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MINTON: One Year Later, Federal Plan on Tobacco Harm Reduction Needs Improvement

Instead of making sure these innovative reduced-risk products make it market and can advertise the fact that they are reduced-risk, the FDA has put its energies on a fear-campaign intended to scare teens away from e-cigs. The agency has done this despite
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:43
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COLLINS: Vaping and adolescents: Nobody knows where this train is going

Many ENDS users do not realize what the products may contain and the addictive properties that vaping can pose, especially among our youthful generations.
DentistryIQ (PennWell Dental Group)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:26
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[Canada] DANGERFIELD: Cigarette butts are polluting the ocean more than plastic straws — so why not ban these?

On Monday, a report by NBC News named cigarette butts as the single greatest source of ocean pollution — surpassing plastic straws. The filters in cigarettes are made of tiny plastic particles that take decades or more to decompose. And they serve no us
Global News (ca)
added Sep 4, 2018 20:04
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MANDY: Five Ways to Make Committing to Vaping Easier

The good news is that there are several things that you can try... #1. Invest in a Better Device...#3. Explore New Flavors...#4. Give Yourself Time...#5. Consider Dual Use... We hope these tips made making the switch easier for you!
Serendipitymommy.com
added Aug 31, 2018 15:39
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoke and hashtags: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted

“tobacco companies have been undermining, on all levels and at every occasion, the [FCTC] parties’ efforts to promote development and improve the health of their populations. They should therefore not be viewed as stakeholders in the development of any to
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:41
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[Georgia] SIMPSON: When health went up in smoke

In my youth, there were no restrictions on tobacco advertising, and the slogans and claims became fixed in our brains. The producer of Old Golds claimed there was “not a cough in a carload.” Lucky Strike printed and shouted their main slogan, “LS/MFT — L
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Aug 31, 2018 02:04
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Christopher Tufton: Tobacco lobby all smoke and mirrors

Yet, the tobacco industry would have us acquiesce to its call for a reduction in the SCT on cigarettes, suggesting that to do so would be to stymie the illicit trade in tobacco. However, to reduce the SCT would be to encourage greater consumption of tob
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:34
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THOMPSON: The tobacco paradox

It may well be unpalatable to many that Big Tobacco is offering a potential answer to weaning people off cigarettes, but it is harm reduction in action: limiting the impact is surely better than unrealistically trying to eradicate the problem all togethe
NewsBlaze
added Aug 31, 2018 01:32
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GLANTZ: Four independent studies reinforce the conclusion, based on PMI data, that marketing IQOS will not promote complete switching from cigarettes.

Independent research has confirmed the evidence in PMIs MRTP application that IQOS advertising will mislead consumers. In their paper“Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents" Sherine El-Toukhy and colleague
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:52
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IQOS labelling will mislead consumers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Consumers will not understand the condition of the claims—that they must quit using cigarettes completely to achieve the inferred health benefits of IQOS. Rather, they are likely to misunderstand the unsupported claims of reduced risks to mean IQOS are ha
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:51
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