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The Pharmaceuticalization of the Tobacco Industry

Is developing and legitimizing pharmaceutical-like, reduced-harm tobacco products giving the tobacco industry a new lease on life?...pharmaceuticalization represents the tobacco industry's actual and perceived transition into a pharmaceutical-like in thr
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Aug 24, 2017 20:09
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco companies’ use of retailer incentives after a ban on point-of-sale tobacco displays in Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

tobacco companies continue to incentivise retailers to sell and promote their brands and have developed new promotional strategies. For countries that have implemented tobacco display bans, or are considering doing so, one option to combat these practices
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2017 14:59
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"Light" Cigarettes and Cancer Risk (Fact Sheet)

Are light cigarettes less hazardous than regular cigarettes? No. Many smokers chose so-called low-tar, mild, light, or ultralight cigarettes because they thought these cigarettes would expose them to less tar and would be less harmful to their health th
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Jul 21, 2017 15:56
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The death of smoking: how tobacco will be eradicated for good

The best approach, says Glantz, is to continue raising taxes, and further restrict advertising and where people can smoke in public. The next target should be cutting out smoking in movies and other media, he says, perhaps by giving any films that contai
New Scientist
added Jul 21, 2017 15:21
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Dissecting Heat-not-Burn

[FDA] recently published several of PMI’s filed documents, revealing a wide range of details, including a description of the product itself, advertising plans and studies to prove various health claims as compared to traditional, combustible cigarettes.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:21
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Heat-not-Burn Studies Remain Cloaked / PMI documents on iQOS research heavily redacted

has filed an extensive number of documents with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in an effort to gain approval to sell its new heat-not-burn iQOS device in the United States. And while the FDA recently published much of the material, product research
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:20
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[UK] National plan calls on nurses to ‘engage’ with smokers to quit

Nurses will have access to training on helping patients quit smoking as part of a new national anti-tobacco drive, which also calls on health professionals to promote cessation at every opportunity.
Nursing Times
added Jul 20, 2017 00:54
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Secondhand smoke exposure and risk of wheeze in early childhood: a prospective pregnancy birth cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

findings suggest that maternal smoking throughout pregnancy might be associated with an increased risk of wheeze in children. There is also the possibility of a positive additive effect of pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of childhood wheez
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:51
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Where There’s Vapor: Electronic Cigarettes and Their Risks

In sum, e-cigarettes may not be as harmless as they appear. They can cause latent bodily injury and harm through chemical exposures. They can also cause immediate property damage and bodily injury through overheating, explosions, and fires. As e-cigarett
Claims Journal
added Jul 19, 2017 14:49
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[UK] Midwives ‘need more training’ to address smoking in pregnancy

Midwives need more consistent training in how to communicate the harms of smoking to pregnant women, according to a new report. They also need more training in the use carbon monoxide monitors, said the report, published by Action on Smoking and Health
Nursing Times
added Jul 19, 2017 14:20
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