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LETTER: The mixed messages that led to an e-cigarette shambles

However achieved, reduction is smoking rates is most welcome but, from afar, it seems extraordinary that the impact of plain tobacco packaging and an unprecedented decline in tobacco affordability is discounted in favour of a unidimensional view that all
British Medical Journal
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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[Illinois] LETTER: Bogus studies show lawsuit abuse

. A well-funded front group for tobacco, big oil, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies is behind an annual campaign aimed at sowing confusion and demonizing our civil justice system. “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week” should be seen for what it really is:
Mount Vernon (IL) Register-News
added Oct 18, 2017 02:59
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[UK] ARCHIVE: McKEE/CHAPMAN/DAUBE/GLANTZ: The debate on electronic cigarettes

anyone with the temerity to suggest that e-cigarettes are anything other than the game changing solution to the problem of tobacco will be subject to grossly offensive attacks,2 with growing evidence that these are being orchestrated.3 One recent example,
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:41
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[UK] LETTER: Condemning industry attempts to subvert public policy for a tobacco-free world

The best way to tackle the smoking epidemic and achieve a smoke-free world is by implementing policies set out in the WHO FCTC—not by engaging with an industry whose disingenuousness shows it cannot be trusted with people's health.
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 19:41
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Afternoon delight ends when wife stops to take a call

DEAR ABBY: I was diagnosed with lung cancer last year....my husband is still smoking cigarettes....known to get cancer from secondhand smoke. Face it, you are married to an addict. Not only is he being unfair to the children, he is being unfair to you and
Aiken (SC) Standard
added Oct 17, 2017 13:10
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Use science to inform public policy in matter of e-cigarettes, heat-not-burn devices

Seng said that “emerging tobacco products such as e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn cigarettes… are no less harmful than cigarettes”. There are now credible, rigorous, published, peer-reviewed scientific studies that indicate that heat-not-burn devices (HNB
TODAYonline (sg)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:43
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Rapid Nicotine Metabolite Ratio and Successful Quitting: Acceptable Explanation

Drs. Fix and colleagues examined the relationship between nicotine metabolite ratio (NMR) and smoking abstinence....concluded that faster nicotine metabolizers might be less likely to relapse following a quit attempt, which was inconsistent with data from
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2017 10:44
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[Canada] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Lawmakers, please snuff out smoking at private clubs

the Department of Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars believes it’s time to stop all indoor smoking. We are asking the commonwealth to eliminate the smoking exemption private clubs have... A clear majority of delegates at our state convention this summ
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Oct 6, 2017 15:25
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Root of the problem is illegal trade

The focus should be putting in place measures to bring back legal sales, not to encourage cigarettes or smoking but simply to pull back sales from illegal to legal products. The small pack (10 sticks) proposal, which we at the Malaysia-Singapore Coffees
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:26
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