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GLANTZ: Need for Examination of Broader Range of Risks When Predicting the Effects of New Tobacco Products [FREE FULL TEXT]

We request that Levy et al. publish the results for higher risks for VNP products (e-cigarettes) in their response to this letter. It would also be better if future versions of their model was based on observable probabilities and they posted the full mo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:22

[Canada] SCHWARTZ: Doctors’ Notes: Why e-cigarettes are better than smoking but worse than nothing

As a tobacco control scientist, I see one advantage of electronic cigarettes: they’re much less hazardous than smoking. But they’re not harmless, so I would strongly discourage non-smokers from taking up the habit. Smoking is still a major problem. One
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[Africa, Nigeria] ADETUBERU: Tobacco regulation, NGOs and human rights issues

In recent years, the tobacco industry has been the subject of unjust attacks by anti-tobacco lobby groups. While it is pertinent to state that tobacco consumption poses a grave health risk, it is worthy of note that every consenting adult (18 and above)
Ikenga Chronicles
added Jan 17, 2017 22:00

Smoking Costs the Average New York Smoker $2,313,025 Over a Lifetime

When a friend of mine moved back to Buffalo from Seattle a couple of years ago, one of the first things that she said to me was that she was surprised at how many people still smoked here. Before she mentioned that, I never thought much about it, because
Buffalo (NY) Rising
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14

[Asia, India] GARG: Smoking e-cigarettes is injurious to health

The current unregulated sale of e-cigarettes is dangerous for a country like India where the number of smokers is on the decline as it increases the possibility of e-cigarettes becoming a gateway for smoking by inducing nicotine addiction and perpetuatin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 16, 2017 18:08

[Canada] HAGEN: Invest Alberta tobacco taxes on smoking cessation

Not a single dime of the $1 billion dollars in tobacco taxes collected annually by the Alberta government is structurally reinvested in preventing youth from getting hooked or helping smokers to quit. The Notley government refused to apply any of the la
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 17:47

[Asia, China] Beijing's Smoking Ban Cuts Nicotine Fiends, Though 22 Percent Still Toke

While Beijing residents accustomed to smoky restaurants, bars, and other hazy interiors doubted that the city's latest ban on lighting up would have any effect, it's actually been a slow but steady success: Most F&B venues report good compliance with the
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:40

How you know you're posh: Do you like the crusts cut off your toast... or are you a married man who never wears a wedding ring like Wills? Here are the tell-tale signs one's properly pukka

it is important to have plenty of large china ash trays placed around the house in case of one your guests chooses to light up. Making a fuss about smoking is impolite, as we’ve all known the health dangers for years and it is just not done to rush to j
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2017 17:48
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JAKAB: Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘Em (and Are a Toddler) in Russia

It turns out Russian two year olds are a lot worldlier than anyone knew. The country’s Health Ministry has proposed banning the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014 according to Radio Free Europe. The regulators realize (one hopes) that the numbe
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jan 13, 2017 22:47

[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco use does not contribute to economic development - Report

The tobacco industry’s deep pockets and deadly tactics remain the greatest obstacle to progress in addressing the devastating global toll of tobacco use. The report notes that in addition to continued implementation of evidence-based tobacco control stra
Asian Tribune
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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