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[Canada] Toronto medical officer calls for e-cigarette ban

Toronto's medical officer of health wants the city to ban the use of e-cigarettes anywhere smoking is prohibited if the province doesn't enact its own legislation to restrict their use by next year. Dr. David McKeown would like to see the province prohib
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:53
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[Canada] One Year On: Assessing The Effects Of A Menthol Cigarette Ban

Implementation of a ban on menthol cigarettes results in an increase in those attempting to quit, and an increase in use of other flavored tobacco or electronic-cigarette use, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:55
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Tobacco in Iran

Cigarettes maintains growth potential due to low unit prices and the rising number of smokers The number of smokers in Iran continued to grow during 2013 despite widespread advertising in the mass media highlighting the negative health effects of smoking
Euromonitor International
added Nov 11, 2014 18:25
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[Asia-pacific, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Cigarette price level and variation in five Southeast Asian countries

To maximise the effectiveness of tobacco tax policies, countries should adopt specific excise tax structures to decrease cigarette price variation, which would minimise opportunities for smokers to ‘trade down’ to a cheaper brand to avoid a tax-driven pri
Tobacco Control
added Mar 7, 2014 02:51
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Are E-Cigarettes Here to Stay?

Study Suggests Current and Former Smokers Are Turning to Electronic Cigarettes
WebMD
added Jul 21, 2012 15:12
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[China] Officials in Hebei vow to quit smoking to help fight air pollution

Chinafile reports that officials from Cangzhou City in Hebei province vowed to quit smoking in a (stupid, theatrical, useless) attempt to help combat the awful air conditions in the region. To prove the seriousness of the situation, a party official th
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Aug 14, 2013 02:20
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Kosovo adopts strong and comprehensive tobacco control law

Kosovo has adopted a comprehensive tobacco control law in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The measures include: 100% smoke-free indoor public places, workplaces, and public transportation, as well as specified outdo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 13:39
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[Canada] New, more graphic labels for tobacco come in; smoking rates keep falling

Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2012 15:50
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[Canada] Science Reporting Caution: Be careful what you claim from a study

Sunday Edition featured an essay by host Michael Enright about a new study that questions the link between second-hand smoke and lung cancer ... Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud, asked for a review. They felt the essay and its retraction were inaccur
CBC Ombudsman (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:05
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[Europe] As regulators wrestle with e-smokes, the tobacco industry is changing fast

The goal, according to Clive Bates, a former director of Action on Smoking and Health, a British campaigning group, and a tireless advocate of e-cigarettes, is not to lose the chance of millions of smokers switching in whole or in part to a relatively ben
The Economist
added Sep 27, 2013 00:35
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