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[Asia, India] ‘Medical colleges should set up tobacco clinics’

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is planning to recommend cancellation of registration of those medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics...ICMR would set up three tobacco testing laboratories in Guwahati, Mumbai and Noida i
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2018 13:55
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The EPA Is Acting Like Big Tobacco

in 1995, Glantz and other researchers unearthed documents...When Pruitt announced the EPA’s new science policy on Tuesday, Milloy was one of the few people invited to the event—reporters were not—because he has been a longtime proponent of the “secret sc
The New Republic
added Apr 26, 2018 12:45
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Secondhand vaping is harmful to kids

“Vapor” sounds benign, but it’s not. Just because what comes out of a vape pen or e-cigarette looks different than secondhand smoke from a traditional cigarette doesn’t mean it’s harmless. The surgeon general has warned that e-cig emissions contain harmf
Chico (CA) News & Review
added Apr 26, 2018 12:15
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Worldwide: World Health Organization's New Guidance On Tobacco Product Regulation

This guidance provides practical and stepwise approaches to implementing tobacco testing. Such guidance is relevant to a wide range of countries in various settings, even those with inadequate resources to establish a testing facility. Tobacco use is a
Mondaq
added May 7, 2018 18:54
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E-Cigarettes and Young Children: The Dangers of Liquid Nicotine Exposure

The good news from this article is that after the passage of a federal law in 2015 requiring child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine containers, the number of exposures per year dropped, although is still occurring. This study takes the lid off yet
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2018 16:59
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[UK] `Mythical´ cancer beliefs revealed

“People’s beliefs are so important because they have an impact on the lifestyle choices they make. Those with better awareness of proven causes of cancer were more likely not to smoke and to eat more fruit and vegetables.” Clare Hyde, from Cancer Resear
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:27
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Scott Pruitt ousted EPA science advisers. Now he’s going after the science itself.

In the new directive, Pruitt wants regulations modeled on the HONEST Act, a bill championed by outgoing House Science Committee Chair Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) to eliminate “secret science.” (Smith is one of the few Republicans reaffirming support for Prui
Vox Media
added Apr 26, 2018 15:48
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Head To Head / Should we recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

Smokers want to vape, it can help them quit, and it’s less harmful than smoking, say Paul Aveyard and Deborah Arnott. But Kenneth C Johnson argues that smokers who vape are generally less likely to quit and is concerned about youth vaping as a gateway to
British Medical Journal
added Apr 26, 2018 12:12
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[UK-Scotland] More women diagnosed with lung cancer than men for first time in Scotland

Cigarette marketing to women in the latter part of the 20th Century has been blamed for the rise in female lung cancer cases
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 12:02
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the tob
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:36
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