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Surgeon General’s Reports on Tobacco: A Continued Legacy of Unbiased and Rigorous Synthesis of the Scientific Evidence

The author of a recent letter, who declared interests related to the tobacco and electronic cigarette industries, critiqued the objectivity and evidence related to the 2016 US Surgeon General’s Report, E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults.1
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Papua New Guinea] KEP: Second-Hand Smokes Are Dangerous

people can smoke everywhere, even on Public Moving Vehicles (PMV) spreading second hand smoke to smokers and non-smokers even children and its very alarming...PNG is one of the ten countries with the highest rates of tobacco use in the world even though i
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Connecticut] More evidence that youth e-cig use promotes cigarette smoking (not the other way around)

Krysten Bold and her collages at Yale just drove a big stake through the heart of that (already implausible) argument. In their paper “Trajectories of e-cigarette and conventional cigarette use among youth” published in Pediatrics they followed Connecti
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:54
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WILL: Memo to government: We know smoking kills

Hence these governments cannot afford for their anti-smoking efforts to be too successful. Furthermore, if every smoker quit tomorrow, Social Security’s slow-motion crisis would accelerate and many public and private pension systems would be staggered by
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RAZAK: Drug war 4.0 must be won

it already has in its midst a well-functioning "gateway" substance which does just that. This refers to tobacco-products openly sold almost everywhere with virtually no control at all...our failure to find a substitute to replace tobacco as a subsistence
Sun Daily (my)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:23
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Juliana Frederick: An opportune moment to fight back against tobacco

In West Virginia, nearly 25 percent of adults still smoke, and more than 1,000 kids under 18 become new daily smokers every year... The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network calls upon West Virginia’s elected officials to finish what these correc
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Dec 24, 2017 16:53
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PITMAN: Antitobacco Campaigners Seize Olympic Opportunity for Clearing Smoke in Japan’s Public Places

This high-profile event has been seized upon by antitobacco campaigners as a catalyst for improving Japan’s tobacco policy. The hope is that it will provide a deadline for Japan to introduce proper legislation against passive smoking and help it vault fro
Nippon Paper Group (jp)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:44
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[Asia-pacific] SmokeFreePH: Can the Philippines become a smoke-free country?

“In order for us to qualify if the entire country is already smoke-free is to see if every LGU (local government unit) is already complying with even the minimum requirements [based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco C
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:42
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[Florida] SJUGGERUD: Builders and developers - and lawmakers - could lead way for smoke-free communities

Unlike nearly all other southeastern states, Florida prohibits local governments from regulating smoking under the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (the “Act”). While the Act laudably regulates smoking inside of workplaces, the Act prohibits local governments
Florida Today
added Dec 22, 2017 15:21
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[Nigeria] OKPARA: Tobacco and the spirit of the season

The nation’s lawmakers also owe Nigerians and particularly the youth the duty of giving their nod to guidelines for implementing other provisions of the NTC Act ... Most important, however, is that at the home front, parents have the pivotal role of stop
New Telegraph (ng)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:56
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