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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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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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U.S. Vaping Habits And Patterns 2017: An E-Cigintelligence Survey - Research and Markets

In December 2016, we surveyed U.S.-based vapers through an online panel, which sampled the population in four key U.S. regions. The majority of e-cig users chose closed systems as their primary device. The market primarily consists of dual users (75%), a
Business Wire
added Nov 23, 2017 00:21
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U.S. E-Cigarette Consumer Survey 2017: Vapers Moving To Sophisticated Mod Devices - Research and Markets

An online survey was carried out on U.S. e-cigarette consumers between October 2016 and January 2017 in the U.S. The survey was carried out with support from consumer association CASAA (Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association) and a nu
Business Wire
added Nov 23, 2017 00:20
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Submit Comments on Tobacco Products

(FDA) is requesting public input on updated recommendations for regulations on good manufacturing practice for electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) (PDF) that were submitted to FDA by a group of 13 tobacco companies (tobacco companies' ENDS recomm
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 22, 2017 13:00
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Health Canada Launches Public Consultation on Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis

The current approach to cannabis does not work. Earlier this year, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, the proposed Cannabis Act, to legalize, strictly regulate and restrict access to cannabis. Bill C-45 aims to keep cannabis out of the hands
Canada.ca (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:56
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