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CDC: Adult Smoking Hits Record Low

"This all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC director Robert Redfield, MD, said in a press statement.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2018 18:58
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[UK] Claims about health in e-cigarette ads / Advertising guidance 08 Nov 2018

Following an extensive consulation, the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) have amended the ad rules so that health claims are no longer banned from ads for e-cigarettes. This document sets out that decision, and should be read alongside th
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:09
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

"This new all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC Director Robert Redfield said in an agency news releas
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:48
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MYERS: Adult Smoking in U.S. Fell to Record Low 14 Percent in 2017, but There Is Much Work to Do to Reduce Smoking Among All Americans

The FDA should take several critical steps to accelerate progress: implement its plan to limit nicotine in cigarettes to minimally addictive or non-addictive levels, and apply this limit to other combustible tobacco products; require graphic health warni
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:34
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[UK] Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes. But the rise in risk went even higher for women than men. For example, while male
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:25
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Smoking Persists for Americans With Mental Health Ills

Smokers with mental health issues are only half as likely to quit as those with good mental health, the research team found. "Overall, tobacco cessation programs have been very successful, but our research suggests that people with mental health problem
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:24
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[France] Plain tobacco packaging, increased graphic health warnings and adolescents’ perceptions and initiation of smoking: DePICT, a French nationwide study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain packaging (PP) of tobacco products and increased graphic warnings may contribute to lower attractiveness of smoking... Conclusion Our findings suggest that PP and increased graphic warnings could contribute to changes in smoking norms and rates amon
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:24
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Retailers’ perspectives on selling tobacco in a low-income San Francisco neighbourhood after California’s $2 tobacco tax increase

Conclusions Small, independent retailers’ concerns, about selling tobacco and about the health and well-being of customers, suggest that such retailers may be important allies in tobacco control efforts, particularly those focused on the point-of-sale.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:20
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CDC: Cigarette smoking hits new low among adults, but youth vaping 'epidemic' still a concern

Teen vaping is reaching epidemic levels and FDA is considering regulation to curb it. One proposal would be banning flavoring of e-cigarette liquids.
USA Today
added Nov 8, 2018 21:22
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Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Lowest Ever Recorded: 14% in 2017

Scott Gottlieb, M.D. “We’ve taken new steps to ultimately render combustible cigarettes minimally or non-addictive and to advance a framework to encourage innovation of potentially less harmful products such as e-cigarettes for adults who still seek acces
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 8, 2018 21:07
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