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[Australia] STUDY FINDS SUPPORT FOR PHARMACY TOBACCO SALES

A quarter of pharmacies would strongly consider selling tobacco if pharmacy was its only legal outlet, a new study has found In recent years, New Zealand and international stakeholders have floated several potential ways to move towards smoke-free goals
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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Sierra Leone to accelerate anti-tobacco control measures

Sierra Leone is set to accelerate its anti-tobacco control efforts with the help of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners, an official said on Wednesday.Dr. Alie Wurie, Director of Non communicable Diseases, said the Health Ministry was poised
Journalducameroun.com (cm)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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EUROPEAN CROHN’S AND COLITIS ORGANISATION – INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES (ECCO 2018)

PMI Science will be presenting on the following topics: Effects of tobacco alkaloids on DSS-induced colitis mouse model... A computable, causal biological network model suite for mechanistic evaluation of ulcerative colitis
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smokeless tobacco and cigar use: a difference-in-differences approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Higher state cigarette taxes are associated with adolescents’ use of cheaper, alternative tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco and cigars. Reducing tobacco use will require comprehensive tobacco control policies that are applied equally to and incl
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 23:31
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Higher cigarette taxes may increase use of chewing tobacco and cigars in adolescents

found that a 10% increase in cigarette tax would be associated with a 1 percentage point increase in the use of smokeless tobacco among adolescent males, as well as increased use of cigars (1.5 percentage points in males and 0.7 percentage points in femal
EurekAlert
added Feb 15, 2018 23:29
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GLANTZ: The FDA should not adopt the nicotine “harm reduction” paradigm because doing so is likely to increase the amount of smoking-caused disease and death

have submitted this public comment to FDA... Smoking reduction should not be the goal or an acceptable outcome of any NRT treatment regimen. Rather, complete cigarette cessation and complete abstinence from any alternative tobacco products should continue
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 15, 2018 22:10
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Reasons for Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2016

the most commonly selected reasons for use were used by “friend or family member” (39%), availability of “flavors such as mint, candy, fruit, or chocolate” (31%), and the belief that “they are less harmful than other forms of tobacco such as cigarettes” (
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 15, 2018 21:55
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When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow

Teenagers are impressionable when it comes to e-cigarettes, new research suggests. Nearly four out of 10 U.S. teens who use e-cigarettes said seeing others vape led them to try the devices themselves, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 15, 2018 21:54
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[Massachusetts] Sexual minority youth continue to smoke cigarettes earlier and more often than heterosexuals: Findings from population-based data [FREE FULL TEXT]

though rates of smoking for all youth in Massachusetts have declined since the late 1990s, significant disparities remain between sexual minority and heterosexual youth....targeted tobacco control programs in Massachusetts are needed; perhaps shifts in so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:55
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Early onset tobacco cigarette smokers exhibit deficits in response inhibition and sustained attention [FREE FULL TEXT]

early onset smokers (EOS; initiated <16 years old) may be at unique risk of altered development of executive function...EO smoking, in particular, contributes to diminished task-related attention and inhibitory control behaviors in adulthood and provide s
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:53
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