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This is Our Watch

To give retailers all the tools they need to comply with tobacco regulations, the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products has developed a new education program called “This is Our Watch.” This program helps tobacco retailers better understand FDA tobacco regul
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47

Smoking Cessation Groups

Sit in on any one of hundreds of smoking cessation groups around the country and you will get a sense of the grueling battle people are waging. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, smoking will kill about half the members of any
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46

[UK] 43% of Brits Think Vaping Is Better Than Smoking: YouGov

Over 2 in 5 adults in Britain believe that electronic cigarettes are less harmful than traditional tobacco cigarettes and that vaping, overall, is much better for people's health, according to the results of a new survey on behalf of leading British onlin
PR Newswire
added Jan 22, 2018 23:10

FDA Briefing Document / January 24-25, 2018 / Meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) (PDF)

It must be emphasized that this document does not represent final findings, recommendations, or conclusions, and that no regulatory decision on the status of these applications has been made. Indeed, an important aspect of our thinking on these applica
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 22, 2018 23:07

Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

The Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for January 24-25 will be held as planned, even if the current government shutdown continues. Please see the 2018 TPSAC meeting page for further details. To Comment on the Philip Morris
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 22, 2018 22:16

National Survey Reveals Most Americans Are Unaware of Key Cancer Risk Factors

While a majority of Americans correctly identify tobacco use (78%) and sun exposure (66%) as risk factors for cancer, far fewer are aware of other lifestyle factors that increase their cancer risk.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:44

Temporal Trends of Sources of Cigarettes among U.S. High School Students: 2001-2015

Patterns of high school student access to cigarettes have changed from 2001 to 2015, with access from “some other way” becoming more prevalent. The differences in cigarette acquisition by age, sex, race/ethnicity, and smoking frequency highlight the impo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:36

Smoking Rate Among U.S. Adults Remains at 15%

The smoking rate among adults has dropped precipitously during the last 5 decades, from a high of around 43% in the mid-1960s to the current rate of 15.5%. But for the first time in a decade in 2016, the rate at which adults smoked cigarettes inched upw
MedPage Today
added Jan 20, 2018 16:34

Smoking status and survival among a national cohort of lung and colorectal cancer patients

Among both LC and CRC patients, current smokers at diagnosis have higher mortality than never-smokers. This effect should be further studied in the context of tumor biology. However, smoking cessation around the time of diagnosis did not affect survival
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:32

[New York] Are Smoking Bans About to Get a Boost?

But there is widespread speculation that the new law will give momentum to a trend that has been building or several years – the move by co-op and condo boards to impose building-wide bans that prohibit smoking inside apartments and in private outdoor sp
Habitat Magazine
added Jan 20, 2018 16:05
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