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[Michigan] THOMPSON: Smokers, and nonsmokers, have rights

Freedom shouldn’t mean it’s OK to blow fumes into in my face, make my clothes stink and then expect me — through ever-higher insurance rates — to help pay the hospital bills caused by avoidable addiction.
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Dec 22, 2014 01:23

[Singapore] TAN: Make S’pore a smoke-free nation

I thank Ms Maureen Foo for her clarion call to doggedly pursue the eradication of smoking in public areas, which are any shared spaces. Given the Government’s renowned determination to pass various laws, it is ironic that it has never sought to stamp out
TODAYonline (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 20:02

[Singapore] FOO: More effort needed to educate public on extended smoking ban

The extended ban was kick-started with a public advertising campaign called Cleaner Air For All — A Healthier Singapore. My impression was that it came and left quietly, despite the usual media buzz.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 19:54

More evidence that youth are using e-cigs to initiate nicotine addiction, also growing evidence for moving on to cigarettes

There are four surveys that have been recently published that show increaing e-cigarette use among youth from Wales, Scotland, Hawaii, and Connecticut. These data support earlier findings in young adults that e-cigarette use is associated with higher su
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:28

GLANTZ: FDA discounts value of menu labeling because of lost pleasure of not eating junk food. What's next?

we raised a concern that the FDA would expand its practice of discounting health benefits of other public health regulations that would encourage healthy eating. On December 8, 2014 Reuters reporter Sharon Begley reported that the FDA did just that in t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:23

GLANTZ: A sampling of Clive Bates on Twitter

I hear a lot of calls for civility in the debate over e-cigarettes. A friend sent this summary of some recent tweets from Clive Bates, in just the past couple of weeks. Cowardly public health 'boot boys' and their smearing, sneering, jeering letter (C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:21

GLANTZ: PunditFact (part of Poltifact) scores Stossel's denial that SHS kills "false"

One of Stossel's staff had called me a few days before he made the statement and tried to get me to agree with him and say that the CDC conclusions were wrong. I spend about an hour explaining how people get risk estimates and compute attributable risks
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:16

WORSTALL: Excellent News As E-Cigarette, Or Vaping, Use Rises

We’ve news from the government that the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping, is on the rise among schoolchildren and teenagers. We might think that this is a health story and it is, but behind it is an interesting little economic point and a guide to public p
added Dec 21, 2014 06:07

[Australia, Europe, UK] EVANS-REEVES: Plain cigarette packaging: is the government stalling as election approaches?

Jane Ellison, the under secretary of state for public health, has the power to introduce standardised packaging under Section 94 of the Children and Families Act 2014. Yet, despite two public consultations, a government-commissioned review of the evidenc
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:59
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GLANTZ: More details on how e-cigarettes are recruiting kids to nicotine addiction

Taken with other recent papers on details of e-cigarette use patterns in kids, we can now conclude that e-cigarette use is Expanding the population of kids addicted to nicotine beyond those who would start smoking cigarettes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:18
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