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[Europe] STEVENS: On public health, why is the #EC silencing NGOs?

while the EU is restricting the availability of tobacco products and launching anti-smoking campaigns, it is also ... allowing cigarette makers to play a central role in the fight against tobacco smuggling.
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:07
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PELZMAN: Patient Smokes, Check. Now What?

We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is flagged...report is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08
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[New York] GUGINO: Guest essay: Exposure to secondhand smoke increases as temps decrease

TACFL works with partners in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties to make the Finger Lakes a healthier place to live, work and play for everyone. Housing with clean, healthy air should not just be a luxury for the wealthy. All residents of multi-uni
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Jan 12, 2018 13:57
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YOUNG: How Australia’s strict laws have made smokers social outcasts

Civil Liberties Australia’s Mark Jarratt says: “The government acts like they own the atmosphere and they don’t. The coverage of smoking is almost one-sided. “It’s the result of decades of taxpayer-funded negative conditioning which has created the impr
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:14
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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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BIRR: Vape Shops Are Incentivizing Smokers To Ditch Cigarettes In The New Year

A vape shop in New York is launching a New Year’s effort to convert smokers to electronic cigarettes, offering consultations to educate tobacco users on the harm reduction devices. 180 Smoke, a Canadian vape chain founded by a heart surgeon that caters
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:21
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RADKE: The Debate Around Smoking Continues

The delicate balance lies in adapting short-term solutions that reduce harm today, whilst continuing to research the long term effects of these alternative smoking methods.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:20
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BARRON: Suing the Industrial Age / New York City’s lawsuit against oil companies for having caused Superstorm Sandy is absurd.

A case can be made that the tobacco companies defrauded individual smokers by addicting them to a deadly product while lying about its safety. Energy companies, on the other hand, sell a product that was an integral element of the historical epoch called
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:06
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HIRSCHHORN: Another perspective on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Unlike standard nicotine replacement therapy, counselling, and quitting cold turkey, e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products maintain nicotine addiction. And unlike methadone, which is the cheapest manufactured drug in the USA and used as an examp
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:45
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[Connecticut] More evidence that youth e-cig use promotes cigarette smoking (not the other way around)

Krysten Bold and her collages at Yale just drove a big stake through the heart of that (already implausible) argument. In their paper “Trajectories of e-cigarette and conventional cigarette use among youth” published in Pediatrics they followed Connecti
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:54
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