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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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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking versus vaping: which one is more harmful?

A: When it comes to the debate of smoking versus vaping, the one that wins is often just the lesser of two evils. Vaping involves the inhalation of vapourized e-cigarette liquid which consists of water, nicotine, a base of propylene glycol or vegetable
AsiaOne (sg)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MYDIN: Non-smokers must speak up

It is high time the rest of us highlight the health and economic consequences of smoking in public. It is only when the silent majority remain silent no longer that there will be more compulsion to protect our right to clean air.
New Straits Times (my)
added May 31, 2017 15:01
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BRUNI: How We Really Die

“A friend of mine once said the way to stop smoking is to close your eyes, think about the person you dislike the most,” Bloomberg, 75, told me. “Now, do you want to be at their funeral or you want them to be at yours?”
New York Times
added May 31, 2017 13:53
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ARNOTT: Some reflections on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco Control Plan for England expired at the end of 2015 and to date there is no sign of its successor...On 1 July 2017 it will be the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smokefree legislation in England. A worthy date for publication of the next
Medium
added May 31, 2017 13:46
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[Australia] WALSBERGER: We need to reduce the retail availability of tobacco in NSW

The two most burning problems in NSW tobacco control that we should highlight today are the widespread availability of tobacco, as well as unregulated marketing practices that the tobacco industry employs to maximise their sales through NSW retailers.
The Age (au)
added May 31, 2017 00:38
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[New Zealand] Celebrating World Smokefree Day

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to help their friends and family quit smoking this World Smokefree Day. “More than 5000 New Zealanders die of smoking-related illnesses each year. Nearly 1500 of those people die betwe
Scoop (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:42
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