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Uruguay Reduces Tobacco Use with Strong Government Commitment

Uruguay’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that smoking rates have dropped by more than 13 percent among adults – from 25 percent in 2009 to 21.6 percent in 2017. Uruguay’s progress has been spurred by the government’s unwavering commit
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 16, 2018 20:37
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Why can’t patients smoke marijuana in Florida? John Morgan pushes for answers today in court.

The definition voters approved included “all types of medical marijuana, including flower, which is smokeable marijuana,” he said. “If the state is able to prohibit smokeable marijuana, why shouldn’t they be able to prohibit vaping? Why shouldn’t they be
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added May 16, 2018 19:31
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NICOPURE LABS, LLC & RIGHT TO BE SMOKE FREE COALITION v. FDA: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW CENTER IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS-APPELLEES (PDF)

I. REQUIRING PRE-APPROVAL OF REDUCED-RISK CLAIMS DOES NOT OFFEND THE FIRST AMENDMENT. / II. DISTRIBUTING FREE SAMPLES OF AN ADDICTIVE, TOXIC PRODUCT IS NOT EXPRESSIVE CONDUCT PROTECTED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 16, 2018 19:02
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E-Cigarettes Lose Popularity Among Adult Smokers

Concurrent use of electronic and conventional cigarettes declined among adults during 2014-2016, researchers found, as did overall current use of e-cigarettes in Americans 18 and older. A review of National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data over the 3
MedPage Today
added May 16, 2018 18:43
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JUUL & THE GUINEA PIG GENERATION (PDF)

This fact sheet provides an overview of JUUL, examines regulatory issues related to the product, and describes regulatory measures that can help prevent harmful health impacts on this susceptible generation.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 16, 2018 17:54
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Examining perceptions about IQOS heated tobacco product: consumer studies in Japan and Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS was marketed as a sophisticated, high tech and aspirational product. Because youth and young adults are more interested in such product positioning, this approach raises some concern about youth appeal. This research shows cultural factors appeared t
Tobacco Control
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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Implementing Parental Tobacco Dependence Treatment Within Bronchiolitis QI Collaboratives

Tobacco dependence treatment of parents and/or caregivers can be integrated into bronchiolitis QI by using relatively low-resource strategies. Using a more intensive QI intervention did not alter the rates of screening or intervention for caregivers who s
Pediatrics
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children?

So what does this mean? Should cannabis continue to be tightly regulated, if children are breathing the smoke? Are they harmed by it? Really, we don’t have those answers yet.
ABC News
added May 16, 2018 15:56
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FDA Cigar Warnings Don't Violate 1st Amendment, Judge Says ($$)

since they’re aimed at informing the public of health risks in a suit brought by advocacy groups representing smokers and industry against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said that the agency’s rule increasing the s
Law360
added May 16, 2018 04:53
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[Latin America] Illicit Cigarette Trade in Five South American Countries: A Gap Analysis for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Evolution of cigarette illicit trade in five Latin American countries show different trajectories, not in line with tobacco industry estimates, which highlight the importance of producing solid, independent estimates. There are inexpensive methodologies
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 16, 2018 03:30
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