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[Canada] GENTILI: Vaping’s uncool? My lungs don’t care about your fashion tips

Sudbury.com managing editor Mark Gentili says that vaping has helped him and many others quit smoking...so why the debate as to whether or not vaping is "cool"?
Sudbury.com (ca)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:55
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[Australia] LAKE: New smoking bans are riddled with loopholes

To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50
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[Asia, India] ARORA: Light at the end of the tunnel

India’s tobacco control journey has been an uphill task with industry being greatest deterrent but reduced prevalence has shown a light at the end of this dark tunnel. This will motivate government, WHO and public health community to continue this rugged
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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[Kentucky] Taking the Covington smoke-free public housing model statewide

already resulted in substantial improvements in air quality and reductions in tobacco use by the residents of the city’s three public housing communities.... With a federal deadline now established, Covington’s smoke-free public housing initiative is curr
Insider Louisville
added Aug 7, 2017 19:16
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[Maine] GAGNON: Stop trying to save us from ourselves

I’m begging you — especially if you are a young person — to never start smoking. But that doesn’t mean that I believe it is appropriate for the government to try to control our self-destructive behavior. At some point, it is up to us whether or not to
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 18:26
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MCMILLAN: Big Tobacco Seeks Its Savior in Asia

The development of e-cigarettes may change that -- the devices require a lot more technology behind them than rolling your own. Companies that capitalize on Asia as a market and succeed in rolling out electronic products can capture huge gains. Japan a
thestreet.com
added Aug 7, 2017 14:00
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes and cancer: If you ask the wrong question you get the wrong answer

cardiovascular and metabolic disease and non-cancer pulmonary disease. The evidence to date suggests that e-cigarettes pose substantial risks for these outcomes, particularly because of the ultrafine particles they deliver. The important question that n
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 6, 2017 15:07
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ARCHIVE: PRASAD: Why cancer screening has never been shown to “save lives”—and what we can do about it

The claim that cancer screening saves lives is based on fewer deaths due to the target cancer. Vinay Prasad and colleagues argue that reductions in overall mortality should be the benchmark and call for higher standards of evidence for cancer screening
British Medical Journal
added Aug 5, 2017 22:51
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[Australia] Frank Robson: better to live fast and furious than slow and safe – isn't it?

Drinking, smoking, carousing; living life to the max rather than in the tedious pursuit of longevity. It’s a fine approach to take – until the health implications whack you squarely in the jaw. Or a more sensitive region.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:36
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