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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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Millions Try E-Cigarettes, But Many Stop

"The decline in current use, but increase in those who have tried e-cigarettes, may suggest that some individuals are trying but not continuing use of e-cigarettes," said lead researcher Dr. Wei Bao. He's an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Uni
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 15, 2018 22:02
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More Americans are trying e-cigarettes - but fewer are taking it up as a long-term habit, new figures show

Adults who said they have tried vaping at least once reached just over 15 percent in 2016, versus 12.6 percent in 2014. That means an estimated 33 million...Bao warns it could mean more non-smokers may be exposing themselves to nicotine, while fewer smoke
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2018 22:01
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The Child Labor in Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Fields

HRW researcher Margaret Wurth tells The Nation that “if authorities want tobacco to be central to the economy, to be a pillar of the country’s economic recovery, they need to make sure that the workers and the small-scale farmers sustaining the industry
The Nation
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[UK] Plain tobacco packs failing, reveals new industry data

Plain cigarette packaging is failing in the UK, according to new data from the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA), released to mark the first anniversary of its introduction. The Smoking Toolkit Study has found that on a three month rolling averag
Talking Retail (uk)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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Big Tobacco in the Big Apple: How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry…and Anti-Smoking Activism

Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added May 15, 2018 16:19
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