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VIDEO: Europe Leads the World in Boozing, Tobacco Use ... And Living Long

Bloomberg News
added Sep 18, 2018 03:50
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GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control

the latest round of heated tobacco products fits into and supports the tobacco companies’ political efforts to avoid meaningful regulation and protect their ability to sell all their products – including conventional cigarettes. We see these products as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:45
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FARSALINOS: FDA has declared an epidemic of e-cigarette use by adolescents that none else has seen yet

It is extremely important to see detailed data on the “epidemic” declared by the FDA. I emphasize that published data SHOULD include frequency of use and smoking status of e-cigarette users – and of course the prevalence of tobacco cigarette use). Everyo
E-cigarette Research (Dr Farsalinos' Scientific Blog)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:14
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* for Lung Cancer,† by Urbanization of County of Residence§ — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2006 and 2016

In both years, the rate of lung cancer death was higher in nonmetropolitan areas than in metropolitan areas. In 2016, the lung cancer death rate in noncore counties was 48.6 per 100,000 compared with 33.0 in large central metropolitan counties.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 17, 2018 18:32
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by [ASH]. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are trying to give up. The e
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2018 16:41
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HHS Chief Azar: Regulators aren't going to to let e-cigarettes become a 'pathway to nicotine dependency'

Azar said he "completely supports" the FDA in its proposed crackdown Friday in an interview with CNBC's "Squawk on the Street." A father of teens himself, he said he sees the "pervasiveness" and "rapid spread" of teen e-cigarette use. FDA Commissioner S
CNBC
added Sep 17, 2018 15:24
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[UK] County will not be smoke-free 'until 2050'

A study by Frontier Economics and commissioned by Philip Morris Limited found the area is one of nine local authorities that is predicted to still be smoking in 32 years’ time. Southampton as a local authority also fared poorly and isn’t due to go smoke
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 04:07
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SULLUM: The stupid war on vaping: If anything, electronic nicotine delivery is saving lives from cigarettes

These threats are based on the morally dubious premise that the interests of adults who might want to switch from smoking to a far less hazardous form of nicotine consumption should be sacrificed in the name of curtailing e-cigarette use by minors, which
New York Daily News
added Sep 15, 2018 04:04
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Flavour capsule heat-sticks for heated tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

capsule heat-sticks contain menthol and other flavours that can mask the harshness of tobacco and may appeal to female and young non-smokers. Therefore, it is critical to monitor the growth, toxicity and potential public health impact of heat-sticks with
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2018 03:44
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2018 03:41
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