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[Australia] KOSTERICH: Beyond a binary approach: why WA must legalise vaping now

When medical professionals seek to treat or help people, we need a variety of options. No one antidepressant or antihypertensive works for everyone. Different approaches are required and we must tailor what is best to the individual. The more options we
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:52
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DAUBE: Tobacco targets—doomed to fail? ($$)

There has been incontrovertible evidence that smoking is lethal for nearly seven decades, since publication in 1950 of authoritative papers by Doll and Hill in the British Medical Journal and…
New Zealand Medical Journal (nz)
added Apr 13, 2018 17:06
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SMITH: Doctors have ethical obligation to consider e-cigarette use for patients

doctors should consider recommending them as a less harmful alternative for patients who have repeatedly failed to stop smoking tobacco with approved treatments, a new study concludes. The review of the latest scientific evidence on e-cigarettes, by UNSW
University of New South Wales (au)
added Apr 13, 2018 15:59
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MENDELSOHN: Electronic cigarettes in physician practice

Smokers should be advised that the highest success rates occur with daily use with nicotine e‐liquid and newer e‐cigarette models. After quitting smoking, it is preferable to aim ultimately to cease vaping if possible, but long‐term use of e‐cigarettes is
Wiley Online Library
added Apr 13, 2018 15:58
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PHILIP: We need health equity for a tobacco-free Florida

However, when it comes to tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke there are still many geographic and demographic inequalities across our state. Nearly 2.5 million Florida adults, or 15.5 percent, still smoke cigarettes. There are large populations
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 12, 2018 19:14
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Why Scott Gottlieb is the one Trump official everybody seems to like

Gottlieb has won over critics and allayed many fears of the public health community. He is getting away with things like cracking down on tobacco and salt in food — moves that would have been dubbed “nanny state” in the Obama era. He’s also surprised many
Vox Media
added Apr 12, 2018 18:12
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SATEL: Why the panic over JUUL and teen vaping may have deadly results

It may (or may not) be a simple coincidence that the panicky coverage coincides with a recent lawsuit demanding that the [FDA] speed up regulation of vaping products. But, orchestrated or not, rushing the FDA to regulate puts smokers at risk.
American Enterprise Institute
added Apr 12, 2018 00:19
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BLACK: California and Colorado Are Getting Weed Cafes. Why Can't Washington? Because of Republicans.

A statewide indoor smoking ban prevents any kind of smoking inside buildings. A separate state law makes it illegal to smoke weed anywhere in public. So where do you go? If you have walked around Seattle recently, you have already smelled the answer: Yo
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 12, 2018 00:02
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GLANTZ: New study using PATH data shows that e-cigarettes help some smokers quit, hurt most

a well-done analysis of the FDA/NIH path dataset that concludes that “daily e-cigarette initiators were more likely to have quit smoking or reduced use compared to non-users. However, less frequent e-cigarette use was not associated with cigarette cess
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:46
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GLANTZ: While several studies have been published showing some e-cig users quit more, the overall picture remains negative

Because only a small minority of e-cigarette users (10-20%) are daily users of high delivery systems, the overall population health effect of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation remains negative, i.e., on average smokers who use e-cigarettes are less likely
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:42
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