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[UK-Scotland] SCOTT: Time to help employees stub it out

While Scotland blazed a trail in the UK in terms of anti-smoking legislation, the negative impact on its finances remain sizeable. According to ASH Scotland, the NHS spends £271million per year on smoking-attributable disease while productivity losses du
Energy Voice (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:59
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GLANTZ: Users of non-cigarette tobacco products are price sensitive, too

The policy implication of this work is that tax increases (to increase price and reduce consumption) is good public health policy for nonsmoked tobacco products, too.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:57
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[Netherlands, UK, USA] Rethinking the Career Landscape for Nicotine and Tobacco Trainees and Early Career Professionals

The goal of the present commentary is to reflect on our collective experiences as early career nicotine and tobacco scientists working in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands to provide information, resources, and additional consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:39
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DOSHI: Hopkins Hospital needs to ban smoking on its premises

Despite Hopkins Hospital supporting a tobacco-free environment, patients and some employees continue to smoke right next to entrances, with no-smoking signs right behind them. So what makes the Hopkins Hospital policy different?
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Apr 5, 2018 19:22
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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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[UK] CHOWNEY: Take dangerous litter off the street- no butts

So far, over 90% of the tickets issued have been for dropping cigarette ends. There have been complaints about this, with some smokers believing this to be unfair, and that cigarette ends aren’t really litter. But they are. And what’s more, they’re far m
Hastings Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 14:49
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CARUANA: Thailand: Debates on Why E-Cigs Should Be Legalized

ly last December, two young adults were arrested in Pathum Thani for selling vaping products via Facebook. This has prompted many locals to speak up and even start a petition urging local lawmakers to review the ban whilst referring to regulations around
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:45
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[Vermont] Veronika Jedlovszky: Use tobacco settlement for tobacco prevention

As a pulmonologist who treats patients with lung disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer, I see the terrible impacts that tobacco use has on our patients and their families. Nicotine is a highly addictive and smoki
VTDigger.org
added Apr 5, 2018 19:12
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ALLEN: The Formaldehyde in Your E-Cigs

Nicotine isn’t the only thing e-cigs deliver; they also deliver formaldehyde, a carcinogen. It seems equally fair to call them Electronic Formaldehyde Delivery Systems...a more fair one would be “Electronic Nicotine/Formaldehyde/Diacetyl Delivery Systems”
New York Times
added Apr 5, 2018 15:58
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[Connecticut] GRZELAK: Bill to raise tobacco age in CT highlights out of touch political class

This bill goes far beyond outlawing tobacco until age 21. This bill is a direct shot at every single citizen of Connecticut. Our all-knowing politicians in Hartford are telling you this: you are totally unintelligent, irresponsible and immoral. Therefore
Daily Campus (U. of Connecticut)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:25
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