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[Canada] SECOND OPINION | New secrets from tobacco industry documents

the tobacco papers archive is still an extremely valuable source of information for public health researchers. "There is more science on nicotine, nicotine addiction and smoking behavior there than in the independent literature," Hammond said. "Because t
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:30
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[California] FRANK: Waste of the Day: Feds Spend $199,665 Analyzing Tweets About E-Cigarettes

Why do we have a $20 trillion national debt? We spend outrageous sums for special interests and crony capitalist... Researchers say they will study “#retweets” and “#replies” of tweets about e-cigarettes. They will analyze all tweets sent about e-cigaret
California Political Review
added Aug 26, 2017 17:21
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A missed opportunity: The US Helsinki Commission hearing on the illicit tobacco trade in the OSCE region

The involvement of a representative of a leading transnational tobacco company in the panel seems particularly incongruous given substantial evidence of historical tobacco industry complicity in cigarette smuggling (see examples here and here) and repor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 25, 2017 19:05
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[Africa, Nigeria] Is Smoking Hookah Really Worse Than Cigarettes

Smoking shisha has become a trend among the youth today. Many young adults gather in shisha cafes and share the pipe between friends. They see smoking shisha as a pleasant and relaxing experience. Approximately 44% of them believe shisha is not as harmfu
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:20
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[UK] REDUCING NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES COULD CURB SMOKING ADDICTION, FINDS STUDY

Nicotine reduction in cigarettes makes them less addictive and could help curb smoking rates, new study has found. A team of scientists looked at how reducing nicotine levels affected smokers’ habits, focusing on vulnerable smokers, poverty-stricken wom
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:47
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FDA commissioner: Safer tobacco products can provide 'satisfying levels of nicotine' to people who want it

The Food and Drug Administration has provided options for companies to offer safer alternatives to cigarettes, so people can still enjoy "satisfying levels of nicotine" without the risks of tobacco smoke, the agency's commissioner told CNBC on Thursday.
CNBC
added Aug 25, 2017 18:44
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Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't

found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact they have not. The findings mean that in these kinds of study it is vital to check claims of having quit using an objective me
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04
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[UK] Funding cuts result in fewer people accessing smoking cessation services, says charity

(ASH) said that as a result of funding cuts, fewer smoking cessation services were available for people who needed support to quit smoking Cuts in public funding could have resulted in fewer people receiving evidence based support to quit smoking, a pub
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:00
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QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Who Ever Used an E-cigarette† and Percentage Who Currently Use E-cigarettes,§ by Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2016

Overall, 15.4% of adults aged ≥18 years had ever used an e-cigarette, and 3.2% currently used e-cigarettes in 2016. Adults aged 18–24 years were the most likely to have ever used an e-cigarette (23.5%); the percentage declined steadily to 4.5% among adu
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 24, 2017 22:09
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[Asia, India] Reducing nicotine in cigarettes could curb addiction

when the nicotine content was reduced in cigarette, the consumption level of smokers reduced and it was easier for them to quit. However, whether that same effect would be seen in populations highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction was unknown.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 24, 2017 20:05
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