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[Alaska] MONIAK: We need less politics and more science

The statewide ban on smoking in public places would very likely become law if Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, wasn’t blocking it in the House Rules Committee which she chairs. But this story is less about an obstructionist legislator than the risks w
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 19, 2018 19:52

[Nebraska] LETTER: The Public Pulse: Ban smoking in all public spaces

In response to Connie Dohse Ross ("Who does smoking hurt?" Feb. 6 Public Pulse): She said, "As a former LPN, I will never be convinced that my smoking is harming anyone but myself."... I end up in the doctor's office with bronchitis. I asked the doctor,
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 19, 2018 19:50

China takes millions in aid from the UK, then hands it to... Russia

A £133,584 grant for the project was handed over by the publicly funded Medical Research Council in 2015-16 to scientists at Sun Yat-Sen University for a study into smoking habits. It included 400 workers being given ‘intensive tobacco-related education’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:38

[Asia, Mid-east] Doctors call for 'minimum pricing' plan for tobacco after introduction of UAE's sin tax

Doctors have urged the government to look at bringing in 'minimum pricing' for tobacco to lift the prices of the cheapest cigarettes on the shelves. The move would put an end to low quality brands being sold for as little as Dh3. Tobacco producers clai
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:23

CDC: Teens Seeing More E-Cigarette Ads

Teens in the U.S. are seeing more ads promoting electronic cigarette use, with point-of-sale advertising the most common source of exposure, the CDC reports.
MedPage Today
added Mar 17, 2018 21:29

E-Cig Harms Outweigh Benefits, Study Finds

found that in a single year, 2,070 adult smokers would successfully kick the habit using e-cigarettes (albeit with a wide 95% confidence interval). But the model also estimated that e-cigarette use among non-smoking teens and young adults would lead to 1
MedPage Today
added Mar 17, 2018 21:29

Cancer Research UK funded research does not support the concern that e-cigarettes are a ‘strong gateway’ into smoking

misinterpretation by the media of a Cancer Research UK funded paper looking into a potential ‘gateway effect’ between e-cigarette vaping and cigarette smoking in young people. ..“the researchers didn’t look at whether the youngsters then became regular us
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 16, 2018 22:47

Statement by the European Public Health Association on the Philip Morris International “Foundation for a Smoke-free World” (PDF)

we have seen what can be achieved in countries where these measures have been applied most effectively. Unfortunately, Philip Morris and other tobacco companies continue to challenge this evidence and to undermine these policies. To quote the response to
EUPHA (European Public Health Association) (nl)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:43

[Australia] Hate Seeing Cigarette Butts On The Ground? You Might Not Anymore Thanks To New Study

tested a mixture of asphalt and discarded cigarette butts to see if it could be a viable recycling program used in major cities in the future. The results so far are encouraging and could lead to the integration of some of the trillions of cigarette butts
added Mar 16, 2018 21:29

While you were streaming / Tobacco use sees a renormalization in on-demand digital content, diluting progress in broadcast and theaters (PDF)

Tobacco use in streaming series such as “Stranger Things,” “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black” is pervasive, rising, and more prominent than it is in broadcast content, according to new research from Truth Initiative®.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:15
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