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GLTANTZ: FDA advisors say evidence doesn't back Philip Morris' claim that IQOS cuts disease risk

UCSF has submitted 10 public comments supporting the scientific conclusion that IQOS is not safer than conventional cigarettes and that even allowing "reduced exposure" claims would be misinterpreted as reduced harm claims. ...Other countries should not b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:03
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4 big takeaways from the most comprehensive report on e-cigarettes yet

1) E-cigarettes may — or may not — help adults quit smoking / 2) Vaping increases the likelihood that young people will smoke cigarettes / 3) E-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes / 4) The big-picture health effects of e-cigarettes
Vox Media
added Jan 25, 2018 22:10
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STYLE When Hollywood Ageism Hits Close to Home Social Q’s

As for dinner, why not be gently direct? It won’t come as a huge shock to a smoker in 2018 to learn that some people find their habit a drag. Say, “I love you, May, but I can’t take your secondhand smoke. If you’re willing to take your ciggie breaks in t
New York Times
added Jan 25, 2018 20:58
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MOORE: View from THE LEFT Tobacco Use Is Holding Back the Developing World

The majority of the WHO tobacco control strategies apply to, and directly affect tobacco users themselves, but non-users should be just as invested in the battle against tobacco consumption. Aside from the fact that nearly one million of the tobacco-rela
Merion West
added Jan 25, 2018 20:58
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RICH: Florida, raise the smoking age to 21

About 350 kids under the age of 18 become regular smokers each day — one in three will eventually die as a result. We should do everything we can to prevent young people from smoking and save lives. Increasing the tobacco age to 21 will help achieve thes
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 25, 2018 02:10
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CUBBIN/FORD: Texas cities should follow San Antonio’s lead on new tobacco law

After all, there is not much to prevent San Antonio youths ages 18-20 from purchasing tobacco products from merchants outside the city limits. In short, we need greater geographic coverage.
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Massachusetts] SMITH: Tobacco: let’s clear the air, indeed.

I believe that rather than actively working against tobacco and nicotine use on campus, UMass has used this policy as another campaign slogan that lacks any real substance in practice. “Tobacco-free” represents a false promise made by UMass, and a change
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Massachusetts] DELLECHIALE: The New Rambler: Goodbye, Juul world

Instead of cigarettes, I kept seeing these little wafer cookie-looking vapes. I had seen a few of them before the break — inside Mugar Library of all places — but once I got back, I began seeing tons of them. I learned these devices were called Juuls. W
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:44
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[Singapore] Confronting The Big Smoke In A Small Nation

Since there are no alternatives to consume nicotine, why are smokers villainised when they turn to their cigarettes? Speaking at the fifth annual E-Cigarette Summit 2017 held in London, Sarah Jakes, representing the New Nicotine Alliance, shares how ordi
Popspoken
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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[Florida] COFFIN: Commentary: Making young-adult tobacco use illegal isn’t the answer

But here’s the reality: They’re not going to lose their addiction just because some new law says that smoking is now illegal. If we think otherwise, we obviously don’t understand the dynamics of addiction.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 24, 2018 00:03
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