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[UK, Tennessee] AGRAFIOTIS: Vape advocate: Scientific evidence clears the air on vaping as tobacco harm reduction

John Newton, Director for Health Improvement at PHE said, “It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put off due to false fears about their safety.”
Nooga.com
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[New Zealand] What big tobacco didn't want you to read

They want to publicise the dispute but leave out details that show the lengths tobacco companies will go...blacked-out text in the redacted claim set out in detail BATNZ's trading terms with retailers and show how much control it commands in the market i
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2018 14:19
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[Oregon] JARDINE: Secondhand Smoke and Mirrors

This article has been significantly updated to rectify false statements in its initial publication. The Mercury deeply regrets the errors, and thanks Dr. Matthew Springer of the University of California, San Francisco for providing correct information.
Portland (OR) Mercury
added Apr 5, 2018 03:20
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GLANTZ: 18th study shows that smokers who use e-cigs are significantly less likely to quit smoking

Nancy Rigotti and colleagues just published a well-done study of the effects of e-cigarette use on smoking cessation among a cohort of smokers who planned to stop smoking after being hospitalized.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:38
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[Asia-pacific] da ROZA: Is Singapore’s ban on e-cigarettes misguided?

These devices can be improved, lowering toxins but increasing the efficiency of nicotine delivery. Regulations can be used to ensure that the heat sticks and devices are of good quality and are safer to use. Banning may push poor devices into the back m
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 29, 2018 01:29
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[Ohio] LYNCH: Why Cincinnati City Council must raise the tobacco age to 21

Recently, cities across the country have begun implementing a policy to protect future generations... By increasing the minimum age of tobacco sales, we will create a cleaner, healthier and more wealthy community. The city of Cincinnati is rapidly growin
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:45
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[Canada, California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is right to be worried about San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco products

There is lots of survey research showing that many menthol smokers say that, without menthol cigarettes, they would just quit altogether. Now, a new study, “Association of Ontario’s Ban on Menthol Cigarettes With Smoking Behavior 1 Month After Implement
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:36
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GLANTZ: The best population model to date shows negative overall health impacts of e-cigarettes

Their model accounts for the effects of e-cigarette use on youth and young adult initiation as well as cessation in adult smokers...Most impressively, they use their baseline data to predict future behavior that was subsequently observed and show that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:34
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[Russia] Horrible: Fire Kills At Least 64 In Siberian Mall — After Exits Blocked And Alarms Turned Off

What started the fire? Chernov blamed it on children smoking in a trampoline room and setting fire to foam rubber. Russian broadcasters have other theories:
Hot Air (blog)
added Mar 27, 2018 15:31
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