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GLANTZ: 18th study shows that smokers who use e-cigs are significantly less likely to quit smoking

Nancy Rigotti and colleagues just published a well-done study of the effects of e-cigarette use on smoking cessation among a cohort of smokers who planned to stop smoking after being hospitalized.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:38
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[Asia-pacific] da ROZA: Is Singapore’s ban on e-cigarettes misguided?

These devices can be improved, lowering toxins but increasing the efficiency of nicotine delivery. Regulations can be used to ensure that the heat sticks and devices are of good quality and are safer to use. Banning may push poor devices into the back m
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 29, 2018 01:29
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[Ohio] LYNCH: Why Cincinnati City Council must raise the tobacco age to 21

Recently, cities across the country have begun implementing a policy to protect future generations... By increasing the minimum age of tobacco sales, we will create a cleaner, healthier and more wealthy community. The city of Cincinnati is rapidly growin
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:45
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[Canada, California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is right to be worried about San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco products

There is lots of survey research showing that many menthol smokers say that, without menthol cigarettes, they would just quit altogether. Now, a new study, “Association of Ontario’s Ban on Menthol Cigarettes With Smoking Behavior 1 Month After Implement
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:36
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GLANTZ: The best population model to date shows negative overall health impacts of e-cigarettes

Their model accounts for the effects of e-cigarette use on youth and young adult initiation as well as cessation in adult smokers...Most impressively, they use their baseline data to predict future behavior that was subsequently observed and show that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:34
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[Russia] Horrible: Fire Kills At Least 64 In Siberian Mall — After Exits Blocked And Alarms Turned Off

What started the fire? Chernov blamed it on children smoking in a trampoline room and setting fire to foam rubber. Russian broadcasters have other theories:
Hot Air (blog)
added Mar 27, 2018 15:31
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Industry Turf War Misses the Point

"It’s clear from these allegations that the tobacco industry is feeling the pinch of reduced revenues through decline in smoking rates and we need to make sure they don’t find a way to reestablish themselves as part of our communities. A smokefree generat
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:47
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TUCCILLE: FDA’s Low-Nicotine Cigarette Scheme Is an Invitation to Black Market Vendors

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb's proposal to mandate low-nicotine cigarettes...—it's Prohibition Lite. And like all such efforts, it's likely to get people turning up their noses and looking for something better.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 26, 2018 15:22
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O'NEILL: Should Hong Kong ban e-cigarettes?

Next month Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will discuss a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products. What should it do? It could follow the example of Macau and Singapore. In January, Macau amended its Tobacco Prevention and C
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:47
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THOMAS: India can’t eliminate tuberculosis by 2025 without curbing smoking

Curbing smoking itself is also essential. But despite India’s sustained efforts, including mandatory graphic health warnings on product packages and a ban on cigarette advertisements, the habit pervades a considerable section of the population. Though th
Quartz
added Mar 26, 2018 14:37
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