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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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[Minnesota] HOBAN: Could Tobacco 21 increase smoking rates?

T21 is host to an array of unintended consequences. As with past prohibitive strategies in the United States, T21 has potential to increase use rates through psychological reactance, and out of protest once the targeted demographic realizes their right t
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Nov 27, 2017 15:08
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[UK] Skeptical Scalpel MD : Elective Surgery Ban for Smokers and Obese Patients

I do not know if the Hertfordshire committee's plan will result in people losing weight and stopping smoking before surgery. What I do know is, calling a patient "Jabba the Hutt" will not work.
MedPage Today
added Nov 25, 2017 21:32
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[California, New York] GREENHUT: Bay Area takes police-state approach to tobacco

What were police doing arresting someone for possibly selling a few loose cigarettes? It’s simple: New York City and other liberal locales are intent on regulating virtually every aspect of human behavior...And they won’t have any idea what happened the n
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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[California] KNOX: Don’t be fooled by Big Tobacco’s big apology

but Big Tobacco’s deceit and manipulation continues. The industry challenges legislative victories in court, manipulates products to get around existing regulations, produces and promotes new tobacco products and spends billions of dollars on marketing to
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 25, 2017 02:42
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PROCTOR: A Forced ‘Corrective’ on Cigarettes

There is no mention of the industry’s long campaign of deception, nothing about what is actually being “corrected.”... for the industry itself not to own these truths shows once again how far these kings of concealment and disinformation are from admitti
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2017 01:19
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GLANTZ: PM’s Population Health Impact Model for IQOS underestimates the impact of IQOS and does not show population benefit

My colleagues at UCSF just submitted this public comment to FDA on Philip Morris' IQOS MRTP application. The tracking number is 1k1-8zy0-6rfg. A PDF version of the comment is available here. Philip Morris’s Population Health Impact Model Based on Q
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 20:10
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