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[Canada] JAMES: Vaping Laws Keep Less Harmful Option Out Of Canadians' Reach

E-cigarettes are a proven harm reduction technology that offers Canada an enormous opportunity to save lives and health-care costs. Canadian legislators should seize the opportunity to encourage smokers to switch to vaping, rather than making it harder.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:14
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why researchers have a duty to try and influence policy

For some months, I’d been in the forefront of a small group of public health people who were confronting the advertising industry’s self-regulation body with data about the appeal of Paul Hogan, who fronted the massively successful Winfield cigarette adve
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:21
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GLANTZ: How the tobacco industry manipulated public health policy in Nigeria

This bit of history highlights the importance of strong implementation of FCTC Article 5.3, which commits parties to the treaty to keep the tobacco companies from infiltrating the government’s policy making process. We also illustrate how the industry i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:02
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[Canada] New Canadian Constitution Foundation Report Reveals Major Problems with Canadian Vaping Laws

These laws and proposed laws threaten the industry’s ability to grow and maximise the significant public health and financial benefits of encouraging cigarette smokers and would be smokers to switch to less-harmful e-cigarette technologies.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:17
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HOEKSTRA: Science challenges FDA vaping regulation, and Trump might be next

he says it will take quick action starting with Congress and a bill to push the grandfather date to Aug. 8, 2016. “That’s a step in the right direction,” Stier told Watchdog.org. “But it would not save innovation going forward, which we need. So that’s w
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ASSUNTA: Introduce licensing for tobacco retailers

Obviously, retailer education not to sell contraband cigarettes is ineffective. Licensing of retailers is an efficient way to ensure that these contraband cigarettes don’t end up in smokers’ hands...The cost of the licence should be high enough for the re
New Straits Times (my)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:39
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[Colorado] COLDIRON: Increased enforement of smoking ban coming soon

Starting March 1, staff plans to increase enforcement efforts through the issuance of warnings and tickets for those who continue to smoke in restricted areas, especially in the downtown smoke-free zone. Fort Collins has long been a leader regarding smo
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Feb 22, 2017 19:25
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GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigs depress quitting cigarettes keeps piling up, this time from Japan

They conducted a national cross-sectional study of 9055 people in Japan who had tried to quit smoking cigarettes in the last 5 years and found that people who used e-cigarettes were 38% less likely to have stopped smoking than people who didn’t use e-cig
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:17
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] YAP: Can we have courage in our tobacco policy-making?

It seems that harsher laws against smoking would be most effective in tandem with the availability of alternative tobacco or nicotine products, with a complete smoking ban as the end game. Perhaps Singapore can lead the world in this area as well, and b
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:22
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[UK] SWEANOR: Pragmatism on nicotine could save lives

Reducing risks by helping smokers switch to less hazardous products has been opposed rather than endorsed, with regulation serving to restrict alternatives to cigarettes. The push to ban potentially less hazardous alternatives to cigarettes, or to put th
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 01:24
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