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BORLAND: Strategies for eliminating smoked tobacco

Collishaw1 outlines a proposal to set strict limits on cigarette emission at levels which will effectively prohibit all combusted cigarettes, leaving only heat not burn (HnB) cigarettes in the market....This proposal is a radical extension of those to re
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:20
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COLLISHAW: This should change everything: using the toxic profile of heat-not-burn products as a performance standard to phase out combustible cigarettes

The design and marketing of these products is evidence that manufacturers have achieved the technical capacity to reduce the quantity of toxins inhaled through tobacco use. Manufacturers’ reports to investors claim that these new tobacco products are eco
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:19
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[Australia] Un-liked! Government dumps $600,000 taxpayer-funded scheme that saw it pay Instagram models to post sexy photos to promote good health

Some of those hired to by the government to promote women's health were sponsored by alcohol companies, promoted controversial detox 'skinny teas,' uploaded photos of themselves smoking and endorsed sun tanning.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 05:14
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Cigarette and smokeless tobacco company smartphone applications

We identified four cigarette and one smokeless tobacco brand-sponsored apps on the Google Play store, but none in the Apple store. The apps sponsored by Grizzly, Newport, Skoal, Camel and Winston used the last four digits of the users’ social security num
Tobacco Control
added Jul 21, 2018 16:23
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VIDEO: 'I'm not strong enough; I'm not good enough. I can't do this, I'm failing' - Veronica Boland

Global Forum on Nicotine
added Jul 19, 2018 17:49
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[UK] Anti-smoking students hope the make the fight against fag-ash go viral as they take to social media.

Pupils from Whitburn Church of England Academy wrote, starred-in, recorded and are now ready to premier a new film highlighting a host of reasons to sling out cigarettes or not pick them up in the first place.
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 23:03
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iQOS cigarettes not as harmless as claimed: new study

The new research, published in the journal Tobacco Control, found that users speed up their “puff rate” in order to inhale more nicotine because the heat stick lasts for just six minutes, after which the device shuts off and needs to be recharged. That
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:26
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Using Facebook to Help Young Adults Quit Smoking

Novel UCSF Project Finds Social Media Treatment Can Be Effective Even for Those Not Ready to Quit
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists (PDF)

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and atta
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 13, 2018 16:32
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[Canada] Illegal online sale of Chinese cigarettes widespread in B.C., says expert

A CBC news investigation has revealed a thriving online business in the illegal reselling of cigarettes. Most of the brands are from Asia, and Metro Vancouver's Crime Stoppers says roughly three million cigarettes were illegally sold last year in Britis
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:40
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