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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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[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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The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products: an overview (PDF)

Parties have to ensure that any interaction with the tobacco industry is carried out with maximum transparency, and in relation to tracking and tracing, Parties must not delegate any of their obligations to the tobacco industry.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2016 23:14
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[Asia] Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings: The age-standardised prevalence of any smoking in men at ages 15–69 years fell from about 27% in 1998 to 24% in 2010, but rose at ages 15– 29 years. During this period, cigarette smoking in men became about twofold more prevalent at ages 15– 69
British Medical Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 04:44
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] KPMG FULL SMOKING BAN REPORT RELEASED

The report, entitled “Impact of Proposed Changes in Smoking Policy in Casinos in Macau,” has projected a 16 percent reduction in GDP and a 20 percent drop in total fiscal receipts if the smoking ban is enacted. The international audit firm study was commi
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:46
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