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Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011 and 2012

The findings in this report indicate that during 2011–2012 significant increases occurred in current use of nonconventional tobacco products, such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs, among middle and high school students; in addition, an increase in c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:19
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FOIA Documents: OMB-White House

6/21/12 12:06 PM Drew Perraut-OMB policy analyst Christopher Colburn-FDA, Daniel Gittelson-FDA could we touch base at some point today or tomorrow regarding some upcoming CTP actions? We're interested in any upcoming actions related to menthol.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 12, 2013 15:26
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10 Things E-Cigarettes Won't Tell You

could be safer, cheaper and less taboo than the smokes of the past. But they also threaten to upend decades of antismoking efforts. 1 "We're Big Tobacco in disguise." 2 "We can't promise this won't kill you." 3 "This probably isn't the best way to quit s
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 11, 2013 05:35
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NOVOTNY: Irreconcilable Conflict: The Tobacco Industry and the Public Health Challenge of Tobacco Use

it should never be treated as a stakeholder because it is unlikely that the industry will ever be part of the solution to the public health challenge of tobacco use. The profits from selling cigarettes and alternative tobacco products are simply too great
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 28, 2013 16:45
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Transcript for: Smoking In America Today

MCAFEE10:09:55 We're also seeing in terms of new trends and increasing number of youth and young adults who are using multiple types of tobacco products of particular concern is an increase in the use of cigars, especially flavored cigars, cheaper cigars
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5)
added Aug 8, 2013 06:47
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[Sri Lanka] Smoking deaths to reach 40000 per year in SL-WHO

Sri Lanka will see a possible drastic increase in smoking related deaths in the next two decades if preventive measures are not taken, WHO officials said. Smoking related deaths could reach 40,000 per year in Sri Lanka in the next two decades, Health Se
Daily News (lk)
added Jul 28, 2013 20:54
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[New York] NY indoor smoking ban has changed much in 10 years

Business returned quickly, but most operators didn't get the bump in business that anti-smokers predicted. ... "People lost their jobs and lost their businesses," said association Executive Director Scott Wexler. "But in the long term, it did not have th
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2013 03:20
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Do People Serve as Cues to Smoke?

Results suggest that the people around whom smokers regularly smoke (PS) can alone function as cues capable of eliciting patterns of reactivity similar to that evoked by proximal and environment smoking cues, namely, increased craving to smoke, negative a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 21, 2013 05:52
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ZELLER: Reflections on the ‘endgame’ for tobacco control

Any evaluation of endgame strategies must start from the premise that there is a continuum of risk associated with nicotine-delivering products. Strategies should be pursued that encourage the use of the cleanest and safest form of nicotine delivery. P
Tobacco Control
added May 8, 2013 23:51
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Do Electronic Cigarettes Really Help Smokers Quit?

Two e-cig trials will report results this year. The first is a study of 300 smokers in Italy. It is a follow-up to a similar study in which 22 of 40 hard-core smokers had after six months either quit or cut cigarette consumption by more than half. Nine ga
Scientific American
added May 7, 2013 09:03
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