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How Menthol Is Key to the Tobacco Industry's Strategy of Recruiting and Retaining Young Smokers in Singapore

Menthol is key to the tobacco industry's strategy of recruiting and retaining young smokers in Singapore. Banning the sale of menthol tobacco products will be an important part of preventing smoking in Singapore's younger generation.
Science Direct
added Nov 30, 2018 16:06
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The Difference between IQOS and Continued Smoking (PDF)

Response to the article entitled “PMI’s own in vivo clinical data on biomarkers of potential harm in Americans show that IQOS is not detectably different from conventional cigarettes,” by Stanton Glantz, 20181
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Nov 30, 2018 16:04
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Smoking Relapse Less Likely Among Vapers: Study

Smokers who switch to vaping can have the occasional cigarette without a complete relapse, new research suggests. The study included 40 people who quit smoking by using e-cigarettes (vaping). About half said they had either brief or regular tobacco smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 30, 2018 15:31
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National anti-smoking campaign helps smokers with mental health conditions try to quit

The CDC’s 2016 Tips from Former Smokers or "Tips" campaign, in which Rebecca appeared, was one of the first to deliberately feature someone who had a mental health condition and successfully quit smoking. At its core, Rebecca's message was this: I had d
Scope (Stanford University School of Medicine)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:29
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[UK] Britain has the ‘worse lung disease death rate than any other wealthy nation – except Denmark’, study finds

85,000 people die of lung cancer, pneumonia and emphysema in UK each year / Health experts say legacy of high female smoker rates in UK fuelled the problem / Smoking rates have dropped but health impact of old habits still present as lung cancer kills as
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:15
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[UK] Join our internationally recognised Tobacco Control Research Group (Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP))

We’re recruiting new roles to support our work with international partners to expose the tactics of the tobacco industry. Help us expose the tactics of the tobacco industry We're recruiting for new academic and professional staff roles to support our wor
University of Bath (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:09
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Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Harm an Asthmatic Child

A 6-year-old boy with severe asthma wasn't responding to the usual treatments. It was only when family members stopped smoking marijuana at home that his breathing got better, according to his doctor. The boy's case shows that exposure to secondhand pot
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 29, 2018 23:06
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Vapers can avoid relapsing to smoking, even after the odd cigarette

While vapers may occasionally have the odd smoking lapse, they don't see it as 'game over' for their quit attempt and it doesn't have to lead to a full relapse. The findings, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review, suggest that vaping encourag
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:05
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[California] PEFLEY: Protesting the resurgence of smoking

For me and others, public smoking should be stopped or limited more so than it already is. The issue returns to that of autonomy: No one should decide someone else’s fate (or health) for them. And for those reasons, I am opposed to the resurgence of publ
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Nov 29, 2018 23:00
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Adults who smoke in Wisconsin are becoming fewer and fewer.

The smoking rate had been at 17 percent the past few years, and was at 21 percent in 2011. "The hard work by community organizations, health educators, families and young people to provide information about the dangers of smoking, and programs available
Capital Newspapers (madison.com)
added Nov 29, 2018 22:52
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