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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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STATEMENT FROM ASH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR LAURENT HUBER ON NEW PMI FOUNDATION

Remembering the principle of the irreconcilable conflict to which we in public health adhere, and remembering the long history of tobacco industry lies, fraud and manipulation, it would be folly to take any action other than to condemn PMI’s foundational
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:45
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[Canada] ARAYA: Ottawa’s out to beat the black market on marijuana. Why not tobacco, too?

Jorge Araya: There is a glaring inconsistency in the government’s approach to marijuana and tobacco... While the government is rightly concerned with ensuring the competitiveness of the legal marijuana industry, its tobacco control policies provide advant
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:23
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GLANTZ: New evidence that e-cigs damage human lungs more than conventional cigs

They found “a unique e-cigarette-induced innate lung response that includes markers of aberrant neutrophilic response and altered mucin secretion and indicate that the effects of e-cigarettes are overlapping with yet distinct from those observed in otherw
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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Is Japan losing the fight against smoke-free legislation?

If the silent majority of non-smokers’ voices are not heard because of the vocal minority of smokers, the problem Japan will be facing will be profound. Given that politicians in Japan are often forced to agree with the party’s decisions (known as Tougi-k
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 17:18
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[Kansas] FAVELA: Tobacco Free Wu & Me? Maybe.

what I think Tobacco Free Wu & Me is asking for is for volunteers to speak up and speak out against tobacco users. That someone could be me. But I’m not someone who will willfully scold my colleagues who choose to smoke. I’m not saying this is a publicity
The Sunflower (Wichita State University)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:57
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