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[Minnesota] HOBAN: Could Tobacco 21 increase smoking rates?

T21 is host to an array of unintended consequences. As with past prohibitive strategies in the United States, T21 has potential to increase use rates through psychological reactance, and out of protest once the targeted demographic realizes their right t
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Nov 27, 2017 15:08
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[UK] Skeptical Scalpel MD : Elective Surgery Ban for Smokers and Obese Patients

I do not know if the Hertfordshire committee's plan will result in people losing weight and stopping smoking before surgery. What I do know is, calling a patient "Jabba the Hutt" will not work.
MedPage Today
added Nov 25, 2017 21:32
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[California, New York] GREENHUT: Bay Area takes police-state approach to tobacco

What were police doing arresting someone for possibly selling a few loose cigarettes? It’s simple: New York City and other liberal locales are intent on regulating virtually every aspect of human behavior...And they won’t have any idea what happened the n
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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[California] KNOX: Don’t be fooled by Big Tobacco’s big apology

but Big Tobacco’s deceit and manipulation continues. The industry challenges legislative victories in court, manipulates products to get around existing regulations, produces and promotes new tobacco products and spends billions of dollars on marketing to
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 25, 2017 02:42
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PROCTOR: A Forced ‘Corrective’ on Cigarettes

There is no mention of the industry’s long campaign of deception, nothing about what is actually being “corrected.”... for the industry itself not to own these truths shows once again how far these kings of concealment and disinformation are from admitti
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2017 01:19
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GLANTZ: PM’s Population Health Impact Model for IQOS underestimates the impact of IQOS and does not show population benefit

My colleagues at UCSF just submitted this public comment to FDA on Philip Morris' IQOS MRTP application. The tracking number is 1k1-8zy0-6rfg. A PDF version of the comment is available here. Philip Morris’s Population Health Impact Model Based on Q
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 20:10
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MARGOLIN: You Can’t Treat Opioid Addiction While Ignoring Nicotine Addiction

America is in the throes of an opioid crisis—and yet, it could be argued that tobacco is still a greater killer. About 64,000 people died of opioid overdose fatalities last year, while cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths annually in the Uni
Vice.com
added Nov 23, 2017 03:03
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[North Carolina] SALOMON: Selling candy – or cancer?

the tobacco industry is using sweet flavors, fun names, and bright packaging to make its deadly products more appealing to young people...the North Carolina General Assembly should move to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products. Preemption precludes lo
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 23, 2017 02:17
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Vapour Product Association: You can shape the vaping future of South Africa

It is expected that e-cigarettes could face a range of possible regulations in 2018. Today the Vapour Products Association of South Africa (VPA) is asking South African vapers to lend their voices and to be heard. It is expected that e-cigarettes could
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:18
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[Africa, Tanzania] JEW: Tobacco hurts more than just your lungs – it damages the communities that grow it

My colleagues and I have recently published research demonstrating just how damaging it can be to the environment and communities in rural Tanzania. Most villages in Kipembawe don’t have electricity or mobile phone coverage. There are minimal healthcare
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:18
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