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[New Hampshire] MCNALLY: Your Words: November was a big month in the world of tobacco prevention and cessation

First, locally, the Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free Communities hosted its second Butt Stop initiative to increase access to tobacco cessation resources throughout the region. Nearly 20 trained volunteer tobacco treatment coaches were stationed aroun
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Nov 30, 2017 04:42
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[Ethiopia, Tanzania] JEW: Tobacco hurts more than your lungs – it damages the communities that grow it

There are few crops people can grow in rural Tanzania to make money and the dominant one is tobacco
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:52
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[Georgia] GRIMSLEY: The Facts about E-Cigarettes

Though e-cigarettes may have a role in smoking cessation, there are certainly safer, more proven effective methods available, such as other nicotine replacement products and prescription medications. Smoking cessation is the easiest thing you can do to
Newnan (GA) Times-Herald
added Nov 29, 2017 15:23
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[Australia] GLANTZ: Philip Morris hides data in plain sight on dangers of new heat-not-burn product

Because Philip Morris’s medical tests in humans failed to show that IQOS “as it is actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm and the risk of tobacco-related disease to individual users,” I believe the FDA must deny Philip Morris’s applic
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 29, 2017 03:36
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DINERSTEIN: Pot's Secondhand Smoke Gets A Free Pass

A recent editorial in JAMA Marijuana, Secondhand Smoke, and Social Acceptability... The authors are correct when they state that marijuana shouldn’t be given a free pass concerning secondhand smoke because it is more acceptable. They are right in using s
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:33
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[Canada] Bob Layton Editorial: Hookah Hello

But, there are deaths we do know are coming, about 3,000 of them every year, from using tobacco. And yet, the province is still not doing all it can to protect all workers from second-hand smoke. The Lung Association is concerned about thousands of work
Global News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:13
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[India] Band-aid on a fracture? Why Delhi Police's sting on shopkeeper selling cigarette to minors is not the solution

India Global Youth Tobacco Survey notes that 21.9% kids live in homes where relatives openly smoke in their presence. Not only does that expose them to second hand smoke, but normalises the habit in their mind. The survey also states that 56.2% of kids b
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:08
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Ban on nicotine 'will do us more harm than good'. The Australian

You don’t have to be a medical insider to understand that smoking a substance that causes cancer is a lot more damaging than smoking one that doesn’t. Yet health authorities here, by threatening to put people in prison for possessing nicotine, have in e
Dr Colin Mendelsohn (blog)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:51
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes to reduce traditional smoking– no good evidence

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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[Minnesota] Hurt: Don't be fooled by Big Tobacco smokescreen

I have seen the same cycle repeated too many times. Spread the message they don't want you to hear, the true story of their history: what they knew, when they knew it and what they did about it. Help make the 21st century the time in history when Big Toba
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 27, 2017 15:39
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