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This surgeon general’s famous report alerted Americans to the deadly dangers of cigarettes

Dozens of distinguished physicians have served as the U.S. surgeon general in our nation’s history. That said, we rarely remember their names, including the surgeon general who may have had the farthest-reaching influence on our collective health. That
PBS
added Jan 12, 2018 04:18
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BIRR: Vape Shops Are Incentivizing Smokers To Ditch Cigarettes In The New Year

A vape shop in New York is launching a New Year’s effort to convert smokers to electronic cigarettes, offering consultations to educate tobacco users on the harm reduction devices. 180 Smoke, a Canadian vape chain founded by a heart surgeon that caters
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:21
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HIRSCHHORN: Another perspective on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Unlike standard nicotine replacement therapy, counselling, and quitting cold turkey, e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products maintain nicotine addiction. And unlike methadone, which is the cheapest manufactured drug in the USA and used as an examp
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:45
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[Kansas] Two Topeka businesses sue city over tobacco ordinance going into effect Thursday

bars people under 21 from buying tobacco products. Vape Bar and Puffs ‘n’ Stuff, LLC, with the assistance of the Kansas Vapers Association, have asked a Shawnee County District Court judge to issue a temporary injunction blocking the ordinance’s implem
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 11, 2018 03:38
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How tobacco companies in the UK prepared for and responded to standardised packaging of cigarettes and rolling tobacco

There was non-compliance with the legislation, with slim packs, which are not permitted, on sale after standardised packaging was implemented. Conclusions Our findings highlight the need to monitor developments in markets introducing standardised packagi
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2018 03:35
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VIDEO: Ray Mabus On How Tobacco Companies Target The U.S. Military | Forbes

Former Navy secretary Ray Mabus sat down to discuss how the tobacco industry is specifically targeting the U.S. military to sell tobacco products.
You Tube
added Jan 11, 2018 02:37
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Impact on British American Tobacco of new US tax legislation

notes the approval of the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. We continue to work through the full impact of these changes on British American Tobacco and will give more detail in our preliminary announcement for the year ended 31 December 2017 in February.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:28
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Tobacco Prevention Campaigns Come Up Short In Texas

Texas spends over seven-billion-dollars more on healthcare-related costs, than it generates in tobacco-related taxes, and money it gets from the 1998 “Big Tobacco” settlement. Another thing is is that Texas spends just four-and-one-half million on tobacco
Red River Radio Network
added Jan 11, 2018 02:07
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[District of Columbia] when and where do nonsmokers encounter tobacco advertising?

Participants were exposed to tobacco marketing an average of two times during the two weeks, but African-American and Hispanic participants had significantly higher odds of reporting exposure in response to each text, as did low-income respondents. Parti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:24
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A Smoke-Free World Is Possible. Or Is It Really? "Not all smokers want to quit," some say.

"There is an urgent need to accelerate progress [on initiatives to] end this public health crisis," said Derek Yach, the founder of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. He shared the foundation's vision for a smoke-free world with HuffPost.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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