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[North Carolina] SALOMON: Selling candy – or cancer?

the tobacco industry is using sweet flavors, fun names, and bright packaging to make its deadly products more appealing to young people...the North Carolina General Assembly should move to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products. Preemption precludes lo
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 23, 2017 02:17
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UCSF public comment on PMI MRTP application: Evidence that IQOS hurts vascular fuction as much as a cigarette

The evidence PMI presents in its MRTP application for IQOS is misleading and does not support the conclusion that IQOS will not harm endothelial function; independent research done in a more relevant physiological model shows that IQOS harms endothelial
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:23
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Health groups call on FDA to extend comment period for IQOS since FDA still has not posted important parts of the application

The way that the FDA is rushing this application is really short-circuting effecting public participation in reviewing the IQOS application... Here is the health groups' letter to FDA (PDF). November 21, 2017 Mr. Mitchell Zeller
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:23
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EDITORIAL: Marijuana, Secondhand Smoke, and Social Acceptability [FREE FULL TEXT]

This evidence supports maintaining and expanding clean indoor air laws to include marijuana as part of a public health framework for marijuana regulation.16 Stressing the right of all to breathe clean air should also be at the core of educational and legi
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Nov 23, 2017 00:23
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Sugar Industry Suppressed Evidence of Health Risks of Sucrose: Sugar Trade Group Pulled Plug on Research Nearly 50 Years Ago

In a study to be published Nov. 21, 2017 in PLOS Biology, the authors said their analysis of internal documents bolsters evidence that the sugar industry has manipulated science in order to protect commercial interests, and to influence regulations and p
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:22
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Vapour Product Association: You can shape the vaping future of South Africa

It is expected that e-cigarettes could face a range of possible regulations in 2018. Today the Vapour Products Association of South Africa (VPA) is asking South African vapers to lend their voices and to be heard. It is expected that e-cigarettes could
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:18
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[Africa, Tanzania] JEW: Tobacco hurts more than just your lungs – it damages the communities that grow it

My colleagues and I have recently published research demonstrating just how damaging it can be to the environment and communities in rural Tanzania. Most villages in Kipembawe don’t have electricity or mobile phone coverage. There are minimal healthcare
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:18
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GLANTZ: Five myths about e-cigs and some of the evidence that they are, well, myths

The latest e-cig love fest at the 2017 E-cig Summit in England has been bouncing around the internet, so I thought it would be worth summarizing some of the evidence debunking common e-cig myths. The list of citations is nowhere near exhaustive, but ill
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 22, 2017 05:21
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[Kentucky] RODU: Smoking kills too many Kentuckians. Here's how that can change

Our plan builds on a 2005 bill recognizing that “taxing tobacco products according to relative risk is a rational tax policy and may well serve the public health goal of reducing smoking-related mortality and morbidity and lowering health care costs asso
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Nov 22, 2017 04:28
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BIRR: ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY IS WRECKING THE GLOBAL CIGARETTE MARKET

Cigarette sales are continuing to plummet at a historic rate in global tobacco markets thanks to the popularity of heat-not-burn products, which research shows drastically cut the health risks from smoking. Japan Tobacco Inc. released a preliminary repo
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:41
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