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GONZALEZ-GALLARZA: JUUL’s Expansion is Good News for Global Health

If JUUL successfully raises the capital to launch a truly global consumer product, it is likely to drive more smokers away from the habit and fewer non-smoking teens into it. That is good news for healthcare spending and for smokers worldwide who are des
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:49
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Little and filtered cigars meet the legal definition of cigarettes and should be included in nicotine reduction regulation

The tobacco control community is cautiously optimistic that a nicotine reduction policy may be the big step needed to make substantial progress in reducing tobacco-caused death and disease in the USA.12–14 Other countries are considering similar measures.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:56
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[UK] MONBIOT: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)...for many years, it has been funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris International. When this funding was exposed, the IEA claimed that its campaigns ag
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
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MINTON: For Sake of Public Health, FDA Should Not Ban E-cigarette Flavors

All the existing evidence indicates that limiting flavor variety in e-cigarettes will have no effect on nonsmokers—young or old. However, it would significant reduce e-cigarettes’ attractiveness to existing smokers who might consider such devices as a me
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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GLANTZ: Another well-done longitudinal study shows e-cigs depress smoking cessation

The bottom line: Smokers who used e-cigarettes quit smoking at half the rate of smokers who did not use e-cigarettes (9.4% among e-cig users vs. 18.9% among those who didn’t). The kind of product and intensity of use did not affect the results, nor did
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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Richard Feldman: How long until we know the effects of e-cigarettes?

new generations addicted to nicotine, potentially at increased risk for chronic diseases and cancer and also prone to begin use of combustible tobacco products. The net public health effect is unknown.
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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[UK] MURRAY: She puffed her way through breast cancer. Not even her dad’s lung cancer put her off. Now JENNI MURRAY reveals the surprising reason: why I’m finally giving up smoking at 68

I don’t think any of us had the faintest idea of how dangerous to our health smoking would prove. It was everywhere... So, at last I’ve quit. I won’t be asking for a last one on my death bed. But was it fear of terminal cancer that brought me to this poi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:03
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FOX: How the Supreme Court Unleashed Business

Lewis Powell’s appointment in 1971 marked a sea change for corporate America. It’s his seat that Brett Kavanaugh now hopes to fill...Powell —...a member of multiple corporate boards of directors, including that of tobacco giant Philip Morris (now Altria
Bloomberg News
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
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[Texas] Ban on smoking in vehicles may be well-intended but misses mark

The biggest proposed change would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present. Other changes would ban smoking in public areas, as well as a requirement for a separate ventilation system for smoking sections in restaurants. The ban wo
Killeen (TX) Daily Herald
added Jul 15, 2018 15:19
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[New Zealand] MOORE: The costly business of losing the post-smoking weight gain

if I add up the cost of not smoking, it gets expensive real fast. First cost: breakfast. I've spent two decades having little more than a couple of butts and a coffee to get my day started and now I find myself eating pretentious granola. Second: a new
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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