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SIEGEL: First Major Action of Foundation for a "Smoke-Free World" Shows that It is Largely a Scam

Sometimes, what you don’t say is more important than what you do say. That is certainly the case here. The Foundation says nothing about the most effective interventions to reduce smoking, while focusing almost exclusively on areas that have little to no
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:08
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Illicit cigarette sales in Indian cities: findings from a retail survey

Conclusion Our estimate of the illicit cigarette market share of 2.73% casts serious doubt on the tobacco industry estimate of 20% and Euromonitor’s estimate of 21.3%.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[New Zealand] Big tobacco's plans to film on Auckland's pink Lightpath rejected by Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has rejected...Philip Morris New Zealand had an approved application to film on the cycleway... AT had originally granted permission but withdrew its consent after learning it would be for a cigarette advertisement, to be broadcast
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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[North Carolina] LETTER: We need more

we need public policies that keep all people tobacco-free and help people quit tobacco for good. Our elected officials should support youth tobacco-prevention programs and evidence-based cessation programs. For several years, North Carolina has put very
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2017 19:10
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British American Tobacco launches glo™ in Romania

glo™ is a device which heats – not burns – specially manufactured tobacco sticks to approximately 240°C. As there is no burning of tobacco in glo™, as there is with traditional cigarettes, glo™ has the potential to be less risky than smoking.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:44
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Department of Error

Yach D. Foundation for a smoke-free world...should have read “Nonetheless, the capacity of developing countries remains threatened by the growing health and financial burden associated with behavioural risk factors contributing to non-communicable diseas
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:42
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[Australia] LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

As I explained in this comment, in his piece published on 14 October, Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion...My paper provided no support for Yach’s assertion.... I wrote to the Lancet requiring a correction, and purs
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:40
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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Some Older Smokers Turn to Vaping. That May Not Be a Bad Idea.

Might switching to vaping improve their health, even if they never become completely nicotine-free? “Vaping is clearly less harmful than regular cigarettes,” said Dr. Steven Schroeder, who directs the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the Universit
New York Times
added Dec 9, 2017 00:28
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The ‘Father of Stress’ Was a Tobacco Industry Shill

"the Einstein of medical research." By the 1950s, Selye's work had also drawn the attention of the tobacco industry... "The tobacco industry threw so much money at so many key researchers in the field," Petticrew said. "You just cannot read that literatu
Vice.com
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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