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EDITORIAL: A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The global movement public health activists built over decades of toiling in the trenches must stand together and not allow PMI to buy more time by executing a 21 st century version of the ‘Frank Statement.’
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, we look at reactions to the Philip Morris International (PMI) initiative ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’. It is fitting to recall a quote from Robert Kennedy in his address to the first World Conference on Smoking and Health (as it was
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 13:50
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New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited

“These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, but the reality is they also carry long-term risks to the health of users and those around them,” Mr. Cuomo said in a statement. “This measure closes another dangerous loophole in the
New York Times
added Oct 24, 2017 05:05
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Content analysis of e-cigarette products, promotions, prices and claims on Internet tobacco vendor websites, 2013–2014

The number of Internet e-cigarette vendors grew threefold from 2013 to 2014, far surpassing the number of Internet cigarette vendors (N=775) at the 2004 height of that industry. New and expanded regulations for online e-cigarette sales are needed, includi
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:23
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Content analysis of e-cigarette products, promotions, prices and claims on Internet tobacco vendor websites, 2013–2014

The number of Internet e-cigarette vendors grew threefold from 2013 to 2014, far surpassing the number of Internet cigarette vendors (N=775) at the 2004 height of that industry. New and expanded regulations for online e-cigarette sales are needed, includi
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 22:47
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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth

Conclusion The point-of-sale environment continues to be an important influence on youth tobacco use. Restrictions on point-of-sale marketing, particularly around schools, are warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 30, 2017 01:53
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Generally Recognized as Safe: Uncertainty Surrounding E-Cigarette Flavoring Safety [FREE FULL TEXT]

Of participants who considered flavorings to be GRAS, the majority recognized that the designation meant a product is safe to ingest but also considered it safe to inhale. Although scientific uncertainty on the overall safety of flavorings in e-cigarettes
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Oct 29, 2017 19:33
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[Zimbabwe] BRANSWELL: How a blunder over Robert Mugabe has cost the WHO goodwill it needs

The global health community is struggling to make sense of a blunder that has shaken confidence in the new director-general of the World Health Organization and given rise to concerns — both outside and within the WHO — about the impact the episode will
statnews.com
added Oct 26, 2017 21:22
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Why Tobacco Control still won’t publish tobacco industry funded work, even if the funding is laundered through PMI’s new ‘independent’ foundation

The tobacco industry will continue to exploit the harm reduction agenda to reposition itself as a legitimate stakeholder in health research and policy. Regardless of our individual views on the potential harms and benefits of emerging nicotine delivery d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 20:59
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[California] Higher nicotine in e-cigarettes tied to higher risk of teen smoking

Teens who vape, or use e-cigarettes, may be more likely to develop a regular smoking habit when the liquid they use in their vaping devices has higher concentrations of nicotine, a U.S. study suggests.
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2017 05:26
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