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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Regulation: How NGOs Misrepresent Facts

tobacco control... is sometimes tainted with rascality and overzealousness...promote their own interest, misinform the Nigerian populace and gratuitously lobby for the enactment of unenforceable laws that are detrimental to the existence of legitimate org
Concise News (ng)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:12
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[UK] SANDFORD: NHS needs to do more to tackle smoking

The huge financial burden caused by smoking provides a strong case for continued investment in smoking cessation and other tobacco control measures. Every year smoking in England results in over 37,000 deaths from cancer, 23,000 deaths from respiratory d
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:38
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[New Zealand] Free Stop Smoking Service helping Smokers to Quit

A free Stop smoking service set up to help Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Porirua and Wairarapa Communities whanau to quit smoking is up and running. Tākiri Mai te Ata is a collective of seven health, education, justice and social service providers, i
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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MINTON: Overturning FDA's Vape Ban Could Save Millions of Lives

If Rep. Price wants to take a big first step as Secretary of Health and Human Services to improve public health, he should listen to the current Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, who declared that “If we could get all those peo
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jan 20, 2017 21:53
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[Florida] CALABRO: Keeping Cigars in the Cigar City

the agency soon extended its reach to premium cigars -- a move that even the most liberal members of Congress said they never intended. The result is a possible loss of jobs, the death of family-owned businesses and an unnecessary impediment to the Ameri
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15
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WAGNER: Japan’s New Smoking Law: A Breath Of Fresh Air

And how about trying to have a meal in a restaurant without breathing second-hand smoke? (2) Forget about it. I can’t tell you how many times my “no smoking seat” has been located 10cm from a smoking area in a restaurant. Like I said, it’s not working.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15
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Escape the vape: Health hazards of the latest nicotine craze [FREE FULL TEXT]

Patients need evidence-based, reliable, and effective solutions....Nurses must make sure that, as healthcare professionals and key stakeholders in this debate, we have the loudest voice.
Nursing
added Jan 18, 2017 18:59
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LEVY, et. al.: Developing Consistent and Transparent Models of E-cigarette Use: Reply to Glantz and Soneji et al.

We believe our model represents a fair and balanced effort to apply a comprehensive framework to estimating the impact of e-cigarettes on public health using the best evidence now available—and as new and more reliable data become available, our model can
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:24
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GLANTZ: Need for Examination of Broader Range of Risks When Predicting the Effects of New Tobacco Products [FREE FULL TEXT]

We request that Levy et al. publish the results for higher risks for VNP products (e-cigarettes) in their response to this letter. It would also be better if future versions of their model was based on observable probabilities and they posted the full mo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:22
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WATERS: There's Nothing Sexy About An E-Cigarette Exploding In Your Face

Of course, it’s not just the delivery device that is problematic. Many smokers think they’re substituting a harmless water vapor for tobacco smoke. But nicotine is a highly addictive substance, and e-cigarettes may also include formaldehyde and other can
Forbes
added Jan 19, 2017 23:46
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