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[Australia] What do you think? Should e-smoking be banned in public?

Lismore Northern Star (au)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:38
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[India] Tobacco consumption in Mizoram declines

The overall tobacco consumption in Mizoram has come down from 67.2 % to 58.7 % registering 8.5 per cent decrease, the latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) report said. The Mizoram state also achieved improvement in many other parameters.
Morung Express (in)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:11
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[Asia, India] Second-hand smoke risk

People in the northeastern states are exposed to more passive smoking at home than other parts of the country, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2) 2016-17. While the national average of people exposed to second-hand smoke at home is 39
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:10
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[Asia] Tobacco use declines in India by six per cent

Three North-eastern states — Assam, Tripura and Manipur — have logged an increase in tobacco use despite anti-tobacco laws and a ban enforced by militants. Countrywide, however, tobacco use has declined by six per cent — from 34.6 per cent to 28.6 per cen
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:31
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use rises in Assam, Tripura, says report

Tobacco use has increased in Assam, Tripura and Manipur against an overall decline in the country between 2009-2017, according to the regional report of the second round of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 of North Eastern states.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:30
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[India] Tobacco use among minors highest in NE

Prevalence of tobacco use among minors in the North East is highest in the country, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2), 2016-17 of the northeastern States released here today.Except Sikkim, the overall tobacco use by minors in the other
Assam Tribune (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 00:59
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[Australia] No ifs, no butts: Poll reveals huge support for push to increase the smoking age from 18 to 21

The majority of Queenslanders support raising the age limit on cigarettes from 18 to 21, a study shows. More than 75 per cent of people elected to increase the buying age in a Galaxy poll that is being used in the Eliminate Cancer Initiative's push to l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 23:10
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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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UCSF public comment on PMI MRTP application: Evidence that IQOS hurts vascular fuction as much as a cigarette

The evidence PMI presents in its MRTP application for IQOS is misleading and does not support the conclusion that IQOS will not harm endothelial function; independent research done in a more relevant physiological model shows that IQOS harms endothelial
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:23
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Health groups call on FDA to extend comment period for IQOS since FDA still has not posted important parts of the application

The way that the FDA is rushing this application is really short-circuting effecting public participation in reviewing the IQOS application... Here is the health groups' letter to FDA (PDF). November 21, 2017 Mr. Mitchell Zeller
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 23, 2017 00:23
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