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GLANTZ: Canadian Ministry of Health proposes to authorize e-cig sellers to make claims that ignore recent understanding of health risks

The Canadian Ministry of Health has invited public comment on marketing statements that it proposes to allow e-cigarette companies to make to seel their wares. The big problem is that these claims ignore everything we have learned about the dangers and
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:59
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Artery damage seen in some teenage smokers, drinkers

Researchers found that 17-year-olds who had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime or who drank more than 10 drinks on a typical drinking day had stiffer walls in their arteries. In the long term, stiffer arteries can increase the risk for ca
Reuters
added Sep 10, 2018 03:38
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GLANTZ: San Francisco actively implementing its comprehensive ban on sale of flavored tobacco products

Department of Public Health....updated its website with details on the implementation plan, including, sending a mailer (below) to every retailer in the City telling them that the law is in effect and that they should stop ordering flavored products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 10, 2018 03:36
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AHA: Nicotine Patch Safe for Smokers Hospitalized With Heart Trouble Nicotine replacement

Nicotine replacement therapy appears to be a safe option for smokers hospitalized for heart disease, even for critically ill patients on their first day, according to a new study. Researchers hope the findings will encourage doctors to prescribe nicotine
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2018 20:12
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[UK] England's damning pregnancy smoking map: Graphic reveals expectant mothers in Blackpool are 23 TIMES more likely to smoke than those in West London

Despite it being well-known that smoking while pregnant can give babies serious health problems, one in 10 expectant mothers in England don't ditch the cigarettes. And the rates of smoking during pregnancy vary across the country, with women in the nort
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 20:09
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Very low nicotine cigarette study yields mixed results

A study on very-low-nicotine cigarettes released last week found smokers benefit more from an immediate, rather than gradual, reduction when it comes to risk exposure. However, the overall results were mixed, the researchers found.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2018 19:58
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[Georgia] WALLACE: Teacher responds poorly to late student

You keep harping about the evils of smoking...Isn’t it a fact that a person who has never smoked even one cigarette and never breathed one puff of secondhand smoke could still die from lung cancer?...Yes, it is true that it’s possible for a person who has
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 9, 2018 17:53
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Nondaily Smokers’ Changes in Cigarette Consumption With Very Low-Nicotine-Content Cigarettes / A Randomized Double-blind Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

[FDA] is considering limiting cigarettes to very low nicotine levels....Switching to VLNCCs caused substantial smoking reduction among ITS but did not significantly increase abstinence. Response to a VLNCC intervention suggests that nicotine-seeking motiv
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Sep 9, 2018 17:44
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Effect of Immediate vs Gradual Reduction in Nicotine Content of Cigarettes on Biomarkers of Smoke Exposure / A Randomized Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking considered whether an immediate vs gradual reduction of nicotine would be a better strategy...immediate reduction of nicotine in cigarettes led to significantly greater decreases in biomarkers of smoke exposure
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 9, 2018 17:42
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