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[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels

This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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[Australia] PARKER: Rethink required on approach to e-cigs as smoking decline stalls

There is clearly room for more research but in the same way that injecting drugs with a clean needle in a supervised environment is preferable to sharing infected needles in the streets, surely vaping a product that may carry a risk of lung damage is bet
West Australian (au)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:57
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EDITORIAL: Take the Addiction Out of Smoking

FDA was unable to require lower levels until Congress passed the 2009[TCA]... FDA is expected to face legal resistance...lowering the nicotine in cigarettes is going to take a while. That's a shame, but all the more reason to get started right away. For
Bloomberg News
added Aug 18, 2017 03:20
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[Australia] HICKMAN: Why we should pave roads with cigarette butts

And this isn’t the first time that Mohajerani has garnered headlines for discovering new and inventive ways to deal with Australia’s Philip Morris-manufactured leftovers. In 2016, he published research suggesting that cigarette butts should be entombed i
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:40
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[Ireland] LOGUE: I miss my smoking habit. I know it's crazy but I do

Clearly I’m a recovering addict. I know I am, and it is this addiction that makes me feel this way. And if I found any of my kids fooling around with cigarettes I’d kill them stone dead for it. If any of you are reading this: dead. On the spot, lads. Pow
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:27
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BENTLEY: A myth that won't die: Movies cause teen smoking

Teens can pretty readily view whatever they want online. It is nigh impossible to prevent teens from watching porn, let alone protecting them from the horrors of seeing a Marlboro Light. Thankfully, despite the years of garbage research and gullible rep
Washington DC Examiner
added Aug 17, 2017 16:56
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KLEIN: Why are opioids a national crisis, but smoking a personal choice?

President Donald Trump says he will declare that the opioid crisis is a national emergency... But opioids are far from the most lethal addiction in America. Smoking results in the deaths of 480,000 Americans a year, making it the top cause of premature
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 15, 2017 17:08
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FOJTIK: Trump’s FDA Commissioner Transforms the Government’s Policy on E-Cigarettes

Scott Gottlieb has shown that he understands the problems with the Obama administration’s treatment of the issue. Next, he must correct them. On July 28, new Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a bold shift in the way the F
National Review
added Aug 17, 2017 17:25
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FLANZRAICH: Sitting Is Not the New Smoking

So yeah, being sedentary for a prolonged period of time isn't good for you. But it isn't that bad. You Know What Is That Bad? Smoking Cigarette smoking doesn't just cause nearly one out of five deaths in the U.S.; it's also incredibly addictive and lea
Greatist
added Aug 15, 2017 17:14
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CAPLAN: Is Parental Smoking Child Abuse?

Morally, I do think it's something that should be taken into account in dealing with patients. I think it's important to point out to people, look, not only is smoking not good for you, it's not good for your child. It's not good for people who come over
Medical Tribune
added Aug 15, 2017 17:06
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