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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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[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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[Australia] Is It O.K. to Give Cigarettes to a Homeless Person? The Ethicist

But giving this man a few cigarettes won’t make him worse off. It’s his life, and he might genuinely feel that the pleasures of smoking are worth the well-known risks. Because he clearly enjoyed smoking (or disliked not smoking)
New York Times
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Women’s groups against kiddie pack

THE National Council of Women’s Organisations, Malaysia (NCWO) lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:47
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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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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Hasten passing of tobacco laws tobacco control

With such blatant disregard to legal provisions and international treaty obligations, the tobacco industry’s typical threats of loss of employment, loss to tobacco farmers, increasing illicit cigarettes and now the increased use of illicit cigarettes by
The Star (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:29
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