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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: Why anecdotes aren’t strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking

While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
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[Australia] LAKE: New smoking bans are riddled with loopholes

To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50
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[Asia, India] ARORA: Light at the end of the tunnel

India’s tobacco control journey has been an uphill task with industry being greatest deterrent but reduced prevalence has shown a light at the end of this dark tunnel. This will motivate government, WHO and public health community to continue this rugged
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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[UK] HAWKINS: Telling people ‘you’re wrong’ doesn’t work – for breastfeeding or anything else

Telling people ‘you’re wrong’ doesn’t work – for breastfeeding or anything else If you want to change human behaviour, don’t appeal to logic – just look at the success of the drink driving and passive smoking campaigns
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 00:53
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[Canada] GENTILI: Vaping’s uncool? My lungs don’t care about your fashion tips

Sudbury.com managing editor Mark Gentili says that vaping has helped him and many others quit smoking...so why the debate as to whether or not vaping is "cool"?
Sudbury.com (ca)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:55
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[Maine] GAGNON: Stop trying to save us from ourselves

I’m begging you — especially if you are a young person — to never start smoking. But that doesn’t mean that I believe it is appropriate for the government to try to control our self-destructive behavior. At some point, it is up to us whether or not to
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 18:26
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[New Zealand] Marewa Glover & David Sweanor: Vaping can make us smoke-free by 2025

The question remains, will these changes go far enough to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal? Some anti-smokers think not and they have proposed a regressive abolitionist plan that frankly could have been written last century.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:16
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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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[New Zealand] New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

The Government will establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products, other than e-cigarettes, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. This follows a decision in March to legalise the sale of nicotine e-ci
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:34
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A Model Risk Continuum for Tobacco and Nicotine Products

Studies conducted by BAT researchers on BAT’s glo™ tobacco heating product found that glo™ tobacco vapor contains significantly fewer and lower levels of toxicants compared to reference cigarette smoke (Forster et al 2017), though the numbers of tobacco-r
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:14
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