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NEUBERGER: Austria’s new government: a victory for the tobacco industry and public health disaster?

This capitulation not only contributes to Austria’s lack of credibility in global tobacco control, it is likely to further exacerbate Austria’s disastrous tobacco epidemic. The smoking ban reversal and other decisions about the tobacco control law, were d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 11, 2018 02:24
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FDA should reject the tobacco industry’s efforts to guide e-cigarette manufacturing standards and formulate its own standard

My colleague Gideon St. Helen submitted this comment to the FDA...the effort by the tobacco and e-cigarette industries to define e-cigarette manufacturing standards should be viewed critically by the FDA and certainly not accepted wholesale. The FDA sho
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:21
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Youth Using Alternative Tobacco Products Are More Likely to Smoke 1 Year Later, including E-cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco

Shannon Watkins, Ben Chaffee, and I just published “Association of Noncigarette Tobacco Product Use With Future Cigarette Smoking Among Youth in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, 2013-2015” in JAMA Pediatrics.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:20
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GLANTZ: California Office of Traffic Safety running an ad glamorizing marijuana use

To avoid future embarrassments like this Governor Brown should require the California Department of Public Health, which includes the California Tobacco Control Program that knows how to do proper public education on addictive and dangerous products, to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:18
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BLISS: FDA should act on potential reduced risk tobacco products

Philip Morris International has produced an impressive amount of data on IQOS. As a physician, I support a careful review of that data by the FDA so that I can confidently recommend these products should they be allowed to come to market, a point I empha
The Hill
added Jan 11, 2018 01:20
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[New York] STOSSEL: Tobacco Sales Regs Punish Poor People

When health totalitarians make suggestions, leftist politicians jump. Ribisl also told the CDC, "Very cheap (tobacco) products should no longer be available." So for my YouTube video this week, I asked him, "Why do you get to decide?!" "No, I'm not dec
Reason Magazine
added Jan 11, 2018 01:17
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RICHMAN/KRUMHOLZ: Lessons From the Opioid Epidemic to Reinvigorate Tobacco Control Initiatives

As devastating as the opioid epidemic is, however, its toll is modest compared to that of another substance: tobacco. ...These overlapping epidemics suggest that common conditions may contribute to both and that common solutions may be useful. This momen
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 9, 2018 03:11
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[California] COLLINS: It’s High Time For Weed On Campus

while the university may be right for banning smoking and tobacco products, as second-hand smoke kills 50,000 non-smokers every year, these strict policies shouldn’t fully affect the school’s future marijuana policies.
The UCSD Guardian
added Jan 9, 2018 03:03
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CARUANA: Singapore’s total e-cig ban comes into effect in the coming months

As Singaporean authorities keep ignoring evidence in favour of the e-cigs for smoking cessation, and the ban which was passed last November, comes into effect in the next few months. An article on Yahoo compares the Singaporean government’s stance to that
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 9, 2018 02:57
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LIM: Singapore’s Ban on E-cigarettes Gives Public Health the Finger

What makes the government’s decision more baffling is its outright rejection of evidence that support the use of e-cigarettes. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said in November that the health ministry was not convinced that imitative tobac
Yahoo!
added Jan 6, 2018 17:30
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