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[Canada] CALLARD: Smokers are paying more for their cigarettes. Coincidence? I think not.

money was set aside after Justice Schrager ordered two of the defendant companies to lock it up while the appeals... All told, Imperial Tobacco now charges $5.00 cents more...Has this allowed them to fully offload the costs of the security order onto smok
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 7, 2017 18:50
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SIEGEL: New FDA Rule is Wrong on the Law: Smoking Cessation Claims are Not Inherently Therapeutic Claims Because Smoking is Not a Disease

The FDA argues that pretty much any smoking cessation claim is inherently a therapeutic claim. While the agency does not go as far as proclaiming that there is no exception to this rule, the agency makes it clear that at first blush, any smoking cessatio
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:17
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[UK] DOCKRELL: Smoking and vaping in public places

Martin Dockrell, Tobacco Control Programme Lead at Public Health England, considers how vaping is changing thinking on smokefree policies... A key plank of PHE’s position is that vaping is not the same as smoking. You might prohibit both but you shouldn’
Royal Society for Public Health (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:40
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] ASSUNTA: Myanmar needs to stub out growing tobacco usage

It is the only country in the ASEAN region that has not committed national funds for tobacco control efforts. Strengthening tobacco control measures and allocating more resources to enforcement will send a strong message to the public and private sector
East Asia Forum (au)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:15
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DAY: UK government must help to stub out illicit tobacco trade

it should be a call to action for the chancellor to do all in his power to stop smugglers bypassing tobacco control measures designed to increase prices and prevent tobacco sales to children. Yet the UK government already has the power to thwart this bla
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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GILLESPIE: National Park Service Will Permanently Ban Vaping Wherever it Bans Smoking

You don't need to believe that vaping is a technology that might "save a billion lives" to wonder why the hell the NPS is pursuing such a stupid goal. And a vague one, too: Follwoing the FDA's language, the proposed revisions talks about "nicotine delive
Reason Magazine
added Jan 9, 2017 01:55
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[New York] Vapers Lose Battle To Lift NYC Bans On E-Cigarettes

Paltzik of the Joshpe Law Group, representing NYC Clash, told New York Law Journal. “Electronic cigarettes are a product that does not emit smoke. The City Council may have confused some of the health effects and byproducts of cigarettes with the health e
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:51
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[Virginia] GLANTZ: Starting with e-cigs triples odds of starting cigarettes among college students; the evidence just keeps piling up

followed 3757 students at Virginia Commonwealth University for a year to examine the relationship between e-cigarette use among never cigarette smokers at the beginning and whether they were smoking conventional cigarettes a year later. They found, contr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 5, 2017 16:42
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JAVITCH: How I Quit Smoking and Never Looked Back

Along with some eye-opening facts about nicotine addiction, Carr clarifies how cigarettes actually do nothing to enhance enjoyment in life, writing, “The whole business of smoking is like forcing yourself to wear tight shoes just to get the pleasure of t
Vogue
added Jan 9, 2017 01:57
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[Italy, Sweden, USA] RODU: Confirmed: Snus Use Protective for Parkinson’s Disease

Investigators in Sweden, Italy and the United States report that “non-smoking men who used snus had a substantially reduced risk of Parkinson’s disease…” The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology (abstract here), combined dat
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:12
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