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REVOLUTION SMOKE-FREE: Breathing change into the workplace

When a business goes smoke-free, it improves the health of all workers. Health-care and operational costs go down, while productivity increases due to less absenteeism and improved overall morale.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:19
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Is this the end of smoko breaks? Cigarette habit costs Australia $388billion as Malcolm Turnbull backs bosses' right to pay people 'to work, not to smoke'

Smokers take more breaks, are absent more and die earlier, study claimed / There have been calls to ban smoking at work in the wake of the research / The PM appeared to support bosses' right to tell employees not to smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:40
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FDA readying guidelines on smoking cessation, biosimilars

Gottlieb also said his agency would release two guidance documents on the toxicology of e-cigarettes and on possible standards to evaluate smoking cessation products. Both should lay out a framework to study new drugs in these areas, he said, adding tha
Politico
added Jul 19, 2018 00:52
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[UK] Rachael Maskell MP slams lack of help for smokers to quit in York

YORK MP Rachael Maskell has branded the treatment of smokers in York as “incredibly judgemental” after a national charity said GPs have been asked not to prescribe stop smoking medications. A report by the British Lung Foundation said support to help sm
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:42
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‘Thirdhand’ smoke can hitchhike to non-smoking sites

Even buildings that strictly enforce bans on indoor smoking may never be smoke-free. A new study shows that “thirdhand smoke” — the type that sticks to surfaces — can end up indoors, even in supposedly smoke-free spaces.
Science News for Students
added Jul 18, 2018 00:40
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 00:27
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[Asia] WHO China Corporate Pledge Event on Smoke-Free Workplaces

This is my second trip to China after taking office as WHO Director-General. I’m delighted to be here at this very special and important event. As we all know, the tobacco epidemic takes a huge toll on China. China has one-third of the world’s smokers,
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2018 01:43
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GLANTZ: Another well-done longitudinal study shows e-cigs depress smoking cessation

The bottom line: Smokers who used e-cigarettes quit smoking at half the rate of smokers who did not use e-cigarettes (9.4% among e-cig users vs. 18.9% among those who didn’t). The kind of product and intensity of use did not affect the results, nor did
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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Study Shows E-Cigarette Vapor May Increase Risk of Pneumonia

The study was published in the European Respiratory Journal, and found that e-cigarette vapor may increase the risk of pneumonia infections. This is in addition to the other dangers found in previous studies, including risks associated with the other che
The Legal Examiner
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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E-cigarette adverts and children’s perceptions of tobacco smoking harms: an experimental study and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions This study adds to existing evidence that exposure to e-cigarette adverts reduces children’s perceptions of the harm of occasional tobacco smoking.
British Medical Journal
added Jul 18, 2018 02:39
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