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BOUCHER: Why THR rendez-vous

When Derek Yach launched the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, on September 2017, with a $80 million per year funding by [PMI], I was stunned by the immediate level and tone of the opposition... I have agreed to be employed by the Foundation for a Smoke-
THR Rendez-vous (Philippe Boucher blog)
added Jul 10, 2018 11:25
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STROUD: Public health groups should be applauding Big Tobacco's harm reduction efforts

Despite their history, tobacco companies’ recent efforts to further reduce combustible cigarette consumption should be encouraged, not criticized. THR products have emerged as some of the most effective smoking cessation devices available today, and many
The Hill
added Jul 9, 2018 15:21
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[UK] RIDLEY: Britain’s vaping revolution: why this healthier alternative to smoking is under threat

The British vaping revolution dismays some people, who see it as a return to social acceptability for something that looks like smoking with unknown risks. Yet here, more than anywhere in the world, the government disagrees. Public Health England says th
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:59
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[New Jersey] SHAPIRO: Trump's Taj Mahal tobacco proposal shows his willingness to put profit over people

I searched for Trump's name in the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents...willing to sell out the health of his employees and casino guests for $150,000...three big signs emblazoned with the Marlboro logo at the casino, heralding a new Marlboro Poker Room. Th
NBC News
added Jul 8, 2018 02:12
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MALONE: Will medical researchers turn away Big Tobacco's billion-dollar Trojan horse?

leaders and researchers in the field need to protect the public as well as their integrity and their professional standing by asking questions as tough about their prospective funders as their planned lines of study.
JD Supra, LLC
added Jul 7, 2018 14:08
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[Australia] FICKLING: Recruiting Smoking's New Suckers Just Got Harder

The argument most commonly made against the Australian rules is that they haven’t made a difference. That doesn’t stand up to a lot of scrutiny: Studies supporting that claim have either been based on non-public data that can’t be checked, or commission
Washington Post
added Jul 6, 2018 02:34
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SULLUM: Survey of Juul Customers Shows Many Vapers Stop Smoking

Even allowing for response bias, the survey shows it is not at all unusual for people to stop smoking after they begin vaping. It also suggests that vaping is more likely to be a gateway to cessation than a gateway to smoking
Reason Magazine
added Jul 6, 2018 02:32
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SULLIVAN: Iowa's smoking ban was never about protecting workers

All this, even though there is no reliable evidence showing smoking outside is hazardous to other people’s health. The same goes for e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco, which Iowa City’s ordinance also outlawed....The smoker’s lobby has lost this fight, but
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 5, 2018 22:47
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HARRINGTON: Survey Finds E-Cigarettes Are Effective Cessation Tool, Undermining Democrat Claim

A new survey of nearly 19,000 JUUL users in the United States found that less than 1 percent of its customers were not smokers before they began vaping. By contrast, over 64 percent of adults who were smokers before they began using JUUL have used the pr
Washington Free Beacon
added Jul 5, 2018 22:40
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and att
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:55
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