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[Washington] BEREZOW: If Seattle Smokers Follow King County's Health Advice, They Will Die

A public health department should weigh the pros and cons of any policy objectively before offering a recommendation. Fearmongering over e-cigarettes is extremely short-sighted and seems driven completely by ideology rather than science or practicality.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:29
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ASSUNTA/DOROTHEO: ILO must shake off tobacco industry yoke

However, the reference document prepared by the ILO’s secretariat, the International Labour Office...is advising its Governing Body to go rogue and continue its collaboration with the tobacco industry. It is perhaps not coincidental that at this histor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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E-Cigarettes Still Dividing Scientists – Are They a Virus or the Vaccine? To Vape or Not to Vape?

The safety of e-cigs can only be discussed in the context of smoking. Regular fags kill half of the people who use them. So far, there’s no evidence that vaping killed a single person. I’ll let you draw your own conclusions.
The Good Men Project
added Oct 29, 2017 16:47
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NEAL: Is Vaping Illegal? Some States Are Treating Secondhand Vapor The Same Way As Cigarettes

There was a time not that long ago when people didn't believe second-hand smoke was harmful. Smoking on airplanes wasn't banned until 1990,... Until the full effects of second-hand vaping are known, it makes sense to be proactive versus reactive, and New
bustle
added Oct 29, 2017 16:39
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HILDEBRAND: One of Australia’s top doctors in cancer fight

“For people who don’t know me, say at the hospital counter where I come in not as a doctor but as a patient, I’ll say I’ve got lung cancer and I feel like I have to actually follow by saying I’ve never smoked,” she tells me. And yes, she’s still alive. “
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:09
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[UK] STOPPARD: Third-hand smoke is a silent killer that can be absorbed through the skin

To be honest, I’ve always been worried about the health hazards of this even though I didn’t know it had a name. My concern made me reluctant to let smokers hold my babies even though they refrained from smoking in my house. Tests for its effects have
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:50
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[UK] GLINDON: Vaping helping smokers quit

Yet there is resistance to recognising and encouraging vaping, although I am glad to say that it has been included in the Tobacco Control Plan . We should fully accept that vaping helps smokers kick the habit.
North Tyneside Today (News Guardian) (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:03
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Unequal society helps push people into smoking – it’s time for change

ASH Scotland signed the recent joint letter calling on Scotland’s political parties to give robust support to the new Poverty and Inequalities ­Commission, and to guarantee its independence by giving it secure legal status and having it report only to the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:01
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco industry-funded Foundation fits in a long-established and sinister pattern of corporate chicanery

[WHO] and other public health organizations and leaders around the world have publicly spoken out against Philip Morris International and its new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World...Here are excerpts from statements by the WHO and other public health orga
Asian Tribune
added Oct 27, 2017 15:00
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[Zimbabwe] BRANSWELL: How a blunder over Robert Mugabe has cost the WHO goodwill it needs

The global health community is struggling to make sense of a blunder that has shaken confidence in the new director-general of the World Health Organization and given rise to concerns — both outside and within the WHO — about the impact the episode will
statnews.com
added Oct 26, 2017 21:22
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