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[UK-Wales] Inquiry fails to decide whether the National Assembly should ban e-cigarettes

The health and social care committee report revealed a split broadly down party lines, with Labour AMs backing a ban in the face of opposition from the Welsh Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats’ Kirsty Williams. The Welsh Government wants to ban the
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:27

[Georgia] Statement on smoking rates needs slightly more context

While the smoking rate nationally has fallen, more than 18 percent of Georgians still light up. — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's Office... We rate Reed’s statement Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Nov 30, 2015 17:24

[New York] NYC vendors not complying to 21 and up cigarette law change

NYU researchers have found that retailer compliance with the laws has decreased drastically when compared to previous compliance rates with the old laws. To collect their data, researchers bought 421 packs of Marlboro Gold cigarettes at 92 subway and bus
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:23

Ways to help people stop using smokeless tobacco (including chewing tobacco, snuff and snus)

Varenicline, nicotine lozenges and behavioural interventions may help ST users to quit. Confidence in results for nicotine lozenges is limited. Confidence in the size of effect from behavioural interventions is limited because the components of behaviour
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Nov 30, 2015 09:20

Australian Government Struggles to Hide Failure of Tobacco Branding Ban

“Anti-tobacco lobbyists have misrepresented the data to hide the fact that the ban on brands has failed”, says Michiel Reerink, JTI’s Regulatory Strategy Vice President. “Australia – the only country where the measure has been introduced – cannot be held
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added Nov 30, 2015 09:06

LETTER: Where Smoking Persists

When I have tried to advocate for increased and better smoking cessation services in homeless-serving organizations like shelters, day respites and housing for the formerly homeless, I find little that is offered. We need more funds for high-smoking-rate
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2015 08:46

[Georgia] BADERTSCHER: Reed's statement about smoking rates needs a bit more context

Reed’s office is correct that, in 2013, 18.8 percent of Georgia adults over 18 were smoking. But newer figures paint a peachier picture for the state. It doesn’t change the mayor’s overarching point that the state still has a way to go. We rate Reed’s
Atlanta Journal-Constitution blogs
added Nov 29, 2015 16:46

Who still smokes in California?

smokers tend to be less affluent, and less less likely to have a college degree than non-smokers. For instance, about 8 percent of Californians in households with incomes of $100,000 or more a year were smokers between 2011 and 2014, compared to 18 perce
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 29, 2015 16:29

[Asia, India] Tobacco users beware !

A 30-year-old long-time chewable tobacco user from Nungbrang village in Imphal East district is currently undergoing treatment at Radiology Department of RIMS after his left lower cheek developed a medium size hole. (in)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:25

[Asia, Uae] Tobacco lobby holds China's health quotient to ransom

So what is the real problem holding China back...the tobacco industry presents the biggest opposition force to a smoking ban. The CNTC has 33 provincial affiliates and each affiliate owns its own county-level sub-affiliates. The county-level tobacco manuf
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:22
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