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[UK] GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are expanding nicotine addiction in England, too

A new study using data collected in the UK between June 2015 and April 2016 of schoolchildren (mean age 14.1, n=499) shows that, like everywhere else, a substantial number of kids using e-cigarettes have never smoked cigarettes. In fact, at 52.6%, this
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:48
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SIEGEL: Johns Hopkins Public Health Researchers Claim that Smoking May Be No More Hazardous than Vaping

Can you imagine doctors discouraging their smoking patients from switching to e-cigarettes because they are not sure it is any safer? Can you imagine doctors telling ex-smoking patients that they might as well resume smoking because they're not sure that
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:37
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[Canada] BARRON: Smoking becoming a thing of the past

Despite my skepticism at the time, I’ve personally gotten quite used to no smoking in public places and I have to wonder why I didn’t take any exception to it before....We now know that bystanders can have their health adversely impacted by inhaling seco
BC Local News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:36
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[Africa, Nigeria] OKAFOR: Why tobacco isn’t going away

The bottomline: considering people’s choices, preferences and spending power, tobacco and alcohol aren’t going anywhere soon, and the anti-tobacco fight still has a long way to go in Nigeria. The excise upward review announced by the finance minister Kem
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 10, 2018 21:34
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How Much Worse Can It Get For Philip Morris?

Philip Morris has continued falling after its poorly received earnings report in April. A lot of people are calling the stock a bargain here. I offer a few key points you should consider before getting on the Philip Morris bandwagon at current prices.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[North Carolina] PURVIS: This is how I'll remember Anthony Bourdain: A Charlotte visit and an ash-tray incident

Alcohol, smoking, a heroin history and a rock-star lifestyle were always a part of Tony Bourdain’s story. ..This was still in that uneasy era when people smoked but you couldn’t smoke anywhere. The Marriott Marquis still had ashtrays by the elevators, ea
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 8, 2018 18:49
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The States With The Largest State Sin Tax Revenues

in taxes are designed to further two goals: one, to raise additional revenue for the state; and two, to deter certain behavior regarded as detrimental to personal health or to public wellbeing. Many of the behaviors targeted by sin taxes are known to plac
Lawyers.com Blog
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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[UK] GOLDEN: Inconsistent and erratic regulators risk stifling our thriving vaping industry

The consumer-led insurgency of vaping has seen in excess of 1.6m people stop smoking completely, at no cost to the taxpayer. Now the independent vaping industry needs the support of its regulators and politicians to allow vaping to reach its full potenti
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco strongly supports end to selling flavored tobacco products

RJR’s last-ditch effort to roll back this law illustrates just how important flavors are to the tobacco industry’s efforts to hook kids and keep adults smoking, a lesson that public health advocates should take seriously and prioritize passing the same l
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:16
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GIVEN: The FDA is (unintentionally) going to make people smoke more

Requiring tobacco companies to reduce the level of nicotine in cigarettes will have little effect on heavy smokers, instead pushing them to consume more.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 8, 2018 01:26
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