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[Canada] Tobacco Still Number One Cause Of Preventable Death In NL: ACT

That’s according to the Alliance for the Control of Tobacco which says 17 per cent of deaths in Newfoundland and Labrador are related tobacco use. That translates to 14-16 people every week and two people dying from tobacco use every day. This is World
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:47
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LETTER: CHAPMAN: The UK is hopelessly smitten with e-cigarettes

The English smoking cessation community has long framed smoking cessation as needing pharmacological assistance.1 Yet, awkwardly, most ex-smokers have quit without any professional or pharmaceutical assistance when they finally succeed.2 Aveyard et al w
British Medical Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 15:03
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Asthmatic Teens Even More Likely to Vape Than Those Without the Illness e-cigarette

Perhaps assuming that e-cigarettes are "safer" than tobacco, teens with asthma now vape at higher rates than those without the respiratory condition, new research shows. However, "the use of products containing nicotine in any form among youths -- inclu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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[UK] WHO World No Tobacco Day: why the key to quitting smoking could lie in our guts

We are in the middle of a large Medical Research Council-funded study called the Gut Hormones in Addiction Study (GHADD). This is investigating whether some of the hormones in our gut, that we know regulate our appetite and food intake, may also play a r
Imperial College London (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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FAIRCHILD: Juul: Why a trendy e-cig is causing a social – and public health – commotion

The most vexing challenge that Juul poses may be to tolerance: How will we view adults looking to quit smoking who either cannot or will not give up the pleasures of nicotine? Will the old consensus that lifelong treatment is acceptable hold when it’s a
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:21
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[Europe] WHO promotes No Tobacco Day, but says smoking rising in poorer nations

Consumption in the developing world is rising fast as companies aggresively market their products there, unhindered by advertising bans or health warnings, and replacing consumers in the West who have given up, or died. "As the report explains, only one
EuroNews
added Jun 4, 2018 14:20
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Global and local perspectives on tobacco harm reduction – an interview with Sharon Cox

Smokers deserve access to reduced harm products, but initial start-up cost may be a barrier. Harm reduction is a challenge and it often has limited reach; in reaching out to the most complex smoking cases the real test of tobacco harm reduction is yet to
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:18
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Pot Replacing Tobacco, Booze as Teens' Drug of Choice

Boys, black Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics and multi-racial Americans were the most likely to turn to marijuana before other recreational drugs, the new report suggests. For the study, the investigators analyzed nationwide surveys done between 2
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 4, 2018 14:17
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Smoking decline rates in Australia stall as experts argue over e-cigarettes

AUSTRALIA has been accused of falling behind the rest of the world and “resting on its laurels” over its poor results in the decline of cigarette smokers on World No Tobacco Day. It comes as the president of the Australian Medical Association defended t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:41
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[California, Illinois] GLANTZ: Tobacco Companies Fear Local Laws Ending the Sale of Flavored Products Like SF Proposition E Even More than Tobacco 21

an Francisco Proposition E (supported by health groups, opposed by RJ Reynolds Tobacco) was reinforced in Illinois when the tobacco industry agreed to drop its opposition to a state Tobacco 21 law in exchange for preempting local flavor bans (and also pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:30
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