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DAUBE: Questions for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Who appointed the Directors?... When were the Board and its Committee members appointed or elected? When was Dr Yach appointed President, and by whom? Prior to the February 1 announcement, who made decisions on issues such as appointment of a President
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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A review of risk perception measurement in tobacco control research [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is little consistency across risk perception measures in tobacco research. There may be value in developing and disseminating best practices for assessing tobacco risk perceptions. A set of risk perception consensus measures may also benefit researc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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[Australia] HAUXWELL: Pesticide bans might give us a buzz, but they won’t necessarily save the bees

While there is clear evidence of harm to bees from the use of neonicotinoids and fipronil, particularly from drift during application, their role as the direct cause of colony collapse is not proven. And while they can be harmful, neonicotinoids are not
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32
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[Australia] Woman is given just months to live after being diagnosed with lung cancer for the SECOND time despite never having smoked a cigarette

The type of cancer she has been diagnosed with is not derived from smoking. 'There's a lot of misconceptions around that and now we just live in a world where environmental things affect us,' Ruby added.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32
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UK experts urge smokers to switch to e-cigs for big health gains

In a review of evidence on e-cigarettes commissioned by the government-backed authority Public Health England, experts said e-cigarettes could already be helping some 20,000 UK smokers a year to quit tobacco - and possibly many more. The report said the
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2018 00:27
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CHAPMAN: Are there really 250 000 people vaping in Australia?

use can only be assessed by surveying a very large cohort of smokers, ex-smokers and never-smokers and following them over a sufficient number of years....cigarette advocates should be cautious about overhyping potential cessation benefits and dismissing
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:24
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[China] Drinking hot tea increases your risk of esophageal cancer FIVE-fold, new study claims

The new study by scientists in China found drinking tea heated to over 65C was associated with a five-fold increased risk for esophageal cancer when combined with excessive drinking or heavy smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 23:43
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[UK] ITV's Love Island DID show far too many smoking scenes and encouraged impressionable youngsters to pick up the deadly habit, reveal academics

The reality TV series, watched by impressionable teenagers, regularly displayed contestants smoking and cigarette branding was sometimes visible. Series three delivered at least 559 million overall tobacco 'impressions' to the UK population, including
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 23:41
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CROAL: The truth about e-cigarettes and the five myths you probably believe

Let's debunk the most common myths. E-cigarette vapour is harmful to others For the most part, no. E-cigarette vapor is made from a solution that contains nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerine and flavourings. Unlike traditional cigarettes, vapour from
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 21:51
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[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018 (PDF) (243pp)

• Future studies, whether funded by manufacturers or independently, should ensure conduct of studies in line with established guidelines such as definitions of abstinence from smoking, using intention-to-treat analysis and registering trial protocols
GOV.UK
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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