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Death rate from cancer now 25% lower than it was 25 years ago, report says

That death toll, however grim, represents a death rate from cancer that is 25% lower than it was a quarter-century ago — a drop driven by steady reductions in smoking rates and advances in early detection and treatment. Between 1991 and 2014, that boost
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 9, 2017 22:35
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GILLESPIE: National Park Service Will Permanently Ban Vaping Wherever it Bans Smoking

You don't need to believe that vaping is a technology that might "save a billion lives" to wonder why the hell the NPS is pursuing such a stupid goal. And a vague one, too: Follwoing the FDA's language, the proposed revisions talks about "nicotine delive
Reason Magazine
added Jan 9, 2017 01:55
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More Smokers Trying to Quit - Data to Inform Health Policy

Data from more than 40,000 adult smokers in the U.S. reveal a substantial increase in serious attempts to quit smoking between 2012 to 2014, according to a new study appearing in the journal, Addiction. In 2014, 55% of adult smokers reported making a ser
PR Newswire
added Jan 5, 2017 21:16
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U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report

"The drop in cancer mortality is primarily the result of large declines in the four major causes of cancer death -- lung, colorectal, breast and prostate...This progress is driven by declines in smoking prevalence beginning in the 1960s, and improvements
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 5, 2017 21:14
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[UK] Doctors urge Theresa May to publish anti-smoking strategy

More than 1,000 doctors, healthcare professionals and public health experts, including heads of royal colleges and public health institutions, are calling on the prime minister to publish the latest tobacco control plan without delay. In a letter to The
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 16:01
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State Overspending May Be A Significant Problem for Vapers in 2017

By sheer number of threats in recent years, vapor products have been the number one targets for tax hikes of any product or type of tax imposed by states, including cigarettes. And while lawmakers have succeeded at raising or phasing in more increases in
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 10, 2017 21:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt slammed for failing to enforce tobacco ban

The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) said on Tuesday that the provincial government had failed to enforce its own decision of banning the sale and use of sheesha, gutka, and mainpuri and smoking at public places.
The News (pk)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:12
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Battery Safety Concerns in Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems; Public Workshop; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments

The public workshop will be held on April 19 and 20, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individuals who wish to attend the public workshop must register by March 17, 2017. Electronic or written comments to the docket will be accepted until May 22, 2017.
Federal Register
added Jan 5, 2017 04:37
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Average State Cigarette Tax: $1.69 per Pack

Average Cigarette Tax in Major Tobacco States: 48.5 cents per Pack / Average Cigarette Tax in Non-Tobacco States: $1.85 per Pack
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:48
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Battery Safety Concerns in Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Public Workshop - April 2017

CTP seeks to gather information about battery safety concerns (e.g., overheating, fire, explosion, other modes of failure), risk mitigation, and design parameters related to ENDS. Additionally, information related to the communication from tobacco produc
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2017 16:05
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