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MCKEGANEY: E-cigarettes should be marketed as smoking cessation products

Given the varying and at times conflicting research on the potential merits of e-cigarette flavors, policymakers should avoid the false dilemma of supporting the proliferation of ever more flavors or massively restricting flavors. Instead, regulators cou
The Hill
added Dec 4, 2017 15:51
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Some Cigars Pack Bigger Nicotine Punch Than Cigarettes

Nicotine levels in so-called "small" or "filtered" cigars were found to be equal to or greater than that found in cigarettes, according to the study by researchers at Penn State's College of Medicine. "There seems to be a perception in the public that c
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2017 15:47
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[Connecticut] For Teens, Vaping Today May Lead to Smoking Tomorrow

When teens smoked an e-cigarette during one month, they were up to seven times more likely to smoke tobacco in the future, researchers found. "Youth using e-cigarettes were consistently more likely to smoke," said study author Krysten Bold, an associate
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2017 15:46
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[Asia, India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

Over 50 per cent of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear "cool" among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:29
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[Asia, India] What do teenagers think about smoking? Fortis’ study reveals stunning findings

Almost all teenagers think that if their parents smoke, it is OK for them to smoke! / the Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, under the aegis of Dr. Samir Parikh, conducted a survey among adolescents. The team engaged and interacted with
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:26
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[Massachusetts] Majority of smokers surveyed think flavored tobacco sales should be restricted

86 percent of Worcester adults surveyed—including 72 percent of those surveyed who smoke—believe flavored tobacco products should be sold exclusively by adult-only establishments. The students will present their findings at the Worcester Board of Health o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:04
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Coal company loses 4th Circuit challenge to black-lung benefits award

a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also rejected Westmoreland Coal Co.’s claim that Herskel Stallard...suffered from a smoking-related condition, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, rather than black-lung disease.
Reuters
added Dec 3, 2017 19:31
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[Maine] HAN: Work together to cut rate of lung cancer

Nearly 1,400 Mainers will be diagnosed this year. But this terrible disease remains in the shadows and not adequately addressed by the health care system or research community....With help from lawmakers in Augusta to address the tobacco epidemic and gaps
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Dec 3, 2017 19:13
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SIEGEL: My Response to an Invitation to Consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Since Philip Morris International (PMI) continues to aggressively market cigarettes internationally and to aggressively fight public health efforts to reduce tobacco use, this is just not a project that I can participate in as a public health practitioner
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 2, 2017 17:03
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ARCHIVE: Monograph 19: The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco Use

Media communications play a key role in shaping tobacco-related knowledge, opinions, attitudes, and behaviors among individuals and within communities. Media communications on tobacco include brand-specific advertising and promotion, news coverage, depict
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Dec 1, 2017 17:56
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