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Does Netflix glamorize tobacco? 79% of top streaming shows feature cigarette-smoking in hundreds of scenes, study finds

Researchers found cigarette use is more prominent in Netflix shows - like Stranger Things, which had 182 scenes featuring characters lighting up - than it is in broadcast and cable television. Health advocates warn the findings are alarming given the s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:22

the 3 main reasons youth use e-cigarettes

consumers can’t determine differences between products and their relative harms. That’s why Truth Initiative® is pushing the FDA to reconsider its decision to delay fully regulating e-cigarettes until 2022 and calling on the administration to fully regula
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:14

[Alaska] MONIAK: We need less politics and more science

The statewide ban on smoking in public places would very likely become law if Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, wasn’t blocking it in the House Rules Committee which she chairs. But this story is less about an obstructionist legislator than the risks w
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 19, 2018 19:52

[Nebraska] LETTER: The Public Pulse: Ban smoking in all public spaces

In response to Connie Dohse Ross ("Who does smoking hurt?" Feb. 6 Public Pulse): She said, "As a former LPN, I will never be convinced that my smoking is harming anyone but myself."... I end up in the doctor's office with bronchitis. I asked the doctor,
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 19, 2018 19:50

[California] Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes

Scientists are finding that, just as with secondhand smoke from tobacco, inhaling secondhand smoke from marijuana can make it harder for arteries to expand to allow a healthy flow of blood.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:39

New Global Survey Points to Key Issues, Needs and Gaps in Fight to End Smoking

Foundation for a Smoke-Free World released findings today from a global survey to better understand smokers, their experiences, and challenges they face when they try to quit smoking. The survey also highlights their awareness regarding the harm caused by
Business Wire
added Mar 19, 2018 17:59

China takes millions in aid from the UK, then hands it to... Russia

A £133,584 grant for the project was handed over by the publicly funded Medical Research Council in 2015-16 to scientists at Sun Yat-Sen University for a study into smoking habits. It included 400 workers being given ‘intensive tobacco-related education’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:38

[UK] ASH welcomes new Public Health England Report on E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are likely to be helping at least 20,000 people to quit smoking every year. Those smokers who switch completely to vaping are likely to substantially cut health risks. The report concludes that the evidence does not support concerns that e-c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:35

[UK] New study suggests two-way association between experimenting with e-cigarettes and experimenting with smoking among young people

“This study provides reassurance that the UK policy approach is sensible. We have prohibited the sale of e-cigarettes to under 18s as a precaution. However, it remains the case that it is much more common that smoking will lead a young person to try vapi
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:13

[Asia, Mid-east] Doctors call for 'minimum pricing' plan for tobacco after introduction of UAE's sin tax

Doctors have urged the government to look at bringing in 'minimum pricing' for tobacco to lift the prices of the cheapest cigarettes on the shelves. The move would put an end to low quality brands being sold for as little as Dh3. Tobacco producers clai
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:23
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