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[Texas] President Benson: University to Become a Tobacco-Free Campus

Dear members of our UT Dallas community, UT Dallas will be taking action during the Spring 2017 semester to address a major issue of personal and community health, namely the use of tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery products. The impact of smoki
University of Texas at Dallas
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09
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[UK] LETTER: HAJECK: VAPING AND HEALTH

Sir, Further to your report “Plea for ban on vaping flavours that harm sperm” (Jan 6), the study generating this latest anti-vaping salvo has not even been published....Switching from smoking to vaping is hugely beneficial. The most likely impact of misin
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:54
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Milwaukee joins MBL in smokeless tobacco ban

What does Milwaukee, home of the Brewers, have in common with Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco? Each city has passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of smokeless tobacco products at their sports venues. As a member of FACT, Wisco
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jan 9, 2017 00:03
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: MACKAY: Next chief executive should back annual tobacco tax hike in Hong Kong

Your editorial (“Preventive health care is an investment, not a burden”, January 1) has hit the nail on the head regarding the importance of, and investment in, prevention versus cure in Hong Kong.
South China Morning Post
added Jan 7, 2017 19:30
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Suicide and Chantix: Was There A Connection?

In the last several weeks the FDA has agreed to remove the black box. The agency notes that mental health side effects are still a risk. Health professionals should have taken note that your brother was on Chantix.
The People’s Pharmacy
added Jan 7, 2017 02:39
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Are e-cigarettes any safer for my child than tobacco?

Q: I don’t want my teenager to start smoking cigarettes. I know many kids are using e-cigarettes instead. Are they safer? A: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy just released a report addressing this issue. The report finds that e-cigarettes have surpass
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jan 2, 2017 00:13
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: We support efforts to limit e-cigarette use

The Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania fully supports the efforts of the Allegheny County Health Department to limit the use of e-cigarettes in indoor public places where smoking lit tobacco products is already prohibited. These views were outlin
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 28, 2016 14:52
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[California] LETTER: Golf course compromise

Most courses will allow a golfer to ride in a separate cart if the other golfer smokes. Being outside on 100 acres of golf course and not being in a cart with a smoking golfer is a common-sense solution that satisfies both parties and allows a county or c
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 28, 2016 14:04
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[Arizona] Dr. Zorba Paster: 'Organic' tobacco isn't any safer

Dear Josh: If you think that there is safer tobacco you’re deluding yourself. But you’re in common company. Many of my patients have the same thoughts – that there is such a thing as safer tobacco. Recent research published in the BMJ bears out that you
Arizona Daily Star
added Dec 24, 2016 13:53
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LETTER: Risks of E-Cigarettes

Though we do not yet know the full extent of the risk that vaping entails, we do know that it is an unhealthy behavior for young people. We applaud the surgeon general for his report and stand firm in discouraging the use of all tobacco products, includi
New York Times
added Dec 21, 2016 18:46
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