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[UK] GLINDON: Vaping helping smokers quit

Yet there is resistance to recognising and encouraging vaping, although I am glad to say that it has been included in the Tobacco Control Plan . We should fully accept that vaping helps smokers kick the habit.
North Tyneside Today (News Guardian) (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:03
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[Canada] ARAYA: Ottawa’s out to beat the black market on marijuana. Why not tobacco, too?

Jorge Araya: There is a glaring inconsistency in the government’s approach to marijuana and tobacco... While the government is rightly concerned with ensuring the competitiveness of the legal marijuana industry, its tobacco control policies provide advant
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:23
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[Kansas] FAVELA: Tobacco Free Wu & Me? Maybe.

what I think Tobacco Free Wu & Me is asking for is for volunteers to speak up and speak out against tobacco users. That someone could be me. But I’m not someone who will willfully scold my colleagues who choose to smoke. I’m not saying this is a publicity
The Sunflower (Wichita State University)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:57
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GLANTZ: New evidence that e-cigs damage human lungs more than conventional cigs

They found “a unique e-cigarette-induced innate lung response that includes markers of aberrant neutrophilic response and altered mucin secretion and indicate that the effects of e-cigarettes are overlapping with yet distinct from those observed in otherw
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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Is Japan losing the fight against smoke-free legislation?

If the silent majority of non-smokers’ voices are not heard because of the vocal minority of smokers, the problem Japan will be facing will be profound. Given that politicians in Japan are often forced to agree with the party’s decisions (known as Tougi-k
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 17:18
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[Canada] PICARD: Legal marijuana: health ministers should be better prepared

it says the rules for where cannabis can be smoked will be the same as for cigarettes or e-cigarettes, and is considering licensing cannabis lounges. Ontario, for its part, says cannabis can only be smoked in private residences. What Ottawa should be doi
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:40
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MALLOW: A call to increase cigarette prices up to RM100

The proposal to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to RM50 in light of the coming Budget 2018 announcement is seen as small and might be futile to our ongoing struggle to prevent the smoking habit among our people especially among the youth. If
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:16
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[Asia] KHAN: Pakistani women and cigarettes / Life as a Pakistani woman smoker

Maybe, one day, no woman will have to hide in the fire exit anyway, just for a smoke. And maybe, one day, we will be able to tame our floodlights onto bigger, more important issues – bigger than cigarettes in the mouths of women.
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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[Zimbabwe] BRANSWELL: How a blunder over Robert Mugabe has cost the WHO goodwill it needs

The global health community is struggling to make sense of a blunder that has shaken confidence in the new director-general of the World Health Organization and given rise to concerns — both outside and within the WHO — about the impact the episode will
statnews.com
added Oct 26, 2017 21:22
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[UK] GRIFFITHS: Air pollution is killing us. As a GP I welcome this new charge on drivers

for example, with banning smoking in public places. We know this approach works: the smoking ban has delivered major improvements in public health, reducing rates of pre-term birth by about 4%, childhood hospital admissions for asthma by 10% and pneumonia
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:29
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