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[Africa] Sierra Leone News: Smoking claims six million lives each year -WHO

during a meeting held in Makeni, on Friday February 3rd 2017. Health Education Manager, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Lansana Conteh described tobacco epidemic as devastating but preventable. The CDC said, “Cigarette smoking is responsible for more t
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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Anti-Tobacco Groups Worried About Trump, Congress

expressed concern that many of these hard-fought gains will be rolled back by the new administration and Congress. "There is no question that what government does makes a big difference," Matthew L. Myers of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids told MedPage Tod
MedPage Today
added Jan 30, 2017 15:34
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[Canada] To vape or not to vape: Alberta expert says research is lacking

“It took us 50 years to learn that conventional cigarettes cause lung cancer – 50 years… We can’t decide on the danger or lack of danger related to inhaling chemicals into our lungs until we have long-term data,” said Barry Finegan, a smoking cessation e
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:22
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SHAW: Philip Morris submits 2 million page FDA application for new tobacco tech

Philip Morris published a number of papers behind the science of this new technology showing how it’s different than current e-cigarettes, but is still technically “smokeless” and doesn’t carry all of the normal, harmful byproducts that come with actuall
Hot Air (blog)
added Dec 7, 2016 03:11
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How Cigarettes Are Made and How You Can Make a Plan to Quit

We recently launched a new infographic, "How a Cigarette is Engineered," highlighting some of the reasons quitting smoking can be difficult. It's not only because cigarettes contain the addictive chemical nicotine—which keeps people smoking even when the
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 21, 2016 22:03
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Table of Contents for Flavoured Tobacco Products in the United States November 2016; Vol. 25, Suppl 2--***Free Tobacco Control supplement***

‘Sweeter Than a Swisher’: amount and themes of little cigar and cigarillo content on Twitter / Long-term e-cigarette use and smoking cessation: a longitudinal study with US population / Traversing the triangulum: the intersection of tobacco, legalised mar
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2016 12:38
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[Canada] Social disparities in children's exposure to secondhand smoke in privately owned vehicles

Children travelling in cars registered in the most disadvantaged areas of Montreal were more likely to be exposed to SHS than children travelling in cars registered in the most advantaged areas (unadjusted OR=3.46, 95% CI 1.99 to 6.01).
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2016 00:56
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[Australia, Canada] CHASSIN/KERR: Is plain packaging the best option to lower smoking rates?

what is the most efficient means of reducing smoking rates?... The best way to do so is education, information and sensitization. But these solutions are not flashy and do not score political points. Also, they do not hurt tobacco companies, which seems a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:00
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[Canada] Concurrent e-cigarette use during tobacco dependence treatment in primary care settings: Association with smoking cessation at 3- and 6-months

concurrent use of e-cigarettes during a quit attempt utilizing cost-free evidence-based treatment (nicotine replacement therapy plus behavioural counselling) does not confer any added benefit and may hamper successful quitting.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 6, 2016 17:05
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigs have rapid and substantial adverse effects on the cardiovascular system

Thus, like passive cigarette smoking, the effects of e-cigarette use are nearly as big as smoking despite the lower dose of toxins. This is more evidence for the nonlinear effects of smoke/aerosol on the cardiovascular system.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2016 21:28
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