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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ten years after ratification of the [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:05
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E-cigarette use as a predictor of cigarette smoking: results from a 1-year follow-up of a national sample of 12th grade students [FREE FULL TEXT]

These results contribute to the growing body of evidence supporting vaping as a one-way bridge to cigarette smoking among youth. Vaping as a risk factor for future smoking is a strong, scientifically-based rationale for restricting youth access to e-cigar
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:04
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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarette awareness, ‘ever use’ and current use appear to be patterned by a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits no
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:02
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The Union’s Position on Heat-Not-Burn (HNB) Tobacco Products

The Union states that: 1.The potential benefits and risks from HNB tobacco products to the public health remain undetermined but early independent research indicates that the tobacco companies are understating the risks. The Union recommends that govern
Asian Tribune
added Dec 13, 2017 04:46
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[Canada] NCDs: Our Health Challenge For The 21st Century

So where do we start in our efforts to combat NCDs? Take tobacco, a major risk factor. Tobacco is the most addictive product sold today, and most smokers start using it as children. We know that, and we still allow marketing to young people. This is a se
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:24
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SCIENTIFIC UPDATE FOR SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS DECEMBER 2017 (PDF)

This Scientific Update explains the science behind PMI’s approach to achieving a smoke-free future through a range of alternatives to cigarettes that do not burn tobacco. The following pages include our product development and assessment efforts, as w
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:38
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Philip Morris International Releases Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products on Clinical Program

An In-Depth Look at How Good Clinical Practices Ensure Ethical Conduct of High Quality Research and the Safety of Study Subjects
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:35
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Heat-not-Burn Tobacco Products: Tobacco Industry Claims No Substitute for Science

Philip Morris seeks to make affirmative safety statements on packaging and advertising for IQOS, including “Scientific studies have shown that switching completely from conventional cigarettes to the IQOS system can reduce the risks of tobacco-related dis
Pediatrics
added Dec 12, 2017 18:14
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[UK] ‘Green cigarettes would stop young people smoking’

Printing health warnings on individual cigarettes and changing their colour from white to green would put people off smoking, a study has suggested. Changing the appearance of cigarettes could be the next attempt to stop young people taking up the habit
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:16
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[Sweden] Smoking reduces increase in life expectancy for less educated women

"Deaths from smoking in Sweden has decreased among men and increased among women, particularly those with compulsory schooling. One possible explanation as to why men are less harmed by tobacco is snus. Snus isn't as dangerous as smoking, and it's much mo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:08
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