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Massachusetts is named the healthiest state in America (despite seeing the fastest rise in drug deaths) - ending Hawaii's five-year reign

The annual rankings from United Health Foundation assess 35 different factors, from smoking and obesity rates to pollution, concentration of doctors, and causes of death. Researchers promoted Massachusetts from second place to first this year, ending Ha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:33
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Does Seeking e-Cigarette Information Lead to Vaping? Evidence from a National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and Young Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

this study ... highlights the potential effects of regulating e-cigarette marketing information and correcting misinformation about vaping behavior available to young information seekers. Insofar as the FDA wishes to reduce initiation of use, it may need
Health Communication
added Dec 22, 2017 02:19
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[UK] Medical marijuana has NO public health risks and should not be withheld from patients, WHO declares after months of deliberation

The WHO has declared medical marijuana is beneficial for cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases, and does not carry an addiction risk The report, published today, also recommended imposing the strong restrictions available on fent
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:23
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CME: Graphic Point-of-Sale Cigarette Warnings May Encourage Teen Smoking

Anti-tobacco advocates widely consider graphic warnings depicting the gruesome effects of cigarette use to be highly effective for preventing people from smoking and convincing smokers to quit. But findings from a novel study by researchers at the RAND C
MedPage Today
added Dec 16, 2017 16:44
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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. BETTYE RYAN, et. al., Appellees: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit (PDF)

Overall, the [Surgeon General] Reports were presented as authoritative and conclusive evidence that nicotine exposure essentially rewires the brain and removes an individual’s choice to continue smoking and that nicotine addiction is the fundamental reaso
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 15, 2017 23:34
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[Asia, India] Exclusive: Philip Morris Funded Anti-Smoking Foundation Targeting Public Health Leaders With Grants

A leaked email from an anti-smoking foundation funded by tobacco major Philip Morris International has revealed that the foundation is targeting prominent figures in global health and encouraging them to apply for grants for projects that can “reduce deat
The Wire (in)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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Graphic Point-of-Sale Cigarette Warnings May Encourage Teen Smoking

RAND researchers constructed a one-of-a-kind laboratory resembling a convenience store to test their hypothesis that viewing posters depicting the ravages of smoking at retail, point-of-sale, locations would serve as a smoking deterrent to vulnerable teen
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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Smoking, drinking and drug abuse decline among U.S. teens, who prefer pot and vaping, study finds

Cigarettes labelled as lights, milds, or low-tar -- also known as high-ventilation (light) cigarettes -- are generally considered to have a lighter, less pronounced flavour, lower levels of tar, nicotine, or other chemicals than regular cigarettes. They
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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Placing Antismoking Graphic Warning Posters at Retail Point-of-Sale Locations Increases Some Adolescents’ Susceptibility to Future Smoking

Conclusions Introducing graphic antismoking posters at POS may have the unintended effect of further increasing cigarette smoking susceptibility among adolescents already at risk.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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[UK] E-cigarettes SHOULDN'T be used as a stop smoking tool because there isn't enough evidence to prove they are safe, researcher claims

Dr Stuart Flint believes it's premature to call the gadgets a 'healthier alternative' / The psychologist made the claim in a strongly worded letter in a medical journal / Dr Flint branded health organisations 'irresponsible' for promoting the gadgets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:03
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