Maine] Public Housing goes Smoke-Free

Over the next six months, PHA homes will become safer and healthier with the implementation of Smoke-Free policies. Units will also be easier to maintain, saving money and decreasing wait times for unit turnover. Typically, what
The County (Aroostook (ME) Republican, Houlton (ME) Pioneer Times, and The Star-Herald)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:30

What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what it would cost to purchase a million very low-nicotine cigarettes as part of its wider tobacco control strategy. VLN cigarettes, which have less than 0.4 mg of nicotine each, aren't avai
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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