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[Florida] Battle Over Whether Smoking or Dental Problems Caused Man's Fatal Mouth Cancer, as Trial Against RJR Begins

R.J. Reynolds’ role in a broad scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes ultimately caused the mouth cancer that killed a 53-year-old Florida smoker, an attorney for the smoker’s widow claimed Thursday as trial began against the tobacco giant. Kelsey v. R.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2018 22:14

Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Clarification: No Deadline Set for Public Comments on Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 12, 2018 22:13

Sharp drop in Australian teenagers’ use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco

Study’s authors attribute the fall to stricter parental attitudes and law reforms that have reduced availability of substances...between 1999 and 2015...Tobacco use dropped from 45% to 10% over the same period – the steepest decline of all substances
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00


In January 2018 the Smokefree Action Coalition launched the NHS Smokefree Pledge. The Pledge is designed to be a clear and visible way for NHS organisations to show their commitment to helping smokers to quit and to providing smokefree environments which
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:44
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[UK] North campaigners call for NHS to do more to prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking

Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:41

Do Less Harm: E-Cigarettes a Safer Option Than Smoking

“Studies show that if most current American smokers switched to vaping e-cigarettes over the next 10 years, there could be as many as 6.6 million fewer premature deaths and 86.7 million fewer life years would be lost,” said David Abrams, PhD, professor of
New York University
added Jan 12, 2018 13:40

Effect of Real-Time Monitoring and Notification of Smoking Episodes on Smoking Reduction: A Pilot Study of a Novel Smoking Cessation App. Dar R1.

CONCLUSION: These preliminary results suggest that automatic monitoring of smoking episodes and alerting the smoker in real time may facilitate smoking reduction in motivated smokers.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 12, 2018 13:34

Harm Minimization and Tobacco Control: Reframing Societal Views of Nicotine Use to Rapidly Save Lives (PDF)

The harm minimization continuum posits that all nicotine-containing products are not equally harmful and, instead, range from exceptionally low harm (e.g., NRT) to exceptionally high harm (e.g., combusted tobacco such as cigarettes, cigars, hookah, pip
Annual Review of Public Health
added Jan 12, 2018 13:32

[UK] E-cigarette rules should be relaxed to encourage smokers to switch, MPs told

Riccardo Polosa, professor of internal medicine at the University of Catania, in Italy, told MPs that selling larger refill containers for e-cigarettes might persuade tobacco smokers to make the switch to vaping. “Changing the size of the bottle may imp
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:16

CDC Report Finds 3 in 10 Veterans Use Tobacco, Showing Need to Do More to Help Them Quit

This report underscores the need to do more to help both veterans and active duty military personnel quit smoking and other tobacco use in order to protect their health, improve military readiness and reduce related health care expenses, which cost the Ve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:02
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