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E-cigarettes most promising

A man who helped invent stop-smoking products such as nicotine patches and the prescription drug Chantix says that electronic cigarettes are one of the most promising developments in the field of smoking cessation, according to a story by Rishi Dasgupta
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 9, 2018 19:32
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[California] San Francisco Voters End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Despite Strong Industry Opposition

defied a $12 million campaign funded almost entirely by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) and supported implementation of a law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids—the first suc
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:57
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[California] GLANTZ: Putting the successful defense of San Francisco’s prohibition on sale of flavored tobacco products in context

San Francisco voters showed that with appropriate support for public health campaigns, it is possible to overcome more heavily financed efforts by Big Tobacco if there is enough funding to spread the message. RJR's attempt to roll back the law illustrate
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:56
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[UK, USA] SULLUM: E-Cigarettes Are 'the Most Popular Stop Smoking Aid in England'

E-cigarettes are "the most popular stop smoking aid in England," according to a recent government report...contrast between the way British officials talk about vaping and the way their American counterparts do.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:38
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[UK] If you don't quit smoking after watching this, you're stupid

Hard-hitting new TV adverts show the devastating effects of smoking. Two ex-smokers are seen appealing to the public to quit the habit in a graphic new campaign supported by Cancer Research UK. Maggie Bratton, from Newcastle, was diagnosed with mouth c
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:35
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[South Africa] Giving up smoking: How millions choose vaping as an alternative

“Smokingthings” is a website dedicated to providing you with products that care about the health of your lungs – well, that is if you consider vaping to be better than smoking. They have the most assorted and preferential vaping products on the planet. Y
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:30
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Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint mirrors entire countries — cost of cigarettes should reflect the environmental damage, WHO says

there are now more smokers than ever before, in absolute numbers. Overall, 933 million people smoked every day in 2015, 80% of which are men. To meet this demand, six trillion cigarettes are manufactured each year — that’s a lot of tobacco. According to
ZME Science
added Oct 9, 2018 17:23
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LETTER: E-Cigarette Use Without a History of Combustible Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016

the newest generations of e-cigarettes (including JUUL) are designed and marketed to appeal to non–combustible cigarette smokers (3). Therefore, a description of sole e-cigarette users (defined as users who never smoked combustible cigarettes) is vital t
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 17:22
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Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) reliability and validity study: selected reliability and validity estimates

to estimate the reliability and validity of answers to the Youth and Adult questionnaires of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study....The PATH Study questions were developed using a careful protocol and the results indicate the answers pr
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2018 23:24
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Assessing the advertisement of waterpipe tobacco on eBay in the UK

The eBay tobacco policy allows the sale of nicotine patches or gums, promotional items with tobacco brand logos, memorabilia for tobacco products, tobacco seeds, vintage ads for tobacco products and collectible packaging that has no tobacco inside. The po
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2018 23:22
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