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LETTER: MYERS: The Debate About Nicotine Regulation: Commentary on Zeller

Gottlieb has set in motion a discussion that has the potential to save millions of lives. The challenge is for his agency to put in place and rigorously enforce the rules that are needed to maximize the positive effect of what he has proposed and allay co
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:39
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LETTER: The Debate About Nicotine Addiction and the Role of Medicinal Products: Commentary on Zeller

A potential compromise is to allow nicotine products with high appeal and addiction liability similar to cigarettes to be approved as medicinal products which may limit the appeal among youth and require a different approach to marketing. Adults who are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:36
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LETTER: The United States is not the World: Response to Zeller et al’s Call for Discussion on Nicotine Regulation

So my main suggestion as this enterprise evolves is to put in place mechanisms for overcoming the tendency for US-centric thinking and to place a large health warning on the proposals that these may well not be relevant in other jurisdictions.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:33
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Don't treat e-cigarettes like cigarettes, say experts

Assuming e-cigarettes are equal to cigarettes could lead to misguided research and policy initiatives, argue experts in a new commentary, which distills articles and published studies that compare e-cigarettes to cigarettes and supports the importance of
ScienceDaily
added Oct 15, 2018 15:30
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SHAH: Smoking vs. Vaping – The Environmental Impact

the environmental benefits of vaping should also be carefully considered as well as just the health benefits....Vaping increases the quality of life for humans, oceans, forests and the planet. Make the switch today.
ValueWalk
added Oct 14, 2018 15:28
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[Asia] A look at the cigarette epidemic in China

Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives. The book brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars — including Stanford editors Matthew Kohrman, PhD, professor of anthropology, and Robert Proctor, PhD,
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Oct 12, 2018 21:31
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[UK] Shock figures reveal how many Derby people will die because of smoking

A shocking 13,000 people in Derby will die before they should from smoking-related diseases in the next 30 years - the equivalent number of residents living in a Derby suburb such as Oakwood or Spondon.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:29
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[Asia, Israel] Rambam: Teenager given hyperbaric oxygen therapy after smoking hookah pipe

The teenager smoked a hookah pipe with her friends at home and lost consciousness,” said Professor Ram Weiss, a Pediatrics Director at Rambam.
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 12, 2018 21:16
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[Australia] How big tobacco hopes to get you hooked on e-cigarettes

In an exclusive interview with The New Daily, the managing director of Philip Morris International, Tammy Chan, insisted the tobacco giant has consumers’ best interests at heart. But our investigation leaves little doubt that big tobacco, in the face of
The New Daily (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 19:20
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JT completes pre-purchase radioactive material testing of this year's Japanese domestic leaf tobacco

the Company has again been conducting radioactive material testing on leaf tobacco before purchase, with the support of tobacco growers. Testing of this year's Burley have now been completed, showing none of the leaf tobacco tested exceeded the JT standar
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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