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[Pennsylvania] Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this Penn study find a way to help?

Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 10, 2018 22:51

[Kentucky] Study: E-cigs don't keep teens from smoking cigs

Ben Chandler, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, said in a news release that it's time to make local and state tobacco controls include e-cigarettes and other vaping products, since research continues to show e-cigarettes are a "g
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 10, 2018 22:01

LIEBERMAN: Thinking About Health: Government trying to regulate tobacco products

It’s unlikely the power of the tobacco industry has diminished since Kessler left office in 1997. And therein lies a cautionary tale for current FDA regulators who are tiptoeing ever so carefully through the regulatory mine field surrounding big tobacco.
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Dec 10, 2018 19:07

Virginia Health Officials Release Adult Tobacco Use Survey Results

, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Tobacco Control Program (TCP) launched the first Virginia Adult Tobacco Survey (VATS) to guide the state’s tobacco control activities.VATS assessed tobacco use as well as attitudes and opinions on tobacco such as
added Dec 10, 2018 17:03

Graphic warning labels cancel out cigarettes' appeal to young peoplew/Photo

suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. The labels - which contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips - also cancel out the effect of ads that prompt c
added Dec 10, 2018 15:00

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax increase vital step to better health

Now it's time for those who concur with the message of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana to push for solutions. Job One should be increasing the tax on cigarette purchases.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2018 04:41

Decline Stalls: 58 Million Americans Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

the percentage of nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke did not decline significantly across most demographic subgroups. This lack of decline could be attributable to the slowed adoption of comprehensive smoke-free laws in all workplaces, restaurants, a
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 10, 2018 04:33

Florida top court denies rehearing case that rejected Daubert evidence standard

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and Crane Co, two defendants in an asbestos-related case, had asked the court to reconsider its opinion, saying the ruling would “inevitably lead to difficult separation-of-powers disputes.”
added Dec 10, 2018 01:16

Stand Up To Cancer, American Cancer Society, Genentech And Rally Health Aim to Increase Earlier Cancer Detection Through Annual "Cancer Screen Week" Initiative

Screening in current or former smokers who are 55-74 years old and have at least a 30-pack year smoking history has been shown to reduce mortality from lung cancer.
PR Newswire
added Dec 10, 2018 01:11

[UK] Generation Z: Are they the new Taliban?

Generation Z – those born after 1994...they’ve been making anti-smoking posters since they were in infants’ school, after all – but they’ve applied those imperatives to everything. They smoke less than the generations that came before, but they’re now s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2018 00:44
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