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tobacco use in lgbt communities

As the LGBT community gained more social and political acceptance, especially in the 1990s, marketers took notice. Industry documents show that tobacco companies were aware of high smoking rates among sexual minorities, and marketing plans show their eff
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:07
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[Nigeria] NTCRG, ERA hail Senate, Tinubu over resolution on ban of tobacco sales around schools

the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco products around schools. According to
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:03
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Middle, high school students using ‘easy to conceal’ flash drive like vaping device

In videos all over social media, more teenagers are using a new vaping device at school. “The kids doing it in my classes are not discreet about it at all,”...JUUL is a new e-cigarette, small enough to fit into a marker, resembling a USB flash drive.
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Feb 16, 2018 00:20
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[Maine] Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat

When Democratic legislators gathered in a hotel in Portland, Maine...“Nicotine Without Smoke: How to Reduce the Harm of Smoking,” featuring Dr. Saul Shiffman...adviser to Pinney Associates...that works with tobacco giant Reynolds American. The company, wh
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Experts’ advice on e-cigarettes pushed

It also recommended that e-cigarettes be made available in hospitals in the United Kingdom for those who wish to quit smoking. “Listen to the experts. It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so that they can recommend e-cigaret
Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:45
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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing through Big Tobacco’s smokescreen

the court-ordered airing of “corrective statements” in American media does represent a victory for truth...we are calling on governments around the world to strengthen implementation of the WHO FCTC by accelerating action on the “MPOWER” tobacco control p
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:29
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[UK] MITCHELL: Why is the NHS listening to the siren voices of the vape manufacturers?

Allen Carr’s book remains unrecommended by official bodies, never mind free on the NHS. The government wants to tell people it’s easier to give up if you commit to regular spending on a different nicotine product instead. As BAT fails to produce the only
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] Too taxing for health

It is alleged that cigarette companies have brought the prices of their brands down just to benefit... Yousafzai contests this plea taken by the FBR and says illicit trade, counterfeiting and tax evasion must be controlled through regulatory measures and
The News (pk)
added Feb 11, 2018 01:56
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E-cigarette Advertising Exposure, Explicit and Implicit Harm Perceptions, and E-Cigarette use Susceptibility Among Non-Smoking Young Adults

This study tested whether exposure to e-cigarette advertising increases e-cigarette use susceptibility among non-smoking young adults... Social enhancement-themed ads may communicate the reduced-harm messages more strongly among young adults so as to affe
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 10, 2018 16:47
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[France] French activists accuse big tobacco of test cheating

French anti-smoking campaigners launched a legal case Friday against international tobacco giants claiming their cigarette filters have helped them falsely report the level of tar and nicotine in their products. The National Anti-Smoking Committee (CNCT
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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