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US considers plan to cap nicotine levels in cigarettes

The US is considering capping the amount of nicotine allowed in cigarettes at a level that is not addictive, in a move that could strike a serious blow to the business model of big tobacco. Shares in tobacco stocks tumbled on Friday after the unexpected
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:42
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D.C. Circuit Court Upholds Ban Of Using E-Cigarettes On Planes ($$)

upheld a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) rule that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices on airplanes because the law banning the devices from planes benefits the health of the passengers
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2017 06:46
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A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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[North Carolina] Reynolds cigarette sales continue to outperform rivals; California tax increase having impact

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. again outperformed its manufacturing rivals in traditional and electronic cigarette performance during the latest four-week measuring period by Nielsen that ended July 15. However, it is becoming clearer that the $2-per-pack in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[UK] How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree

As part of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their patients and staff, the Trust started working towards going smokefree in April 2015. A core part of their service is caring for people with mental health problems, a group who are much more
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:26
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Record in U.S. Say Smoking, Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

Americans are more likely to believe smoking is very harmful to adults who smoke (85%) than to say secondhand smoke is very harmful to adults (59%). Both percentages are the highest in Gallup's trend, although not substantially different from prior measur
Gallup Organization
added Jul 26, 2017 03:25
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[Alabama] CYCLOPS VAPOR 2, LLC, et al., v. FDA: MOTION TO INTERVENE AS DEFENDANTS (PDF)

Public Health Intervenors have filed their motion prior to the filing of Defendants’ response to Plaintiffs’ summary judgment motion to ensure that at least some parties to this case will vigorously defend the Deeming Rule and to enable the motion to i
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:07
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., v. FDA: MOTION TO INTERVENE AS DEFENDANTS (PDF)

2. Public Health Intervenors Have Legally Protected Interests at Stake / 3. If Successful, Plaintiffs’ Action Would Impair Public Health Intervenors’ Interests / 4. Public Health Intervenors’ Interests May Not Be Adequately Represented by Defendants
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 02:56
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Senate Should Vote No On Health Care Bill – Proposal Would Take Away Health Coverage from Millions and Harm Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use

eliminating programs that we know are working, such as the CDC’s Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) media campaign, which has motivated about five million smokers to try to quit and helped 500,000 smokers to quit successfully since its launch in 2012. Repeal
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 25, 2017 22:50
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH 13 to assist LGUs in smoking ban campaign

Butuan City – The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH 13) will start assisting local government units (LGUs) in safeguarding the health of their constituents after the nationwide smoking ban took effect last Sunday. Health officials and per
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:23
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