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BIRR: ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY IS WRECKING THE GLOBAL CIGARETTE MARKET

Cigarette sales are continuing to plummet at a historic rate in global tobacco markets thanks to the popularity of heat-not-burn products, which research shows drastically cut the health risks from smoking. Japan Tobacco Inc. released a preliminary repo
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:41
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WADE: Bay Area flavored tobacco bans undermine harm reduction

lawmakers in all of these jurisdictions have been giving short shrift to arguments about tobacco “harm reduction.”... R Street Institute recommends that these localities eliminate e-cigarettes and other vapor products from the umbrella of tobacco products
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 20, 2017 18:39
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[Kentucky] SHARMA: Think e-cigarettes are a good alternative to smoking? Think again.

The only time e-cigarettes might be helpful is if they are used as a temporary aid to quit smoking. The FDA recently announced that the agency will start regulating the sale of e-cigarettes as it does tobacco, so they can’t be sold to people younger than
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 18, 2017 03:15
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CLABOUGH: FDA Expands Teen Anti-smoking Campaign to Include E-Cigarettes

despite evidence that it is less harmful than smoking cigarettes and is more effective in helping smokers to quit than other alternatives. The agency announced last month that it will be expanding its teen anti-smoking “Real Cost” campaign to include vapi
The New American
added Nov 17, 2017 20:51
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UK Report: Majority of UK councils still ignoring PHE advice on e-cig policies

For the second consecutive year, a report issued by The Freedom Association's 'Freedom to Vape' campaign, is clearly indicating that almost two-thirds of UK councils are still ignoring the government's and PHE’s advice in relation to vaping, and are impo
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 17, 2017 19:11
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VOLPP/SAULSGIVER: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.

While awareness and public education campaigns are well-intended, providing information alone isn’t enough to help smokers change their behavior. Campaigns should use additional tactics...introduce smokers to evidence-based approaches and groups that help
Fortune Magazine
added Nov 17, 2017 15:22
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[Minnesota] KEHR: Guest Column: Reduction in smoking rates outpaces nation

In the past, Albert Lea and Freeborn County had higher than average adult smoking rates. Today, we have reversed that trend and saved many lives. Working together as partners, using high level policy, systems and environmental change, we have been able t
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Nov 16, 2017 15:27
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BUCHANAN: Tobacco Companies Commit to Protect Child Workers Worldwide

With a major change to an industry-wide due diligence program, the Sustainable Tobacco Program (STP), now at least 180 tobacco companies are pledging to prohibit all children under 18 from handling green tobacco on farms in their supply chains. The STP is
Human Rights Watch
added Nov 19, 2017 01:26
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: ALP's blanket ban on vapers in smoke-free spaces could do more harm than good

The proposal by NSW Labor to introduce a blanket ban on personal vaporisers, also known as e-cigarettes, in smoke-free areas is not justified on health grounds and could do more harm than good.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 17, 2017 22:43
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes are as bad as cigs in terms of heart disease risk

they exposed mice to e-cigarette aerosol for 8 months and found changes in their blood vessels that indicate heightened heart disease risk. (These results are consistent with short-term studies in humans show that people who use e-cigarettes immediately
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2017 22:06
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