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NICOTINE IS NOT ADDICTIVE.

Decades of the assertion of nicotine addiction is wrong. Millions of smokers have been lied to. Millions have believed the addictive property in cigarettes is nicotine alone by default or design. MILLIONS have tried to “quit or die” with “approved” meth
Vaping Links Blog
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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House Committee Looks to Dilute Tobacco Control Act

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee ...approved a rider to the agriculture funding bill that would exempt certain cigars from FDA's authority and weaken its regulatory oversight over e-cigarettes, little cigars, and hookah tobacco.
MedPage Today
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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ECOSOC Resolution calls for the UN agencies to prevent interference from the tobacco industry

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted a resolution (E/2017/L.21) by consensus which is a breakthrough in terms of promoting the implementation of the WHO FCTC and ensuring a consistent and effective separation between the activities
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 17, 2017 21:11
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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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[California] SDSU Study: The Hidden Chemicals in Hookah Tobacco Smoke

Burning hookah tobacco creates a byproduct that’s believed to cause lung cancer and heart disease...A metabolite of the chemical compound acrolein, called 3-HPMA, was found in the urine of 105 hookah smokers and 103 non-smokers exposed to secondhand smok
Times of San Diego
added Jul 17, 2017 20:23
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[UK] The Lancet Global Health: Financing transformative health systems towards achievement of the health Sustainable Development Goals: a model for projected resource needs in 67 low-income and middle-income countries

even the poorest countries can reach some level of universality...Examples include effective policy interventions to curb the rise in non-communicable diseases...eg, fiscal policies, such as public health taxes on goods harmful to health, including tobacc
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:05
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FOJTIK: Democrat Attorney General Encourages FDA to Reconsider E-Cigarette Regs

Chairman of the anti-smoking Truth Initiative and the former head of the National Association of Attorneys General has embarked on a new mission – to educate public health professionals and policy makers about the public health gains that might be realize
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 17, 2017 14:04
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Why Smoking in Films Harms Children

“Keeping smoking onscreen is like putting arsenic in the popcorn,” Dr. Glantz said. The new study “shows they’ve taken half of the arsenic out,” he said. “Now they need to take the rest out.”
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2017 13:56
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Can Psychedelics Be Therapy? Allow Research to Find Out

There was an open label study... of three doses of psilocybin as part of a tobacco cessation program. It found that 12 of 15 participants (who had smoked an average of more than 30 years) remained abstinent six months after the program began and 16 weeks
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2017 13:54
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[UK-Scotland] Characterising the Exposure of Prison Staff to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke

This is the most comprehensive assessment of prison workers’ exposure to SHS in the world. The results are highly relevant to the development of smoke-free policies in prisons and should be considered when deciding on the best approach to provide prison s
Annals of Work Exposures and Health
added Jul 17, 2017 13:52
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