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HUGHES: E-Cigarettes Reduce Adult Smoking

Overly burdensome taxes on these products or restrictive regulations for adult users could reduce these potential benefits, and ultimately lead to more people smoking conventional cigarettes for longer, with negative health effects.
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added May 30, 2018 19:33
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GLANTZ: To minimize illicit tobacco trade, FDA should reject any partnership with the tobacco industry, reject industry estimates and exaggeration of illicit trade, and use the FCTC Protocol on Illicit Trade as a model to counter the supply side of illici

My colleagues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k2-93fq-mfpc. A PDF (including all the footnotes) is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:57
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GLANTZ: First evidence linking e-cigs to COPD in the population

At the American Thoracic Society meeting in May 2018, Mario Perez and colleagues presented an analysis of the NIDA/FDA PATH study and found a strong link between e-cigarette use and COPD. They compared having been told they were diagnosed with COPD (
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:54
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MAHOOD/COLLISHAW: Canada's anti-tobacco plan is smoke and mirrors

Inadequate funding and timid language from the government of Justin Trudeau won't help curb epidemic.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 29, 2018 15:50
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[UK, UK-Scotland] How do we stop people smoking at the front doors of our hospitals?

we could accept, however reluctantly, that smoking will never be completely eradicated and reinstate smoking shelters, while providing access to stop smoking services and support to help people who would like to quit. In any event it is difficult to imagi
British Medical Journal
added May 29, 2018 13:56
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Missing the elephant in the vaping transition room.

these results argue against EC being an effective harm reduction strategy, and point to their far stronger potential to both recruit smokers and hold many smokers in smoking.
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added May 28, 2018 17:46
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[UK] SUMMERS: Taxes for health: evidence clears the air

Tobacco and alcohol taxes consistently raise prices, reduce consumption, and save lives, while generating additional revenues to support public services...I have agreed to co-chair the Task Force on Fiscal Policy for Health with Michael Bloomberg that wil
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2018 20:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] GARCIA: Ever heard of thirdhand smoke?

How many generations of smoke does science need to uncover before we accept that tobacco is the most dangerous natural product we have invented?
Rappler (ph)
added May 27, 2018 15:31
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[Canada] Monique Keiran: The wheels of Big Tobacco turn slowly

The industry’s shift in product investment and marketing strategy began more than 10 years ago, according to an analysis of tobacco company Philip Morris’s previously secret, internal documents that was published May 1.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 27, 2018 15:25
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[California] GLANTZ: Scientific evidence that getting rid of flavored tobacco products will improve health

The public comment we just submitted to FDA in response to their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on flavors sums up the current state of the science: Flavors attract kids to tobacco products Flavors make it easier for kids to consume tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:45
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