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GLANTZ: More evidence that NRT without counseling does not work

This is, of course, something that the tobacco industry has known for a long time, ever since shortly after NRT was introduced.... It also points to the folly of the FDA adopting the tobacco industry’s “harm reduction” approach of simply seeking alternati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:32
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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35
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[Canada] SENATOR BETTY UNGER: Marijuana legislation will not achieve its objectives and should be defeated

The negative health impacts of legalization don’t stop there. You have the problems of second-hand smoke, exposure to children, impaired driving, and the fact that smoking marijuana is far more harmful to your health than smoking cigarettes. All of these
Hill Times (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 18:54
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Richard Smith: A public health witch hunt—bad for everybody

I used to be the editor of The BMJ...WHO and other public health bodies should think more deeply before reacting so quickly and negatively. Finally, I hope that you are not being used to conduct a witch hunt when there are no witches. Or perhaps I’m one
BMJ Group blogs
added Dec 26, 2017 07:20
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LUKOWSKI: Big Tobacco continues to target the poor

If you look at a map of where tobacco use is highest, the states with the most smokers tend to be those with the fewest laws to keep tobacco marketing and other challenges in check. Laws work.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:58
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[USA] FOJTIK: U.S., FDA Can Learn from Japan How to Reduce Smoking

The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28
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[Africa] MAHON: Five Wishes for Morocco in the New Year 2018

3. A (more) smoke-free Morocco? Ymkin. 2018 is arriving and the research is clear on the effects of second-hand smoke. Smoking is part of the street café culture here just as it was a major part of the nightclub and bar scene in the US for decades. Smoke
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:12
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[Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania] KULWA: EAC bloc ought to ban shisha smoking en-masse

As a Public Health Specialist, several researches and publications documented would make one concur with Rwanda’s Ministry of Health that importation, advertisement and smoking of shisha within its territory has painful health hazards, and it is like one
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:03
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[Oklahoma] SMALLEY: Office Visit: Ripple effect of tobacco cessation

As business leaders, we have resources at our disposal to help co-workers quit... Businesses may also consider adopting a tobacco-free and vape-free policy at the workplace, setting up optional tobacco cessation support groups for co-workers and providing
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Dec 20, 2017 18:24
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this commentary, we flag the importance of taking a child-rights approach in the context of tobacco control, which is thus far unprecedented. This text was written in response to the Seventh Conference of States Parties of WHOs Framework Convention on
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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