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[UK-Scotland] Characterising the Exposure of Prison Staff to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke

This is the most comprehensive assessment of prison workers’ exposure to SHS in the world. The results are highly relevant to the development of smoke-free policies in prisons and should be considered when deciding on the best approach to provide prison s
Annals of Work Exposures and Health
added Jul 17, 2017 13:52
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO hit on e-cigarettes info

“Local anti-tobacco groups should realize that the WHO is not infallible and repeating wrong information on e-cigarettes will not make it correct,” said Tom Pinlac, president of The Vapers Philippines. “The WHO, which believes that the only way to red
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:30
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Are humans still evolving? Growing evidence suggests we are

New Scientist
added Sep 6, 2017 15:28
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The acute effects of a dopamine D3 receptor preferring agonist on motivation for cigarettes in dependent and occasional cigarette smokers

Our results suggest nicotine dependence is associated with a hypersensitivity to cigarette rewards but not a hyposensitivity to non-drug rewards. Furthermore, our results question the importance of dopamine D3 receptors in motivational processing of cigar
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 16, 2017 15:26
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[Asia, Israel, Switzerland] BOB: THE IQOS GAMBLE / Philip Morris’s state-of-the-art research facility could revolutionize the smoking industry

their state-of-the-art research facility, perched next to Switzerland’s tranquil Lake Neuchatel...Asked why the public should trust the tobacco companies...PMI urged consumers to trust the science.“It is not really about trusting the company,” said Fazend
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 15, 2017 23:25
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FOJTIK: Democrat Attorney General Encourages FDA to Reconsider E-Cigarette Regs

Chairman of the anti-smoking Truth Initiative and the former head of the National Association of Attorneys General has embarked on a new mission – to educate public health professionals and policy makers about the public health gains that might be realize
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 17, 2017 14:04
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GLANTZ: Big tobacco is terrified of SF law ending sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products; the Empire Strikes Back

“Let’s Be Real” is composed of a tobacco industry official and attorneys from a law firm with longstanding ties to the industry...can mobilize an army of paid signature gatherers. These employees, however, don’t really care about the issue and, because
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 16, 2017 03:22
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[California] Where is cigarette tax revenue going?

The state's Legislative Analyst's Office said "we do not know how much of the May decline was temporary and how much will be permanent." However, we do know where cigarette tax revenue is going. The majority of the more than $1.7 billion is spent on he
KXTV News10.net ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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Smoke-free signage in public parks: impacts on smoking behaviour

States, especially those with a preemptive clause legislation, may benefit from incorporating smoke-free signage in public areas to protect community members from exposure to tobacco smoke, reduce littering, and denormalise smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 16, 2017 00:33
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Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Cigarette: Think Twice Before Smoking It

The researchers utilized standardized, internationally acceptable methods to test PMI’s I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking (IQOS)...the scientists and medical professionals isolated carbon monoxide and ones with names like acroleine, benzaldehyde, formaldehyde and
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Jul 15, 2017 02:57
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