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Smoking rates remain alarming for several groups, American Cancer Society reports

report says several vulnerable subpopulations continue to smoke at high rates. The populations include those in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial or ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community; w
Buffalo (NY) News
added Feb 21, 2018 20:08

Senate Dems push FDA to reject alternative cigarette health claims

A group of Senate Democrats is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reject an application from Big Tobacco to market a new "heat not burn" cigarette as less risky. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter Wed
The Hill
added Feb 18, 2018 02:19

[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Law needs to be clarified on e-cigarettes

But ordinary observation suggests "vapers" are overwhelmingly former smokers and vaping is certainly better for them than tobacco. So why the hold-up in legalising them?...Vaping is obviously less harmful and its legality should be cleared up.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:50

[New Zealand] Vaping a public aspect of changing face of smoking in NZ

The sale of nicotine-based products for e-cigarettes is currently illegal in New Zealand. But the Ministry of Health confirmed there have not been any prosecutions over this. Vapers told the Herald on Sunday that they were easily able to obtain e-liquid
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:46

Effects of Varenicline, Depressive Symptoms, and Region of Enrollment on Smoking Cessation in Depressed Smokers

This study indicates varenicline may aid cessation partially by reducing withdrawal-related symptoms of depression. It also suggests that the impact of depressive symptoms on cessation varies regionally, and that this variation may be related to differen
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:36

‘Now is the time to act’

The National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) is urging US health care professionals to embrace the concept of relative risk. The NTRI said in a press note today that a recent report by the US’ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01

[Canada] Health Minister open to further restricting e-cigarette ads

Taylor says she’s “open” to amending the government’s tobacco reform bill so that it clamps down harder on advertising for e-cigarettes and vape products, banning any kind of “lifestyle” advertisement. “I share some of the concerns expressed by the Quebe
iPolitics (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 21:58

Requests for Information: Nicotine Steering Committee

[FDA] is establishing a public docket to receive suggestions, recommendations, and comments...These comments will help the Agency identify and address priorities related to the use of therapeutic nicotine for combustible tobacco product cessation.
Federal Register
added Feb 16, 2018 17:53

[Texas] VIDEO: Deceiving new device leads to teens vaping in class

Kennedy said there is a misconception that JUULs do not have nicotine in them and are not addictive. “But Juuls do have nicotine in them, even though it's small and it's cute and it looks like it's fun, it's highly addictive and highly dangerous to you,
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25

February 14, 2018: Two Indian Citizens and India-based Corporation Sentenced for Conspiring to Smuggle Counterfeit Cigarettes

Abhishek Shukla and Harish Shabhai Panchal, both citizens of India, along with the India-based company, Jubilee Tobacco Industries Corp., were sentenced in federal District Court in Miami, for conspiring to smuggle counterfeit cigarettes into the United
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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