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[Europe] DAHLMANN: E-cigarettes: Harm reduction faces obstacles

At 6p.m. on July 10, 2018, a moderated e-cigarette discussion event will take place in the Members’ Lounge of the European Parliament in Brussels. Dr Renate Sommer, Professor Bernd Mayer and Dustin Dahlmann will take part in the debate, called: Can we ig
Politico
added Jun 21, 2018 14:18
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GLANTZ: PMI releases new data purporting to show how healthy IQOS is

Without the details, this statement does not substantively change our state of knowledge about IQOS. There is still not good evidence publicly available that they are safer than cigarettes. This particular study also raises questions about manipulating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 20:04
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LIM: E-cigarettes: Neither ban nor permit, but reduce harm ($$)

It started with a commentary by Professor Tikki Pang and Ms Gayle Amu (Why a ban on e-cigarettes may not be the best policy; ST, June 9) in which they suggested that Singapore might consider permitting the use of e-cigarettes as an option to reduce the d
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:51
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco tobacco product flavor ban: It’s not over yet

I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Africa, South Africa] HECTOR: Public place smoking ban a disaster for black-owned township businesses

Government’s proposal to ban all indoor smoking, to remove closed off indoor smoking sections, and to introduce outdoor smoking restrictions was designed without any recognition of the reality of township life
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are also hazardous to health

The government is right to impose restrictions on what is also known as vaping, as Hong Kong continues to move towards becoming a smoke-free society
South China Morning Post
added Jun 21, 2018 13:19
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KOH/GELLER: The Philip Morris International–Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI has unique power to fulfill the foundation’s vision. It can set a target date to cease production of cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products...Short of that, the new foundation only diverts attention from evidence-based global tobacco contro
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:11
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[Canada] Vices always cost

legalization of marijuana would seem to make sense. It is - at present - a far less troublesome drug than either of alcohol or tobacco. But if we knew then what we know now, would we have allowed the widespread use of both alcohol and tobacco? And while
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 19, 2018 10:38
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[Utah] Janda: Going smoke-free saves lives and money

Polls show that most local voters support clean indoor air. If the ballot initiative campaign is successful, Mesquite will join the ranks of communities worldwide that put public health first and protect their residents and visitors from preventable deat
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Jun 19, 2018 00:07
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