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HORN: Is Vaping Really Any Better Than Smoking?

The jury might still be out regarding the health risks of vaping, but to my mind, if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s probably is a duck. Some people say it’s possible to stay healthy even if you smoke. Maybe, but why would you want to d
Care2.com
added Jun 16, 2018 11:46
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[France] MILLER: A Georgia Visitor’s Quick Takes On French Health Care

The French have a higher smoking rate than we do. And it’s often a younger crowd that’s lighting up. Secondhand smoke is a big problem for a Paris cafe visitor sitting along the sidewalks. E-cigarettes are a frequent sight, just as in the U.S.
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Jun 14, 2018 09:25
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SULLUM: Bans on E-Cigarette Flavors Can't Be Justified by the 'Wildfire Spread' of Adolescent Vaping, Which Seems to Be Declining

Schumer seems incapable of conceiving that "kid-friendly e-cig flavors" also appeal to adults, which makes vaping more attractive as a harm-reducing alternative to smoking. The implication is that banning those flavors could be deadly to smokers who would
Reason Magazine
added Jun 14, 2018 12:42
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[Europe] JOOSENS: Traceability: the tobacco industry is part of the problem, not the solution [FREE FULL TEXT]

track and trace systems should therefore take into consideration at least the following three principles. Investigate thoroughly possible industry connections with so-called independent third-party contractors. / Never accept traceability codes generated
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:35
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[China, Puerto Rico] HOFFMAN: Smoking bans and mirrors: Is it about health? Or control?

The war on tobacco, breathlessly waged by liberals and others who yearn to command everyone and everything, is based on the hysteria that smoking...you are more likely to be felled by cancer if you don't smoke.
American Thinker
added Jun 13, 2018 06:24
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ASSUNTA: Ending child labour in tobacco production by 2025: the tobacco industry is the problem, not part of the solution

Today is World Day Against Child Labour...industry does not have a zero-child labour policy and the next 7 years will not meet the SDG target. The ILO must prioritize protecting children over continuing to accept funding from an industry that exploits fa
British Medical Journal
added Jun 12, 2018 02:54
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[New York] Anthony Bourdain’s Admirers Leave Heartbreaking Notes At Les Halles

Some mourners left packs of Marlboro Reds, Bourdain’s cigarette of choice.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:24
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GLANTZ: Michael Russell, the father of tobacco harm reduction, had ties with BAT

" It's not the nicotine that kills half of all long-term smokers, it’s the delivery mechanism” advanced in his 1991 paper "The future of nicotine replacement" as an article of faith, despite the fact that he simply presented it as a “hypothesis.” In ad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:50
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[UK] GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are expanding nicotine addiction in England, too

A new study using data collected in the UK between June 2015 and April 2016 of schoolchildren (mean age 14.1, n=499) shows that, like everywhere else, a substantial number of kids using e-cigarettes have never smoked cigarettes. In fact, at 52.6%, this
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:48
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SIEGEL: Johns Hopkins Public Health Researchers Claim that Smoking May Be No More Hazardous than Vaping

Can you imagine doctors discouraging their smoking patients from switching to e-cigarettes because they are not sure it is any safer? Can you imagine doctors telling ex-smoking patients that they might as well resume smoking because they're not sure that
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:37
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