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[California] GLANTZ: Marijuana Should Be Packaged, Regulated Following Tobacco Control Best Practices

With enormous potential to influence policy, the state should take an assertive approach to cannabis labeling, packaging and product formulation, according to a new UC San Francisco study. The analysis found that requiring plain packaging and large warni
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 14, 2018 20:16
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[Europe] CONWAY: CDC Director’s Tobacco Ties: More Common Than You Might Think – OpEd

The full breadth and depth of such ties raises serious concerns about the extent to which these connections have affected tobacco control policies...The so-called delegated acts spelling out the conditions for the track and trace system are now up for rev
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Feb 14, 2018 18:27
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How to Talk With Teenagers About Vaping

Instead of leading with facts, consider starting with genuine curiosity. Setting judgment to the side, ask, “What’s your take on e-cigarettes?” or “Do you know kids who are vaping?” or something along those lines. Finding out what adolescents already kn
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 17:06
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[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460

a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Ireland] MUCKIAN: No Smoke Without Fire: The Dangers of Vaping

Possibly, more should be done to advertise e-cigarettes to smokers as a means for them to quit smoking, as research has shown it is less harmful than tobacco smoking. All the same, when advertising such a message, it may be worth pointing out the adverse
University Observer (ie)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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KNAUSGAARD: A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

I desperately wanted a cigarette. Brown said it was against the law to smoke on the train... When the interview was over, I headed down the corridor to the tiny space between the carriages for a smoke. As I opened the door I felt a hand on my shoulder. I
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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BAKER: Has the UK's anti-smoking efforts reached its peak?

If Smoke-Free World proves to be independent and transparent in its activities and research recommendations, it sounds like an opportunity too important to be missed because of entrenched dogma. Smokers need help and information to encourage them to tran
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:47
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[Asia] Q&A: Bill Gates on China's role in global poverty alleviation and development

And the final disease area is in tobacco - to work with the government and see how we can help with policies that would reduce deaths from lung cancer and other cancers that you get from either first-hand or second-hand smoke.
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 13, 2018 17:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] A neighbor’s smoke is toxic—especially to children

Bottom line, unless your complex is completely smoke-free, you and your family could be in danger. Secondhand smoke has over 7,000 chemicals—70 of which are cancer causing— and even brief exposure to it is toxic. You do so much to protect your family.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:47
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[Maine] Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat

When Democratic legislators gathered in a hotel in Portland, Maine...“Nicotine Without Smoke: How to Reduce the Harm of Smoking,” featuring Dr. Saul Shiffman...adviser to Pinney Associates...that works with tobacco giant Reynolds American. The company, wh
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:26
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