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[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018 (PDF) (243pp)

• Future studies, whether funded by manufacturers or independently, should ensure conduct of studies in line with established guidelines such as definitions of abstinence from smoking, using intention-to-treat analysis and registering trial protocols
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24

[UK] PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

The main findings of PHE’s evidence review are that: vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking to vaping conveys substantial health benefits e-cigarettes could be contributing to at least 20,000 suc
added Feb 6, 2018 18:23

[UK] E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products: evidence review

PHE commissioned a group of leading tobacco control researchers from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS) to produce this report, which underwent international peer review.
added Feb 6, 2018 18:22

[Rhode Island] Rep. Diaz introduces legislation that would add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

The bill (2018-H 7299) would provide that any law or regulation which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to secondhand smoke would also include secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was generated.
State of Rhode Island General Assembly
added Feb 3, 2018 00:16

[UK] First stroke estimates in England: 2007 to 2016

These reports use general practice data to estimate the incidence of first-ever strokes in England.
added Feb 2, 2018 15:14

Statement from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regarding CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald

Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director. Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 1, 2018 22:08

Health Effects of Vape Oils Containing Unknown Substances

​PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: Users of e-cigarettes and/or vaporizer pens must ensure that the products they purchase do not contain Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, CBD, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or synthetic cannabinoids.
Army Public Health Center
added Jan 31, 2018 17:05

ARCHIVE: Cigarette Taxes and the Federal Budget — Report from the CBO [FREE FULL TEXT]

The largest deficit reduction from the health-related effects — about 0.005% of GDP annually — would occur from about 2030 to 2035. After the mid-2060s, the deficit would be larger than otherwise because the higher outlays would outweigh the health-relate
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00

[Thailand] Beach smoking ban takes effect Thursday

Enforcement of Thailand’s ban on smoking on the beach begins Thursday, Feb. 1, and Pattaya officials are spending the final few days letting everyone know what’s coming. Mayor Anan Charoenchasri led a Jan. 19 quit-smoking event on Jomtien Beach with o
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Jan 28, 2018 03:53

[Canada] Ontario Providing Free Counselling and Medication to Help Youth Quit Smoking

Ontario is making it easier for youth aged 24 years and under to quit smoking by providing them with free counselling from a pharmacist and medication through OHIP+, part of the biggest expansion to medicare in a generation....dies show youth who smoke b
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39
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