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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 dead
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jul 5, 2017 14:26
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RODU: U.S. can’t decide how many adults use smokeless

The primary conclusion in the Lipari/Van Horn report is that “Smokeless tobacco is not a healthy alternative to cigarette smoking.” This is a non sequitur, as the NSDUH survey includes no information on health. The government inconsistency also extends t
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jul 5, 2017 14:24
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Is The Ban On Smoking Alternatives Like E-Cigarettes Based On Outdated Values?

Perhaps it is time to allow smokers to be part of that smoke-free future by allowing the idea of harm reduction to assimilate into the culture. It is time to step away from using the gateway excuse as a reason to not move forward with the times, the scie
Popspoken
added Jul 5, 2017 04:57
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[UK] Public split on allowing separate smoking rooms in pubs and clubs

A poll conducted for the smokers' group Forest ahead of the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban on Saturday 1st July found that 48 per cent of adults would allow smoking rooms in pubs and clubs, with 42 per cent opposed to the idea. [Nine per cent said
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:04
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act

1. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is proposing amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) to further enhance Singapore’s tobacco control measures. The TCASA: Prohibits advertisements, promotions and sponsorships relating
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:18
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[UK] Could we be heading towards a smokefree future?

the current number of adult smokers is lower than the national average in England of 15.5%. For Hampshire, the figure was 13.6%, while for Surrey it was 12.4%. As a region, smoking prevalence is at 14.6%, which is an all-time low and it comes as 2017 mark
Eagle Radio 96.4 (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:23
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[UK] 'For public health it remains a landmark' - region reflects on the smoking ban ten years on

“The smoking ban in pubs and restaurants was another reason why I decided to pack in cigarettes. I didn’t want to stand outside, especially in the winter,” he says....“Compared to ten years ago when I used to go for a pint, the pubs and bars are far clean
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] High levels of support for smokefree law 10 years on

Eighty-six per cent of North East adults support smokefree in 2017 and only five per cent oppose the law, which was introduced on July 1, 2007, to protect people from secondhand smoke in pubs, restaurants, bars, shops, offices and workplaces. Smoking rate
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] LETTERS: Friday, June 30, 2017

The Yorkshire Evening Post used the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban to ask readers if they thought smoking should be banned outdoors. Here’s what you told us: Barbara Bell I don’t smoke – I gave up the cigs decades ago but what harm are they doing to
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:19
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US adult smokers’ perceptions' of Australia's cigarette warning labels: variance by warning content and consistency across sociodemographic subsegments

The finding that the gangrene image was chosen as the most effective is consistent with findings from preimplementation focus groups in Australia.6 These Australian data indicated that many individuals found this image effective even though they did not r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:56
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