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[Canada] Amendments to Tobacco Legislation Introduced

Government introduced amendments today, Oct. 24, to regulate e-cigarettes, waterpipes and flavoured tobacco under the province's tobacco legislation... The definition of tobacco will be changed in the Tobacco Access Act to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 11:30
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[UK-Scotland] Importance of smoke-free homes highlighted

IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:57
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[Florida] VIDEO: Are vapor cigs safer than smokes?: Front Burner

Smoking is cool again. At least, that is, when actors like Stephen Dorff do it, and, do it the smoking-hot trendy way of electronic cigarettes.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Oct 24, 2014 10:56
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BLAIR: Your Health: If smokers understood what they’re really inhaling, chances are they’d quit

In summary, there is no healthy smoking device. They all cause cancer. In order to stop this epidemic we must become smarter consumers for those we love and ourselves. Smoking not only affects the smoker; it affects anyone that takes in secondhand smoke,
KyForward
added Oct 24, 2014 10:55
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Study documents significant rise in e-cigarette use among youth in Poland

Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, a researcher in the Department of Health Behavior at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). The study,
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:53
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[UK] Jeremy Hunt wants a 'smoke-free' Britain

Britain should “aspire” to be a country where nobody smokes, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. Responding to a landmark NHS report, which placed prevention and public health at the heart of a plan to transform the health service in England over
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:09
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[Mid-east] Midwakh/dokha tobacco use in the Middle East: much to learn [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article provides an overview of an under-reported and understudied ATP, dokha, which is smoked in a midwakh pipe. It describes the state of tobacco control in the Arabian Gulf region where midwakh smoking appears to be most common, the history of mid
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2014 10:05
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California's tobacco control efforts losing steam, report finds

Once a highly successful program and international model, the state's anti-tobacco efforts now appear to be waning due to the decreased spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program, a resurgence of the tobacco industry in state politics, and t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 09:55
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[USA] Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth in Poland: E-Cigarettes not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:39
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:38
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