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[Australia] WHITE: It’s good it’s hard for smokers

As an asthmatic I would wake up with a rough cough from all the second-hand smoke, and my long hair would smell like Satan’s ashtray for at least a day. I say the smoking bans do not go quite far enough. If people want to spend a stupid amount of money
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 14:34
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BELLUZ: We have an opioid overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people

while the new nicotine limiting policy is truly significant — if it’s not also blocked by tobacco companies — the US still lags behind most other countries... “[this] raises questions about the industry's commitment to harm reduction. If they actively opp
Vox Media
added Aug 4, 2017 21:30
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BERMAN: The FDA’s Big (?) Announcement on Nicotine Regulation

In short, the FDA’s announcement is welcome, but no one should be lulled into expecting that action will come quickly or easily...Troublingly, some of the language in Commissioner’s speech suggests that the tobacco industry will have a prominent seat at t
Notice & Comment (Yale Journal on Regulation blog)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:25
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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: Why anecdotes aren’t strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking

While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
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[New Zealand] Marewa Glover & David Sweanor: Vaping can make us smoke-free by 2025

The question remains, will these changes go far enough to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal? Some anti-smokers think not and they have proposed a regressive abolitionist plan that frankly could have been written last century.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:16
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[UK] HAWKINS: Telling people ‘you’re wrong’ doesn’t work – for breastfeeding or anything else

Telling people ‘you’re wrong’ doesn’t work – for breastfeeding or anything else If you want to change human behaviour, don’t appeal to logic – just look at the success of the drink driving and passive smoking campaigns
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 00:53
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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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PROCTOR: Taking the Addiction Out of Smoking

How quickly will the F.D.A. move to establish a nicotine standard? One worrisome sign is that the plan is part of a “multiyear road map.” But there is an urgency here that should not be forgotten. Dr. Gottlieb himself warned that if present consumption r
New York Times
added Aug 2, 2017 14:52
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[New Zealand] New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

The Government will establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products, other than e-cigarettes, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. This follows a decision in March to legalise the sale of nicotine e-ci
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:34
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BAULD: US plan to cut smoking with non-addictive cigarettes has flaws

Unfortunately, the announcements don’t include details of progress on some of the key measures needed to reduce smoking further, including banning tobacco advertising and making tobacco less available. These kinds of policy, which are largely outside the
New Scientist
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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