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MARCUS: Kids Should Be Told The Truth About E-Cigarettes. They’re Not As Dangerous As Smoking

Gottlieb seems to be suggesting the 17 percent of young people who believe e-cigs are a safer alternative to combustible cigarettes are wrong, but nothing could be further from the truth. There is no scientific doubt that e-cigs absolutely are a dramatic
The Federalist
added Feb 23, 2018 01:19
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MUKHERJEE: Singapore's New Chewing Gum Is an iQoS

To be hit by such a regulatory backlash in a major Asian city is bad news for companies investing heavily into alternative nicotine products -- Philip Morris alone has bet $3 billion. But never mind Big Tobacco. The Singapore ban is illogical for at leas
Bloomberg News
added Feb 21, 2018 23:35
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[UK] DOCKRELL: Clearing up some myths around e-cigarettes

e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes are not the same and shouldn’t be treated as such. It’s important that England’s seven million smokers are aware of the differences and have accurate information to inform their health decisions. E-cigarettes aren’t com
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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[New York] ARCHIVE: WITCHEL: COUNTERINTELLIGENCE; Stealing a Smoke, In Good Company

Circa Tabac's owners, Lee Ringelheim and Brian Michels, have devoted themselves to a simple, if currently verboten, concept: to directly cater to the discerning smoker. Thank you, Lord. I asked my friend Nan to join me for a few stolen hours of Puff Mom
New York Times
added Feb 21, 2018 19:36
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ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Great expectorations! The decline of public spitting: lessons for passive smoking?

The first mention of passive smoking appeared in 1974." A mere 21 years on, smoking is banned on most short haul and many longer airline flights, in all Californian and larger New York City restaurants, and in many workplaces. In Australia, well over 90%
British Medical Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 14:36
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[Kentucky] GOULSON: Cigarette tax increase will improve the health of Kentuckians

KentuckyOne Health encourages regular screenings to help detect heart disease, as well as lung cancer, early-on, because we know early detection goes a long way to enhancing treatment. While Kentuckians can find out about screening opportunities at all o
The Lane Report
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Africa, Kenya] WANYONYI / KIDIYA: Wiping out illicit tobacco trade

the ITP will enter into force and become binding on the 90th day following the 40th ratification by parties to the FCTC. As of February 1, Togo became the 34th country to ratify and so far, only six more countries are needed. Thereafter, parties will beg
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:25
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CARUANA: American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

The organization finally recognizes the research in favour of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation, and recommends that physicians support smokers who choose the devices as their preferred cessation aids.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:09
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[China] Invited Commentary: Second-hand smoke is an under recognized risk factor for cognitive decline

SHS may be one of the most prevalent and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline... there is an urgent need to raise awareness of SHS reduction as part of global and national strategies to reduce cognitive decline and dementia, and to introduce legi
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:20
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: NSW vaping ban a bad idea

A supermarket may choose to not allow vaping, but a bookshop keen to attract browsers may decide otherwise. Public health policy should be guided by the best available evidence. A blanket ban on vaping in smoke-free areas is lazy policy and is likely to
The Australian (au)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:09
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