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PELZMAN: Patient Smokes, Check. Now What?

We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is flagged...report is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08
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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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BARRON: Suing the Industrial Age / New York City’s lawsuit against oil companies for having caused Superstorm Sandy is absurd.

A case can be made that the tobacco companies defrauded individual smokers by addicting them to a deadly product while lying about its safety. Energy companies, on the other hand, sell a product that was an integral element of the historical epoch called
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:06
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BIRR: Vape Shops Are Incentivizing Smokers To Ditch Cigarettes In The New Year

A vape shop in New York is launching a New Year’s effort to convert smokers to electronic cigarettes, offering consultations to educate tobacco users on the harm reduction devices. 180 Smoke, a Canadian vape chain founded by a heart surgeon that caters
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:21
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RADKE: The Debate Around Smoking Continues

The delicate balance lies in adapting short-term solutions that reduce harm today, whilst continuing to research the long term effects of these alternative smoking methods.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:20
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BLISS: FDA should act on potential reduced risk tobacco products

Philip Morris International has produced an impressive amount of data on IQOS. As a physician, I support a careful review of that data by the FDA so that I can confidently recommend these products should they be allowed to come to market, a point I empha
The Hill
added Jan 11, 2018 01:20
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[New York] STOSSEL: Tobacco Sales Regs Punish Poor People

When health totalitarians make suggestions, leftist politicians jump. Ribisl also told the CDC, "Very cheap (tobacco) products should no longer be available." So for my YouTube video this week, I asked him, "Why do you get to decide?!" "No, I'm not dec
Reason Magazine
added Jan 11, 2018 01:17
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco must be strictly controlled

Lung cancer experts might not know much about epidemiology, in which case they might misjudge the reasons for lung cancer....The nation’s population is aging, which gives rise to a false increase, but age-specific incidence rates of lung cancer are falli
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 10, 2018 16:43
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NEUBERGER: Austria’s new government: a victory for the tobacco industry and public health disaster?

This capitulation not only contributes to Austria’s lack of credibility in global tobacco control, it is likely to further exacerbate Austria’s disastrous tobacco epidemic. The smoking ban reversal and other decisions about the tobacco control law, were d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 11, 2018 02:24
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RICHMAN/KRUMHOLZ: Lessons From the Opioid Epidemic to Reinvigorate Tobacco Control Initiatives

As devastating as the opioid epidemic is, however, its toll is modest compared to that of another substance: tobacco. ...These overlapping epidemics suggest that common conditions may contribute to both and that common solutions may be useful. This momen
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 9, 2018 03:11
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