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TOC: May 2018 - Volume 27 - 3

Impact of five tobacco endgame strategies on future smoking prevalence, population health and health system costs: two modelling studies to inform the tobacco endgame / Menthol levels in cigarettes from eight manufacturers / Actual and potential use of G
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:08
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FDA Head Vows to Keep E-Cigs Away from Kids ... or Else

"We're going to have to step in ... We can't just addict a whole generation of young people on nicotine with e-cigarettes and consider that a public health advance," Gottlieb said Tuesday to a subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations. "We'll
MedPage Today
added Apr 19, 2018 16:37
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Leading Health and Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes

Extensive media reports and educators have documented the skyrocketing popularity of Juul among middle and high school students across the U.S., as well as on college campuses. Educators report widespread use of Juul in school bathrooms, hallways and eve
American Lung Association
added Apr 19, 2018 16:36
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Health Groups, Lawmakers Sound Alarm on JUUL E-Cigarettes

On Wednesday, six leading public health and medical organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, and the American Heart Association sent a letter to the FDA urging the agency to take action against JUUL. Als
MedPage Today
added Apr 19, 2018 16:34
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UNTANGLING THE PREEMPTION DOCTRINE IN TOBACCO CONTROL (PDF)

Courts have generally recognized two types of implied preemption: (i) field preemption, where a law so thoroughly occupies a legislative field that it would be reasonable to infer that the legislature left no room for the lower government to supple-
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:28
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Experimental tobacco marketplace: substitutability of e-cigarette liquid for cigarettes as a function of nicotine strength

found that e-liquid substitutability increased with nicotine strength, at least up to 24 mg/mL e-liquid. However, the effects of e-liquid nicotine strength on cigarette purchasing were marginal and total nicotine purchased increased as e-liquid nicotine s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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in our study, we examined the proportion of never-smokers in non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, not the incidence of lung cancer cases in never-smokers, as was described in the correspondence. Based on our data, our conclusion is that the propor
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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RE: Proportion of Never-Smoker Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients at Three Diverse Institutions

We found no statistically significant difference in the proportion of never-smokers compared with smokers over time periods similar to those of Pelosof et al. (1), and thus no evidence of a temporal change in the proportions of lung cancer cases in neve
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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What Did Barbara Bush Die Of? Here’s What You Need to Know About COPD

About 15.7 million Americans are diagnosed with COPD, and half of people with low lung function are thought to have COPD but not know it, according to the CDC, which means that the true number of Americans living with COPD may be much higher.
Health Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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Barbara Bush Dies From COPD, A Disease That Kills Blacks And Women At High Rates

Barbara Bush‘s death Tuesday has put the national spotlight on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a group of lung conditions including asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis commonly caused by tobacco smoking.
NewsOne.com
added Apr 19, 2018 03:34
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