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LETTER: Are some e-cigarette users “blowing smoke?”: Assessing the Accuracy of Self-Reported Smoking Abstinence in Exclusive e-cigarette Users

Recently, a study by Rubinstein et al. (2018) raised serious concerns regarding adolescents who vape e-cigarettes that also reported no tobacco cigarette use.5 In their study, self-reported e-cigarette users were found to have detectable levels of toba
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 3, 2018 19:59
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The Tobacco Industry and Children’s Rights [FREE FULL TEXT]

From 2003 to 2016, tobacco companies successfully engaged with UNICEF on children’s rights issues, during which time UNICEF stopped promoting children’s rights as a justification for tobacco control.... in internal communications, the tobacco industry vie
Pediatrics
added May 4, 2018 20:48
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[Europe, Mid-east, Uae, UK, USA, District of Columbia] Special report: Medical opinion shifts from tolerating e-cigs to actively promoting them to smokers

at the E-Cigarette Summit in Georgetown, praise was heaped upon Public Health England by experts for its decision to officially promote to help smokers quit...“The fastest decline in tobacco use in the UK took place shortly after e-cigarettes came onto th
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:10
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Air pollution kills 7 million people each year, many from pneumonia

mostly through noncommunicable diseases like lung cancer, stroke and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease... According to newly released WHO data compiled from thousands of cities, around 90% of all people breathe air contaminated with pollutants. Among
Healio.com
added May 3, 2018 16:26
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Japan Tobacco’s Push Abroad Offsets Weaker Domestic Demand

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s spate of acquisitions overseas is helping to stem declines in cigarette sales at home. Operating profit for the maker of Winston and Mevius cigarettes fell to 146.8 billion yen ($1.3 billion) in the three months ended March 31 compa
Bloomberg News
added May 1, 2018 19:21
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WARNER: How to Think – Not Feel – about Tobacco Harm Reduction

THR can be a complement to, not a substitute for, evidenced-based tobacco control interventions. Tobacco control professionals need to focus on objective assessment of and discussion about the potential costs and benefits of THR.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 1, 2018 04:40
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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GLANTZ: UNICEF “Muted” on Tobacco Control for Children After Partnerships with Tobacco Industry Organizations

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously se
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:57
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UNICEF 'muted' on tobacco control for children

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children's rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF's focus on children's rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously s
EurekAlert
added Apr 30, 2018 18:32
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Age Moderates Smokers’ Subjective Response to Very Low Nicotine Content Cigarettes: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

As the FDA considers reducing the level of nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive, understanding the potential impact of this policy on young people is of crucial importance. We found that young adults had significantly lower positive subject
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 29, 2018 01:19
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