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[Europe] DAVIDSON: Australia proves that EU tobacco plain packaging will fail

Plain packaging policy has been unsuccessful in reducing smoking rates and health-care costs in Australia and it will fail to do so in Europe too, writes Sinclair Davidson.
EurActiv
added Jan 26, 2018 00:47
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4 big takeaways from the most comprehensive report on e-cigarettes yet

1) E-cigarettes may — or may not — help adults quit smoking / 2) Vaping increases the likelihood that young people will smoke cigarettes / 3) E-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes / 4) The big-picture health effects of e-cigarettes
Vox Media
added Jan 25, 2018 22:10
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[Massachusetts] DELLECHIALE: The New Rambler: Goodbye, Juul world

Instead of cigarettes, I kept seeing these little wafer cookie-looking vapes. I had seen a few of them before the break — inside Mugar Library of all places — but once I got back, I began seeing tons of them. I learned these devices were called Juuls. W
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:44
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[Florida] COFFIN: Commentary: Making young-adult tobacco use illegal isn’t the answer

But here’s the reality: They’re not going to lose their addiction just because some new law says that smoking is now illegal. If we think otherwise, we obviously don’t understand the dynamics of addiction.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 24, 2018 00:03
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[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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[Asia] KAMPIS: Heat-Not-Burn Works Wonderfully

In addition to examining thousands of pages of positive data that PMI has submitted, the FDA should also look to Asia where heat-not-burn products have proven to be a successful transitional product for smokers looking for a healthier alternative.
American Spectator
added Jan 23, 2018 22:55
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RICH: Florida, raise the smoking age to 21

About 350 kids under the age of 18 become regular smokers each day — one in three will eventually die as a result. We should do everything we can to prevent young people from smoking and save lives. Increasing the tobacco age to 21 will help achieve thes
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 25, 2018 02:10
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GLANTZ: FDA should not grant PMI's Premarket Tobacco Product Application for IQOS

While there is not a formal docket to express this concern (because FDA has not sought public comment on the IQOS PMTA), we have written to Center for Tobacco Products director Mitch Zeller urging FDA not to approve the application. The text of the lett
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 21, 2018 21:19
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[Canada] GALLINGER: Dealing with fellow parents who smoke in front of your children

The real danger of their casual smoking, is that it 'normalizes' this behaviour to kids, Ken Gallinger writes.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 18:13
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[Montana] Dome Lights: Column reflects love, hatred of media

Montana had a total cost of $1.4 million per smoker and $110,000 for out of pocket costs per smoker. There was $151,000 for health care costs for smoker. I smoked cheap cigars for about 30 years. I am talking Swisher Sweets and Phillies brand. I must sa
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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