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Reducing tobacco-related harm: FDA’s proposed product standard for smokeless tobacco

This Special Communication discusses the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed rule that would limit N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) levels in smokeless tobacco products. It argues that finalising and implementing this first 'product standard' would
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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[Asia] The prevalence of illicit cigarette consumption and related factors in Turkey

Just over 1 in 10 smokers (12%) had an illicit cigarette pack about 5 months after the final tax increase; this was most common in the East region of Turkey. Estimates are comparable to those in previous studies and do not indicate that an increase occur
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[UK-Scotland] Number of people quitting smoking rises by 15% in Glasgow

said smoking cessation services were now seeing “unprecedented numbers” of people trying to quit. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s weight management service has also seen a 5% rise in referrals in the past year and the number of people accessing a service
Evening Times (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 14:41
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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: E. Ky. health worst in Appalachia; curbing smoking best solution

The report, “Health Disparities in Appalachia,”... Kentucky is now the cancer-mortality capital of the nation...We can, and we must join together in a unified campaign to enact the policies that will reduce smoking, improve health, and transform the futu
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2017 03:12
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[UK] Swift action by the ASA finds marketing of e-cigarettes using a 7-year-old not ‘socially responsible’

ASH was informed by the ASA Tuesday 22nd August that the company had agreed to remove the advertising images showing the child in their branded clothing without the need for the ASA to launch a formal investigation. The ASA found that the company was in
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 28, 2017 17:46
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[Massachusetts] US Sens. Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren look to ban menthol cigarettes

Contending that research has shown menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than other types of cigarettes, U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, called on federal officials to ban them Tuesday. The Massachusetts Democr
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 25, 2017 18:41
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[North Carolina] Study finds e-cig users have better odds at quitting smoking

A study published in the journal of Addictive Behaviors determined that 52 percent of daily e-cig users had quit smoking in the past five years, compared with just 28 percent of adults who had never tried e-cigs. Above, an employee displays a variety of
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 25, 2017 18:37
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[UK] E-cigarette study produces hazy results

A British study into smoking and e-cigarette use among UK teenagers has produced mixed results, prompting scientists to caution against altering policy decisions or public health advice until evidence becomes clearer.
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:08
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[UK] Energy-boost vitamin B pills linked to lung cancer: Risk can be double in men who take high doses over long periods

Male smokers who took more than 20mg of B6 a day for 10 years were three times more likely to develop lung cancer than people who did not take supplements. The risk was four times greater for male smokers taking at least 55 micrograms of B12 a day for 1
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2017 18:42
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Americans Underestimate How Bad Smoking Really Is For Their Health

“This evidence suggests that people may think more about smoking health risks in terms of relative risk than in terms of absolute risk or risk difference,” the authors write. Essentially, this means that people don’t fully realize the risk of smoking ver
Medical Daily
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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