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[California] WHATMATTERS: Keeping score at home? Soda loses, tobacco wins

the Assembly Health Committee failed to approve a resolution calling on Hollywood to give R-ratings to movies that depict smoking. Resolutions are statements and cannot be enforced. The vote: Seven Democrats voted yes and one Republican voted no. But fiv
added Aug 24, 2018 12:08

GLANTZ: Risk of Heart Attacks Is Double for Daily E-Cigarette Users

We just published "Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Here is the UCSF press release describing the study:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:28

BARRINGTON-TRIMIS/LEVENTHAL: Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes — Urgent Concerns

Juul had captured 49.6% of the e-cigarette market.2 There is reason to be concerned that adolescents’ use of pod mods is not a passing trend and could bring a host of adverse health consequences to the current generation of adolescents and young adults.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:25

[California] Public comment to Calif Bureau of Cannabis Control on Things that are Right and Wrong in their proposed regulations

Bowling, Dan Orenstein, and I recently submitted this public comment.... With a strong regulatory framework, the cannabis industry can be...allowed...without enabling the repetition of practices from other industries, such as tobacco or alcohol, that have
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:04

[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
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[California] A victory for public health: Fontana approves smoke-free parks ordinance

The American Lung Association in California applauds the Fontana City Council for voting in favor of public health and unanimously passing a smoke-free parks policy at its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14. “We greatly appreciate the work of the Fontana City
IE News Group (Inland Empire (CA) Community Newspapers)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:43

[UK] THOMSON: Look out, cigarettes have a cool young rival

Juuling at home or after work may be a great substitute for smoking. But encouraging people to vape 24/7, anywhere they like, runs the risk of glamorising a habit the long-term effects of which are uncertain. Added to which, surely no one wants a return
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 17:32

AUDIO: Back to the Future: Stan Glantz lecture on e-cigarettes and whether they really reduce harm

This 45 minute lecture, prepared for the 14 FDA/NIH-sponsored TCORS, reviews why people think e-cigarettes are a sensible part of a tobacco harm-reduction strategy...
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 21, 2018 17:30

MALONE: Keeping tobacco cheap: how tobacco companies undermine government tax measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

he idea behind the slogan is that the tobacco-control movement is not genuinely concerned about improving health or ending smoking, only about perpetuating itself. ... Long term, continuing to allow the sale of deadly products on every corner, no matter h
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:27

BAKST: FDA, Congress should not block critical alternatives to smoking

Congress and the FDA have the chance to do the right thing by allowing smokers to have options to quit smoking. This should not be a difficult decision.
Washington Times
added Aug 21, 2018 12:15
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