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GLANTZ: FDA inappropriately discounts health benefits of regulating ecigs and cigars by 70% because of lost pleasure of smoking

Anna Song, a professor of psychology, Paul Brown, a professor of economics, and I have submitted a public comment detailing why the FDA's decision to discount the health benefits of regulating ecigs, cigars, and other tobacco products by 70% is inconsist
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:53
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand] The Smoking Truth about electronic cigarettes

The ongoing debate rages on with governments, medical experts and health practitioners weighing in on the use of electronic cigarettes. Entirely safe or not, smokers and/or non-smokers make a conscious decision to purchase them, but choosing to do so not
The Establishment Post
added May 16, 2014 10:44
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[Germany] How seeing just 10 tobacco adverts can boost risk of teenagers smoking by 40%

The German led research also found that the same number of sightings increase the chances of teenagers indulging in the habit daily by 30 per cent. They based their findings on more than 1,300 ten to 15-year-old non-smokers. The group was exposed to to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:02
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[North Carolina] NC teen smoking rates hit all-time low

According to the 2011 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey, the state's middle school smoking rate dropped to 4.2 percent in 2011. During that time, the high school rate dropped to 15.5 percent.
Richmond County (NC) Daily Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 12:52
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[India] New survey shows health warnings have helped smokers quit

New evidence from a Government sponsored survey of tobacco use prevalent in north India has shown that health warnings helped a large majority of smokers in quitting the killer habit.
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 29, 2012 22:12
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F.D.A. Warns 3 Tobacco Makers About Language Used on Labels

“The F.D.A.’s job is to ensure tobacco products are not marketed in a way that leads consumers to believe cigarettes with descriptors like ‘additive-free’ and ‘natural’ pose fewer health risks than other cigarettes, unless the claims have been scientific
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2015 21:58
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[Canada] MARTIQUET: The unhealthy draw of a cigar

We may think cigars are links to power, wealth and fame, but they are just as likely to be linked to oral cancer, black teeth and lung disease … not so glamourous after all. There is no such thing as safe tobacco, however it is delivered.
Coast Reporter (ca)
added Aug 23, 2015 16:22
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[Canada] E-cigarettes rise in popularity as regulation stalls

Two businessmen, an IT manager and a retired electrician weren't friends before, but "vaping" has brought them together. "We don't have to be here, we don't have to do this together, but it is what brings us together and gives us all common ground," sai
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 12:06
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Transnational Tobacco Company Interests in Smokeless Tobacco in Europe: Analysis of Internal Industry Documents and Contemporary Industry Materials

BAT's early interest in introducing SLT in Europe was based on the potential for creating an alternative form of tobacco use in light of declining cigarette sales and social restrictions on smoking, with young people a key target. We conclude that by inve
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:11
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PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERS PETITION THE FDA TO ACT ON MENTHOL

With the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, Congress took an important step to prevent youth smoking by banning flavored cigarettes. Because tobacco manufacturers use flavors, herbs and spices to mask the harshness of tobacco and
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:34
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