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Regulation stacks up for e-cigarettes

The decisions that regulators make will shape not just the future of the industry but also the public-health response — and scientists both for and against e-cigarettes have waded into the debate while regulation is still up in the air. “Right now, elec
Nature
added Sep 26, 2013 12:23
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Tobacco control in Namibia: the importance of government capacity, media coverage and industry interference

The fact that Namibia was able to pass fairly comprehensive tobacco control legislation with such meagre resources is commendable. The government must now implement the regulations that make the legislation effective. Tobacco control progress in low-incom
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:20
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[Canada] Stephen Harper calls marijuana 'infinitely worse' than tobacco

expressed his vehement opposition to marijuana once again, calling it "infinitely worse" than tobacco at a campaign stop in Montreal on Saturday. "Tobacco is a product that does a lot of damage. Marijuana is infinitely worse... "If we sell marijuana in s
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:10
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FLAVOURED TOBACCO USE AMONG CANADIAN YOUTH: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA’S 2012/2013 YOUTH SMOKING SURVEY (PDF)

University of Waterloo (ca)
added Sep 10, 2014 10:43
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Beyond Cigarettes: Federal Regulation of Other Tobacco Products

Date: Tue, 05/21/2013 ... This webinar will discuss the potential for FDA regulation and what public health professionals and advocates can do to press the FDA to exercise its authority over all tobacco products to protect public health.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:33
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E-cigarettes: No smoke, but fiery debate

"Many people use them as a bridge product" to avoid smoke-free laws — and as a result, they delay or avoid quitting, says David Abrams, executive director of the Shroeder Institute, operated by the anti-tobacco group Legacy. He co-authored a study in the
USA Today
added Aug 19, 2012 03:44
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Even Outside, Harmful Smoke Spreads

A recent study in Environmental Health Perspectives found that nonsmokers who visited outdoor restaurants and bars where smoking was allowed had elevated levels of tobacco-related chemicals in the body compared with people at a smoke-free control site.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 14, 2012 07:42
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Heartland Institute And Tobacco

Led by president and CEO Joseph Bast, the Heartland Institute has a long and disgraceful track record of misleading the public . . . Heartland's scientifically and morally indefensible advocacy on smoking is no surprise given that a significant portion o
Forecast the Facts.org
added Jun 14, 2012 20:14
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[Australia] Victorian smoking rates hit record low

VICTORIA is close to realising a "smoke-free generation", the head of the state's Cancer Council says.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:42
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Teens and Tobacco Use: Why Declines in Youth Have Stalled

Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
TIME Magazine
added Aug 12, 2012 18:55
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