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Smoke-Free Zones Reduce Youth Smoking

A smoke-free workplace and an increase could deter teenagers and young adults from picking up the habit. New research suggests that a smoke-free workplace and an increase could deter teenagers and young adults from picking up the habit.
University Herald
added Oct 4, 2015 11:10

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Join hands to make the dream of smoke-free society, a reality!

representatives from 6 countries-- Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Nepal - met in Bali, Indonesia, to take part in a workshop on 'Enforcement and Monitoring of Pictorial Health Warnings' organized by International Union Against Tube
The Hans India (in)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:21

Friday Feedback: What's Next for Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes Are they safer? Less addictive? And how do e-cigarettes fit in?

We contacted tobacco and public health experts via email to ask: Are these data adequate for the FDA to require lower nicotine content? Should manufacturers be allowed to say these are safer than conventional cigarettes? One commentator suggested that e-
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2015 10:18

Tobacco Use Boosts Cost of Artery Disease Tx

In the first large study to examine the impact of tobacco use on outcomes and medical costs in a PAD population, nearly half (49%) of smokers with PAD were hospitalized over the course of a year, and this hospitalization rate was 35% higher than that see
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2015 10:17

[Canada] Stephen Harper calls marijuana 'infinitely worse' than tobacco

expressed his vehement opposition to marijuana once again, calling it "infinitely worse" than tobacco at a campaign stop in Montreal on Saturday. "Tobacco is a product that does a lot of damage. Marijuana is infinitely worse... "If we sell marijuana in s
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:10

Federal study cites tobacco flavorings' appeal to minors

some anti-smoking advocates say the study’s impact is limited because it doesn’t specify which flavors are raising concerns besides menthol...Reynolds Vapor Co., maker of the top-selling U.S. e-cig brand Vuse, is testing crema, rich mint, mint and chai fl
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 3, 2015 19:45

[North Carolina] Davie cigarette maker has role in low-nicotine study

A biotechnology company with a Mocksville operation, 22nd Century Group Inc., said Friday its low-nicotine traditional cigarettes were used in a high-profile research study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. 22nd Century, based in Clarence
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 2, 2015 21:29

[UK] Patients should be encouraged to use free e-cigarettes in hospitals, argues academic

argues an expert in The BMJ..."by refusing the use of e-cigarettes on hospital grounds, the NHS is harming the health of patients and the wider public," argues David Shaw, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Base
added Oct 2, 2015 15:36

[Argentina, Latin America] Assessing tobacco marketing receptivity among youth: integrating point of sale marketing, cigarette package branding and branded merchandise

The marketing receptivity index was associated with important variation in smoking-related perceptions, intentions and behaviour among Argentine adolescents. Future research should determine the predictive validity and generalisability of this measure to
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:20

Economic burden from smoking-related diseases in Thailand

The total economic loss from smoking-related diseases highlights the significant loss to the society, health sector and the country's economy. Such information is crucial for informing national public health policy, particularly when a conflict arises be
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19
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