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[New York] Mark Belfer: It’s time to stand up to the tobacco industry

we all pay the price for smoking. In fact, the annual health care costs in New York directly caused by smoking are $10.39 billion. Medicaid costs caused from smoking in New York are a staggering $6.62 billion... It’s time to put our kids before the profit
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Aug 18, 2018 15:02
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FOX: The harm of Virginia’s illicit tobacco trade

Legislation with teeth needs to be enacted to combat tobacco smuggling on an international scale...smuggling hits legitimate tax revenue, funds terrorism and organized crime, fuels instability and ultimately threatens U.S. national security. We cannot aff
Washington Post
added Aug 18, 2018 14:59
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STUDY DOESN’T FIND THAT VAPING WILL CAUSE LUNG DAMAGE

his is preliminary research, and any speculation on e-cigarettes causing lung damage is a matter of conjecture. There is potentially no way to accurately ‘dose’ cells in the way people vape in the real world, and this is always the problem with this type
Totally Wicked
added Aug 17, 2018 13:00
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SAMET: Lung Cancer, Smoking, and Obesity: It’s Complicated

The obesity epidemic has now overlapped the tobacco epidemic for several decades, and the interplay of these two highly prevalent and powerful risk factors for cancer needs to be better understood...there is a need for insightful mechanistic research to
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Aug 17, 2018 11:45
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SAVEDOFF: It Takes an Oncologist: A New and Promising Tobacco Control Initiative

King describes the aim of the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge as an effort to "shine a spotlight on the leading financial organizations that have moved to tobacco-free finance and to encourage others to follow suit. The Pledge is a good-spirited initiative a
Center for Global Development (CGD)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:41
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Why Australian prisoners are smoking nicotine-infused tea leaves

Simply providing nicotine lozenges isn’t enough to change the entrenched behaviour of long-term smokers. We need to provide better support for Australians in prison to quit smoking and improve their long-term health. They deserve the same quitting servi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:01
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BAULD: Funders must be wary of industry alliances

Copious case studies document how industry influence can muddy research on the health impacts....It is time for research funders to integrate this information and consider vested interests as a force in the complex research system....Questioning the role
Scientific Reports
added Aug 15, 2018 16:04
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GLANTZ: Questions that FDA and TPSAC should consider when evaluating RJR Camel Snus MRTP application

Lauren Lempert and I just sent this letter to FDA...As of August 10, 2018, many of the most crucial Camel Snus MRTP applications materials have still not been posted for public review and comment, including: Module 6 – Summary of All Research Findings, in
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 13, 2018 08:32
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[Massachusetts] HEALEY: E-cigarettes are your child's worst friend

Over the past few months, I have been traveling to communities across Massachusetts, talking to middle- and high-school students about health, wellness and substance-use prevention. At every meeting, I have heard from parents, teachers, school nurses and
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Aug 10, 2018 19:47
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes really the seatbelts and condoms of tobacco-caused disease prevention?

Dr Joe Kosterich...repeated the factoid that e-cigarettes reduce harm by 95%, said there was “absolutely no evidence” of e-cigarettes being gateways to later uptake of smoking in teenagers and boldly claimed that “dual use [smoking as well as vaping) is
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:33
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