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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: Smoking rate rises in first year of plain packaging and TPD

Now that the British and EU governments have saved us from the perils of branded cigarette packs, packs of ten and high strength vape juice, the rate must have fallen still further, right? Wrong. As I mentioned in May, the data from the Smoking Toolkit
Velvet Glove, Iron Fist (Christopher Snowdon blog) (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:58
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[India] ALMEIDA: Smoking Kills, But So Does Patriarchy

The trend of curbing a woman’s freedom exists across India...While the act of smoking itself is not a liberator or emancipator for women, despite what big tobacco would have us believe, the freedom of choice to smoke or not to smoke, is.
FII - Feminism in India (in)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:50
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VOON: Inside Views: WTO Panel On Australia’s Tobacco Plain Packaging: A Fact Dependent Analysis Of TRIPS Art 20

The Panel found that special requirements involving significant encumbrance, such as a prohibition on certain types of trademarks, are not per se unjustifiable under Article 20 (para 7.2442). The Panel also rejected the complainants’ suggestion that a Me
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:20
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SULLUM: Survey of Juul Customers Shows Many Vapers Stop Smoking

Even allowing for response bias, the survey shows it is not at all unusual for people to stop smoking after they begin vaping. It also suggests that vaping is more likely to be a gateway to cessation than a gateway to smoking
Reason Magazine
added Jul 6, 2018 02:32
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[Australia] FICKLING: Recruiting Smoking's New Suckers Just Got Harder

The argument most commonly made against the Australian rules is that they haven’t made a difference. That doesn’t stand up to a lot of scrutiny: Studies supporting that claim have either been based on non-public data that can’t be checked, or commission
Washington Post
added Jul 6, 2018 02:34
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STREIT: Marking a decade of smoke-free air in Iowa

It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard... But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2018 18:32
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Hookah health news from your very own galaxy

Over the course of the 10 “Star War” movies, hookahs have played an ever-increasing role. Little wonder that from 2008 to 2014 the number of high school kids who had ever smoked a hookah went from almost 9 percent to 13 ...hookah bars that rent water pipe
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 1, 2018 13:14
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[UK] AL-KADHI: If you're a smoker who walks down the street with a cigarette, you're being ableist

whenever the blowback of a cigarette hits my face, I can expect to wheeze and struggle for the rest of the day... I urge all those who smoke to try as hard as possible to watch where they are exhaling, especially when walking on the street. There are mill
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 1, 2018 13:09
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[Australia] ALLEN: Is Juul making it easy for kids to vape in school? New study suggests yes

Our study adds to this discussion by considering a novel source: posts to Twitter... it is clear that nicotine use of any kind is known to be addictive and harmful to adolescent brain development. We believe that our findings underscore the need for poli
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 2, 2018 20:54
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BIRR: Vaping Industry Rallies To Oppose Looming Flavor Crackdown From The FDA

The vaping industry is rallying former smokers who quit using an electronic cigarette to share their stories with federal regulators, who are mulling restrictions on flavored products. The advocacy campaign, dubbed #Fight4Flavor, comes in response to a
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 29, 2018 14:42
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