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Senate Democrats highlight use of tobacco playbook to implement Trump’s anti-EPA agenda

Booker pointed to the use of the “secret science” term by opponents of EPA regulations. It’s the same rhetoric that was used by the tobacco industry in the 1990s when that industry was fighting tighter regulations of secondhand smoke, the New Jersey sena
Think Progress (blog)
added Oct 4, 2018 18:19
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[New Zealand, Switzerland] GLOVER: As the WHO Gathers, Our Global Tobacco Control Framework Needs Radical Overhaul

I’m proud that New Zealand has that vision. Our delegation reported to COP8 that New Zealand will be introducing risk-proportionate regulation. Adoption of a harm reduction approach is also well underway. Will this cause delegates from other countries to
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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[Europe, UK] Commission remains ‘very cautious’ toward novel tobacco products, EU official says

The European Commission remains “cautious” toward novel tobacco products and has to continue collecting evidence on their impact on public health, according to a European Commission official. EURACTIV.com reports from Austria.
EurActiv
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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Smokers with peripheral artery disease need more help to kick the habit

While many people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) smoke, few receive proven smoking cessation strategies from their doctor, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Ass
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 4, 2018 16:52
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[New York] E-Cigarettes: The Tectonic Shift in Nicotine and Tobacco Consumption—October 19

NYU College of Dentistry, NYU College of Global Public Health, and NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing will host “E-Cigarettes: The Tectonic Shift in Nicotine and Tobacco Consumption,” a one-day conference exploring research on the safety and promise of e-
New York University
added Oct 4, 2018 16:38
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WHAT’S UP DOC? E-cigarettes are just as damaging

Unfortunately, e-cigarettes are already being misused, i.e., not used only to aid in quitting cigarette smoking. Many people who have never smoked cigarettes are starting to “smoke” using e-cigarettes. Almost 10 million Americans are now regular vapers.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 4, 2018 16:26
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F.D.A. Seizes Documents From Juul Headquarters

But though e-cigarettes do not have the carcinogens that come from burning tobacco, they, especially Juul, can have strong concentrations of nicotine, which is highly addictive, and detrimental to the developing adolescent brain.
New York Times
added Oct 4, 2018 16:00
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[Asia] India ranks fifth in world in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets

118 countries/jurisdictions worldwide have made picture warnings on cigarettes mandatory, representing a global public health achievement. In 2016, 100 countries/jurisdictions had implemented picture warnings. Canada was the first country to implement pi
India Today Magazine (in)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:46
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Young adult susceptible non-smokers’ and smokers’ responses to capsule cigarettes

Flavour capsule cigarette variants (FCVs), which allow users to customise their smoking experience and reduce the harshness of smoking, have captured an increasing share...appear likely to recruit non-smokers and potentially increase overall smoking preva
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2018 04:40
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Basic economic gap related to smoking: reconciling tobacco tax receipts and economic costs of smoking-attributable diseases

Our findings suggest that tobacco taxes would have to be globally increased by more than four times on average in order to cover the ECS or between two and two-and-a-half times if we take private health expenditures into account. The informational pressur
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2018 04:37
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