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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ ad
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2017 21:58
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[Kentucky] Regulating e-cigs on City's radar

Members of the public filled nearly every seat at the City Commission work session to speak on the discussion regarding concerns with the city's smoking ordinance. The city's ordinance was created in 2006 and has not been revised since its creation. The
The Gleaner
added Jan 20, 2017 03:53
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[Pennsylvania] President Eric Barron announces formation of task force to explore smoke-free campus options

Both undergraduate and graduate student governments have made strides to explore this possibility in the past. UPUA Speaker of the Assembly and member of the newly formed task force, Alex Shockley said the idea for a smoke-free campus originated in stud
Penn State University
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has announced an eight-week consultation on regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles when children are present. smoking1The draft regulations propose that the existing legislation, as set out in the Smoking (No
Newry Times (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:20
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[Canada] Consultation Summary: “Plain and Standardized Packaging” for Tobacco Products

Over 58,000 responses from the consultation were received, mostly from Canadians showing support for the proposed PSP measures ....Over 940 references, some in duplicates, were received, and all scientifically sound studies will be taken into considerati
Health Canada
added Jan 18, 2017 21:41
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[UK] Prevalence and Correlates of the Belief That Electronic Cigarettes are a Lot Less Harmful Than Conventional Cigarettes Under the Different Regulatory Environments of Australia and the United Kingdom [FREE FULL TEXT]

the belief that ECs are (a lot) less harmful than conventional cigarettes was considerably higher in the United Kingdom than in Australia in 2013. The finding is consistent with the less restrictive regulatory environment for ECs in the United Kingdom, su
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:13
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Transgender Use of Cigarettes, Cigars, and E-Cigarettes in a National Study

Transgender adults are at higher risk for tobacco use than cisgender adults and risk of specific product use varies by gender. This is the first U.S. national study to assess differences in use of various tobacco products using questions that specificall
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 15, 2017 18:31
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Public Grows More Wary of E-Cigarettes

In 2012, half of respondents (50.7%) participating in the National Cancer Institute's Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) considered e-cigarettes to be less harmful than regular cigarettes. In the 2014 survey, just 43.1% considered e-cigare
MedPage Today
added Jan 9, 2017 18:18
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

The consultation will run from 6 January 2017 to 3 March 2017. The draft regulations propose that the existing legislation, as set out in the Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, will be extended so that it will be an offence to: Smoke in a private veh
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 12:29
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Plans to ban smoking in private vehicles carrying children are to be discussed, the health minister has announced. Michelle O'Neill said it was "inconceivable that we continue to allow children to be exposed to such harm". In February 2016, Assembly memb
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 02:11
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