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[New York] Reminder: Tobacco Harm Reduction Conference - April 21, 2016

This event will focus on persons with a mental illness and drug users who smoke tobacco. Dr. Riccardo Polosa... Conference co-sponsors: Community Access & School of Professional Studies, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 31, 2016 23:07
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[New Zealand] Claim tobacco price hike will lead to increased pressure on mental health services

Timaru woman Diana Gibb is upset with the price hike of cigarettes. People are collecting used cigarettes from the street to help battle their mental illness and avoid personal harm, a woman who uses cigarettes to moderate her own illness says. Timaru
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 7, 2016 05:36
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[Canada] The ‘common knowledge’ of Quebecers: quantifying the evidence of historians testifying for defendant tobacco companies

even by the tobacco industry's own construct, the information environment surrounding Quebec smokers in the middle 20th century included more prosmoking messages than information about the risks of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2015 16:10
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[Australia] The human rights implications of smoking bans in prisons: some international cases

A human rights perspective is one lens that reveals the complexity of attempts to regulate smoking in prisons, particularly by the implementation of bans. It will be interesting, given that Victoria does have human rights legislation, to see if the issue
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law blog (au)
added Aug 17, 2015 10:07
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E-Cigarette Opponent Claims that E-Cigarettes are Causing Permanent Brain Damage among Youth Experimenters

According to an article on the Voice of America web site, e-cigarette use among youth can lead to permanent brain damage...Ironically, perhaps if youth going back to using real cigarettes instead of fake ones, the e-cig opponents will stop scaring the pu
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 7, 2015 14:19
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CDC publishes more evidence that nicotine is dangerous all by itself

"Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate," in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. ... add to case that nicotine, while not the only dangerous thing in cigarettes, is nonetheless dangerous.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 25, 2015 17:21
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Exclusive: U.S. to roll back 'lost pleasure' approach on health rules

U.S. government is preparing to roll back a widely criticized approach to public health, in which the "lost pleasure" people might suffer if they quit smoking or chose to eat healthier foods was used to reduce the projected benefits of new regulations, go
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2015 14:37
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Targacept: A success story comes to an end

We’re sorry that the Targacept story has come to an end. The company did much for Winston-Salem. It took big and brilliant risks in a time when our city sorely needed to see that such risks were still worth taking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2015 11:46
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Susceptibility To Electronic Cigarette Use Among Current Nonsmokers (PDF)

• Over 20% of young adult never and former smokers who have never tried e-cigarettes are susceptible to using them in the future. • The substantial number of vulnerable young adult nonsmokers illustrates the imperative for sales and marketing regulation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2014 01:25
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Mr. Butts celebrates FDA's consumer surplus discount

FDA is FINALLY admitting that the pleasure of addiction is a BENEFIT!..which discounts the "costs" of smoking-all those painful, early deaths-by 70%!...that's almost a WASH! So light up today, kids, and enjoy those BENEFITS! You'll only be 30% sorry
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:25
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