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TRACY: Study suggests e-cigs are just as harmful as tobacco—but there’s a catch

One study after the next has reached a similar conclusion. So it’s not surprising when studies with contradictory findings are met with skepticism. UConn’s study, which used an untested 3D-printed device, has come under heavy fire since it was released.
The Daily Dot (blog)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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NIAURA: Learning from our failures in smoking cessation research

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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CHAN: My decade leading the WHO: dirty fights and steps toward universal coverage

The dirtiest fights came when the tobacco industry used trade agreements to sue sovereign governments... The tobacco industry had long regarded the WHO as its biggest enemy, and I worked hard to improve that reputation.
statnews.com
added Jun 24, 2017 16:58
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MALONE: Big Tobacco, preying on poor and uneducated, also hikes health inequities

The Washington Post, to its credit, has pulled together a depressing picture...we’re one nation and we cannot thrive as we have as Americans if we allow disparities in our medical care. Research (including insightful work by the Lancet medical journal, w
JD Supra, LLC
added Jun 23, 2017 22:15
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ORDOÑEZ: Get Cancer Now, Before Congress Cuts Your Insurance

because of my pre-existing condition, I couldn’t let my insurance lapse. I found a job with benefits at a smoking cessation company, working nights and weekends. Funded mostly by the ’90s tobacco settlements, the stop-smoking hotlines helped everyone, no
New York Times
added Jun 23, 2017 08:31
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NITZKIN: Youth smoking is down, but thanks to what?

There is one outcome the FDA should feel comfortable predicting: If e-cigarettes are wiped off the market in the United States, nicotine consumers left with nowhere to turn to satisfy their cravings will return to smoking much more harmful, and more deadl
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 22, 2017 15:16
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[Oklahoma] FRIEDMAN: Butt for a tax

The relentless, rapacious cigarette lobby on one side; cowed, dissembling state legislators on the other. It’s tough to know who not to root for. If the lawsuit is successful and the state Supreme Court throws out SB 845 for being unconstitutional, that
Tulsa Voice
added Jun 22, 2017 13:41
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New York Democrats Push Measure To Smother Vaping Industry

“Every time New York State lumps vaping together with smoking, they are basically telling the smokers it is the same thing, don’t bother, and it is not not the same thing,” Andrew Osborne, vice president of the New York State Vaping Association, told WIV
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 22, 2017 13:39
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[Asia, Pakistan] WAZIR: Govt imperils health initiatives by decreasing tax on tobacco

The revenue addicted government gives little value to human life since it reduced the tax on tobacco products in its current budget despite National Health Services Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC)’s clear warning of its far-reaching negative impacts
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:35
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] GRAHAM: Selling smokes with smut ($$)

Politicians debating a new tobacco bill might want to look at the way the addictive is marketed. Indonesia is one of only eight countries that’s neither a signatory nor a party to the [FCTC]. That puts the republic way offside with the 180 states that ban
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:50
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