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Feds Spend $246,785 on ‘Facebook Intervention’ for Young Gay Smokers

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 on a "Facebook intervention" targeting young gay people who smoke. The University of California, San Francisco received the funding for the project, which began in August. The goal of the study
Washington Free Beacon
added Oct 14, 2017 09:17
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SCHARPING: Tobacco Companies Snuff Smoke, But Health Benefits Still Hazy

With indications that these devices are still harmful, though not as much as cigarettes, consumers are at risk of being deceived by marketing campaigns that take advantage of a lack of context and murky research to push an unsafe product. There’s also a
Discover Magazine
added Oct 14, 2017 08:39
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BRIANT: Tobacco 21 Is a Catch-22

On the one hand, supporters of an age-21 ordinance claim a health benefit if the age to purchase tobacco is raised, but they fail to acknowledge that there will be little if any health benefit because 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds could still possess and use
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Up in smoke

It is common knowledge that Pakistan’s compliance of the FCTC is weak but what the government has done this year is disastrous. Instead of bringing sales down by imposing heavy taxes, it has done the opposite – brought taxes down and helped boost the sal
The News (pk)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48
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WADE: Bloomberg School of Public Health should live up to mission statement, save ‘millions at a time’

“Big Tobacco” companies will be required to issue corrective statements on the effects of cigarettes...This moment also should offer an opportunity to provide clarity about reduced-risk products and set the record straight on the pros and cons of e-cigare
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 10, 2017 16:16
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LOUAILLIER: Smoking Out Big Tobacco

given the fundamental conflict between the tobacco industry’s interests and public-health objectives, health practitioners and governments around the world must do more to prevent Big Tobacco from interfering in official policy. Indeed, they must erect an
Project Syndicate
added Oct 10, 2017 20:31
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GLANTZ: Assuming ecigs will cut smoking does not prove that ecigs will save lives; new paper an exercise in tautology

“Potential deaths averted in USA by replacing cigarettes with e-cigarettes” by David Levy et al. published in Tobacco Control on October 2, 2017, attracted a moderate amount of attention with its conclusion that “Compared with the Status Quo, replacemen
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:02
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[UK] O'CONNOR: 'I am proud to tell my kids where I invest my money': Why ethical capitalism can work

Rebecca O'Connor is the co-founder of Good With Money / Her pension was previously invested in BP, Shell and British American Tobacco / How could I let my hard-earned cash finance companies which depend on ... keeping people hooked on cigarettes?
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:11
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STOOKSBERRY: Denver Is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs

But if the goal is to reduce sales to minors, why is the department looking to entrap more vendors?...It seems these compliance checks have more to do with revenue seeking and less to do with smoking cessation.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 8, 2017 16:01
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GLANTZ: I hope former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin reverses his endorsement of PMI's foundation

The Cancer Letter just published several related stories about the fact that former ACS CEO John Seffrin enforsed PMI's new "Foundation for a Smoke-Free World" run by Derek Yach that is a transparent attempt to help promote PMI's iQOS "heat not burn" pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:27
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