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[Europe, Sweden] Snus is now more popular than smoking in Norway

The preference for snus in Norway is certain to revive debate over the health effects...Though its sale is illegal across the EU, it is manufactured and used in Sweden, which has an exemption, and Norway, which is not an EU member. According to Norway's
The Local (no)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:56
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[UK] Cigarettes and pot linked to teen psychosis

For teens, using either marijuana or cigarettes is associated with higher odds of psychotic-like experiences, a new study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found. Psychosis describes the mental condition of losing touch with reality, such
added Jan 18, 2018 17:35

Smoking costs the average Tennesseean $1,197,782 over a lifetime

A 2017 WalletHub survey positioned Tennessee as fourth in the nation for smokers. West Virginia ranked No. 1, with Utah coming in last. Despite the fourth place ranking for smokers, costs vary by state with Tennessee taking sixth place for Total Cost pe
Columbia (TN) Daily Herald
added Jan 18, 2018 06:54

[Asia, India] KAPOOR/KAKKAR: The price prescription: taxation and policy on tobacco

The revisions in the taxation policy...should ideally have a mix: of a removal of all excise and other tax exemptions irrespective of the size of the unit, restrictions on sales of loose sticks and raising taxes/duties on bidis and smokeless tobacco by a
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58

The Real Cost Campaign

“The Real Cost” CampaignFDA's award-winning youth tobacco prevention campaign, "The Real Cost," seeks to educate at-risk teens about the harmful effects of tobacco use. The goal is to prevent youth who are open to tobacco from trying it and to reduce the
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 19:37

New Tobacco Industry communication strategies to undermine public health: Part III - Redefining the "end game" goal

Q. Some are calling PMI interest in non-combustibles a cynical market expansion ...DY. ...I can look at the data in Japan which is showing that expansion of the Heat not Burn product is dramatically taking down Marlboro in that market. The same is happen
The Communication Initiative Policy and Practice Blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05

Response: Re: Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation

Re: Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: 1: “. . . the limited evidence available suggests e-cigarettes containing nicotine may help people stop smoking” This is a speculative, optimistic interpretation of the scant available evidence. They corr
British Medical Journal
added Jan 24, 2018 16:21

Smoking status and survival among a national cohort of lung and colorectal cancer patients

Among both LC and CRC patients, current smokers at diagnosis have higher mortality than never-smokers. This effect should be further studied in the context of tumor biology. However, smoking cessation around the time of diagnosis did not affect survival
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:32

Public health study finds sexual minorities more likely to have used E-cigarettes

Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults are more likely than heterosexual adults to have tried e-cigarettes and other alternative tobacco products...are less likely than their heterosexual counterparts to perceive exposure to secondhand e-cigarette vapor as harm
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 18, 2018 19:14

[Canada] The Supreme Court and access to B.C.'s healthcare databases.

The question before the Supreme Court today was whether one of the defendants in the B.C. action - Philip Morris International - should be given access to the several databases in which records of the medical treatments of British Columbians were record
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:04
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