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[Canada] PLATT: Clearing the smoke — unlike other places, no rush to judgment on indoor vaping in Calgary 33

these are metals you don’t want to be passively inhaling and proof that for once, Calgary city council’s decision to meddle in an issue outside of taxes, trash and transportation is probably a good thing, even if the motivation is hazy.
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:44

[Jordan] A collaborative regional workshop on tobacco dependence treatment (TDT) held by World Health Organization and King Hussein Cancer Center

concludes today in Amman a two-day regional technical workshop on the "Implementation of the WHO FCTC (ae)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:19

E-Cigarettes May Be Safer, But They’re Still Harmful

The good news for e-cigarette smokers to come out of this is that the toxic metals most likely come from the cartridges of the e-cig devices more so than the liquid that is vaporized. This means that through better manufacturing standards, these devices
REDORBIT (formerly
added Sep 2, 2014 10:07

[Australia, Germany, Ireland] Plain packs for cigarettes 'do not hit economy'

Ireland has come under pressure from German MEPs and business groups to abandon plans to be the first EU member to introduce uniform packaging.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:59

Mortality attributable to tobacco among men in Sweden and other European countries: an analysis of data in a WHO report

findings support the assumption that the widespread use of snus instead of cigarettes among Swedish men may be a major part of the explanation behind their position with Europe's lowest mortality attributable to tobacco.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:58

How the industry is marketing menthol cigarettes: the audience, the message and the medium

continues to spend millions of dollars promoting menthol cigarettes through channels that preferentially target vulnerable subgroups, such as African-Americans and younger consumers. Public health campaigns to educate and combat the influence of menthol a
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2014 09:10
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The impact of Aboriginal status, cigarette smoking and smoking cessation on perinatal outcomes in South Australia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking cessation or reduction during pregnancy would significantly improve outcomes in both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women. This should be made a clear priority to improve pregnancy outcomes for all women.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Sep 2, 2014 09:06

[Australia] Smoking cessation vital to improved Aboriginal birth outcomes

with smoking rates in Aboriginal people three times those of the non-Aboriginal community, proactive smoking cessation campaigns must be stepped up for this population in particular, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:05

A systematic review on the impact of point-of-sale tobacco promotion on smoking

This review provides evidence to support the continuation of POS tobacco display bans in those jurisdictions where such legislation has been introduced, and strengthens the evidence encouraging similar policies in jurisdictions without a POS display ban.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 2, 2014 09:03

[New Zealand] Tobacco display bans protect youth and quitters - research

Ending the display and promotion of cigarettes and tobacco in retail shops helps prevent young people taking up smoking and keeps quitters on track, according to new University of Otago research.
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Sep 2, 2014 09:02
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