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[Canada] E-cigarettes in Toronto (PDF)

This report recommends that the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) to include e-cigarettes, such that the Act would prohibit e-cigarette use wherever cigarette use is currently prohibited in Ontario; and prohibi
City of Toronto (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:56
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

progress has slowed... one in five U.S. adults (50 million persons) currently used any tobacco product every day or some day...Full implementation of comprehensive tobacco control programs at CDC-recommended funding levels, in conjunction with FDA regulat
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:29
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[Canada] Hookah smoking's dangers lead to bans

Hookah poses serious potential health hazards to smokers and those exposed to second hand smoke — just like cigarettes, says Dr. Roberta Ferrence, the senior scientific advisor to the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, a lead research agency funded by the On
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:58
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[Ohio] Alternative tobacco use up in teenagers

Instead of smoking cigarettes, some students are chewing tobacco, or smoking cigars or flavored tobacco from a hookah, according to the American Lung Association in Ohio. But these students who are expanding their tobacco use aren't just high school stu
Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Apr 29, 2013 14:34
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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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[Uae] Shisha smoking is more addictive than cocaine, expert says

During a lecture he gave in the capital, Dr Wasim Maziak, Department of Epidemiology Professor at the Florida International University and Director of the Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, revealed that smoking shisha is more addictive than cocaine, acc
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 30, 2013 02:34
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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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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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[China] Chinese Researchers Suggest Drinking Green Tea to Quit Smoking Habit

Above are the findings of a recently performed study named as `A Revolutionary Approach for the Cessation of Smoking`, which is published in Science China Life Sciences, a peer-reviewed open-access journal.
TopNews
added Aug 26, 2012 05:26
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[UK] Tobacco Industry's Tactics Against Anti-Tobacco Policies

In this week's issue of PLoS Medicine, UK public health experts write that it is fair to say that the tobacco industry's comprehensive and huge response to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is adopting a 'globalizatio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 28, 2012 06:15
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