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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
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[New Zealand] End Smoking campaigners welcome Snus into NZ

End Smoking New Zealand is pleased to see Swedish snus will soon be available in New Zealand, something it has been lobbying for, for more than a decade.
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:18
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LETTER: CHAPMAN: The UK is hopelessly smitten with e-cigarettes

The English smoking cessation community has long framed smoking cessation as needing pharmacological assistance.1 Yet, awkwardly, most ex-smokers have quit without any professional or pharmaceutical assistance when they finally succeed.2 Aveyard et al w
British Medical Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 15:03
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FAIRCHILD: Juul: Why a trendy e-cig is causing a social – and public health – commotion

The most vexing challenge that Juul poses may be to tolerance: How will we view adults looking to quit smoking who either cannot or will not give up the pleasures of nicotine? Will the old consensus that lifelong treatment is acceptable hold when it’s a
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:21
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Global and local perspectives on tobacco harm reduction – an interview with Sharon Cox

Smokers deserve access to reduced harm products, but initial start-up cost may be a barrier. Harm reduction is a challenge and it often has limited reach; in reaching out to the most complex smoking cases the real test of tobacco harm reduction is yet to
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:18
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Smoking decline rates in Australia stall as experts argue over e-cigarettes

AUSTRALIA has been accused of falling behind the rest of the world and “resting on its laurels” over its poor results in the decline of cigarette smokers on World No Tobacco Day. It comes as the president of the Australian Medical Association defended t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:41
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[UK] Australians are smoking as much as they were three years ago despite plain packaging, e-cigarettes and the highest priced smokes in the world

Australia's falling behind the rest of the world, according to the Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA), despite numerous tax raising and deterrence initiatives. Data shows that between 2013-2016 Australia's annual smoking decline rate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:01
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GFN 2018 Programme Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland, Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th June 2018

12:00 - 16:00BALLROOM ESatellite Meeting #2 Addressing Combustible Tobacco Use in Persons with Psychiatric Challenges and Drug Using Populations 14:00 - 16:00BALLROOM FSatellite Meeting #3 Africa Harm Reduction Alliance - THR in Africa and other LMICs
Global Forum on Nicotine
added May 31, 2018 18:11
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Philip Morris International: Why World No Tobacco Day Should Be World No Smoking Day

PMI is publishing informational advertisements highlighting that people who smoke deserve the opportunity to learn about smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. “People who smoke deserve a sensible plan that takes full account of better alternatives to c
Business Wire
added Jun 4, 2018 14:14
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GUNLOCK: Michael Bloomberg should embrace vaping to support World No Tobacco Day

Bloomberg should embrace the goals of World No Tobacco Day, which seeks to end the public health disaster caused by traditional cigarettes. Women need the tools to make that a reality.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 2, 2018 10:24
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