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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Cheaper cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco slows smoking’s downward spiral

the first time in two decades that a statistically significant fall was not recorded. There are several factors likely to be responsible for the previously brake-less downward slide in smoking. Long-time campaigners Mike Daube and Todd Harper have set o
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:28
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[Montana] KINGFISHER: Tobacco industry threatens sustainable development

Local activities in Missoula will include an End of Year BBQ scheduled for Friday, June 2, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., at McCormick Park in collaboration with Missoula County Public Schools Indian Education for All Department and Missoula Urban Indian Healt
The Missoulian
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Africa, Nigeria] AGWU/SUCCESS: Tobacco: Whiff of death on a stick

The delay in the implementation of this law is still exposing our youths to the dangers of tobacco use as the manufacturers and importers freely flood the country with their products without restriction or control by the government. The world celebrated
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:30
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[Australia] BATH: Government's stance on e-cigarettes 'doesn't make sense'

Millions of Australians are missing out on what could be a lifesaving technology, while the rest of the planet struggle to understand the Australian Government’s unique stance against e-cigarettes. There are over 2.6 million smokers in Australia, and st
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:04
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[New Zealand] Smokers more likely to have babies with teeth abnormalities

Women who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day during pregnancy are much more likely to give birth to babies who will fail to grow all their teeth, new University of Otago research has found. The condition, known as hypodontia, commonly involves childre
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:42
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[Missouri] CARTER: There was a snus convention in St. Louis!

History is replete with small events involving just a few people getting together and triggering massive changes in culture and politics. Something is brewing, something big, among the lovers of the most popular low-risk tobacco product. Mark well this pa
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:05
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[Asia, India] KATDARE: Why Tobacco Is Never Safe—Not Even In An E-Cigarette Or Hookah

E-cigarettes are known to contain particulate matter (in addition to tobacco), which is implicated in causing asthma, coronary artery disease along with lung cancer. They come in interesting flavours to entice young people. In kids consuming these can le
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:47
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SATEL/BATES: Senators' Letter To FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Perpetuates Misconceptions About E-Cigarettes

the senators’ letter is important nonetheless as a window into a larger, national discussion... E-cigarettes, and other reduced risk products, are breakthroughs in public health. They must be regulated for safety, surely, but in a manner that facilitates
Forbes
added May 31, 2017 18:48
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BLOOMBERG: Small Steps Can Save Millions of Lives

We’re helping these governments stand up for their people through the Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund, which we created with the Gates Foundation. The fund supports governments such as Uruguay, which last year fended off a tobacco-industry lawsuit arg
Bloomberg News
added May 31, 2017 17:03
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[Canada] GAGNON: Why the double standard for tobacco and marijuana?

Public explanation is needed as both marijuana and tobacco are addictive substances with known, and in some cases, similar, health risks...the health minister and Health Canada should acknowledge the importance of alternative products such as tobacco heat
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:50
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