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WARNER/SCHROEDER: FDA’s Innovative Plan to Address the Enormous Toll of Smoking

Could a tobacco control community so long divided unite in supporting a comprehensive plan that might one day consign cigarettes, and their horrific toll of disease and death, to the dustbin of history?
JAMA
added Sep 11, 2017 03:19
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RODU: Do smokers quit after hospital cessation trials? Don’t count on it, or them

That so many individuals failed to quit evidences a fact that tobacco prohibitionists often ignore: The vast majority of smokers are unable or unwilling to quit. The 475 verified quitters constituted roughly 8 percent of the 5,827 patients who started th
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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SULLUM: Fixating on Adolescent Vaping Could Be Deadly for Adult Smokers

A critique of Murthy's report, published online yesterday by Harm Reduction Journal, shows how dangerously misguided his concerns were. "The majority of e-cigarette use among US youth is infrequent and experimental, and minimal among never-smoking youth
Reason Magazine
added Sep 12, 2017 03:09
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Free Market Groups Urge FDA Approval of New IQOS Tobacco Harm Reduction Product

. Like The Heartland Institute, many free market organizations support FDA’s approval of PMI’s iQOS. Robert McClure III, President and CEO of the James Madison Institute writes, “the traditional tobacco market is on the verge of finally experiencing the
Heartland Institute
added Sep 12, 2017 03:07
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[Africa, Malawi] NZANGAYA: Public smoking, a violation of non-smokers’ health rights

In Malawi walking a distance of about 500 meters without inhaling tobacco smoke due to smoking in open places is, for Christian non-smokers, as precious as being told by Christ himself that your sins have been forgiven and forgotten and you are part of P
Malawi24 (mw)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:18
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BIRR: ‘MISLEADING’ SURGEON GENERAL REPORT ON VAPING BATTERED AS ‘FICTION’

“One was lead to believe that e-cigarettes posed a grave danger to public health in that teenagers trying these products were getting hooked on nicotine and would likely transition to deadly cigarettes,” Dr. Cummings told The Daily Caller News Foundation
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Sep 7, 2017 17:06
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POLOSA/RUSSELL/NITZKIN/FARSALINOS: A critique of the US Surgeon General’s conclusions regarding e-cigarette use among youth and young adults in the United States of America [FREE FULL TEXT]

does not appear to be supported by the best available evidence on the health risks of nicotine use and population survey data on prevalence of frequent e-cigarette use. Nonetheless, patterns of e-cigarettes use in youth must be constantly monitored for ea
Harm Reduction Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:17
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

The Australian newspaper ran a story guaranteed to go viral. The headline screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”. The journalist, Adam Creighton, who has, grotesquely, written about tobacco control being like Nazism, reported on a claim b
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Minnesota] QUAM: This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke

(#1) I'm sick of the government telling me what to do. (#2) Vaping is known to help smokers quit. But then let's start making a list of why it's probably a good idea to change it. (#1) Smoking-related illnesses kill a half a million Americans every year
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:54
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[Africa] HANSEN: Namibia: The Dangers of E-Cigarettes/Vaping

the Cancer Association of Namibia has been inundated with calls from the public on weather "vaping" is allowed in public places, restaurants, schools and enclosed areas. Vaping is still dangerous, and many vaporizers employ e-liquid or e-juice that cont
All-Africa.com
added Sep 6, 2017 15:51
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