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[Australia] Teens unaware of 'social' smoking dangers

Research has found two in three teenagers wrongly believe 'social' or occasional smoking is harmless, prompting concern from public health experts. Analysis of the Victorian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey of 4500 12 to 17-year-olds conducte
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:21
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FDA initiative includes tightening innovative product standards

Part of FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s road map, introduced July 28, involves supporting a continuum of risk strategy to tobacco products that may have a role for electronic cigarettes, heat-not-burn traditional cigarettes and other innovative product
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 19, 2018 20:17
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the 3 main reasons youth use e-cigarettes

consumers can’t determine differences between products and their relative harms. That’s why Truth Initiative® is pushing the FDA to reconsider its decision to delay fully regulating e-cigarettes until 2022 and calling on the administration to fully regula
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:14
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Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes: A Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 03/16/2018

(FDA) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain information for consideration in developing a tobacco product standard to set the maximum nicotine level for cigarettes. Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from add
Federal Register
added Mar 18, 2018 01:13
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E-Cig Harms Outweigh Benefits, Study Finds

found that in a single year, 2,070 adult smokers would successfully kick the habit using e-cigarettes (albeit with a wide 95% confidence interval). But the model also estimated that e-cigarette use among non-smoking teens and young adults would lead to 1
MedPage Today
added Mar 17, 2018 21:29
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[UK-Scotland] Is vaping when pregnant harmful to your baby? - Know the facts

Especially popular with expecting mums trying to quit smoking while pregnant, vaping has become the go-to to kicking the habit for good... Medical advice suggesting that vaping is healthier than cigarette smoking does not necessarily mean it is safe for
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:40
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[UK] Pledge to tackle smoking

(NHS HMR CCG)...signed up to the NHS Smokefree Pledge, which is also supported by Rochdale Borough Council, to help smokers in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale to quit and provide smokefree environments which support them. The pledge also supports Greater
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:38
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E-Cigarettes and the Harm-Reduction Continuum ($$)

there has been a trend of acknowledging the importance of a harm-reduction approach in policy discussions about e-cigarettes. But some proposed strategies might well limit, if not entirely undermine, the population benefits associated with e-cigarettes.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:35
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How Could Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Change the Future of Public Health?

What if a federal regulation could help to create a future in which cigarettes were no longer responsible for lifetimes of addiction and disease? FDA is working toward that future. In July 2017, Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced a new comprehensi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:19
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Transforming Tobacco Sustainability Report 2017 (PDF) (23pp)

three key areas that have the greatest significance to our business and our stakeholders: • Harm Reduction; • Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods; and • Corporate Behaviour.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:29
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